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Category Archives: Local News

[VIDEO] Salvation Army of Rome holds canned food drive

[VIDEO] Salvation Army of Rome holds canned food drive

December 3rd, 2021 – 2:50 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter On Friday morning the Salvation Army of Rome’s “Stock our Shelves” holiday food drive took place at the Salvation Army of Rome’s Headquarters and collected canned goods that will be used for distribution in the communities in Floyd, Polk,…read more

Rome man killed in Polk County wreck

Rome man killed in Polk County wreck

December 3, 2021–1:21 p.m. GEORGIA STATE PATROL A single-vehicle wreck on Highway 101 in Polk County claimed the life of a 40-year old Rome man. According to the Georgia State Patrol, the wreck occurred Monday evening at around 7:19 pm near Dean Road when the Ford Crown Victoria driven by Jordan Dwight Conaway Conaway traveled…read more

Floyd County email servers targeted in phishing attack

Floyd County email servers targeted in phishing attack

December 3, 2021–12L57 p.,m. NEWS RELEASE Floyd County’s email servers have been taken offline after a phishing attack. Please be cautious when receiving any emails sent late on Thursday, December 2, 2021, or today, December 3, 2021. Media will be notified when servers are back online.read more

Man arrested for murder in Bartow County

Man arrested for murder in Bartow County

December 3, 2021–12:50 p.m. WBHF RADIO Bartow County deputies booked 29-year-old Cory James Slaughter of Mableton into the jail on Thursday night for murder. At about 4:07 Thursday afternoon, Bartow County E911 responded to a domestic violence incident in progress at an Old Allatoona Road residence. The information received was that a female was being…read more

Christmas celebrations in Lindale, Cave Spring, and Cedartown Saturday

Christmas celebrations in Lindale, Cave Spring, and Cedartown Saturday

December 2, 2021–7:10 p.m. STAFF REPORTS The annual Christmas in Lindale celebration is Saturday. It all begins with a Christmas parade. The lineup is at 2 p.m. at Pepperell Primary School. The parade will start at 2:30, go north up Park Avenue, and end at the 1st Baptist Church. A festival starts at 2 p.m. between the…read more

Child taken from Acworth home found safe

Child taken from Acworth home found safe

December 2, 2021–10:41 a.m. NEWS RELEASE According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, on Wednesday, December 1, at approximately 6:36 p.m., Deputies were dispatched to 162 Aztec Way SE in Acworth, Bartow County, in reference to a domestic dispute. The victim reported Suspect Ricky Buttrom, her two children, and she had been living at this location for…read more

Armuchee High wins Glenn White Award

Armuchee High wins Glenn White Award

December 1, 2021–11:44 a.m. NEWS RELEASE Congratulations to Armuchee High for earning the third annual Glenn White Award. The award is to be given annually to the Floyd County high school that’s accumulated the most Georgia Athletic Directors Association Director’s Cup points over a school year. It was decided that the award should be named…read more

Not too late to get a flu shot

Not too late to get a flu shot

December 1, 2021–11:40 a.m. STAFF REPORTS According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reduced population immunity due to lack of flu virus activity since March 2020 could result in a possibly severe flu season this year. Dr. Gary Voccio, health director for the 10-county Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest District said it’s not too late to…read more

Alabama man sentenced to death for triple-homicide

Alabama man sentenced to death for triple-homicide

December 1, 2021–10:34 a.m. WEIS RADIO A Centre, Alabama man has been sentenced to death for a triple homicide that occurred six years ago. Donnie Lee Abernathy was found guilty in October of the shooting deaths of three women and wounding a man back in November of 2015 at a residence in the Round Mountain…read more

GNTC to hold commencement ceremonies Thursday

GNTC to hold commencement ceremonies Thursday

December 1, 2021–10:31 a.m. NEWS RELEASE Students representing Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) nine-county service area will participate in two traditional Fall Commencement Ceremonies on Thursday, Dec. 2, to celebrate their success in completing their program of study. The 2021 Fall Commencement Ceremonies will take place at the Dalton Convention Center. Two separate ceremonies are…read more