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Woman charged with trafficking heroin

Woman charged with trafficking heroin

November 26, 2021–11:55 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A Rome woman has been arrested on a felony warrant charging her with trafficking heroin, According to the warrant, 32-year old Michelle Alesia Bernard was in a room on Shorter Avenue where 162 grams of heroin was found during the execution of a search warrant back on…

Black Friday shopping tips

Black Friday shopping tips

November 25, 2021–9:20 p.m. STAFF REPORTS The day after Thanksgiving is Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year. It is anticipated that there will be more shoppers this year than last year. Remembering a few safety tips will help make your quest for the perfect present more enjoyable. If you are…

Salvation Army looking for volunteers to ring bells

Salvation Army looking for volunteers to ring bells

November 25, 2021–9:17 p.m. STAFF REPORTS Every Christmas Season, at kettle stands all over the world; volunteers ring the Bells of Hope for The Salvation Army. Volunteers are being sought to help ring those bells this holiday season. Many businesses, organizations, families, and churches have found it to be a wonderful way to get involved…

[VIDEO] 2021 Thanksgiving Love Feast at Rome Civic Center

[VIDEO] 2021 Thanksgiving Love Feast at Rome Civic Center

11/25/2021 – 9:00 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Thursday morning the 2021 Thanksgiving Day Love Feast took place at the Rome Civic Center. Since 1988, the community event has been feeding anyone in need a good meal on Thanksgiving Day. As the line outside the building began…

Man charged with possession of drugs, silencers

Man charged with possession of drugs, silencers

November 25, 2021–9:14 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A Rome man is facing charges of trafficking methamphetamine and possession of firearm suppressors following his arrest earlier this week. According to Floyd County Jail records, Rome-Floyd Metro Task Force Officers executed a search warrant at the Daniel Road home on 55-year old Ralph Edward Harris and…

Public health officials fear post-holiday COVID-19 spike

Public health officials fear post-holiday COVID-19 spike

November 25, 2021–9:09 p.m. STAFF REPORTS Public health officials are fearful that we could see another spike in COVID-19 cases as we did following the holidays last year. Some countries in Europe are already seeing an increase as colder weather sets in and more people are spending time indoors. “Historically we have seen a spike…

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