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Portion of Little Texas Valley Road closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Portion of Little Texas Valley Road closed Tuesday and Wednesday

January 25, 2021–7:45 p.m. STAFF REPORTS We have a road closing to tell you about. According to Floyd County Public Works, Little Texas Valley Road near the intersection of Lavender Road will be closed to through traffic from today at 8:00 a.m. until tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. to replace a failed cross drain. Please use Big Texas Valley…

Floyd County Commission meets Tuesday

Floyd County Commission meets Tuesday

January 25, 2021–7:38 p.m. STAFF REPORTS The Floyd County Commission is set to vote on several recommendations from the Rome-Floyd Planning Commission when they meet Tuesday night. The planning commission, by a 4-3 vote, is recommending approval of an ordinance amendment related to wildlife parks and zoos in the Agricultural-Residential and Suburban-Residential zoning districts. The…

Georgia gas prices rise

Georgia gas prices rise

January 25, 2021–7:36 p.m. AAA SOUTH Georgia gas prices increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.24 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday’s state average is 1 cent more than a week ago, 17 cents more than last month, and 14 cents less than this time last year. It…

Inmates facing charges following incident at Floyd County Jail

Inmates facing charges following incident at Floyd County Jail

January 25, 2021–7:34 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS Two inmates at the Floyd County Jail are facing charges after they reportedly jumped on another inmate Sunday. According to jail records, 25-year old Toby Keith Johnson of Silver Creek and 37-year old William Dewayne Vessell of Rome punched and kicked the victim for approximately 56 seconds,…

Rome City Schools Pre-K registration info

Rome City Schools Pre-K registration info

January 25, 2021–7:15 p.m. ROME CITY SCHOOLS Rome City Schools Pre-K program registration began on January 25th and runs through February 5th, Monday-Friday, from 8:30 am until 1:30 pm. The Rome City School Pre-Kindergarten program is funded by the GA State Lottery and is governed by Bright from the Start and supplemented by the District. …

[VIDEO] Multi-vehicle accident near Floyd Medical Center

[VIDEO] Multi-vehicle accident near Floyd Medical Center

January 25th, 2021 – 2:15 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter –  On Monday afternoon a multi-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Turner McCall Blvd and Martha Berry Blvd near Floyd Medical Center. The accident temporarily shutdown the South bound Road lanes in the area around the hospital until the…

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