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[VIDEO] NWGA Elder Abuse Task Force holds Symposium at Rome Civic Center

May 18th, 2022 – 4:30 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – The Northwest Georgia Elder Abuse Task Force held a symposium on Wednesday morning at the Rome Civic Center. A panel of experts from various agencies was present to speak to the community on topics such as scams that…

[VIDEO] 2nd Annual Public Safety Expo planned for Saturday

[VIDEO] 2nd Annual Public Safety Expo planned for Saturday

May 17th, 2022 – 12:55 PM Staff Reports – The second annual Public Safety Expo is scheduled for this Saturday at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The public is invited to come out to see how their tax money is being invested and what local public safety has to offer…

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[VIDEO] Cartersville Man arrested in Canton Shooting Incident

May 16th, 2022 – 5:45 PM Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office Press Release – (Footage provided to WRGA by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) Cherokee Sheriff’s deputies responded to a “shots fired call” Tuesday afternoon, May 10, on Carmichael Circle in the Carmichael Farms subdivision. When deputies arrived, they observed five shell casings in the roadway. Deputies…

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[VIDEO] 2022 Rome/ Floyd Peace Officer Memorial Service

May 13th, 2022 – 3:20 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – Friday morning area residents gathered together to honor Rome and Floyd County Law Enforcement officers who have fallen in the line of duty.

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[VIDEO] New fire trucks delivered

May 12, 2022–10:54 a.m. CITY OF ROME The Rome-Floyd County Fire Department recently showed off their two brand new trucks to members of the Fire Overview Committee. A new tanker paid for with funds from the 2017 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, will be stationed downtown at Station One, while the current tanker there…


[VIDEO] Rome Police seeking to identify Suspects in Car Theft

May 2nd, 2022 – 11:40 AM Rome Police Department – The Rome Police Department’s criminal investigations division is asking for assistance in identifying the individuals in this video. They can be seen entering a couple of vehicles and taking property. If anyone has any information on the identity of the suspects in the video, please…

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[VIDEO] Law Appreciation Bar-B-Que honors Officer of the Year

April 29th, 2022 – 2:40 PM Doug Walker – A Law Appreciation Bar-B-Que was held on Friday at the Civic Center  According to a report by Doug Walker, Jack Tetsworth of the Floyd County PD was named  Officer of the Year for a life-saving incident on the Rockmart Highway last September 8 Doug Walker has…

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[VIDEO] Two-Vehicle Accident at Intersection of Hwy 411 & Chateau Drive

April 19th, 2022 – 3:15 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Tuesday afternoon a two-vehicle accident was reported to 911 dispatch at the intersection of Hwy 411 at Chateau Drive. Upon arrival at the scene, The Rome-Floyd Fire Department reported Entrapment in one of the vehicles leading to…

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[VIDEO] Gov. Kemp Signs Georgia Constitutional Carry Act into Law

April 13th, 2022 – 4:15 PM State of Georgia Press Release – Governor Brian P. Kemp, joined by First Lady Marty Kemp and two of his daughters, state constitutional officers, legislators, and other special guests, yesterday signed the Georgia Constitutional Carry Act (SB 319) and a license reciprocity measure (HB 218) into law. *For more…

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