Today’s first headlines:
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Soggy Sally — hurricane’s remnants could dump up to 4 inches of rain here between late Wednesday and midday Friday.
- Rome Police investigating Sunday night shooting that left man, woman injured; search for suspect continues.
- COVID on campus: 751 students, staff in quarantine at Floyd, Rome City schools. Armuchee High drop to 180 but county total climbs; slight drop for Rome.
- Six months ago today, the first Northwest Georgian died from coronavirus. Our death toll is at 175 with 23 fatalities since Sept. 1.
- Education: Floyd County Schools’ Child Nutrition Meals free to all students through Dec. 31, including virtual and quarantined students.
- Rome City Commission unanimously OK’s TAD for Berry’s bid for a $12 million Fairfield Inn adjoining the Rome Tennis Center.
- Politics: Absentee ballots should be in the mail later this week. How to apply — and return (mail or drop box). Updated elections calendar.
- Business: State introduces export directory connecting Georgia suppliers to global buyers.
- Buzz: Northwest Georgia gas prices range from $1.98 to $2.08. Men’s prayer breakfast returns Sept. 26.
- Obituaries: Philip Nichols Camp, Mrs. Glenda Sue Nelson, Mr. Ronald “Terry” Wade Sr.
- Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday.
- Crimewatch: Updates on area arrests.
Truett’s Chick-Fil-A Sports Report:
Armuchee searching for new opponent as Alabama school cancels.
Braves continue series vs. Baltimore.
Updates from Atlanta Falcons, Georgia Tech.
Community sports updates.
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