Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome Braves host playoffs Friday; what to expect. Floyd County Police seek those interested in forming Neighborhood Watch groups. Complete sellout for Knights of Columbus barbecue. Near 90 here; tropics heat up, too.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome Braves host playoffs Friday; what to expect. Floyd County Police seek those interested in forming Neighborhood Watch groups. Complete sellout for Knights of Columbus barbecue. Near 90 here; tropics heat up, too.

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Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails.

MORNING REPORT

Rome Braves ready for fifth trip to the South Atlantic League’s post season since 2003. First home game of the southern division series is Friday at 7 p.m. What you need to know. Playoffs

Floyd County Police offers area communities support in forming a Neighborhood Watch program. Hear more on it on Hometown Radio at 7:40 a.m. on WRGA. Neighborhood Watch

Huge crowd packs the 51st Knights of Columbus Labor Day barbecue. How big? A complete sellout, from barbecue to beans to Brunswick stew. Barbecue 

Serve Rome announces ribbon cutting, grand opening for Sept. 24. Six groups already in partnership at Rome First United Methodist Church. Serve Rome 

Buzz: Summer gas prices the highest in four years; threat from Tropical Storm Gordon could send them higher. Politics: Floyd Democrats meet Thursday; to hear from ag commissioner candidate. Buzz

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mostly 90s through next weekend; Tropical Storm Gordon should stay to our west. Weather 

Obituaries: Rhody Eldridge Henderson, Mr. Bennie Nicholson, Mrs. Emily Catherine Rossiter. Obituaries 

Public Health restaurant inspection scores returns 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.

Rome Braves close regular season with 5-4 loss in Asheville.
-Open playoffs Wednesday in Lexington; home Friday.
Berry Vikings jump in football poll; quarterback honored following Saturday’s big win.
John McClellan’s high school football picks for this Friday.
Community:
-Roman Rumble returns Sept. 15.
-Harbin Hero Hustle is Sept. 29.
Local college sports updates as Berry, Shorter prepare for second games of the new season.
Plus: Links to Georgia, Georgia Tech games this Saturday; schedules.

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

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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