Latest Heritage First Headlines. Froggy’s jumping into former Kangaroo Jake’s location. Alli Mitchell on the real impact of the changes at United Way (Druck Report podcast). Local sports hall of family makes it a family affair this year. How ’bout that: Monday’s high was 78.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Froggy’s jumping into former Kangaroo Jake’s location. Alli Mitchell on the real impact of the changes at United Way (Druck Report podcast). Local sports hall of family makes it a family affair this year. How ’bout that: Monday’s high was 78.

MORNING REPORT

  • Business: Froggy’s jumping into Kangaroo Jake’s former spot in Armuchee. Downtown Cartersville named state’s Main Street of the Month. Froggy’s
  • Druck Report: Alli Mitchell on why the United Way of Rome & Floyd County has changed ‘to take on challenges … that no one agency’s mission can take on alone.’ Podcast
  • Newscast: Our audio headlines and Rant of the Day. Newscast
  • Buzz: County Commission to recycle former recycling center. Tree Walk Around Rome is Oct. 31. Buzz
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: After a high of 78 on Monday, we’ll creep back up into the 80s for a few days. Weather
  • Obituaries: John Howard Easterwood, Mr. George Horace Fitzgerald. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. 75/C for Rome restaurant. Dining
  • Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia. Crimewatch

Politics: Click for expanded stories, updates.

  • Candidate profiles, Q&A for the Ward 1 and Ward 3 Rome City Commission hopefuls.  Also: Candidate forums, advance voting update.
  • Monday: Advance voting starts.
  • Oct. 17: 2019 Political Forum for Rome/Floyd County. JoAnn Harbin Community Room, Willingham Gym, 560 N Division St., Rome. A social hour with light refreshments begins at 5  p.m.; the forum begins at 6.

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

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
  • John McClellan’s high school picks. Cartersville, Unity should keep unbeaten streaks alive this week. McClellan.
The next class of the Rome Floyd Sports Hall of Fame arefather-and-son combinations Charles and Toryan Smith, Charles and Charlie Culberson, and Jaleel Riaz. Hall
LOCAL, STATE COLLEGE FOOTBALL
  • Berry Vikings rise to seventh in American Foodball Coaches Association poll.
  • Berry College Vikings: Berry hosting Hendrix, Saturday at 2 p.m.  Vikings
  • Shorter Hawks. Shorter at West Alabama, Saturday at 5 p.m. Hawks 
  • Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Duke on Saturday, 12:30 p.m.
  • Georgia Bulldogs. At home vs. South Carolina, noon ESPN. Radio: WSB 95.5 FM.
ATLANTA BRAVES
  • Today: Atlanta falls in 10 to Saint Louis, 5-4.
  • Wednesday: Saint Louis at Atlanta, 5:02 p.m., TBS
ATLANTA FALCONS: At Arizona, 4 p.m. Sunday, TV: Fox. Radio: 92.9 The Game.

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