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United Way announces 211 service number for Floyd, Polk Counties

United Way announces 211 service number for Floyd, Polk Counties

Monday, May 20, 2024–9:42 a.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- Floyd and Polk County residents can now get information about a number of community services by dialing 211. According to Alli Mitchell with the United Way of Rome and Floyd County, it will simplify the process of accessing services provided by the United Way. Plus, you…

Georgia gas prices down three cents

Georgia gas prices down three cents

Monday, May 20, 2024–8:30 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices are down another three cents compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.38 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday’s state average of $3.18 is also 5 cents less than a month ago, but 12 cents more than this time last year.  It…

Four killed in crash on I-75 Sunday

Four killed in crash on I-75 Sunday

Monday, May 20, 2024–6:30 a.m. -Staff reports- Four people were killed in a multi-vehicle crash on I-75 near Red Top Mountain Road Sunday evening. According to the Georgia State Patrol: Preliminary evidence at the scene indicates that a Kia van was traveling northbound on I-75 when, for reasons yet to be determined, it left the…

Early voting ends with 3,155 ballots cast

Early voting ends with 3,155 ballots cast

Sunday, May 19, 2024–6:20 p.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- Election Day is Tuesday, and early voting numbers suggest a light turnout. 3,155 Floyd County residents voted in advance. 1,844 voted at the elections center on East 12th Street, 796 voted at the Anthony Recreation Center in Garden Lakes, and 556 at the Thornton Recreation Center…

AdventHealth Redmond earns an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group

AdventHealth Redmond earns an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group

Sunday, May 19, 2024–6:16 p.,m. -News Release- AdventHealth Redmond earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog that sets standards for excellence in patient care. Leapfrog assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” or “F” grade to hospitals across the country based on more than 30 national performance measures reflecting…

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