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BARTOW COUNTY NEWS

Rome Middle School eighth-grader John Knauss is going to the State Spelling Bee for the third time.
Some areas still have partially melted snow and below freezing temperatures can produce black ice.
The Bartow County Sheriff's Office releases photos taken from store surveillance during recent armed robbery.
Shorter Avenue, Turner McCall and Martha Berry Boulevard, all in the Rome City Limits are clear for the most part but you will want to slow it down just in case.
Northwest Georgia has seen four to six inches of snow since yesterday.
Snow day in Northwest Georgia
Wreck caused traffic delays in the area for several hours.
Heavy snowfall is expected later this afternoon.
Governor orders state offices in counties under storm warning to close at noon Wednesday.
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for our area from 10 a.m. Wednesday until 10 a.m. Thursday.
A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for our area from 10 a.m. Wednesday until 7 a.m. Thursday.
According to Floyd EMA Director Tim Herrington, some of the bridges and overpasses in Rome are beginning to ice up and crews have been treating the areas.
Some icy patches reported on some area roads this morning. Drive with caution, especially on bridges and overpasses.
The average cost of a regular unleaded gallon of gas in Georgia is $2.17.
Forecasters say there is a chance for some freezing rain overnight.