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A wreck in Bartow County is slowing holiday commute.
AAA will once again offer their Tow to Go service to avoid DUIs during the holiday travel in Georgia.
The Georgia Department of Transportation announces that they will suspend lane closures over the holiday weekend.
The Georgia State Patrol is making final preparations for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Troopers will be on full patrols, concentrating on impaired drivers and seat belt violations.
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Rome posted a mixed month in April even as the state saw generally down numbers for several cities.
Former Medical Examiner, Dr. Joseph L. Burton, has pleaded guilty to giving opioids away in exchange for sex. The other 5 are awaiting sentencing.
Kay Ann Weatherington has been elected Superior Court Judge
Roadwork is planned for resurfacing SR 61 in Bartow County. The project is set for completion in March 2019.
Today is Election Day and voters in Northwest Georgia will decide several statewide primary and non-partisan contests.
The vehicle is a white 2008-2010 Dodge Avenger with black hubcaps.
A former Cartersville employee has been charged with more theft after more reports of theft by deception. She was originally charged earlier this year.
As the national average continues to push toward $3 a gallon, gas prices in the southeastern United States are among the lowest in the country.
Until further notice, Autry Road at Kirby Road will be closed due to road failure from the rain late Friday and early Saturday.
A number of Floyd County roads are flooded, trees down. No injuries reported. Flooding also reported in Bartow, Gordon counties.
A Rome man has been arrested as a suspect in the double shooting in Cartersville earlier this week.