Heritage First Headlines. Four more COVID deaths in Bartow. Area hospitals not at capacity despite surge in patients. CDC warns of possible spread among children. Bicyclist airlifted after hit by car in Rome.

Heritage First Headlines. Four more COVID deaths in Bartow. Area hospitals not at capacity despite surge in patients. CDC warns of possible spread among children. Bicyclist airlifted after hit by car in Rome.

 

Today’s first headlines:

  • Four more deaths in Bartow County, regional total up to 105 since March. Another 130 new cases in NW Georgia in last 24 hours. Recap of July’s soaring numbers.
  • Area hospitals say they’re not at capacity yet as surge in coronavirus patients continues. What to know.
  • The Voccio Viewpoint: Latest update from Dr. Gary Voccio of Public Health on state of coronavirus in NW Georgia. Plus, new CDC study on possible spread among school-age children.
  • Rome Police: Bicyclist hit by car near Stonebridge Golf Course and airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center
Also today:
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Highs in low 90s with rain chances to start week. Latest on Hurricane Isaias targeting east coast of Florida.
  • Obituaries: Mr. Robert “Bob” Henderson Griffin, Sr., Idelle Milam Holsonback, Mrs. Ree Owens Milton, Jesse Emory Moon, Jr.,
  • Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday.
  • Crimewatch: Updates on area arrests.

Truett’s Chick-Fil-A Sports Report:

  • Updated high school schedule for opening night, Sept. 4.
  • Latest Atlanta Braves results, preview.
  • Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation registering for the fall sports.

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