Newscast: Chemical fire closes Calhoun schools. Extra precautions at Coosa High. Bartow ‘boom’ continues. Peaks & Valleys: Homeless, Sept. 11, One Table.


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A busy news week gets busier:
  • Developing: Chemical fire in Calhoun closes city schools today. At least one employee at DHM reported injured; others OK
  • Floyd Schools are aware of ‘CHS’ threat on social media; says it isn’t about Coosa. Normal classes Friday with extra security as a precaution.
  • Business: IDI/Northwest Business Center plans 637,000 square feet of industrial space in Bartow. Fourth major project announced there this year.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Peaks & Valleys: The highs and lows of Northwest Georgia. Homeless meeting, Sept. 11 services, One Table.

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