Category Archives: Video

[VIDEO] Darryl Strawberry to speak at Shorter University’s President’s Christmas Gala 

September 14th, 2022 – 1:25 PM WRGA Staff Reports – Former Major League Darryl Strawberry is the keynote speaker at this year’s President’s Christmas Gala at Shorter University on December 1st. Darryl talks with WRGA’s Tony McIntosh and Shorter President Dr. Don Dowless about the event and shares his story about his life-saving transformation. Continue Reading

[VIDEO] “9/11 Stair Climb” Community Event hosted at Workout Anytime Rome on Monday

September 12th, 2022 – 2:30 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Monday the Workout Anytime Rome location on Hicks Drive hosted an all-day community event commemorating the 21st anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th.   Carissa Shellhorse with Workout Anytime Rome tells us…Continue Reading

[VIDEO] 18th Annual Floyd GOP Rally takes place at Coosa Valley Fairgrounds

September 10th, 2022 – 5:30 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Saturday the 18th Annual Floyd County GOP Rally took place at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds.A crowd gathered to hear opening remarks made by Floyd GOP Chairman Jamie Palmer who introduced multiple guest speakers including Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor…Continue Reading

[VIDEO] 9/11 Remembrance Service held Friday

September 9, 2022–10:47 a.m. STAFF REPORTS 21 years after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Rome and Floyd County residents and first responders are keeping their promise to never forget. On Friday, the annual 9/11 Remembrance Service was held at the Rome-Floyd County Firefighters Memorial downtown. Sherry Peace, the widow of Bill Peace who…Continue Reading

[VIDEO] Floyd Sheriff’s Office activates “RomeGACares,” providing support to Chattooga

[VIDEO] Floyd Sheriff’s Office activates “RomeGACares,” providing support to Chattooga

September 6th, 2022 – 6:45 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Tuesday the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office activated “RomeGACares” to provide aid and support to Chattooga County after severe flooding in the area left many residents without water. In the video above, Ethan Garrett with WRGA News went…Continue Reading

Flooding reported in Summerville, Trion areas

Flooding reported in Summerville, Trion areas

September 4, 2022–2:45 p.m. WZQZ RADIO Chattooga County got the worst of the heavy rains that came through the area Sunday morning. With major flooding reported in Downtown Summerville. The area around the jail and the courthouse flooded causing. Workers cut the power to the Judge Jon Payne Courthouse Annex behind the main courthouse building…Continue Reading

[VIDEO] Rome Noon Optimist Club hosts 2022 “Respect for Law” Awards at Palladium

[VIDEO] Rome Noon Optimist Club hosts 2022 “Respect for Law” Awards at Palladium

August 30th, 2022 – 3:55 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA News Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Tuesday morning the Rome Noon Optimist Club held their “Respect for Law Awards” luncheon program for 2022 where officers and staff from ten agencies that are active in the Rome/Floyd Community were honored. The “Respect for…Continue Reading

[VIDEO] Multiple vehicle Wreck involving Overturned Log Truck on Highway 411

[VIDEO] Multiple vehicle Wreck involving Overturned Log Truck on Highway 411

August 25th, 2022 – 4:45 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Thursday afternoon Floyd County 911 reported an accident in the area of Highway 411 just past East Rome Wal-Mart at the loop with multiple vehicles involved. When first responders arrived at the scene they found a transfer…Continue Reading

[VIDEO] Charles C. Parker Center Ribbon Cutting

[VIDEO] Charles C. Parker Center Ribbon Cutting

August 19th, 2022 – 3:40 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – On Friday afternoon the Floyd County Board of Commissioners and Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation invited the public to a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the 2017 SPLOST-funded upgrades and renovations to the Charles C. Parker Center located at Etowah…Continue Reading