Heritage First Headlines. Between Rivers District taking traffic concerns to Rome Commission. River City Bank opening Union County Bank in Blairsville. Two more COVID deaths in region. Advance voting today.

Heritage First Headlines. Between Rivers District taking traffic concerns to Rome Commission. River City Bank opening Union County Bank in Blairsville. Two more COVID deaths in region. Advance voting today.

Today’s first headlines:

  • Between the Rivers neighborhood to discuss increasing traffic concerns with Rome Commission during Monday’s meeting. Floyd Commission meets Tuesday.
  • Business: River City Bank expanding to open Union County Bank, a mortgage and loan office, in Blairsville, Ga. this November.
  • Two more deaths Saturday in NW Georgia: 1 each in Floyd, Gordon. That’s 253 since March. Another 79 new cases today. Latest from Dr. Gary Voccio, NWGA Public Health.
  • COVID on campus: 381 quarantines at Rome City Schools, most since classes began. Big jumps at Rome High, Anna K. Davie, Main Elementary. At Floyd: 146 students, staff as of Friday. Updates on Bartow County Schools.
  • Update: 15 Floyd County Jail inmates, 8 staffers ‘positive’ for COVID; more tests under way. Burkhalter orders ‘Code Red’ phase of pandemic plan. What that means.
  • Health: State designates Floyd Medical Center as Level II Emergency Cardiac Care Center.
  • Health: US MedClinic opens; offering free COVID-19 test for uninsured. Two Cedartown families donate 100 Cuddle Bear books to Floyd’s NICU.
  • Former U.S. Rep Tom Graves joins Washington-based lobbying group. His $1.9 million campaign account to be rolled into new PAC to support public policy, candidates.
  • Voting: Advance voting today in Floyd. Final week of in-person early voting begins Monday-Friday. State shows over 2.7 million votes through Saturday.
Also today:
  • Education: Unity Christian School’s College and Career Guidance center receives commendation from international accreditation group. ACT scores above local, state, national averages.
  • Buzz: New electric vehicle charging stations added to Town Green. Rome/Floyd NAACP to elect new officers on Nov. 14.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain clearing, partly sunny with high near 77. More rain possible mid-week.
  • Obituaries: Ms. Teresa Elaine Alexander, Lebanon Brown, Mrs. Joan Hamrick, Mrs. Vivian Marie Wells.
  • Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday.
  • Crimewatch: Updates on area arrests.
Advertising:
  • Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Battle Farm beauty offers master, two other bedrooms on the main level. Open house

Truett’s Chick-Fil-A Sports Report:

  • Saturday football: Adairsville tops Coahulla Creek.
  • Latest high school rankings coming later today.
  • High school sports roundup: Softball and volleyball.
  • Georgia Tech falls to Boston College, 48-27.
  • Georgia off. At Kentucky on Oct. 31.
  • Falcons (1-5) host Detroit today, 1 p.m., Fox.

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