Heritage First Headlines. Buc-ee’s hiring for Calhoun location. Former Legacy Marketing campus on market. Xfinity now open at East Bend, Wingstop coming Monday. 3 more COVID deaths.

Heritage First Headlines. Buc-ee’s hiring for Calhoun location. Former Legacy Marketing campus on market. Xfinity now open at East Bend, Wingstop coming Monday. 3 more COVID deaths.

Today’s first headlines:

  • Business: Buc-ee’s is hiring for Calhoun/Adairsville location. Former Legacy Marketing campus on the market for $3.1 million.
  • Business: Xfinity now open at East Bend. Coming Monday: Soft opening for Wingstop.
  • Business: International Paper names Kevin Walls mill manager of the Rome Containerboard Mill; to lead staff of 550.
  • Georgia Health News: Atrium, Houston Healthcare cancel merger, citing pandemic; it ‘is totally separate and has no effect on the Floyd process,’ Atrium spokesman says.
  • Friday: 3 more deaths — Floyd, Gordon, Chattooga. State tops 15,000 victims. 128 new cases in NW Georgia; 45 in Floyd, 42 in Bartow. 55 virus patients in Floyd, Redmond on Friday, down 11.
  • COVID on campus: 176 in quarantine at Floyd, 121 at Rome schools. Cartersville Schools for the week: 14 test positive, 164 quarantines. Polk: Masks a must on buses.
Also today:
  • Buzz: Honors for Berry’s Campus Carrier. State to review 2018 Floyd election error. Marine Corps League offers scholarships. Pepperell High’s SADD earns state grant.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid to upper 70s today, Sunday and then more heavy rain late Sunday into Monday.
  • Obituaries: Ms. Clara Mae Gilliam, Mrs. Marjorie Tucker Lane, Kaye Culberson Ryan.
  • Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday.
  • Crimewatch brought to you by thestoragehound.com. Updates on arrests.
Advertising:
  • Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for Sunday: Historic 1925 mill home charm in Shannon Village. Open house

Truett’s Chick-Fil-A Sports Report:

  • High school basketball state playoffs and what’s next.
  • Latest student-athlete signings.
  • Today: Berry (home) and Shorter (away) as spring football games continue. Please check attendance policies first.
  • Baseball updates including spring training.
  • Community sports updates

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