Heritage First Headlines. 2 die as semi, car collide south of Cedartown. COVID: 3 from Bartow, 1 from Polk latest local victims. Latest on vaccine and campus updates.

Heritage First Headlines. 2 die as semi, car collide south of Cedartown. COVID: 3 from Bartow, 1 from Polk latest local victims. Latest on vaccine and campus updates.

Today’s first headlines

  • State Patrol: Truck-car collision kills two, 16-year-old driver and 12-year-old passenger. Semi driver also injured. Latest updates.
  • 3 Bartow residents, 1 from Polk latest COVID deaths in NW Georgia. State now at 701,308 cases; 170 new positives from our area. 127 virus patients at Rome hospitals.
  • Vax Report: Nearly 600,000 vaccinated in Georgia. Kemp says state needs more doses. Georgia Health News: Who’s getting shots to the homebound?
  • COVID on campus: 10 new positive tests at Floyd Schools as quarantines rise to 612. Rome sees drop in quarantines; 2 new cases. Cartersville: 4 positive tests, 7 quarantines.
  • Remembering Jack Jerome Kirkpatrick, former sheriff of Polk County.
  • Buzz: Phillip Burkhalter, Craig McDaniel join GNTC Foundation Board.
Also today:
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A break in the rain, sunny and mid 50s Saturday but more wet stuff on the way Sunday, Monday.
  • Obituaries: Steven Hoyt Bagwell-Benedict, Mrs. Iro Tolbert Clark, Patricia Swinford Couey, Dr. Larry Gene Davis, Mrs. Michelle Lynn Kelley Green, Mrs. Sarah Kathryn Padgett.
  • Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday.
  • Crimewatch: Updates on area arrests.

Truett’s Chick-Fil-A Sports Report:.

  • AJC honors area football players.
  • Falcons announce hiring of new coordinators.
  • NFC Championship: Green Bay Packers vs. Tampa Bay Bucs, Sunday.
  • AFC Championship: Buffalo Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday.
  • Super Bowl is Sunday, Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m., CBS.

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