Floyd County Schools – early dismissal at 1:00 p.m. Rome City Schools – elementary schools closing at 12:30 p.m.; RMS and RHS closing at 1:00 p.m. Darlington School – afternoon sports activities cancelled St. Mary’s School – closing at noon Bartow County Schools – all after-school events, except elementary after-schoolContinue Reading

Emergency crews were on the scene of an explosion that occurred early Sunday morning at JCG Farms at 1750 Rome Highway in Rockmart. One person was fatally injured and several others hurt in the blast that rocked several neighborhoods nearby. Investigators are trying to determine what caused the explosion atContinue Reading