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Rome City Commission to meet Monday Evening

Rome City Commission to meet Monday Evening

September 25th, 2022 – 7:00 PM Press Release – The Rome City Commission is meeting on Monday, September 26th, at 6:30 pm. Caucus will be held at 5:00 p.m. in the Sam King Room. The public is invited to attend. For more on this, please see the meeting agenda linked down below: RCC Agenda September…

WWII Pilot Named Grand Marshal for 2022 Wings Over North Georgia Air Show

WWII Pilot Named Grand Marshal for 2022 Wings Over North Georgia Air Show

September 25th, 2022 – 6:45 PM Press Release – A 98-year-old World War II pilot and aviation pioneer will lead the veteran’s recognition parade during WONG 2022, the 10th Annual Wings Over North Georgia Air Show on Oct. 15-16 in Rome, GA at the Richard Russel Regional Airport. Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Harry Andonian now lives…

Pedestrian killed crossing Hwy 27 near Dot Johnson Drive in Chattooga County

Pedestrian killed crossing Hwy 27 near Dot Johnson Drive in Chattooga County

September 25th, 2022 – 6:40 PM WZQZ Radio – WZQZ Radio reported that a pedestrian in Chattooga County was struck and killed by an oncoming vehicle around 7 AM on Friday. Sheriff Mark Schrader confirmed that the victim, 57-year-old William Lee of Summerville, was struck and killed as he was crossing Hwy 27 near Dot…

Floyd County Board of Commissioners to meet  Tuesday morning

Floyd County Board of Commissioners to meet  Tuesday morning

September 25th, 2022 – 6:30 PM Press Release – The Floyd County Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday morning at the County Administration building located at 12 East 4th Avenue, Rome.   Caucus will begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Caucus Room (Suite 204), followed by the Board Meeting at 12:00 p.m. in the Community Room (Suite 206).  The meeting is open…

Newnan man arrested in Floyd County for Child Molestation

Newnan man arrested in Floyd County for Child Molestation

September 25th, 2022 – 6:30 PM Staff Reports – A Newnan man was arrested in Floyd County last week for the charges of child molestation, sexual exploitation of a child, and obscene internet contact with a child. According to Floyd County Jail Records, A 39-year-old Jacob William Plunkett of a Matador Way address allegedly had…

Mayor of White (GA) passes away in Motocross Accident

Mayor of White (GA) passes away in Motocross Accident

September 25th, 2022 – 6:25 PM WBHF Radio – According to a report from WBHF Radio, the Mayor of White Georgia passed away in a motocross accident on Saturday. Mayor Pro Tem Gary Crisp reported that Mayor Perry Bell died in an accident while competing in an event at Lazy River Motocross in Murray County.…

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