Heritage First Headlines. Sally could dump 4 inches of rain on us starting late Wednesday. Two hurt in Rome shooting. 751 students, staff on quarantine at Floyd, Rome schools. Six months ago today, NW Georgia lost first resident to COVID.

Heritage First Headlines. Sally could dump 4 inches of rain on us starting late Wednesday. Two hurt in Rome shooting. 751 students, staff on quarantine at Floyd, Rome schools. Six months ago today, NW Georgia lost first resident to COVID.

 

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.
Also today:
  • 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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