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First-time claims for unemployment insurance more than doubled in Floyd County last month, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
Are you planning to check out the solar eclipse on the 21st? If so, don't ruin your eyes by having the wrong lens for viewing.
Prices at the pump are holding steady, declining only fractions of a penny over the weekend.
$3.18 billion is spent on health-care expenditures directly related to tobacco use and $537 million is spent by Medicaid each year for smoking-related illnesses.
Rome Radio Partners picked up three GABBY Awards for excellence in broadcasting and two merit awards in the Division Radio AA from the Georgia Association of Broadcasters.
As more and more students start a brand new school year, you’ll be seeing more school buses on the roadways, and public safety officials are reminding everyone to drive safely.
The state average is fractions of a cent higher than last week, and 19 cents more than this time last year.
Floyd County Tax Commissioner Kevin Payne said that he has some questions and concerns about the idea.
State Senator Chuck Hufstetler believes the debate could last a while and wants to see a plan that has the support of the majority of Americans.
First-time claims for unemployment insurance were also down in Floyd County, checking in at 253 in June, down from 284 in May.
You may have noticed you were paying a little more at the pump this past weekend.
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.