Heritage First Headlines. Colleagues mourn, salute Polk Sgt. Barry Henderson. Floyd sets vaccination clinic for teachers; Redmond for community. More ‘nutrition’, smoothies on the way. Remembering Roger Mudd — and his ties to Darlington.

Heritage First Headlines. Colleagues mourn, salute Polk Sgt. Barry Henderson. Floyd sets vaccination clinic for teachers; Redmond for community. More ‘nutrition’, smoothies on the way. Remembering Roger Mudd — and his ties to Darlington.

Today’s first headlines:

  • Polk Sheriff’s Sgt. Barry Henderson honored by area law enforcement. Polk Sheriff Moats: ‘My heart is broken.’ Former Floyd Sheriff Burkhalter: ‘I admired his strong spirit and heart.’
  • Floyd sets educators vaccine day for Saturday; hospital vaccinated 115 educators on Monday. Redmond community vaccination clinic Friday. 42 virus patients in Rome hospitals Tuesday; up 4. Campus quarantines down.
  • Remembering journalist Roger Mudd: 17 years ago today, the former Darlington teacher returned to talk to the students and community about his storied career.
  • Business: 411 Nutrition now open near Antigua in East Rome. Tropical Smoothie Cafe hiring for East Bend restaurant. New Xfinity store a real upgrade.
  • Floyd County Commission picks Redmond for wellness center by 3-1 vote (1 abstained). Watch the meeting replay. Rome City Schools revise 2021 calendar; set school grade levels; other updates.
  • Buzz: Jury trials to resume across Georgia. Salvation Army plans parking lot sale at 317 E. First Ave. Saturday.
Also today:
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid to upper 70s through Friday; no rain until late Sunday.
  • Obituaries: Mary Jean Allmon, Mr. Zerrll Wade Kelley, Mrs. Donna Byrd Price.
  • Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday. 75 for popular Rome restaurant.
  • Crimewatch brought to you by thestoragehound.com. Updates on arrests.

Truett’s Chick-Fil-A Sports Report:

  • Darlington’s Harrison signs tennis scholarship.
  • SEC, ACC basketball tournaments under way.
  • Braves hammered by Pirates; face Boston today.
  • Football: Berry vs. Hendrix in the SAA Championship game at 6 p.m. Saturday in Little Rock, Ark.
  • Football: Shorter at Erskine College at 4 p.m. Saturday.
  • Community sports Final days to register for the Leprechaun-a-thon 5K and Health Walk.

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