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County Commission votes down TAD for Berry hotel

County Commission votes down TAD for Berry hotel

September 22, 2020–8:44 p.m. STAFF REPORTS The Floyd County Commission votes against participating in a Tax Allocation funding for a proposed new hotel adjacent to the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College. Under a TAD, net new property taxes go back to the developer for a certain period of time to help defray development costs.…

GA DPH COVID-19 Status Report for September 22nd

GA DPH COVID-19 Status Report for September 22nd

September 22nd, 2020 – 5:20 PM Georgia Department of Public Health –  These data represent confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported to the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) as of 9/22/2020, 2:50:09 PM. Total Confirmed State Cases are now at 308,221, Total State Deaths are now at 6,677, Total State Hospitalizations are at 27,490, and total state ICU Admissions are…

Good Shepherd Foundation employee charged with 41 counts of theft

Good Shepherd Foundation employee charged with 41 counts of theft

September 22nd, 2020 – 12:30 PM WBHF Radio –  (Via WBHF Radio) According to Bartow Sheriff Clark Millsap, 42-year-old Misty Dawn Baynard of Cartersville, Georgia has been arrested and charged with 42 counts of Theft by Taking (Fiduciary) and one count of Exploitation of an Elder or Disabled Person following an investigation into financial documentation…

[VIDEO] Harbin Clinic PSA: Flu Shots Recommended during COVID-19

[VIDEO] Harbin Clinic PSA: Flu Shots Recommended during COVID-19

September 22nd, 2020 – 11:15 AM Harbin Clinic Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter This year’s flu season is a little more complicated as COVID-19 continues to spread in our local communities. As we enter into the 2020-2021 flu season, Harbin Clinic encourages everyone over six months of age to get…

Update Floyd County Schools calendar

Update Floyd County Schools calendar

September 22, 2020–10:42 a.m. FLOYD COUNTY SCHOOLS The Floyd County School System has released a newly updated 2020-2021 school year calendar. It includes the addition of three teacher planning days/student holidays during the current fall semester on October 19th, October 20th, and November 30th. You can view the calendar HERE.

Man reported missing

Man reported missing

September 22, 2020–10:35 a.m. ROME POLICE DEPARTMENT On Friday, September 11, 2020, at 3:35 pm a report of a missing person was filed with the Rome Police Department. John Robert Lee Hulsey was last seen walking on the railroad tracks behind the Goodwill Store on Hicks Drive on the evening of September 9, 2020. Mr.…

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