Gordon County

Gas prices take downward turn

Gas prices take downward turn

Monday, February 26, 2024–11:48 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia’s gas price average finally takes a turn at the pump. Georgia drivers are paying an average price of $3.13 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline which is 3 cents less than a week ago. Monday’s state average is 12 cents more than a month ago and 3 cents less than this time…

Comcast bringing network to 5k homes in Gordon County

Comcast bringing network to 5k homes in Gordon County

February 22nd, 2024 – 4:15 PM Comcast Press Release – Comcast is working to bring its network to more than 5,000 homes and businesses in Gordon County, Georgia, by the end of this year. This expansion project was funded by contributions from the state of Georgia, Gordon County, and Comcast. “Public-private partnerships like this are…

Calhoun man arrested for statutory rape and incest

Calhoun man arrested for statutory rape and incest

February 21st, 2024 – 2:30 – PM Gordon County Sheriff’s Office – Gordon Sheriff Mitch Ralston Reports: On Tuesday, February 20, Sheriff’s detectives received a report of a minor having been sexually abused. An investigation was initiated wherein witness interviews were conducted and electronic evidence was gathered. The investigation quickly focused on CODY LEE WHITFIELD,…

More details released regarding serious wreck on I-75 North in Gordon

More details released regarding serious wreck on I-75 North in Gordon

February 20th, 2024 – 4:15 PM Georgia State Patrol – More details have been released regarding a multivehicle wreck that occurred in Gordon County Saturday (February 17th, 2024) near the area of Bucees gas station on I-75 North. According to a report by the Georgia State Patrol, The collision involved four vehicles and resulted in…

Arrest reports for February 19

Arrest reports for February 19

February 19th, 2024 – 3:00 PM -Floyd County Jail records- Resaca Man Arrested for Child Molestation Charges in Rome: Polk Woman Arrested for Stalking, Tampering with Evidence: Rome Teen Arrested for Driving Under Influence on Golf Course:

GCS honors Sonoraville Student who saved injured drivers in car accident

GCS honors Sonoraville Student who saved injured drivers in car accident

February 14th, 2024 – 5:00 PM WRGA Staff Reports – Gordon County Schools Board of Education recently honored Cayman Reynolds, an 11th Grade Sonoraville High School student who heroically saved injured drivers from a car accident: “Cayman Reynolds is a Sonoraville High School junior who showed bravery and courage in ways that many would shy…

Gas prices creep up

Gas prices creep up

Monday, February 12, 2024–10:10 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas price average crept up slowly at the pump compared to a week ago. The average is now $3.03 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, a penny more than a week ago, eight cents more than a month ago, but 23 cents less than this time last year. …

Flood Watch issued for our area

Flood Watch issued for our area

Sunday, February 11, 2024–2:10 p.m. -National Weather Service- A Flood Watch is in effect from 7 p.m. Sunday through Monday evening for much of Georgia, including Floyd. Bartow, Gordon, Chattooga, Polk, and Paulding Counties. Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise…

Gas prices hold steady

Gas prices hold steady

Monday, February 5, 2024–10:00 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices held steady last week. Georgia drivers are paying an average price of $3.02 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline the same as a week ago. The average is five cents more than a month ago, but 33 cents less than this time last year. It now costs…

Motorcyclists lead authorities on a chase up I-75 before crashing Saturday

Motorcyclists lead authorities on a chase up I-75 before crashing Saturday

Monday, February 5, 2024–9:38 a.m. -Georgia State Patrol- A pursuit involving two motorcycles that started in Bartow County Saturday ended with crashes in Gordon County. According to the Georgia State Patrol: While patrolling on I-75 NB MM 289, in Bartow County at around 10:18 a.m., troopers noticed two black sport motorcycles pass them that were…

Technical College System of Georgia Announces 2024 Cohort of the Senior Leadership Academy

Technical College System of Georgia Announces 2024 Cohort of the Senior Leadership Academy

Sunday, February 4, 2024–6:14 p.m. -News Release- The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) is proud to announce the launch of the 2024 Senior Leadership Academy, a professional development program designed to foster career advancement within TCSG and its 22 affiliated colleges across Georgia. The 2024 cohort comprises a diverse group of talented professionals selected…

Gordon County: Rolling lane closures on I-75 this weekend

Gordon County: Rolling lane closures on I-75 this weekend

February 2nd, 2024 – 2:30 PM Georgia Department of Transportation – Weather permitting, utility crews will be moving power lines and setting power poles along I-75 at exits 312 and 315. The work will require rolling road lane closures that will periodically close all the lanes in one direction for a brief time throughout the…

GNTC announces 2024 GOAL and Rick Parkins Award winners

GNTC announces 2024 GOAL and Rick Parkins Award winners

Wednesday, January 31, 2024–12:07 p.m. -News Release- Ashley Marie Cowan, a Pre-Occupational Healthcare student from Adairsville, has been named Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) 2024 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner, and Deanna Hulsey, instructor of Cosmetology, has been named the college’s 2024 Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year.  The winners were named during the Seven Hills…

Calhoun man indicted on multiple counts of child molestation

Calhoun man indicted on multiple counts of child molestation

Tuesday, January 30, 2024–12:31 p.m. -Calhoun Times- This story is possible because of a news-sharing agreement with the Rome News-Tribune. More information can be found at northwestgeorgianews.com. A Calhoun man has been indicted on a host of child molestation charges. According to Gordon County Superior Court, Jail, and Calhoun Police Department reports: Joshua Levi Thompson of…

AdventHealth cardiologist serves as Doctor of the Day for Georgia State Senate

AdventHealth cardiologist serves as Doctor of the Day for Georgia State Senate

Monday, January 29, 2024–10:20 a.m. -News Release- J. Michael Ware, MD, FACC, a board-certified interventional cardiologist at AdventHealth Medical Group Cardiology at Rome, recently served as the Georgia State Senate Doctor of the Day. Organized by the Medical Association of Georgia, the role of the ‘Doctor of the Day’ includes providing free minor medical care for legislators and their staff.…

GNTC student receives Lindale Post 136 American Legion Scholarship

GNTC student receives Lindale Post 136 American Legion Scholarship

Monday, January 29, 2024–10:00 a.m. -News Release- Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) student Leah “Ana” Stone has received the Lindale Post 136 American Legion Scholarship. Stone studies Welding and Joining Technology at GNTC’s Floyd County Campus in Rome; she received the scholarship for the spring 2024 term. The scholarship honors the service of U.S. military members…

Gas prices up seven cents a gallon

Monday, January 29, 2024–9:51 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices are up. The average is now $3.02 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, which is 7 cents more than a week ago, and a penny more than a month ago, but still 37 cents less than this time last year.  It now costs an average of $45.30 to fill a 15-gallon tank…

Head-on collision shuts down GA 53 at Old Fairmount Road Thursday morning

Head-on collision shuts down GA 53 at Old Fairmount Road Thursday morning

January 25th, 2024 – 4:45 PM WRGA Staff Reports – Georgia State Patrol shared the following information with WRGA News regarding a major car accident that occurred in Gordon County on Thursday morning: On January 25th, at approximately 8:30 AM, Troopers responded to a two-vehicle, head-on collision on GA 53 at Old Fairmount Road. Both…

Calhoun Police request assistance identifying suspects in theft investigation

Calhoun Police request assistance identifying suspects in theft investigation

January 24th, 2024 – 3:00 PM Calhoun Police Department – Calhoun Police Detectives are requesting your assistance with an ongoing criminal investigation. On January 3, 2024, at approximately 7:30 pm, the pictured female along with a male companion, entered the Harbor Freight Tool store located at 389 W Belmont Dr. Calhoun, Georgia 30701. The female…

Flood Watch issued

Flood Watch issued

Wednesday, January 24, 2024–8:22 a.m. -National Weather Service- The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch in effect from this evening through Friday evening. Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Several waves of showers and thunderstorms will impact much of north and central Georgia…

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