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[VIDEO] Bus Safety Spotlight

[VIDEO] Bus Safety Spotlight

August 9, 2022 — 10:33 am Olivia West As schools reopen, motorists face additional traffic issues. Not only do they need to brace themselves for back-to-school traffic, but they also need to be mindful of speed limits in school zones and other safety laws, including not passing stopped school buses. If you are driving behind…

[VIDEO] Kevin Allen and Scott Thompson Rock August’s First Friday Concert

[VIDEO] Kevin Allen and Scott Thompson Rock August’s First Friday Concert

August 5th, 2022 – 11:30 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – Friday Evening the Downtown Rome First Friday Concert Series returned to the Town Green, along with various local food and drink vendors for the public to enjoy. The first musical talent opening group to kick off the night…

[VIDEO] Rome Board of Education holds Public Meeting to discuss School Safety

[VIDEO] Rome Board of Education holds Public Meeting to discuss School Safety

August 5th, 2022 – 3:30 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – The Rome City Schools Board of Education held a public called board meeting on Friday afternoon for the purposes of discussing school safety protocols following two instances of students bringing guns to Rome High School. Concerned Rome Parents…

[VIDEO] Ridge Ferry Farmer’s Market in full swing

[VIDEO] Ridge Ferry Farmer’s Market in full swing

August 3, 2022 — 10:51 am Olivia West If you’re in need of some fresh air and fresh produce, the Farmer’s Market is the place to go! From now until October 1st, the Ridge Ferry Farmer’s Market will be held every Wednesday and Saturday morning from 7 am to 11 am. The market gives the…

[VIDEO] Floyd Sheriff’s Office hosts “Supplies 4 Success” event

[VIDEO] Floyd Sheriff’s Office hosts “Supplies 4 Success” event

July 30th, 2022 – 7:10 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Saturday morning the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office held the “Supplies 4 Success” event (formerly known as “Give a Kid a Chance”) alongside Crosspoint City Church with the BLESS Coalition to provide children in need with free bookbags…

[VIDEO] “Supplies 4 Success” event planned for Saturday

[VIDEO] “Supplies 4 Success” event planned for Saturday

July 25th, 2022 – 5:40 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – “Supplies 4 Success” (formerly known as “Give a Kid a Chance”)  is a massive event on Saturday (July the 30th) that involves several local churches and organizations and provides children in need with free bookbags and school supplies…

[VIDEO] Georgia gas prices down 45 cents in a month

[VIDEO] Georgia gas prices down 45 cents in a month

July 18th, 2022 -1:20 PM Staff Reports – (AAA Press Release -) Georgia gas prices decreased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia drivers are now paying an average price of $4.04 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline (subject to change overnight). Monday’s state average is 15 cents less than a week ago, 45 cents less than last month, and $1.07 more…

[VIDEO] WRGA Interviews New GHC President Mike Hobbs

[VIDEO] WRGA Interviews New GHC President Mike Hobbs

July 13th, 2022 – 4:35 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Wednesday afternoon WRGA News joined a virtual ZOOM press conference with new Georgia Highlands College President Mike Hobbs. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) named Dr. Mike Hobbs president of Georgia Highlands…

[VIDEO] Rome Tennis Center hosting Georgia’s Rome Challenger this week

[VIDEO] Rome Tennis Center hosting Georgia’s Rome Challenger this week

July 13, 2022 — 10:42 am Olivia West The Rome Tennis Center at Berry College is hosting Georgia’s Rome Challenger this week. The USTA Pro Circuit event on the ATP Challenger Tour features top-ranked men’s players competing on indoor hard courts for over $50,000 in prize money and valuable ATP ranking points. This is the…

[VIDEO] Rome/Floyd Department to hold free Special-Needs Fire Safety Camp

[VIDEO] Rome/Floyd Department to hold free Special-Needs Fire Safety Camp

July 8th, 2022 – 3:30 PM Shasta Farrer – Rome Floyd County Fire Safety Educator – From Shasta Farrer of the Rome/Floyd Fire Department: “Camp Fully Involved RFD is a 3-hour fire camp for our local special needs community for ages 10 and up, sponsored by the Rome-Floyd Fire Department. This camp is FREE of…

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