FOUR YEAR OLD DIES IN FLOYD COUNTY DROWNING INCIDENT

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

A four-year-old died in a drowning incident in Floyd County on Wednesday night.  The child has been identified as Levi Waln.  According to reports, he was discovered unconscious in the family’s in-ground pool on Mathis Road just before 7:30 pm.  Medics’ attempts to revive the child were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead at Floyd Medical Center at 9 pm.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE:  HEAT INDICES OF 98 TODAY

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Things will be heating up in the Greater Rome area this weekend and on into next week, according to the National Weather Service.  High temperatures are expected to reach 92 with heat index values as high as 98 today. The forecast also calls for mostly sunny skies that will be accompanied by a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late this afternoon.  Skies will be partly cloudy tonight with lows around 70.