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[VIDEO] Rome and Floyd County celebrate ECO Greenway trail loop completion

[VIDEO] Rome and Floyd County celebrate ECO Greenway trail loop completion

July 9th, 2024 – 10:15 AM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – Rome and Floyd County celebrated the completion of a major section of the trail system on Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Mt. Berry Trail and AdventHealth Redmond ECO Greenway. The final section to complete the loop…

Carl and the FloorWalkers, Georgia Thunderbolts rock Downtown Rome

Carl and the FloorWalkers, Georgia Thunderbolts rock Downtown Rome

July 5th, 2024 – 11:00 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] Turner McCall/Hwy 411 bridge detour scheduled to begin Monday

[VIDEO] Turner McCall/Hwy 411 bridge detour scheduled to begin Monday

June 13th, 2024 – 12:25 PM Floyd County Emergency Management – Road construction will cause traffic delays for motorists traveling out of Rome on Turner McCallbeginning Monday. The Darlington Drive exit has been identified as the primary detour, but publicsafety is encouraging the community to utilize other options. The bridge for the southbound Cartersville exit…

[VIDEO] Train vs vehicle accident reported on Alabama Highway

[VIDEO] Train vs vehicle accident reported on Alabama Highway

June 12th, 2024 – 1:45 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – Wednesday afternoon Floyd 911 dispatch was alerted to a vehicle vs. train accident that occurred at the railroad tracks just past Barker Road on Alabama Highway. Upon arrival at the scene, first responders confirmed that a vehicle with…

[VIDEO] Donny Hammonds, Brother Mojo rock the First Friday Concert

[VIDEO] Donny Hammonds, Brother Mojo rock the First Friday Concert

June 8th, 2024 – 10:00 AM 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] Exchange Club hosts Memorial Day Service at Coosa Valley Fairgrounds (2024)

[VIDEO] Exchange Club hosts Memorial Day Service at Coosa Valley Fairgrounds (2024)

May 27th, 2024 – 2:45 PM Ethan Garrett- WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – Monday morning Rome and Floyd County residents gathered at the Coosa Valley Fairground to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. The Exchange Club of Rome hosted a Memorial Day service featuring the Exchange Quintet, the Rome…

Desoto Theatre awarded grants from GA Trust for Historic Preservation, Fox Theatre in ATL

Desoto Theatre awarded grants from GA Trust for Historic Preservation, Fox Theatre in ATL

May 21st, 2024 – 3:10 PM WRGA Staff Reports – The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation awarded $110,000 in matching grants for historic preservation projects in Georgia through its Callahan Incentive Grant and the 1772 Foundation Grant programs. The Callahan Incentive Grant is made possible by funding from Barbara and Les Callahan, longtime supporters of…

[VIDEO] 2024 Rome/Floyd Peace Officer Memorial Service

[VIDEO] 2024 Rome/Floyd Peace Officer Memorial Service

May 17th, 2024 – 2:15 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – Friday morning the public was invited to honor the service and legacy of local law enforcement with the 2024 Rome/Floyd County Peace Officers Memorial Service. The Peace Officer Memorial Service, which comes as a part of National Police…

[VIDEO] Rome Forum River Center draws crowd for 2024 “We Care Veterans Fair”

[VIDEO] Rome Forum River Center draws crowd for 2024 “We Care Veterans Fair”

May 16th, 2024 – 4:00 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – The second annual “We Care Veterans Fair” occurred at the Rome Forum River Center on Thursday, organized by United Military Care. The event aimed to assist Northwest Georgia veterans and their families by providing local access to vital…

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