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[VIDEO] Project Lifesaver Floyd County Police Department Community Spotlight

November 14, 2019 – 11:00 AM Ethan Garrett – Project Lifesaver is a non-profit organization that partners with law enforcement and provides devices that increase response time in finding wandering adults and children with cognitive impairments like Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Autism. The Floyd County Police Department is looking for individuals interested in benefiting from the…

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[VIDEO] Fire at Burnett Ferry Rd Residence on Tuesday morning

November 12th, 2019 – 4:50 PM Ethan Garrett – Tuesday morning the Rome/Floyd Fire Department responded to a fire on Burnett Ferry road. The entrance to Burnett Ferry was temporarily closed down by police as firefighters quickly dispatched the blaze. According to firefighters on the scene, the source of the fire originated from a dryer…

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[VIDEO] American Legion Post 5 Veterans Day Ceremony at Myrtle Hill (2019)

November 8, 2019 – 4:45 pm Ethan Garrett – On Monday, November 11th, people from all over Floyd County came to Myrtle Hill to honor Veterans at the tomb of the known solider. Floyd County Police Chaplain David Thorton gave a speech to honor our heroes on this day. Check it out in the video…

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[VIDEO] Floyd County Police Department Neighborhood Watch Community Spotlight

November 11th, 2019 – 2:00 PM Ethan Garrett – The Neighborhood Watch program works because of the efforts of a group of people living in the same area who want their neighborhood to be safe by working together with local police to reduce crime and improve quality of life. We spoke with Sgt. Chris Fincher…

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[VIDEO] Expo showcases local businesses

November 9, 2019–12:56 a.m. STAFF REPORTS The Rome-Floyd Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo gave area residents a chance to learn about all of the goods and services offered right here in the community. Just about every type of business you could imagine was represented, from technology and healthcare to manufacturers and service industries. For Chamber…

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[WATCH] Police respond to wreck, find python

November 6, 2019–12:05 p.m. STAFF REPORTS Two men were jailed and one scaly, slithery passenger was taken in by animal control officers following a wreck in the 5700 block of Rockmart Highway Tuesday afternoon. The wreck occurred around 4:30 when a Ford Explorer rear-ended another vehicle that was trying to turn into the Silver Creek…

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[VIDEO] Election Results

Rome Municipal Election Results Jim Bojo and March Cochran will join Sundai Stevenson in Ward One on the Rome City Commission while Bonny Askew will serve along with Bill Collins and Craig McDaniel. Rome City Commission – Ward One:  Jim Bojo – 1050 Mark Cochran – 1045 Bill Irmscher (I) – 786 Milton Slack (I)…

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[Watch] Walk a mile in her shoes 2019

November 4th, 2019 3:20 pm Mary Saintfort – On a chilly Friday morning, the Hospitality house of Rome held its 12th annual Walk a mile in her shoes on Friday, November 1st. The event was held to promote awareness and support for victims of domestic violence. Men and women were encouraged to wear their best…

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