Latest Heritage First Headlines: Floyd to provide EMS service to Cherokee County, Ala. Felton Walk — with 129 residences, retail,  offices — a rare mixed-use proposal in the region. Campaign visits heating up. County issues ‘bucket challenge’ to help hurricane victims. High school football scores tonight. Weather: Relief on the way.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Floyd to provide EMS service to Cherokee County, Ala. Felton Walk — with 129 residences, retail, offices — a rare mixed-use proposal in the region. Campaign visits heating up. County issues ‘bucket challenge’ to help hurricane victims. High school football scores tonight. Weather: Relief on the way.

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LATEST HEADLINES

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

MORNING REPORT

Health: Floyd picked to provide emergency medical service to Cherokee County (Ala.) Deal calls for three ambulances to be stationed there. EMS

Business: Felton Walk off Tennessee in Cartersville (across from the movie complex) proposes 129 residential units as well as retail, restaurant, offices. Felton Walk

Campaign watch:  Floyd Democrats host ‘Georgia Giants’ dinner Friday; guest speaker lieutenant governor candidate Sarah Riggs Amico. Carr to address Bartow GOP on Saturday.  Voter registration drive is Tuesday at the library. Politics 

Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: 11 events this weekend from fall bazaar to One Community United’s One Table to the beer festival and a community health fair.. Weekend

Buzz: Darlington Sixth Graders, students from Armuchee Middle, East Central big winners at Sixth Grade Berry Mathematics Contest. Calhoun Police honored — and win patrol cruiser. Buzz 

Health: Georgia’s ‘Certificate of Need’ laws: They spark constant fights but will they be changed? Georgia Health News 

RomeGaCares updates: County offices competing in ‘bucket challenge’ to aid hurricane victims. Sorority also lending a hand. How you can help. Hurricane relief

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Relief is one the way — after two more days of 90-plus temperatures. Weather

Obituaries: Mrs. Dorsie Mae Black, Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Louise Thacker Dunaway. Obituaries 

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

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

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

 Latest high school football scores starting at 7:30 tonight.
Rome’s Xavier Roberts-Donaldson voted USA Today’s Super 25 Top Star for Week 6.
John McClellan’s high school picks.
College football:
-Berry at Centre, 7 p.m. Saturday.
-Shorter at Valdosta State, 7 p.m. Saturday.
-Georgia at Missouri, noon Saturday.
-Georgia Tech at home Saturday vs. Clemson, 3:30 p.m.
Community:
-Harbin Hero Hustle is Sept. 29.
Falcons host Saints at 1 p.m. Sunday.

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

7:40 a.m. Dr. Barbara Carter, president of the Coosa Valley Fair, and first vice president Mike Elliott  join us to highlight what’s ahead for the 70th edition of fall’s finest festival set for Oct. 2-6.
8:10 a.m. Floyd County Sheriff Tim Burkhalter and other members of RomeGaCares update us on the Hurricane Florence relief effort, on a “bucket challenge” for county departments and updates on when local crews will make the trip to North Carolina.
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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