Heritage First Headlines. Panda Express opens; Chipotle is next; also due Eggs Up Grill. North Rome Church of God Pastor Terry Addis writes about his tough COVID battle and today’s demands on church leaders. Coronavirus updates. Watching Hurricane Delta.

Heritage First Headlines. Panda Express opens; Chipotle is next; also due Eggs Up Grill. North Rome Church of God Pastor Terry Addis writes about his tough COVID battle and today’s demands on church leaders. Coronavirus updates. Watching Hurricane Delta.

Today’s first headlines:

  • So how about Hash Benedict or a shrimp-and-grits omelet? They’re on the menu at Eggs Up Grill joining Panda Express, Chipotle at East Bend.
  • First person: North Rome Pastor Terry Addis on his life-threatening battle with coronavirus and the escalating struggles facing today’s church leaders — and congregations.
  • COVID on campus: 102 students test positive at Berry in September; 9 so far this month. 307 students, staff in quarantine at Floyd County; Rome City Schools.
  • 48 COVID patients in Floyd, Redmond on Monday, down 8 from Friday. 21 additional positive tests in NW Georgia since Sunday.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Nothing but the 80s through Thursday. Keep an eye on Hurricane Delta — more than 2.5 inches of rain possible.
Also today:
  • Harbin Clinic, Commission on Children and Youth team up to promote ‘Get Pump’d for Kids,’ supporting Halloween safety and area children.
  • Voting: ‘Adopt-A-Precinct’ idea under way in Floyd. Advance voting starts Monday. Vice presidential debate is Wednesday. What to know about absentee ballots.
  • Buzz: 12 inmates earn GNTC welding certificates. Cheapest gas in NW Georgia? $1.90 in Chattooga. Joint services committee meets. Grant to help state exports.
  • Obituaries: James Alfred Dupuy, Jayson Keith Hightower, Mr. John Anthony Walker.
  • Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday.
  • Crimewatch: Updates on area arrests.

Truett’s Chick-Fil-A Sports Report:

Updates from the Falcons-Packers game: Atlanta falls 30-16, now 0-4 on the season.
Atlanta Braves vs. Marlins, 2 this afternoon on Fox Sports 1.
-Max Fried on the mound for the Braves.
This week’s high school football games; John McClellan’s picks.
Colleges: Georgia Tech vs. Louisville, 7 p.m. Friday, ESPN; Georgia vs. Tennessee, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, CBS.
Community sports updates.

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