Today’s first headlines:
- Business: What to know about Four Stones’ $407,000 proposal to buy Rome’s 2.2 acres off West Third to boost the company’s big plans for the River District.
- Business: Big jump in home sales in Floyd County in January vs. same month a year earlier; also Bartow, Gordon updates. New Family Dollar planned in Rockmart.
- Gordon, Polk residents among latest COVID victims. 39 patients in Floyd, Redmond on Friday, down 3. Vaccine clinic Saturday at Lovejoy; nearly 33,000 have both doses in NW Georgia.
- COVID on campus: Floyd Schools’ 2 staff cases, no student count due to Planning Day; Rome at 67 quarantines. Cartersville Schools: 6 cases, 55 quarantines for the week.
- Bartow fire crews rescue 11-year-old boy from burning house; he’s stable today at Grady. Injured firefighter in ‘good condition.’
- Education: Floyd County Schools announces Kindergarten Round Up for 2021-22. Darlington’s latest scholarship offers.
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Upper 50s to low 60s through the weekend with sunny skies.
- Obituaries: Mr. Harry Dallas Battle, Mrs. Bobbie Faye Cannon, Mr. Adrian Rashad Huggins, Robert Lewis Moore Jr.
- Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday.
- Crimewatch brought to you by thestoragehound.com. Updates on arrests.
Truett’s Chick-Fil-A Sports Report:
- Coosa’s Malachi Wilkins signs with Shorter.
- Leprechaun-a-thon registration extended.
- Berry football at Centre today; a win puts the Vikings in the championship game.
- Atlanta Braves over Twins; today vs. Rays at 1:05 p.m.
- Football: Shorter at Erskine College on March 13.
- Community sports updates
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