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The Georgia State Patrol is making final preparations for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Troopers will be on full patrols, concentrating on impaired drivers and seat belt violations.
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Rome posted a mixed month in April even as the state saw generally down numbers for several cities.
"Operation EXPO" nets four arrests for meth trafficking, conspiracy, and firearms offenses.
Kay Ann Weatherington has been elected Superior Court Judge
Today is Election Day and voters in Northwest Georgia will decide several statewide primary and non-partisan contests.
One person was killed in a three-vehicle wreck on Highway 61 at Covington Bridge Road in Fairmount.
One person was shot twice, once in the arm and once in the leg early Friday morning.
A number of Floyd County roads are flooded, trees down. No injuries reported. Flooding also reported in Bartow, Gordon counties.
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia set all-time highs again in April as the labor force and employed residents in the state continued to surge.
A PT Cruiser hits a man on a bicycle Sunday and both the driver and the bicyclist end up in jail.
Gas prices rocketed higher last week in most markets, due to reductions in domestic supply and the oil market's response to the President's decision to leave the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that now is the time for an insurance checkup to be sure you have adequate homeowners, renters, or business coverage.
Calhoun Police are investigating an incident Sunday morning in which an ATM at North Georgia National Bank on Red Bud Road was damaged to the tune of $10,000.
A Rome man was killed as a result of an accident that occurred earlier in Gordon County near Georgia Northwestern.
Georgia gas prices averaged $2.72 on Sunday.