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ACC to conduct license hearing for North Broad Food Mart Monday

ACC to conduct license hearing for North Broad Food Mart Monday

Saturday, April 13, 2024–7:30 p.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- For the third time in as many months, the Rome Alcohol Control Commission will conduct a license hearing for a business following a report of people drinking inside the store. Assistant Rome Police Chief Rodney Bailey told the ACC during their March meeting that officers were…

GNTC to host Open House events on all six campuses

GNTC to host Open House events on all six campuses

Saturday, April 13, 2024–7:25 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 Tuesday, April 23, will take place from 10 a.m. to…

DDA gets downtown security update

DDA gets downtown security update

Saturday, April 13, 2024–7:21 p.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- An increased public safety presence in Downtown Rome, specifically on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, is making a difference and more measures are being looked at. According to Rome Downtown Development Authority Director Aundi Lesley, there have been challenges with vagrancy, large groups of juveniles, and loud…

NWGHA cites diversity issues with proposed appointments

NWGHA cites diversity issues with proposed appointments

Friday, April 12, 2024–12:00 p.m. -John Bailey, Rome News-Tribune- This story is possible because of a news-sharing agreement with the Rome News-Tribune. More information can be found at northwestgeorgianews.com Citing what they characterized as a breakdown in communication and a lack of diversity, members of the Northwest Georgia Housing Authority Board questioned proposed appointments by the…

Arrest reports for April 12

Arrest reports for April 12

Friday, April 12, 2024–11:52 a.m. -Floyd County Jail records- Two charged with aggravated animal cruelty Two homeless people have been arrested on felony warrants charging them with aggravated cruelty to animals. According to the warrants: 50-year-old Kimberly Faye Smith and 36-year-old Stephen Matthew Smith subjected their two dogs to prolonged physical pain. The dogs suffered…

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