Category Archives: Gordon County

Gas prices hold steady

Gas prices hold steady

Monday, June 17, 2024–9:37 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia’s gas price average is holding steady at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.28 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, which is a penny less than a week ago, 12 cents less than a month ago, and penny less than this time last…Continue Reading

DPH closing all remaining COVID-19 test sites in Georgia

DPH closing all remaining COVID-19 test sites in Georgia

Tuesday, June 11, 2024–10:41 a.m. -Georgia Department of Public Health- The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is closing all remaining COVID-19 community testing sites at the end of June. The only one currently remaining open in Northwest Georgia is in Rome, Floyd County, at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, and it will close June 30. …Continue Reading

Georgia gas prices fall seven cents

Georgia gas prices fall seven cents

Monday, June 10, 2024–10:40 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices decreased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.29 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline which is 7 cents less than a week ago, and 14 cents less than a month ago, but 2 cents more than this time last…Continue Reading

GNTC open house set for June 13

GNTC open house set for June 13

Tuesday, June 4, 2024–7:14 p.m. -News Release- Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is hosting an Open House at all six campuses to provide an opportunity to learn more about the programs offered at GNTC, tour the facilities, and meet faculty and staff. The event on Thursday, June 13, will take place from 10 a.m. to…Continue Reading

Gordon County Sheriff’s Office seeking robbery suspect

Gordon County Sheriff’s Office seeking robbery suspect

Sunday, June 2, 2024–7:30 p.m. -Gordon County Sheriff’s Office- The Gordon County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a robbery suspect. At around 9 pm Saturday, a man robbed the Dollar General Store in Sugar Valley. The suspect indicated that he was armed, and spoke some words to the clerk believed to be Spanish. No further…Continue Reading

Fatal wrecks reported in Calhoun, Cartersville, and Emerson lover holiday weekend

Fatal wrecks reported in Calhoun, Cartersville, and Emerson lover holiday weekend

Tuesday, May 28, 2024–10:45 p.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- It was a deadly holiday weekend on Northwest Georgia Roadways with fatal crashes reported by the Calhoun and Cartersville Posts of the Georgia State Patrol. State troopers responded to a crash Sunday evening at around 11:30 p.m. on Henderson Bend Road in Calhoun. According to the…Continue Reading

Gas prices descend ahead of Memorial Day

Gas prices descend ahead of Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 28, 2024–11:28 a.m. -AAA South- The Georgia gas price average decreased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.36 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline.  Monday’s state average was 2 cents less than a week ago, 4 cents less than a month ago, and 11 cents more than this…Continue Reading

GDOT suspending lane closures for the Memorial Day weekend

GDOT suspending lane closures for the Memorial Day weekend

Thursday, May 23, 2024–11:48 p.m. -News Release- In anticipation of an increase in Memorial Day Weekend traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) announces the suspension of all interstate lane closures on Georgia interstates and state routes beginning Friday, May 24 at noon until 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 28. While construction-related lane closures…Continue Reading

Election results: Dave Roberson re-elected sheriff, Mary Hardin Thornton wins court clerk race

Election results: Dave Roberson re-elected sheriff, Mary Hardin Thornton wins court clerk race

Tuesday, May 21, 2024–9:21 p.m. -Staff reports- Floyd County Sheriff Dave Roberson has been re-elected while Mary Hardin Thornton will be the new clerk of court. Roberson won with 5,218 votes to challenger Robbie Whitfield’s 1,342 votes in the Republican Primary. Thornton received 4,077 votes to become the new Floyd County Clerk of Superior Court.…Continue Reading