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[VIDEO] Downtown Rome Celebrates PARK(ing) Day

September 18th, 2020 – 2:00 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter –  Downtown Rome hosted a special event, made possible thanks to the generous support of Broadstreet businesses and property owners on Friday from 10 AM to 7 PM. PARK(ing) Day is an annual global event where citizens, businesses, artists,…

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[VIDEO] Theft caught on camera

September 17, 2020–8:49 a.m. FLOYD COUNTY POLICE Floyd County Police have shared a video of a theft that occurred in the Armuchee area in hopes of getting more information from the public. On the surveillance video, a man is seen taking a couple of items from the driveway of a home on Sugarwood Drive around…

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[VIDEO] 2020 September 11th Remembrance Service – Virtual Tribute

September 11th, 2020 – 8:30 AM – On Friday morning, The City of Rome and Floyd County Government partnered with the Rome/Floyd Fire Department, the Floyd County Police Department, and the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office for a 2020 September 11th Remembrance Service – Live Virtual Tribute… You can view this virtual service in the video linked…

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[VIDEO] Dr. Gary Voccio updates NWGA on COVID-19 (September 10th)

September 10th, 2020 – 4:50 PM Georgia Department of Public Health – 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 and encourages everyone to get tested, especially close contacts of positive cases (on the tenth day of their quarantine) and,…

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[VIDEO] Man wanted for shooting Whitfield deputy was hauling explosives

September 9th, 2020 – 11:15 AM The Georgia Bureau of Investigation –  On Monday, September 7th, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer involved shooting in Dalton, GA. Preliminary information indicates that Dalton Potter, age 29, a wanted Texas fugitive, was driving a stolen…

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[VIDEO] Dr. Gary Voccio gives COVID-19 Labor Day Weekend Update

September 4th, 2020 – 3:45 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 COVID-19 in Northwest Georgia. He also advises employers that they do not need to require a negative test from employees before they can return to…

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[VIDEO] 2 vehicle accident on Turner McCall near East Bend Construction

September 2nd, 2020 – 12:45 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter  Early Wednesday Afternoon a 2 vehicle accident occurred in the area around  Kroger and the Panda Express construction on turner McCall Blvd. Rome Police And Fire Department Closed both westbound lanes as they extricated a driver from one of the…

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[VIDEO] Floyd County Police seeking burglary suspects

September 2, 2020–10:14 a.m. FLOYD COUNTY POLICE Floyd County Police are looking for a couple of burglars. The men used a pickup truck to forcibly enter the Rozy Food Mart near the state line early on Saturday morning. The pair attempted to snatch an ATM from inside the store using their truck and a chain…

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[VIDEO] GA DPH Health Director gives COVID-19 Update

 August 29th, 2020 – 2:35 PM Georgia Department of Public Health –  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 and talks about some of the issues with events and gatherings, particularly outdoors, as we soon head into the fall…

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[VIDEO] Two-Car Accident on Shorter Avenue

August 25th, 2020 – 2:17 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter On a rainy Tuesday afternoon, a two vehicle accident occurred on Shorter Avenue in front of the CSL Plasma Building. The Rome Police, the Rome/Floyd Fire Department, and Floyd EMS arrived on the scene to help direct the heavy…

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