Latest Heritage First Headlines: Dining: First look at Truett’s Chick-fil-A; taco, sports grill seek beer permits. Latest on the hurricane, how to help. Weather: Little impact here; heat index today of 101 degrees.  Must-see TV: Floyd,  Chattooga historic churches on ‘Saving Grace;’ Rome-Carrollton game on GPB. Weekend: 14 events, from balloons to crafts to folkloric dancing.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Dining: First look at Truett’s Chick-fil-A; taco, sports grill seek beer permits. Latest on the hurricane, how to help. Weather: Little impact here; heat index today of 101 degrees. Must-see TV: Floyd, Chattooga historic churches on ‘Saving Grace;’ Rome-Carrollton game on GPB. Weekend: 14 events, from balloons to crafts to folkloric dancing.

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LATEST HEADLINES

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

MORNING REPORT

Dining: A better look at Truett’s Chick-fil-A coming to Shorter Avenue. Plus: Don Neo’s Tacos & Elotes, Scores seek beer permits. Dining

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Florence pounding North Carolina as the eye finally comes ashore. Heavy rain, storm surge are big concerns. Here: A trace of rain due Sunday. Also: Mid 90s today, Saturday; heat index of 101.  Weather

Florence relief: RomeGaCares to accept donations starting Monday. Blood Assurance adds hours for donations this weekend in Rome, Cartersville. Salvation Army mobilizes. Discounts, free items for evacuees. Cartersville brewery sends 300,000 cans of water. Local relief 

Historic churches in Floyd, Chattooga counties showcased in GPB’s ‘Saving Grace’ series this Monday at 9 p.m. Churches

Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: At least 14 events including Roman Rumble, Art Festival at Rose Lawn, balloon festival, independence fiesta. Weekend

Buzz: Geek Week returns with Brand RED, Hackberry Lab tours. Called meeting Monday for Floyd School Board. TEA Party meets Tuesday. Buzz

Obituaries: Herbert Lee Wheeler. 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.

Updated scores from 14 high school games tonight.
GPB has Rome-Carrollton game on TV at 7:30 p.m.
Hurricane-related updates:
-Georgia-Middle Tennessee game now at noon Saturday.
-Berry cancels men’s soccer trip.
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.
-Harbin Hero Hustle is Sept. 29.

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

7:40 a.m. Floyd County Sheriff Tim Burkhalter and Sgt. Carrie Edge on the latest with RomeGaCares as the hurricane relief effort returns to help those in need as Florence rips through the Carolinas. Also: How you can help.
8:10 a.m. Mandy Perry of Blood Assurance Rome on extended hours at donor centers in Rome and Cartersville this weekend to help with expected needs in the Carolinas as Florence pounds the region.
8:40 a.m. Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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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