Heritage First Headlines: Severe storm threat on Sunday, up to 2 inches rainfall possible. New flooding concerns with Carter’s Lake release. Rome, Floyd schools team up to help students’ needs. Model Girls basketball in state final four today.

Heritage First Headlines: Severe storm threat on Sunday, up to 2 inches rainfall possible. New flooding concerns with Carter’s Lake release. Rome, Floyd schools team up to help students’ needs. Model Girls basketball in state final four today.

MORNING REPORT
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Keep eye on Sunday’s weather with risk for severe storms between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. bringing up to 2 inches heavy rainfall, damaging winds and possible tornadoes. Updates on road closures, swollen rivers.  Weather
  • Floods: Carter’s Lake release, Sunday’s expected rain have Calhoun area, county bracing for more flooding. Flooding
Education: Rome, Floyd County Schools team up to launch ‘Purposity’, a new initiative to connect students’ needs with potential donors. Purposity
Floyd Schools: ‘Threat of violence’ received at Pepperell Middle School; extra officers on duty. ‘We plan on a normal and safe day.’ Unfounded
Now on duty: K9 Brew, a Belgian Malinois, gifted to the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office in appreciation of RomeGaCares’ assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. He’s partnered with Deputy Chris Snyder.
Lent begins with Ash Wednesday services. Some churches offering “Shrove Tuesday” pancake dinners as well.  Lent
Buzz: Exchange Club presents $20,000 check to Family Resource Center. Rotary honors ‘Terrific Kids’ for February. CRBI’s annual meeting/awards set for March 28. Buzz
Politics: Floyd County Democratic Party meets Thursday at Holiday Inn Express. Voting under way in special election in Fairmount; election is March 19. Politics
Obituaries: Mr. John Lydell “J. L.” Brock. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports

Rome High’s Principal, Dr. Eric Holland, steps down as school’s head boys basketball coach.
Model High Girls Basketball team faces Early County in today’s Class 2A state semifinals. Game in Milledgeville at 2 p.m.
Sonoraville Girls Basketball team faces Johnson of Savannah tonight at 6 p.m. in Class 3A state semifinals.
College basketball updates.
Still time to sign up for March 16 Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
Please join our guests on Monday including:
7:40 a.m. Mandy Perry of Blood Assurance Rome on how you can help save three lives by donating blood this week.
8:10 a.m. Matt Markham with the Center of Innovation for Logistics on the Georgia Logistics Summit Regional Forum set for Cartersville on March 14.
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