Latest Heritage First Headlines: Memorial service planned for Courtney Dubois, woman found dismembered in Bartow; Cartersville vigil also planned. Chick-fil-A in Cartersville opens Oct. 17. Final suspect indicted in schools theft case surrenders. Coosa Valley Fair updates. Heat wave continues. Weekend: Plays, the fair, lots of football.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Memorial service planned for Courtney Dubois, woman found dismembered in Bartow; Cartersville vigil also planned. Chick-fil-A in Cartersville opens Oct. 17. Final suspect indicted in schools theft case surrenders. Coosa Valley Fair updates. Heat wave continues. Weekend: Plays, the fair, lots of football.

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Business: Former Georgia Power campus listed at $2.8 million at crossroads of downtown Rome. It features 43,000 square feet, offices and conference rooms, parking for 119 vehicles. For sale

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

MORNING REPORT

Funeral arrangements under way for Courtney Dubois, who’s dismembered body was found at the Bartow County Landfill. Vigil confirmed outside the Bartow sheriff’s office on Oct. 20. Updates

Dining: Cartersville’s new Chick-fil-A opens Oct. 17. Plus: An update on ‘Truett’s Chick-fil-A’ in Rome. Dining

James D. Fielder, the 14th person indicted in the Floyd Schools theft case, surrenders at Floyd County Jail. Indictment

Health update: Redmond Regional, Cartersville Medical Center renew contract with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia. Health

Coosa Valley Fair updates for today. Hours: 1-10 p.m., Kids & Seniors Day. Schedule.

Coosa Valley Fair: First pageant awards. Livestock Junior & Open Beef Shows,  Community, Health and Educational Displays. Homemaking, Porcelain Art, Photographs, Fine Arts. Results

Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: On stage, ‘Alice,’ ‘Rumors.’ Plus: Coosa Valley Fair, Locomotive Chase, Tumor Trooper events plus football. Weekend 

Campaign watch: Floyd Democrats meet tonight. Political forums this evening (Gordon), next Tuesday (Floyd),  Oct. 23 (Polk). Radio interviews: Chris Carr on Thursday. Sample ballots. Politics

RomeGaCares team back home after distributing relief kits, fans, water to those in need in North Carolina. RomeGaCares 

Ware Mechanical Weather Center:  91 or warmer today and more of the same on Friday. Normal for early October: 78.  Weather 

Education: American Legion supports Pepperell Middle’s STEM/robotics classes. Mobile-friendly new web home for Darlington. Model High’s  Barton Sopata earns All-National Honors Ensembles honor. Education 

Obituaries: Mrs. Loretta O’dell Gray Montgomery, Mrs. Bonnie Evelyn Reed. 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.

More changes in the Atlanta Braves’ farm system following the firing of Rocket Wheeler, Randy Ingle as the big club opens the playoffs tonight.
Shorter football game theme: ‘Tackle cancer.’
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.
Atlanta Falcons (1-3).  Next: At Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Sunday, Fox  Schedule

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

7:40 a.m. Attorney General Chris Carr, appointed to his post by Gov. Nathan Deal, seeks a full, four-year term and is running as a Republican. We’ll talk about his goals if elected Nov. 6. He’s opposed by Democrat Charlie Bailey.
8:10 a.m. Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center on why you need to drill into the data regarding your sales reports — and how to mine for that data.
8:40 a.m. Jenny Austin Shealy and Mary Hardin Thornton on updates from Network Day Services.

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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