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GEORGIA NEWS

Good news as we get ready to head into the Independence Day holiday travel period.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Rome's unemployment rate in May was 5.1 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 5 percent in April.
Law enforcement source confirms they have caught the two fugitives wanted for killing two Georgia corrections officers during their escape on Tuesday morning from a prison van in Putnam County.
A multiple shooting occurred around 7:15 Wednesday morning, which resulted in U.S. House majority whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and two capital police officers being shot.
A home invasion was reported Friday morning at a residence on Everett Springs Road.
An accident involving ten vehicles has two of three of the northbound lanes blocked at State Route 201/Varnell Road.
Everyone to buckle up their seat belts and life vests because State Troopers and Game Wardens will be out in full force as the summer travel and boating seasons begin.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures on all interstate and major state system highways to ease Memorial Day weekend traffic congestion.
First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Rome have declined by 35% over the year, according to the latest numbers from the Georgia Department of Labor.
Whitfield Murray Campus To Add New 80,000-square foot facility
The makers of a podcast series are asking the court to reverse a Floyd County judge's ruling and allow them not only to inspect the audio recordings they requested but also to copy them.
The ban, which has been implemented each summer since 2005, prohibits citizens and businesses from burning yard and land-clearing debris from May 1 through September 30.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Rome’s unemployment rate in March was 5.3 percent, down four-tenths of a percentage point from 5.7 percent in February.
Georgia Highlands College will be holding a special groundbreaking event at its Cartersville site on Wednesday at 11 a.m. for its new academic building.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the state’s unemployment rate decreased to 5.1 percent in March, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 5.3 percent in February.