Newscast: Chipotle coming to Rome; new life for Chick-fil-A’s shipping container. Updates on Dorian, coastal Georgia. Rant: High Court of Facebook on restaurant news.

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A busy news day so let’s get to it:

  • Chipotle Mexican Grill confirms Rome restaurant opening ‘some point next summer.’ Likely home: East Bend.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Dorian moves off coast of Georgia; latest updates on coastal Georgia watches and warnings. Locally, heat index of 100 due today.
  • Also on Dorian: Capt. Jason Smith of the Salvation Army in Rome has been named incident commander for Georgia relief efforts.
  • P.A.W.S. takes in 40 medium-sized, mixed-breed dogs from a Wax Road address in what officials call an apparent animal hoarding case. How to help
  • Dining: Chick-fil-A’s ‘Shipping Container’ on Riverside Parkway to offer express breakfast, lunch/dinner menus starting Monday
  • Walmart, Kroger take steps in response to outbreak of mass shootings in America
  • Today’s Rant: Fast food, faster verdicts from the High Court of Facebook.


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