Latest Heritage First Headlines. Extra officers at Coosa High just in case after social media threat. Fourth massive project in Bartow this year announced. Update on homelessness task force. GBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Gordon County. Record heat Thursday; relief on the way. Weekend guide. High school football.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Extra officers at Coosa High just in case after social media threat. Fourth massive project in Bartow this year announced. Update on homelessness task force. GBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Gordon County. Record heat Thursday; relief on the way. Weekend guide. High school football.

LATEST HEADLINES

Rome murder suspect surrenders at Floyd County Jail.

Developing: Chemical fire in Calhoun closes city schools today. At least one employee at DHM reported injured; others OK.

Vote now for Charlie ‘Clutch’ Culberson as baseball’s Roberto Clemente winner.

MORNING REPORT

  • Floyd Schools aware of ‘CHS’ threat on social media; says it isn’t about Coosa. Normal classes Friday with extra security as a precaution. Safety
  • Business: IDI/Northwest Business Center plans 637,000 square feet of industrial space in Bartow. Fourth major project announced there this year. Business
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Record high of 99 in Rome Thursday, 100 in Cartersville. Hang on for one more day; normal temperatures return over the weekend. Plus: We’re on tropics watch again. Weather
  • Homelessness Task Force finds agreement on Rome’s proposed urban camping ordinance; next meeting Sept. 26. Thursday gathering started with city officials on the defensive. Homeless
  • Look for veterans from the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam, in Rome for reunion, to ride along Broad Street at 1:50 p.m. Friday.  Please see our background story. Heroes welcome
  • Floyd County designated as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area — which means the community should receive resources for battling drugs.  Drug trafficking
  • GBI: Gun battle erupts at scene of domestic violence complaint; woman dies, suspect wounded by Gordon sheriff’s deputy. Home page
  • Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Two fairs, one fall carnival this weekend. Also: Mama Mia, Roman Rumble, Pool Party.  Weekend
  • Cedartown bicyclist, 38, dies in Wednesday night accident. Fatality
  • Newscast: Today’s audio headlines and rant of the day. Newscast
  • Buzz: A few tickets remain for ‘One Table 2019.’ Fiestas Patrias is Sunday in Ridge Ferry Park. Redmond’s Crush the Crisis collect 210 pounds of unwanted drugs. Honors for Darlington’s King.  Buzz
  • Obituaries: Ms. Averia Bynum, Kelly Marie Hornbeck,Sharon Mease Murdock, Mr. Danny Neal, William Donald Traylor, Ms. Barbara Jean Walden, Mrs. Dorothy W. Ward. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia. Crimewatch

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

John McClellan’s high school picks for the week:  Rome over Kell in key showdown. Easy wins for Cartersville, Calhoun; victory for Rockmart.
Still time to sign up for the Roman Rumble on Saturday.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
  • Berry College Vikings will host LaGrange on Saturday at 6 p.m. in the team’s home opener. Viking Fusion to provide live broadcast of Saturday’s football game at vikingfusion.com.
  • Shorter Hawks will host University of West Florida on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Barron Stadium.
  • Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets host The Citadel at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. TV: ACC Network.
  • Georgia Bulldogs host Arkansas St. at 12 p.m., Saturday. TV: ESPN 2. Radio: WSB 95.5 FM. Bulldogs

Atlanta Falcons vs. the Eagles, 8:20 p.m. Sunday on NBC.

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