Latest Heritage First Headlines: Teen charged with 3 counts of having a weapon on/near Rome High. Fashion Ten coming to Cartersville; Thatcher’s BBQ almost ready; Martha’s Berry one of 4 new beers from RCBC. Georgia Northwestern hires economic development VP. SAT scores for local schools. Cold, rainy today.
Rome Police update on teen’s arrest at Rome High.
Updates from Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails.
Rome High student back in jail on three counts of having a weapon on/near school grounds, misdemeanor marijuana charge. Second arrest since early August. Developing
Business: Fashion Ten opening soon in Cartersville. Thatcher’s barbecue closer and closer in Summerville. Name that beer winner is Martha’s Berry. Plus: Celebrating two years — and a grand opening at RCBC. Business
Business: Stephanie Scearce joins Georgia Northwestern as economic development vice president amid ongoing changes in how Rome/Floyd County courts new industry. Development
SAT scores: Armuchee High leads the region with a 1133 average; state was 1054; national, 1049. Rome, Floyd County, Cartersville top both of those. SAT
Campaign watch: More than 7,500 advance voters so far in Floyd County. Reminder about advance voting this Saturday in Northwest Georgia; also on Sunday in Floyd. Sample ballots. Voting
Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: Peach State, cowboy festival, Chiaha return. Scary Berry lurks this weekend. Plenty of high school, college football. Indoors: Spooky Science Night at Tellus, play. Weekend
Whole lot of shakin’ near Trion on Tuesday morning thanks to magnitude 2.6 earthquake. Quake
Buzz: Honors for Rome Middle Schools students. Cherokee story telling, other events Nov. 3 at Chieftains. Siri art exhibit to mark Rome anniversary. Buzz
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: The rain should be out of here by game time tonight. Highs in the mid to upper 50s. Weather
Up for adoption: No owners have stepped up so Mega the Pig likely is bound for a new home today. Mega the Pig
Obituaries: Shelia Denise Beard Clonch, Ms. Linda Faye Smith. 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.
Coosa dominates Model, 30-14.
Shorter falls to Delta State, 46-30.
Georgia Tech upends Va. Tech, 49-28.
Get all tonight’s scores on our website or social media beginning at 7:30 p.m.
John McClellan’s picks for 13 high school games this week: Cedartown, Gordon Central, Adairsville need wins as playoffs get closer; John says only one will.
High school softball playoffs: Calhoun, Sonoraville, Trion play again today.
-Berry: At home vs. Birmingham-Southern, 3 p.m. on Saturday.
-Shorter falls to Delta State, xxxx. Next: At North Alabama, 2:30 p.m. EDT Nov. 3.
-Georgia: Saturday vs. Florida (in Jacksonville), 3:30 p.m., CBS.
-Georgia Tech: Next: At North Carolina, 12:15 p.m. Nov. 3.
-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 a.m. Dr. Frank Stephenson, chair of the Department of accounting, economics and finance at Berry College, on today’s headlines.
8:10 a.m. Ryan Simmons of Brand Red Studios talks about his feature length film, “Running A.T. Full Speed” — which has strong local ties — as it is scheduled for screening on Nov. 3 as part of the 15th Annual Rome International Film Festival (1:30 p.m., Rome City Auditorium).
8:40 a.m. Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Round: The top local headlines from the past seven days.
Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.
State business headlines: Georgia Trend
Health headlines: Georgia Health News
Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder