Heritage First Headlines. Trump files Georgia appeal; elections official threatened. 104 new COVID cases in 24 hours, no new deaths in region. Local companies help install Christmas lights. Christmas tree lots opening. Brown Bag Cafe now in Cartersville.

Heritage First Headlines. Trump files Georgia appeal; elections official threatened. 104 new COVID cases in 24 hours, no new deaths in region. Local companies help install Christmas lights. Christmas tree lots opening. Brown Bag Cafe now in Cartersville.

Today’s first headlines:

  • Trump campaign files petition for Georgia recount. State elections official threatened, has security. Loeffler self-isolating after positive, then inconclusive COVID tests.
  • COVID: 104 new cases in last 24 hours in NW Georgia, no new deaths. Regional deaths stand at 289 since March. 84 patients in Floyd, Redmond.
  • COVID on campus: 1,176 students, staff in quarantine at Floyd, Rome City schools. Both systems already scheduled to be off Thanksgiving week.
  • It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…local companies offering Christmas light installation, local tree lots opening for the season.
  • Dining: Brown Bag Cafe opens in Cartersville with “food for the soul”…ribs, wings, fried fish and gizzards. Along with desserts from Unique Velvet Sweet Tooth bakery.
  • Week ahead: Rome Commission meets virtually on Monday, will hold public hearings on 5 rezoning requests. Floyd Commission meets Tuesday, will hear from Dr. Voccio on pandemic. Rome Christmas Parade to name Grand Marshal. The Love Feast returns.
Also today:
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mostly cloudy, high of 71, slight rain chance tonight. Mostly sunny this week, highs in mid 60s.
  • Obituaries: Mrs. Mary M. Dillard and Mrs. Myrtle Ruth Kent
  • Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday.
  • Crimewatch: Updates on area arrests.

Truett’s Chick-Fil-A Sports Report:

  • Model tops Gordon Central, 28-7.
  • First round matchups for high school football playoffs.
  • Later today: Latest high school football rankings.
  • Rome Middle 7th grade wins GMSAA championship.
  • Georgia tops Mississippi State, 31-24.
  • Alabama stomps Kentucky, 63-3.
  • Postponed by COVID: Georgia Tech at Miami.
  • Atlanta Falcons vs Saints on Sunday at 1 p.m.
  • Results from Saturday’s Tillman Clocktower 5K later today.

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