2022 Primary Election Returns

Unofficial Results brought to you by: Click the candidate’s photo to visit the official campaign website. Hershel Junior Walker won. 13.36% 3.96% 3.21% 2.42% 8.85% 68.19% Raphael Warnock won. 3.96% 96.04% Marjorie Taylor Greene won. 6.15% 69.54% 3.65% 2.22% 16.95% 1.49% Marcus Flowers won. 19.11% 74.71% 6.19% Brian Kemp won and will face Stacy Abrams…

Lock and Dam Park shooting update

July 6, 2022–7:09 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY POLICE The man who shot three people at the Lock and Dam Park Sunday was meeting a woman who was heard screaming at the shooter in an attempt to stop the violence. Police are actively reviewing video from the campground and have observed two vehicles leaving the park shortly…

Sid Bream to appear at Thursday’s Rome Braves game

July 6, 2022–6:56 p.m. STAFF REPORTS Most baseball fans in our area will always remember “the slide” that sent the Atlanta Braves to the 1992 World Series. Thursday night, the man who made that slide, Sid Bream, will be in attendance at the Rome Braves game as part of alumni appreciation night. Bream will throw…

Rome Salvation Army seeking donations of Gatorade and Powerade

July 6, 2022–6:51 p.m. OLIVIA WEST With temperatures rising this week, the Salvation Army is asking the community to donate Gatorade, Powerade, and water bottles. Captain Paula Blevins of the Salvation Army explains how those donations are put to use. “Every day during the summer, even when we’re gone, we have staff prepare a cooler…

Work on Cassville Road in Bartow County begins Thursday

July 6, 2022–6:36 p.m. BARTOW COUNTY GOVERNMENT If you are going to be traveling in Bartow County between now and the end of the month, keep this in mind……Highway 293 (Cassville Road) at Hamilton Crossing will be closed starting today. The road will be closed until July 29 to construct a roundabout at the intersection…

GHC second-highest economic impact among state colleges in GA

July 6th, 2022 – 3:35 PM GHC Press Release – The total economic impact for fiscal year 2021 at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) has topped $175 million. GHC holds the second highest economic impact among state colleges in Georgia. GHC’s $175 million economic impact is part of the total $19.3 billion University System of Georgia…

GBI Autopsy report clarifies Floyd County Inmate Death

July 6th, 2022 – 3:30 PM WRGA Staff Reports – On January 7th, 2022, shortly after 11:00 PM, Floyd County Jail staff discovered David Lee Daniel, a 55-year-old male, unresponsive in his cell. Jail staff initiated lifesaving efforts and he was transported to a local hospital. Ultimately, jail staff and hospital personnel were unsuccessful in…

Free summer movies series at the Rome City Auditorium begins Wednesday

July 5, 2022–6:33 p.m. NEWS RELEASE The City of Rome and the Rome International Film Festival (RIFF) invite the public to enjoy a free movie series at the Rome City Auditorium. The series will feature three movies to be held on Wednesday evenings in July. The Rome International Film Festival will offer concessions for sale…

20 die in holiday weekend traffic crashes in Georgia

July 5, 2022–6:31 p.m. GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY At least 20 people lost their lives on Georgia’s roadways during the July 4 holiday weekend, which ended at 11:59 p.m. Monday. In Troop A, which covers Northwest Georgia, fatal crashes were investigated by the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, the Polk County Police Department, the Cherokee…

Bartow County Sheriff’s Office hopes to ID theft suspects

July 5, 2022–6:26 p.m. BARTOW COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects in a theft from the Cartersville Walmart that occurred back on May 6. A man and a woman selected a few items to purchase and went to the register to pay. However,…

Update on Fatal Accident involving Pedestrian in Bartow

July 5th, 2022 – 5:10 PM WBHF Radio – (Via WBHF Radio) The identity of a man struck and killed by a vehicle in Bartow County on Saturday has been revealed by the Cartersville Police Department. According to Cartersville Police reports, William Ray Wise died from injuries sustained in the one-vehicle accident that occurred Sunday…

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