Latest Heritage First Headlines: Updates on Hurricane Michael; what it means here, across Georgia. Rome Schools honor top teachers, support staff. Honoring Sam Spector. Temperatures dropping, leaves next: what to know. Huge weekend events list.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Updates on Hurricane Michael; what it means here, across Georgia. Rome Schools honor top teachers, support staff. Honoring Sam Spector. Temperatures dropping, leaves next: what to know. Huge weekend events list.

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LATEST HEADLINES

Man injured in shooting in Alto Plaza shopping center off Shorter Avenue.

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

MORNING REPORT

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Hurricane Michael now packing 140 mph winds, a Category 4 storm. Here: Rain, higher winds due by this afternoon but not that much impact expected. Weather

Rome City Schools names Becky Kemnitz Teacher of the Year; Hillary Oliver is runner up; Dr. Scott McClure is support staffer of the year. Education

A tribute to Sam Spector at Berry College. State honors for newcomer Constellium based in White. Business

Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriffs Association take part in Operation Watchful Eye III, a statewide check on all registered sex offenders. Two arrest warrants here; 38 in Georgia. Watchful Eye

Campaign watch, your guide to the 2018 general election: Upcoming radio interviews with Sarah Riggs Amico on Friday; County Commission, legislature next week.  Forum:  Oct. 23  in Polk. Sample ballots. Vote 

Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: Tellus’ Heavy Metal in Motion, downtown’s Fiddlin’ Fest, air show highlight busy weekend; weather should be ideal. Weekend

With fall temperatures finally here, all those leaves will start to come down soon as well. What to do about them. Leaves

Buzz: 16th Annual Empty Bowls set for Nov. 13. Learn about the trees lining King Fisher Trail on Oct. 31. Buzz

Obituaries: Christy Stanley Heard. 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.

Continuing updates on high school softball playoffs.
Berry’s Mason Kinsey’s TD haul a national highlight.
John McClellan’s football picks for this weekend.
Berry Football: Berry at Hendrix, 2 p.m.
Shorter Football:  Shorter at North Greenville, 2:30 p.m.
Georgia Bulldogs: At LSU, at 3:30 p.m., CBS.
Georgia Tech: At home vs. Duke, 12:20 p.m.
Falcons, 1-3, try to rebound Sunday vs. Bucs.
Community:
Harbin Clinic Turkey Trot 5K and Health Wobble benefiting United Way of Bartow County is Saturday, Nov. 17.
Dec. 8: Registration is under way for the annual #JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon to be held at State Mutual Stadium.

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

7:40 or 8:10 a.m. Updates on Hurricane Michael including the latest from Georgia Emergency Management.
8:40 a.m. Jerry Rucker from the Rome Christmas Parade on the 2018 event set for Nov. 27

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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