Latest Heritage First Headlines: Tropical system could threaten Florida, Gulf Coast week. Knights of Columbus barbecue set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at civic center. Sunny, warm Labor day. John McClellan’s high school picks for Friday. Northwest Georgia well represented in latest state football rankings.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Tropical system could threaten Florida, Gulf Coast week. Knights of Columbus barbecue set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at civic center. Sunny, warm Labor day. John McClellan’s high school picks for Friday. Northwest Georgia well represented in latest state football rankings.

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LATEST HEADLINES

Gordon becomes a tropical storm; warnings up for South Florida.

Knights ready to open the doors at 10 a.m. for annual barbecue. Latest photos.

Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.

MORNING REPORT

If it’s Labor Day, it must mean the tropics are ready to pop. A storm that could be named Gordon by Monday means a threat for parts of Florida and the Gulf Coast. Tropics

Lawrence Plantation’s Labor Day Guide: Knights of Columbus barbecue at Rome Civic Center on Monday. Next weekend: Rome Braves’ playoff games, local college football, Berry farmer’s market. Weekend

Labor Day: Sunny, warm this Labor Day. Highs near 90 all week. Weather 

Obituaries: Rhody Eldridge Henderson, Mrs. Syble Nell Mobbs, Mrs. Vera Mae Price,

Emily Catherine Rossiter. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Wednesday morning. Dining

Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch


Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report: Sports.

John McClellan’s Friday football forecast: Rome by 20 in key showdown with Kell. Rockmart by 3 over Heard County. Easy nights for Cartersville, Calhoun. Close win for Pepperell, Woodland.  McClellan
Northwest Georgia teams getting some respect — two no. 1s (Rome, Calhoun); Cartersville at no. 3; Darlington jumps to no. 4; Rockmart now no. 8; Trion no. 10. Rankings
The Rome Braves get 2-1 win in Asheville Sunday; close out the regular season today vs. Tourists. Next up: League playoffs on Wednesday at Lexington; home on Friday.
Community:
-Roman Rumble returns Sept. 15.
-Harbin Hero Hustle is Sept. 29.
Local college sports updates as Berry, Shorter.
Plus: Next games for Georgia, Georgia Tech.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM, streaming.

No show on Monday, Labor Day. Please join our guests Tuesday including:
7:40 a.m. Sgt. Chris Fincher of the Floyd County Police Department on the agency’s neighborhood watch campaign and how you can participate.
8:10 a.m. Mandy Perry of Blood Assurance Rome with an update on Heroes Unified, the blood drive, and how you can continue to help those in need.
8:40 a.m. Joe Costolnick, Executive Director of Harbor House, on how you can help raise funds as part of the Roman Rumble on Sept. 15.

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Health headlines: Georgia Health News

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

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