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Gas prices in Georgia are on the rise and prices could get even more expensive this week
1.39 inches of rain has fallen at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport since Sunday morning and more is on the way.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College is offering a free GED practice test on Thursday, Feb. 28, to all current or potential students.
The Rome Police Department and the Floyd County Police Department have both received commendation awards from the City of Rockmart for their mutual aid response to a quadruple murder investigation.
The Rockmart City Council honored two Polk County patrol officers Tuesday night.
Search warrants were executed on North College Street, Antioch Road, and Merritt's Avenue in Cedartown as well as on Dugdown Road in Buchanan.
A Georgia DOT maintenance crew resumes today its work on sealing the cracks on the surface of State Route (SR) 6 in Polk County.
Two people were transported to Floyd Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries following a three-vehicle wreck on MLK Jr. Boulevard (Highway 278) at East Ellawood Avenue Monday morning.
Drivers are paying an average price of $2.14 per gallon - down fractions of a cent from last week.
27-year old Daylon Delon Gamble is charged with four counts of murder, aggravated battery and felony theft by taking.
Marcus Lindsey with Air Methods-AirLife Georgia said the agreement will result in a reduction or elimination of out-of-pocket expenses for patients and their families.
Gas prices in Georgia slipped 2 cents during the past week. Drivers in Georgia are finding an average price of $2.14 per gallon.
The jobless rate was 3.7% in November and 4.5% in December of 2017.
The Winter Weather Advisory for our area has been canceled but patchy black ice is possible this afternoon and tonight.
A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for our area. However, a Winter Storm Warning has been canceled.