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It could be a bumpy night as storms are slated to move into the area during the nighttime hours.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 11:00 p.m. for Floyd, Gordon, Chattoooga, Walker, Whitfield, Dade and Murray Counties.
Oil prices are continuing to fall.
Initial unemployment claims are down for the month.
25-year old George Edward Daniel is accused of assaulting a three-month-old infant late last year.
The Thunderstorm Watch area includes Floyd, Chattooga, Gordon, Bartow and Polk Counties.
There is the possibility of damaging winds and hail.
Ricky E. Smith is charged with identity fraud, financial transaction card theft, theft by taking, criminal trespass and influencing a witness.
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.
Deputies investigated the claim and found a video recording
Funding is based on Medicaid and Georgia did not expand Medicaid.
The long-term investigation began in June of last year, according to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston
The case of a disabled man who sued the City of Calhoun, claiming its bail procedures were unconstitutional, is headed back to U.S. District Court.