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A body is discovered off of Cedar Avenue by a railroad employed.
In August, Rome's unemployment rate was just 5.3, down from 6.3 percent in July.
Three people charged with possession of Methamphetamine.
Chrissy Medeiros from Floyd County E-911 is one of the Georgia Telecommunications Emergency Response Task Force members helping out in Collier County, Florida following Hurricane Irma.
Southeastern states see the highest increase following Harvey and Irma.
Suspicious package left at National Guard Armory for President Trump.
Coosa Valley Credit Union and North Georgia Community Federal Credit Union announced that their merger has received regulatory approval.
In Floyd County, there were 325 initial claims filed in August, down from 732 in July, a 56% decrease. First-time claims are also down by 23% percent over the year.
Early Tuesday morning, Congressman Loudermilk and his wife were involved in a two car accident near Knoxville, TN.
Trees and or/power lines are blocking Autry Road, Edwards Street off of Wilkerson Road, George Road off Blacks Bluff Road, the 1200 block of Ward Mountain Road, and Bells Ferry Road.
Extensive damage expected due to high winds and fallen trees; customers should prepare now for extended power outages/
Area school systems and colleges have decided to close Monday and Tuesday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma move through the area.
Because of the wet spring and early summer, the forecasted wind speeds will easily bring trees down across the area which will also lead to widespread power outages.
Important points to stay for Hurricane Irma.
Tropical Storm conditions for Northwest Georgia.