Latest Heritage First Headlines. Miscommunication between City and County Elections office puts weekend early voting in limbo. Rockmart Walgreens moving to ‘small-format’ store. Pumpkins arrive today at Trinity UMC. Rain on the way.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Miscommunication between City and County Elections office puts weekend early voting in limbo. Rockmart Walgreens moving to ‘small-format’ store. Pumpkins arrive today at Trinity UMC. Rain on the way.

MORNING REPORT

  • Politics: Miscommunication between City of Rome and Floyd Board of Elections office puts weekend early voting in limbo. Meeting planned for Tuesday to discuss matter with state elections office. Politics
  • Business: Walgreens closing Rockmart store on Nathan Dean Bypass; will reopen as ‘small-format’ store at new location on Nov. 8. Business
  • Pumpkins arrive today at Trinity United Methodist Church; open daily now through Oct. 31. Pumpkins
  • Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Violinist Tim Reynolds surprises fans at Fiddlin’ Fest. Two Sunday concerts. Next weekend: Chili Cookoff, John Wisdom Wagon Train and more. Weekend
  • Buzz: Free showing of ‘To Kingdom Come’ on Oct. 21. Repairs to US 411 in Bartow on Tuesday. Open house/ribbon cutting for Winthrop Memory Care on Nov. 1. Concert to benefit Elevation House. Buzz
  • Broadcasts: Please see our latest podcasts, Alli Mitchell from United Way and the founders of Drowned Valley Brewing founders. Newscast, rant return Monday.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A 40% chance of rain and thunderstorms today, high near 72. More rain expected Tuesday. Forecast
  • Obituaries: Jose Manuel Guzman Benites, Mr. Thomas Ray Holder and Robert Jeffrey Williams. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuesday. Dining
  • Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests.  Crimewatch
Politics:
  • Monday: Advance voting weekdays until Nov. 1. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., health department.
  • Tuesday: The Rome TEA Party and the Conservative Coalition will hold a City Commission candidates forum at Fuddruckers.Begins at noon.
  • Thursday: 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 volleyball updates.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
  • Berry tops Hendrix, 27-9.
  • Shorter falls at West Alabama, 41-0.
  • Georgia Tech lost to Duke, 41-23.
  • Georgia Bulldogs falls to South Carolina, 20-17, in 2OT.
ATLANTA FALCONS: At Arizona, 4 this afternoon. TV: Fox.
NEXT:
High School: John McClellan’s high school picks for this Friday; latest high school football rankings.

College: Berry at Birmingham-Southern, 7 p.m. Saturday; Shorter at Barron Stadium vs. North Greenville, 1  p.m. Saturday.

Falcons: Next: Home vs. L.A. Rams, 1 p.m. Sunday.


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