Latest Heritage First Headlines. Dining & Drink: Area’s coolest food truck. Oktoberfest with Tim Reynolds. More craft beer soon. Rome advance voting at health department only this election; latest updates. New visitor screening tech at Floyd Schools.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Dining & Drink: Area’s coolest food truck. Oktoberfest with Tim Reynolds. More craft beer soon. Rome advance voting at health department only this election; latest updates. New visitor screening tech at Floyd Schools.

MORNING REPORT

  • Dining & Drink: Swift & Finch’s unique mobile van back on the road again. Oktoberfest at The Vogue to feature Tim Reynolds. Rome City Brewing expands to Ala. Preview of our podcast with latest craft brewery coming to our area. D & D
  • First Floyd County Schools start new Visitor Management System on Monday. What it means and how it works. Education
  • Education: Rome City Schools names Ashley Hamby teacher of the year, Luis Goya as runner-up. Support person of the year: Roderick Ware. Rome Schools
  • Early voting starts Monday at the Floyd County Health Department, ends Nov. 1. Updated links to candidate questions, video; hew forum; and election calendar. Politics
  • Newscast: Our audio headlines and the Rant of the Day.
  • Christian singer/songwriter Ellie Holcomb to appear at Young Life of Rome/Floyd County event on Oct. 27. Young Life
  • Buzz: Job fair set for Oct. 22 at Rome Career Center. Georgia Highlands’ streamlines police hot lines. Georgia tax collections up slightly in September.
  • Weather: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Low to mid 80s,  mostly sunny skies. Cooler mornings by the weekend.
  • Obituaries: Mr. Tommy Darrell Dabbs, Rondy Pearson Fuller, Mrs. Shirley Louise Burgess Turner.
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests. 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 at the health department; ends Nov. 1. Weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Oct. 15: The Rome TEA Party and the Conservative Coalition will hold a City Commission candidates forum at Fuddruckers.The meeting begins at noon.
  • Oct. 17: Political Forum. JoAnn Harbin Community Room, Willingham Gym, 560 N Division St., Rome. A social hour at 5 p.m.; the forum begins at 6.

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

HIGH SCHOOL
  • John McClellan’s high school picks. Cartersville, Unity should keep unbeaten streaks alive this week. McClellan.
  • Softball results from Tuesday: Rockmart, Woodland advance. Pepperell eliminated.
LOCAL, STATE COLLEGE FOOTBALL
  • Berry Vikings host Hendrix, Saturday at 2 p.m.  Vikings
  • Shorter Hawks at West Alabama, Saturday at 5 p.m. Hawks 
  • Georgia Tech at Duke on Saturday, 12:30 p.m.
  • Georgia Bulldogs. At home vs. South Carolina, noon Saturday.
ATLANTA BRAVES
  • Today: 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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