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[VIDEO] Car vs Motorcycle at Turner McCall and Riverside

October 20th, 2020 – 6:15 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter On Tuesday afternoon, a two vehicle accident involving a car and a motorcycle occurred at the intersection of Turner McCall BLVD and Riverside PKWY. Rome Police and Fire Department rushed to respond to the area to divert the heavy…

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[VIDEO] Anheuser-Busch in Cartersville Donates Hand Sanitizer for Georgia Polling Locations

October 13th, 2020 – 7:35 AM Staff Reports –  To help ensure the safety of voters and polling site workers throughout the election process, Anheuser-Busch produced and donated 315,000 ounces of hand sanitizer to polling locations in Georgia for this November’s General Election. Kevin Fahrenkrog the Senior General Manager at the Anheuser-Busch Cartersville Brewery stated that quote:”  ‘beer is bipartisan,’ and as Georgians head…

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[VIDEO] Long Lines & Technical Issues Reported for Floyd Advanced Voters

October 12th, 2020 – 5:00 PM Floyd County Election Board –  In-person advance voting for the November 3 General Election began today on October 12th in Rome and Floyd County…. Election Officials reported longer than anticipated lines and waiting times, and also technical difficulties soon after large crowds of early voters came to cast their votes.…

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[VIDEO] 2020 Fiddlin’ Fest Between the Rivers Event

October 10th, 2020 – 6:30 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter –   The 2020 Fiddlin’ Fest Between the Rivers event transformed Downtown Rome into one giant bluegrass Street Festival once again this year. Although the event drew a large crowd, the rainy Saturday weather did cut the event short by a…

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[VIDEO] Northwest Health District COVID-19 Update (10/9/20)

October 9th, 2020 – 10:30 AM GA DPH Northwest Health District Dr. Gary Voccio, health director for the ten-county Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District, updates us on COVID-19 in Northwest Georgia. He also talks about counties with so-called “high transmission indicators” and what that means, why we’re concerned about increases in positive…

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[VIDEO] NAMI 2020 Candlelight Service

October 6th, 2020 – 10:30 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter On Tuesday night a small crowd gathered downtown in the town green for a Candlelight Service in support of the National Day of Prayer for Mental Illness Recovery and Understanding. The event was hosted by NAMI (The National Alliance…

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[VIDEO] Dump Truck loses load on North Broad Street roadway

October 5th, 2020 – 2:30 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter –  On Monday afternoon, a dump truck lost its load in the roadway just past the Hill Crest Baptist Church on North Broad Street. According to 911 dispatch, the dump truck was hauling mud for the Norfolk Southern Railway…

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[VIDEO] Mount Berry Trail Grand Opening Ceremony

September 30th, 2020 – 3:00 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Wednesday morning a small crowd gathered to celebrate the official grand opening of the new Mount Berry Trail (located behind the Rome Post Office) with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Speakers for the event included Rome Mayor Bill Collins,…

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[VIDEO] Accident Involving Two Tractor-Trailer Trucks on Redmond Circle

September 23rd, 2020 – 5:48 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter –  Rome City Police and the Rome/Floyd Fire Department responded to an accident involving two tractor trailer trucks that occurred in the intersection of Mathis dr. and Redmond Circle on Wednesday afternoon. Traffic in the area was temporarily rerouted…

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[VIDEO] Harbin Clinic PSA: Flu Shots Recommended during COVID-19

September 22nd, 2020 – 11:15 AM Harbin Clinic Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter This year’s flu season is a little more complicated as COVID-19 continues to spread in our local communities. As we enter into the 2020-2021 flu season, Harbin Clinic encourages everyone over six months of age to get…

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