Latest Heritage First Headlines: Updates on the arrest of two Cartersville men on meth-trafficking charges in a familiar town in West Virginia. Updates on Hurricane Florence. State Rep. Christian Coomer in running for state supreme court seat? More rain, mid 80s today.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Updates on the arrest of two Cartersville men on meth-trafficking charges in a familiar town in West Virginia. Updates on Hurricane Florence. State Rep. Christian Coomer in running for state supreme court seat? More rain, mid 80s today.

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LATEST HEADLINES:

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

MORNING REPORT:

Two Cartersville men arrested in Fairmont, W. Va., area in what authorities say was a ‘large-scale conspiracy’ to repeatedly bring meth to that region for redistribution. Arrests

Hurricane Florence: Now a category four monster with 140 mph winds, Florence targets Carolinas. No impact seen here so far. Plus: Updates on Helene, Isaac. Tropics

Rep. Christian Coomer among those being considered for vacancy on Georgia’s Supreme Court. Coomer 

Cedartown service to remember Sept. 11, 2001. In Bartow: March to the Mountain begins at 9:11 a.m. Chattooga ceremony at 9 a.m. Additional local events, including Sunday’s appreciation dinner for firefighters at New Antioch. September 11

Education: Full house for Georgia Northwestern’s Industrial Career Day. Georgia Highlands hosts Tomb of the Unknown Soldier replica. Floyd, Rome school boards meet this week. Students named to state advisory councils. Education

Buzz: Community Foundation for Greater Rome seeks grant requests from area nonprofits. Georgia tax collections jump 7% in August. Freebie alert as Sweet Bar marks three years. Buzz

Ware Mechanical Weather Center:  Mid 80s today, back to 90 by later in the weekend. Weather

Obituaries: Mr. William Carl Beatenbough, Ms. Geraldine Cothron, Dorothy LaNelle Daniel, Melburn Jacob Hibbard, Mr. Robert Lee Langham, Bessie Elizabeth Ott. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

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


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

Berry Vikings no. 18 in latest D3 football poll.
Weekly soccer report.
Cartersville’s Joey King honored for his quick success with the Hurricanes (56-3).
John McClellan’s high school football forecast:
College football:
-Berry at Rhodes on Saturday.
-Shorter at West Florida on Saturday.
-Georgia hosts Middle Tennessee State on Saturday.
-Georgia Tech at Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Atlanta Falcons host Carolina on Sunday.
Community:
-Roman Rumble returns this Saturday.  There’s still time to register or do it day-of.
-Harbin Hero Hustle is Sept. 29.

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

8:10 a.m. Joel Snider, executive director of the Community Foundation for Greater Rome, joins us to discuss accepting grand applications for area nonprofits. The foundation plans to award $20,000 to $25,000 in grants this year.

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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