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[VIDEO] Train strikes and kills Pedestrian at Hall Rd & Old Rockmart Rd

February 22nd, 2021 – 7:55 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – *Feb 23rd UPDATE: According to Floyd County Deputy Coroner Chris Giles, the identity of the individual struck by the train has been confirmed to be a 30-year-old Matthew Jordan Courson. The Deputy Coroner also stated that it is…

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[VIDEO] Head-On Collision at Maddox dr and North Rome Connector

February 19th, 2021 – 5:35 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Friday afternoon a head-on two vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Maddox Drive and the North Rome Connector/Veterans Memorial Hwy. A portion of John Maddox Drive and the Eastbound traffic lanes on the North Rome Connector…

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[VIDEO] Gov. Kemp Updates Georgians on Vaccine Distribution

February 18th, 2021 – 4:35 PM Georgia Governor Brian Kemp – On Thursday Afternoon, Governor Brian Kemp held a Press Conference to update Georgians on the COVID-19 situation, and also on Vaccine Distribution in the state. You can see that press conference in the video linked below:

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[VIDEO] Structure fire on Kingston Avenue

February 18th, 2021 – 4:00 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Thursday afternoon a potential structure fire was reported to 9-11 dispatch by a neighbor in the area of Kingston Avenue near Wadell Street. The Rome/Floyd Fire Department and the Rome City Police Department responded to the area,…

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Turner McCall Blvd Bridge Replacement Construction delayed until 2026

February 15th, 2021 – 2:00 PM WRGA Staff Reports – The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced a delay for the Turner McCall Boulevard Bridge replacement project (over the Etowah River and Norfolk Southern Railroad). GDOT District 6 Communications Officer Joe Schulman informed WRGA News that “Due to some environmental issues and requested bridge layout changes,…

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[VIDEO] Dr. Voccio gives COVID-19 update for NWGA (Feb 10th)

February 10th, 2021 – 11:45 AM 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 the public on the COVID-19 situation in Northwest Georgia. For more on this, please see the video linked below:

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[VIDEO] Dr. Voccio gives COVID-19 update for NWGA (Testing/Vaccines)

January 30th, 2021 The 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 COVID-19 vaccines, how immunizations are progressing, the current state of the pandemic, and COVID-19 testing in Northwest Georgia. For more on this, please…

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[VIDEO] FCPD arrests fugitive that fled from a crash on HWY 53

January 27th, 2021 – 3:50 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter –  On Wednesday morning 9-11 dispatch received a car accident report that a vehicle had possibly flipped multiple times into a ditch on Hwy 53 (in the area of 8200 Calhoun Hwy and Autry Rd NE). Upon arrival at…

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[VIDEO] State of Georgia Vaccine Distribution Update (1/26/21)

January 26th, 2021 – 11:11 AM Georgia Governor Brian Kemp – On Tuesday morning, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and Georgia health Commissioner Kathleen Toomey updated Georgians on the status of the COVID-19 Vaccine distribution situation in the state. For more on this, please see the video below:

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[VIDEO] Multi-vehicle accident near Floyd Medical Center

January 25th, 2021 – 2:15 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter –  On Monday afternoon a multi-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Turner McCall Blvd and Martha Berry Blvd near Floyd Medical Center. The accident temporarily shutdown the South bound Road lanes in the area around the hospital until the…

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