Latest Heritage First Headlines. Bartow hotel closed; guests evicted. Ribbons cut on $19 million Trion company, Season Events’ new Cartersville site. New downtown Rome venture by familiar name? Weekend voting now likely; turnout Tuesday: 39 voters. Polk pedestrian struck, killed.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Bartow hotel closed; guests evicted. Ribbons cut on $19 million Trion company, Season Events’ new Cartersville site. New downtown Rome venture by familiar name? Weekend voting now likely; turnout Tuesday: 39 voters. Polk pedestrian struck, killed.

LATEST HEADLINES

Business. Finally, that big announcement: Ball Corp. doubles down, adding 180 jobs and investing more than $200 million here.

MORNING REPORT

  • Developing: Budgetel Inn closed in Cartersville area; nearly 200 evicted. Budgetel
  • The Season Events celebrates Cartersville addition. Ribbon cutting for $19 million Dixie Specialty Fibers in Trion. Does a famililar name have plans for Broad Street? Business
  • Update: 39 advance voters on Tuesday. Plus: Weekend voting set for Oct. 26-27 at civic center; second early voting site discussed. Voting
  • State Patrol: Polk County man, 45, dies early Tuesday after being struck while walking near the Cedartown High. Fatality
  • Lynn Rousseau returns as executive director of Hospitality House for Women; busy month includes Thursday vigil, Oct. 25 Walk a Mile. Hospitality House
  • Education: South Rome Redevelopment hosts GOAL update, learning center tour Friday. Director named for Berry’s Center for Student Entrepreneurship.
DAILY FEATURES:
  • Buzz: One Book Many Voices features author Charles Frazier, Cherokee musician Tommy Wildcat on Oct. 22. John Wisdom Wagon Train, dance Saturday.
  • Politics: Advance voting weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., public health department.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More rain early, then a high of 70, low of 42.
  • Obituaries: Mr. Earlie Clowers, Mr. David Crawford.
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on arrests. Crimewatch

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

  • Headlines: Berry Vikings hold at no. 7 in coaches football rankings. State playoff volleyball pairings; games Saturday. Atlanta United at home Saturday to open MLS playoffs.
  • High School: John McClellan’s high school picks for this Friday.
  • 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.
    Community: Willard Nixon golf tournament is Oct. 25.

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