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It could be a bumpy night as storms are slated to move into the area during the nighttime hours.
Oil prices are continuing to fall.
He escaped from his kennel in Cedartown.
Initial unemployment claims are down for the month.
The recruitment will be held on Wednesday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the career center located at 262 North Park Blvd. in Cedartown.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning now in effect until 9 p.m. for Southern Floyd County, Polk County, Bartow County, and Northern Paulding County.
The Thunderstorm Watch area includes Floyd, Chattooga, Gordon, Bartow and Polk Counties.
There is the possibility of damaging winds and hail.
Last week, the Trump Administration released its budgetary wish list, which includes eliminating the Community Development Block Grant program. Rome gets about $400,000 a year in grants.
The Appalachian Regional Commission is one of the targets for elimination in the proposed Federal Budget unveiled by the Trump Administration last week.
Georgia gas prices are $2.17--two cents less than a week ago.
The incident happened on Old Collard Valley Road early Saturday morning.
The wreck happened Thursday night.
Georgia gas prices averaged $2.19 on Sunday - 2 cents less than a week ago and 33 cents more than a year ago.
The recruitment will be held on Thursday, March 16, from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at the Forum River Center located at 2 Government Plaza in Rome.