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The situation: Although severe storms could happen anywhere, it looks like most of the severe storms are going to remain south of our area at this time. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for 52 counties in Eastern and Central Georgia until 11 p.m. NWS meterologist says “we can’t rule out NW and NorthRead more
From WGAA Radio: A body has been found on the Silver Comet Trail just east of Bethlehem Road near Fish Creek. Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier confirms that the body was located late this morning at about 11:00 am. Police have identified the body found on the Silver Comet Trail as Paul Odell McGee, 41, ofRead more
From Barry Henderson, Floyd County Coroner: My office was notified today, April 25, 2015, shortly after Noon by Dr. Sandra Thomas, MD, Associate Medical Examiner, G. B. I. Division of Forensic Science, that the body that was found on March 27, 2015, off Everwood Court in Floyd County, is that of Ashley Nycole Jones. readRead more
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Ware Mechanical forecast Ware Mechanical forecast: Severe storms expected between 3 p.m.-midnight. Threats: tornadoes, damaging winds, large hail and heavy rain. Make preparations now for this afternoon’s severe weather threat: CodeRED, EMA and Red Cross apps available. Details Headlines: Rome’s Gretchen Corbin, head of state’s technical colleges, issues statement following WXIA investigative report. Corbin BartowRead more
The situation: First round brining rain through noon. Main threat is second storm system between 3 p.m. and midnight. Weather hazards expected: damaging winds, large hail, tornadoes and localized flooding. Up to 1.5 inches of rain. No watches or warnings at this time. We will have continuing updates throughout the day. A STORM SYSTEM WILLRead more
Prepare now for expected severe weather this afternoon. If you haven’t already, you can sign up for the CodeRED weather alert that will call you when warnings are posted for the area. You can also download the new Floyd EMA app. It is available from Apple’s App Store or from Google Play. It takes under a minuteRead more
From Georgia State Patrol: On April 25, around midnight, a 2009 Hyundai Elantra was traveling southbound on I-75 MM 295 in the left lane. The driver, Amanda J. Headrick, age 26 from Rossville, over corrected and lost control of the vehicle, crossing all three southbound lanes. The vehicle ran off the road and struck two trees.Read more
El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant is now open Rome Village in front of the East Rome Walmart. The new Mexican restaurant, based on a concept in the Gadsden/Rainbow City area, is located in the former home of Milano’s. Building reports show $10,000 worth of renovations were done with more still underway outdoors. read more
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report Rome Braves Rome Braves: The Rome Braves and Augusta GreenJackets split a doubleheader Friday night at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 2,791. Augusta won the first game 6-1 and Rome bounced back to take the nightcap 9-6. Game one started with Rome taking a 1-0 lead in the firstRead more
Media release: The gardens of Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum were recognized at the 87th Annual Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. Convention with the “Landscape Design Award”, the top honor awarded by the Garden Club of Georgia annually. The “Landscape Design Award” recipient is selected by The Landscape Design Consultants Council of Georgia, an independentRead more
Weather delays and cancellations: Because of inclement impending weather, the 25th Annual Cops for Kids Softball Tournament has been rescheduled from Saturday to July 18. YMCA moves Healthy Kids Day: The weather forecast for Saturday has sadly not shown any improvement this week and therefore we are rescheduling. We will hold Healthy Kids Day on Friday,Read more
Media release: Three Shorter University seniors have been inducted into Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society. Ashley Poole, a Music Education major from Kennesaw, Ga.; Hannah Mitchell, a Music Education major from McDonough, Ga.; and Kaitlin Kennedy, a Musical Theatre major from Missouri City, Texas; were selected by the music faculty for this honor.Read more