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[VIDEO] Harbin Clinic and the YMCA of Rome announce “Team Up For Health”

July 13th, 2020 – 12:00 PM Ethan Garrett  – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter On Monday morning, Harbin Clinic and The YMCA of Rome and Floyd County announced Team Up for Health, an initiative focused on improving the health and well-being of children and youth in the community through collaboration. As a key…

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[VIDEO] GA DPH’s Dr. Voccio addresses public COVID-19 mask usage

July 10th, 2020 – 10:55 AM Georgia Department of Public Health –  The latest situation report on COVID-19 and message on masks comes from Dr. Gary Voccio, health director for the ten-county Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District. Remember, free COVID-19 testing is available to everyone in each Northwest Georgia county See his…

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[VIDEO] Rome/Floyd Board of Commissioners discuss rising COVID-19 Cases

July 8th, 2020 – 3:20 PM The City of Rome and Floyd County Board of Commissioners- The Floyd County Board of Commissioners and the City of Rome Board of Commission will host a special joint meeting on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 to discuss the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Rome and Floyd County. To…

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[VIDEO] Rome Area History Center soft re-opening

July 7th, 2020 – 3:15 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – The Rome Area History Center, located in downtown Rome, held a soft re-opening of its museum on Tuesday. Since reopening, the center will featured a new expanded interactive timeline of the history of Rome and Floyd County, and even…

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[VIDEO] Downtown Rome’s Independence Day Celebration and Parade

July 4th, 2020 – 6:30 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter – On Saturday afternoon (July 4th), the summer heat did not deter a group of patriotic citizens that gathered downtown in unity at the Rome Law Enforcement Center to celebrate America’s Independence Day. The Rome/Floyd Fire Department hoisted a…

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[VIDEO] Four vehicle wreck on US 27 at Walker Mountain Road

June 25th, 2020 – 1:50 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter A four vehicle accident occurred in the area of US 27 at Walker Mountain Road on Thursday afternoon. Floyd County Police rerouted heavy South-Bound traffic as in the area as EMS arrived on the scene. According to 9-11 dispatch there…

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[VIDEO] Heroes Unified Community Wide Blood Drive

June 24th, 2020 – 3:20 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter The Floyd County Police Department, Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, and Blood Assurance of Rome hosted The “Heroes Unified” community wide blood drive on Wednesday morning. Blood Assurance is in critical need of donations this year because of restrictions in…

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[VIDEO] 2-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Redmond Road and Redmond Circle

June 16th, 2020 – 3:30 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter On Tuesday afternoon, a two vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Redmond Road and Redmond Circle (Veterans Memorial Hwy). Inbound Redmond Road traffic was reduced to one lane temporaily in the area. According to dispatch, one of the…

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[VIDEO] “Back the Blue” Community Rally

June 15, 2020 – 8:30 PM Ethan Garrett – Digital News Editor and Video Reporter On Monday afternoon the Rome/Floyd community was invited to attend a Back the Blue Rally for our Police Officers and First Responders to “remember the fallen, cherish the living, and honor them all.” The community was encouraged to come and…

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[VIDEO] Special Meeting to Discuss Nathan Bedford Forrest Statue on Myrtle Hill

June 12th, 2020 – 10:00 AM City of Rome Government –  A special called meeting of the Rome Community Development Services Committee will be held Friday morning to discuss the confederate statue at the base of Myrtle Hill. There is a petition drive to remove the statue of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Please see…

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