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.
- 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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