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Report: Man pulled gun on three people

April 13, 2021–9:05 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 23-year old Rome man was arrested following an incident Monday evening on Ashland Park Boulevard. According to Floyd County Jail records, Haleem Jibril Robinson kicked in the door of the residence and then hit, threw shoes at and grabbed a woman by the hair, dragging her.…Continue Reading

Gordon ATV “Chop Shop” Shut Down by Deputies, 3 Arrested

September 3rd, 2020 – 4:20 PM Gordon County Sheriff’s Office –  Over approximately the last 2 months, the Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) has received several reports regarding thefts of four-wheel-all-terrain-vehicles (“4 wheelers”) from a variety of neighborhoods county-wide. These thefts had not been concentrated in any particular area. No video surveillance footage or eyewitnesses were available…Continue Reading

[VIDEO] Four vehicle wreck on US 27 at Walker Mountain Road

[VIDEO] Four vehicle wreck on US 27 at Walker Mountain Road

June 25th, 2020 – 1:50 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter A four vehicle accident occurred in the area of US 27 at Walker Mountain Road on Thursday afternoon. Floyd County Police rerouted heavy South-Bound traffic as in the area as EMS arrived on the scene. According to 9-11 dispatch there…Continue Reading

Free Advertising

Here’s how to get a free commercial for your restaurant. Use the sample script we’ve provided, and then call our “free commercial” voicemail hotline at 678-805-0107. So that we can try to accommodate as many businesses as possible, keep your message short. Only one call per restaurant please from an owner or authorized spokesperson. We…Continue Reading

Rome Area History Museum to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Negro National League Baseball

Rome Area History Museum to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Negro National League Baseball

February 27, 2020–8:13 a.m. NEWS RELEASE The Rome Area History Museum is partnering with Berry College to offer a free event celebrating the contributions of black baseball to American history. The lunchtime event will be held Thursday, February 27 at 12 p.m. Join us for a conversation with Larry Lester and Negro Leagues player Butch Haynes. Lester is…Continue Reading

Man charged in burglary at North Heights

Man charged in burglary at North Heights

February 13, 2020–10:56 a.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A Rome man has been arrested in connection with a burglary at North Heights Elementary School on January 3. According to Floyd County Jail records, 30-year old Brodrekius Breon Hall of a Green and Gold Boulevard address stole copper wiring from the HVAC unit in the gymnasium.…Continue Reading

Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame Banquet held Monday night

Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame Banquet held Monday night

February 11, 2020–10:47 a.m. NEWS RELEASE Five local sports legends and 14 local high school seniors along with more than 35 members of the Hall of Fame were honored on Monday night at the Forum at the 2020 Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame Banquet. Jaleel Riaz, Toryan Smith, Charles Smith, Charles Culberson, and Charlie Culberson…Continue Reading

[VIDEO] Rome Salvation Army volunteers feed over 150 people Thanksgiving Dinner

[VIDEO] Rome Salvation Army volunteers feed over 150 people Thanksgiving Dinner

November 28th, 2019 Ethan Garrett – Digital News Editor/ Video Editor (WRGA)  The Salvation Army of Rome GA fed over 150 people who came to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal and fellowship with one another. Salvation Army volunteers served up Thanksgiving classics to people who needed it the most this year. We spoke with Salvation Army…Continue Reading