Heritage First Headlines. Greene wins 14th district race. Roberson wins Floyd Sheriff. What’s on Nov. 3 ballot. Georgia’s deadliest day: 122 new virus deaths, 3 in NW Georgia. School updates.

Heritage First Headlines. Greene wins 14th district race. Roberson wins Floyd Sheriff. What’s on Nov. 3 ballot. Georgia’s deadliest day: 122 new virus deaths, 3 in NW Georgia. School updates.

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Today’s first headlines:

  • Election results: Greene wins 14th district race over Cowan. Roberson over Caldwell in Floyd Sheriff race. Results for Polk, Gordon, Chattooga.
  • Politics: What’s on the Nov. 3 ballot. Biden picks California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate.
  • Georgia’s deadliest day to-date: 122 new deaths in last 24 hours including three in NW Georgia. Plus 166 new cases in region. Now 66 COVID patients at Floyd, Redmond; 96 in the region.
  • COVID and campuses: Floyd County updates ‘Return to Learn’ plan with details on handling students with symptoms, positive tests. Latest updates from area schools, colleges.
  • Coosa Valley Fair postponed until Fall 2021.
  • Education: GNTC drive-through graduation. 74 Rome High students received AP Scholar honors. Georgia Highlands ranks in three national reviews.
Also today:
  • Buzz: Downtown Cartersville cancels Saturday’s Music by the Tracks concert. Public input needed for Metropolitan Transportation Plan.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sweltering day ahead, heat index expected near 103. Slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon.
  • Obituaries: Daryl Jean Johnson Gould, Mildred (“Millie”) Neslin, Ms. Jennifer Elaine South
  • Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday.
  • Crimewatch: Updates on area arrests.

Truett’s Chick-Fil-A Sports Report:

  • College football: Big Ten and Pac-12 cancel fall sports. Updates from SEC and ACC conferences.
  • High School: Cedartown cancels season opener at Carrollton. First game now Sept. 11 at Rockmart.
  • Braves vs. Yankees tonight; latest results.
  • Community sports updates.

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