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[VIDEO] Dr. Voccio updates NWGA on current pandemic situation

September 16th, 2021 – 4:50 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, updates us on the coronavirus pandemic and immunization progress in Northwest Georgia.  

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[VIDEO] Local drivers should “Pull to the Right” for emergency vehicles

September 16th, 2021 – 4:25 PM Rome Floyd Fire Department – The Rome Floyd Fire Department has made the following public service video announcement to remind drivers in Rome and Floyd county to “Pull to the Right” for emergency vehicles. ***When you hear/see emergency vehicles approaching from behind, please pull to the right. “Seconds matter,…

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[VIDEO] Dump truck wrecks on Broad Street

September 15, 2021–10:30 a.m. STAFF REPORTS South Broad Street between McGhee Street and Butler Street was shut down for a time Wednesday morning following a one-vehicle accident involving a dump truck. The wreck occurred at around 9 a.m. near the intersection of Cantrell Street. The dump truck, which was carrying metal, overturned, ending up on…

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[VIDEO] RomeGACares volunteers prepare to provide hurricane relief

September 14th, 2021 – 3:45 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Tuesday morning the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office’s volunteers met at the North Rome Church of God Warehouse to discuss preparations for the RomeGACares Hurricane Ida Relief Project.  The Sheriff’s Office volunteers will be departing on Monday morning…

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[VIDEO] Dr. Voccio gives COVID-19 update

September 12, 2021–2:05 p.m. GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH It’s a question on everyone’s mind, “When will this latest surge of COVID-19 cases end?” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention modeling indicates we could plateau in the next couple of weeks. However, Dr. Gary Voccio, health director for the Georgia Department of Public Health’s Northwest…

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[VIDEO] 9/11 Memorial & Commemoration Service (2021)

September 11th, 2021 – 12:45 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Saturday the Rome/Floyd County Fire Department hosted a 9/11 Memorial and Commemoration Service at the downtown Firefighters’ Memorial Plaza Doug Walker was the primary speaker at the ceremony. *You can view the special WRGA Extended coverage of the…

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[VIDEO] Behind the scenes of the RomeGACares Hurricane Ida Relief Drive

September 10th, 2021 – 5:45 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – The RomeGACares Hurricane Ida Relief Drive is currently taking donations of supplies and money to send as aid for the Lafourche Parish in Louisiana, which has been heavily affected by Hurricane Ida and is in need of outside…

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[VIDEO] Patient Life-flighted in wreck involving Tractor-Trailer

September 8th, 2021 – 3:25 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – From Floyd County Police: The Floyd County Police Department is investigating a vehicle crash that occurred around noon Wednesday on Ga 140 at Old Dalton Road. A Volvo tractor-trailer truck was traveling west on Ga 140 when it…

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[VIDEO] FCPD: Crashes on the rise across the state

September 7th, 2021 – 10:50 AM Floyd County Police Department – Roger Hayes, Director of Law Enforcement Services, from Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, joined FCPD Sgt. Chris Fincher to discuss crashes and why our numbers are on the rise this year. Aggressive Driving, Distracted Driving, and Impaired Driving are common elements in crashes in…

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[VIDEO] Dr. Voccio updates NWGA on COVID-19 Situation

September 4th, 2021 – 1:20 pm 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 the coronavirus pandemic and immunization progress in Northwest Georgia.

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