Heritage First Headlines: ‘Fall’s Finest Festival’ celebrates 70 years with some new twists, returning favorites. Want to be on TV? Extras needed today for ‘Brockmire’ filming at State Mutual  Stadium. Floyd’s ‘Pink Day’ on the move. New Chick-fil-A in Cartersville almost ready. John McClellan’s high school football picks.

Heritage First Headlines: ‘Fall’s Finest Festival’ celebrates 70 years with some new twists, returning favorites. Want to be on TV? Extras needed today for ‘Brockmire’ filming at State Mutual Stadium. Floyd’s ‘Pink Day’ on the move. New Chick-fil-A in Cartersville almost ready. John McClellan’s high school football picks.

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Celebrating 70 years of ‘Fall’s Finest Festival’ as Coosa Valley Fair rolls into town this Tuesday-Saturday. Plus: Continuing fair coverage on this page. Coosa Valley Fair 

Comedy at the ballpark: Extras needed at State Mutual Stadium today for season three shooting of IFC’s ‘Brockmire’ starring Hank Azaria. Filming

Buzz: Pink Day detours to Riverside Parkway this Friday. Cartersville’s new Chick-fil-A due later this month. Rome Little Theatre’s performances of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ open Friday, Oct. 5 at the DeSoto Theatre.  Buzz

Education: Berry College’s Mountain Day is Saturday; big crowds expected on and off campus. Oak Hill hosts  “From Tree to Treasure: Woodturnings by Al Christopher.”  Education

Campaign watch: Kemp in Rome, Cartersville on Tuesday. Floyd Republican Women Tuesday with local candidates. Political forums Oct. 9, Oct. 23. Our radio interview schedule. Sample ballots for Nov. 6. Politics

Podcasts: What are we following in Northwest Georgia? And what exactly would you want to hear? A quick survey. Podcasts 

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid to upper 80s through next weekend. No real rain concerns for the Coosa Valley Fair. Weather

Obituaries: Mr. Tamaine McKnight. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores resume Tuesday 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 high school picks: Region 7-AA showdown between Pepperell, Rockmart this Friday — Yellow Jackets by 19. Easy night ahead for Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun. McCellan

Rockmart jumps to no. 3 in AA state football poll. Rome, Calhoun remain in top spots; Cartersville no. 4. Rankings

Georgia holds at no. 2, Alabama no. 1 in AP Top 25. LSU no. 5.

Falcons now 1-3 on the season as Bengals win, 37-36 on Sunday.

Atlanta Braves open playoffs Thursday vs. …

College football:

Berry:  Berry will host Sewanee, 6 p.m., Saturday.
Shorter:  At home vs.West Alabama, 1 p.m., Saturday.
Georgia Bulldogs: At home vs. Vanderbilt, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., SEC Network.
Georgia Tech: Tech at Louisville, Friday at 7 p.m.


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

At 7:40 a.m.: Eric Waters, CEO/Principal of Floyd College & Career Academy, highlighting the CCA’s Animation and Digital Media pathway.  The pathway started this pathway two years ago in response to the movie/TV  industry expansion in Georgia.

At 8:40 a.m.: Claudia Hamilton and Tracy Harrison from Living Proof Recovery on the upcoming “Garden Party” on Oct. 6.


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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