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[VIDEO] Dr. Voccio updates NWGA on Pandemic and Immunization

June 10th, 2021 – 4:45 PM Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District – Voccio Viewpoint 6/10/21: Dr. Gary Voccio, health director for the ten-county Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District, updates us on the coronavirus pandemic and our immunization progress in Northwest Georgia.

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[VIDEO] Fire on Martha Berry declared arson, reward for info announced

June 9th, 2021 – 10:50 Staff Reports – In the video above, Rome-Floyd Fire Department Fire Marshal, Mary Catherine Chewning, gave a public service announcement declaring a recent fire at a convenience store (located at 1200 Martha Berry Blvd) an arson. Chewning stated that the fire was started in the upstairs Convenience store portion, but water damage to…

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[VIDEO] Two-vehicle wreck at intersection of Shorter Ave. & Burnett Ferry Rd.

June 8th, 2021 – 2:15 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Tuesday afternoon, 9-11 dispatch received a call that a two-vehicle accident had occurred at the intersection of Burnett Ferry Road and Shorter Avenue. Rome Police and the Rome/Floyd Fire Department responded to the scene to find two…

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[VIDEO] 3-Vehicle accident at Martha Berry & John Davenport

June 3rd, 2021 – 3:00 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter – On Thursday afternoon, a three-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Martha Berry Blvd and John Davenport Drive. One of the vehicles involved was a Georgia Power Truck.  Traffic was affected because the intersection and the right turn…

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[VIDEO] Convenience store on Martha Berry catches fire

June 3, 2021–10:35 a.m. STAFF REPORTS Rome Firefighters responded to a structure fire at a convenience store on Martha Berry Boulevard Thursday morning. According to battalion chief Nate Helms, the call came in at around 8:38 a.m. and firefighters arrived to find a fire in the upstairs area of the store, located at 1200 Martha…

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[VIDEO] Exchange Club of Rome’s 2021 Memorial Day Ceremony

May 31st, 2021 – 3:10 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Monday morning a large crowd gathered for a Memorial Day Ceremony that was presented by the Exchange Club of Rome at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds. The Memorial Day service included music played by the Exchange Club band,…

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[VIDEO] Armed Robbery at Bank on Shorter Avenue

May 28th, 2021 – 12:50 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – According to 9-11 dispatch, On Friday morning at around 11:28 AM, the Truist Bank located at 2401 Shorter Ave was robbed. A press release from the Rome Police Department stated that a black male entered the bank and…

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[VIDEO] Motorcycle vs. Vehicle at Hwy 411 and Callier Springs Road

May 26th, 2021 – 5:15 PM Staff Reports – On Wednesday afternoon 9-11 dispatch received a call about a motorcycle vs vehicle accident at the intersection of Cartersville Highway SE (Highway 411) and Callier Springs Road. When first responders arrived at the scene of the accident they found the driver of the motorcycle had suffered…

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[VIDEO] Dr. Voccio updates NWGA on the Coronavirus pandemic

May 22nd, 2021 – 4:35 PM Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District – Dr. Gary Voccio, health director for the ten-county Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District, shares an optimistic update on the coronavirus pandemic in Northwest Georgia and encourages those who haven’t, and are eligible, to get vaccinated.

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[VIDEO] FCPD seek assistance identifying robbery suspect

May 21st, 2021 – 11:00 AM Staff Reports – The Floyd County Police Department is asking for help from the public to identify a black SUV and suspect who forcibly robbed a clerk at gunpoint on May 20th at the Dollar General in Lindale. The event occurred around 8:00 AM – the suspect entered the…

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