Today’s first headlines:
- In 365 days, Georgia has lost 15,462 people to COVID or 42 per day; that’s not counting 2,288 ‘probable’ virus deaths. Gordon, Chattooga residents among latest victims. 42 patients in Floyd, Redmond on Thursday, up 1. Vaccine clinic updates.
- North Avenue collision kills 37-year-old man; third fatality this week in Rome.
- Coosa Valley Credit Union closing one of two Dean Avenue locations as of April 2.
- Dining: So which beer pairs best with shrimp, chicken and fried livers? We have some recommendations for Shrimp Boat’s new owners.
- COVID on campus: Floyd Schools’ quarantines up 29 to 275; Rome jumps 26 to 64 quarantines; 1 new staff case. Cartersville Schools: Third day with no new cases, quarantines.
- Buzz: GNTC opens adult learning center in Cedartown. Floyd elections board meets Tuesday. DOT’s upcoming paving plans. Floyd elected officials meet this afternoon.
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little cooler but clear skies into next week. 62 today, 59 on Saturday. High outdoor fire danger today.
- Obituaries: Mr. Adrian Rashad Huggins, Gary Milton Padgett, James Alvin Shuler Sr., Kay Chambers Studdard.
- Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday. 67/U for popular breakfast stop.
- Crimewatch brought to you by thestoragehound.com. Updates on arrests.
Truett’s Chick-Fil-A Sports Report:
- Darlington salutes winter sports athletes.
- Atlanta Braves fall 6-1 to Pirates; Fried scratched because of COVID concerns.
- Football: Berry at Centre this Saturday; Shorter at Erskine College on March 13.
- Community sports updates
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