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[PODCAST] WRGA interviews GA Senator John Ossoff

[PODCAST] WRGA interviews GA Senator John Ossoff

July 15th, 2024 – 4:00 PM David Crowder – WRGA News On Monday afternoon Georgia Senator John Ossoff joined WRGA New’s David Crowder in the studio for an exclusive interview. Senator Ossoff spoke about his recent bipartisan work to ban members of Congress from trading stocks, new legislation to help children of fallen military service…

Arrest reports for July 15

Arrest reports for July 15

Monday, July 15, 2024–11:17 a.m. -Floyd County Jail records- Man charged in knife assault A 33-year-old West Rome man is accused of assaulting his brother-in-law Saturday at a residence on Williamsburg Drive. According to Floyd County Jail records: Ricardo Ruiz Guzman used a pocket knife to cut the victim just below the throat. He also…

Woman accused of setting Lindale residence on fire

Woman accused of setting Lindale residence on fire

Monday, July 15, 2024–11:15 a.m. -Floyd County Jail records- An Armuchee woman has been charged in connection with a fire that occurred back on March 31 on East Second Avenue in Lindale. According to an arrest warrant: 41-year-old Linda Ann Barnes threatened to light the victim’s residence on fire and used kerosene to do so.…

Floyd County Commission to discuss millage rate Tuesday

Floyd County Commission to discuss millage rate Tuesday

Monday, July 15, 2024–9:52 a.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- The Floyd County Board of Commissioners will hold a special called meeting on Tuesday to discuss the millage rate. The meeting will start at 11:00 a.m. in the Caucus Room, Suite 204, of the Floyd County Administration building on East 4th Avenue. The meeting is open to the…

Georgia gas prices increase

Georgia gas prices increase

Monday, July 15, 2024–8:14 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices are on the rise. The statewide average is $3.39 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline is 7 cents more than a week ago, 10 cents more than a month ago, and 11 cents more than this time last year.  It costs drivers an average price of $50.85 to fill a 15-gallon tank…

Ann Drive closing extended

Ann Drive closing extended

Sunday, July 14, 2024–5:15 p.m. -Staff reports- A road closure on Ann Drive in Coosa has been extended for another week. According to Floyd County Emergency Management: The closure is expected to last until this Thursday as crews replace a large cross drain just off Alabama Highway. You can use Pinecrest Drive as a detour.