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Rome School Board meets Tuesday

Rome School Board meets Tuesday

Monday, April 15, 2024–4:58 p.m. -Staff reports- The Rome Board of Education meeting will be held on Tuesday at the Rome City Schools College and Career Academy located at 990 Veterans Memorial Highway. The caucus will be held at 4:00 p.m. in Room A201 and the regular meeting will start at 5:45 p.m. in Room…

Atrium Health Floyd and Harbin Clinic Announce Combination

Atrium Health Floyd and Harbin Clinic Announce Combination

April 15th, 2024 – 3:35 PM Atrium Health Floyd Press Release – Atrium Health Floyd and Harbin Clinic, the region’s two longest-serving healthcare providers, finalized along-anticipated strategic combination today, creating an integrated healthcare system. Harbin Clinic is Georgia’s largest, privately-owned, multi-specialty physician group. Atrium Health Floyd is one of the largest providers of health care…

Blacks Bluff Road repair restricts travel to 1-lane

Blacks Bluff Road repair restricts travel to 1-lane

April 15th, 2024 – 2:55 PM WRGA Staff Reports – According to an update from Floyd County Emergency Management, work has begun on the bridge near Brushy Branch on Blacks Bluff Road. Immediate travel will be down to one lane to allow crews and equipment room to work in the 7100 block of Blacks Bluff…

Arrest reports for April 15

Arrest reports for April 15

Monday, April 15, 204–1:57 p.m. -Floyd County Jail records- Report: Man pointed a gun at another, pulled the trigger A Silver Creek man was arrested over the weekend at his Wax Road home on a felony aggravated assault charge. According to Floyd County Jail records: 66-year-old John Timothy Dobson pointed a firearm at another man…

Gas prices continue to rise

Gas prices continue to rise

Monday, April 15, 2024–11:30 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia’s gas price average increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.43 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline.  Monday’s state average is 10 cents more than a week ago, 17 cents more than a month ago, and 4 cents more than this time…

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