Heritage First Headlines. Another round of severe weather due this afternoon; latest updates. COVID: 8 vaccination options (plus health department, stores). Floyd bumps salary in search for elections chief. Home sales eased a bit in February.

Heritage First Headlines. Another round of severe weather due this afternoon; latest updates. COVID: 8 vaccination options (plus health department, stores). Floyd bumps salary in search for elections chief. Home sales eased a bit in February.

The latest:
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Severe weather possible today, especially in the late afternoon. At least an inch of rain. Flash flood watch in effect. Continuing updates.
  • 20-year-old Rome man charged in collision that killed a Rome High senior and his father last month, jail records show.
  • Floyd County begins search for next chief elections clerk. One big difference this time: A potential significant boost in pay.
  • The idea of placing a park on the Fifth Avenue bridge hits a snag: It is owned by Floyd County, not the city.
  • Real estate: Mixed report on February home sales in Northwest Georgia — up mostly vs. the same month last year but down from robust January.
  • Education: Interim no more, Jill Thacker named principal at Model Middle School. Pepperell High’s Briley Cordle, Nikki Fosha selected for the Teens in the Driver Seat Teens Advisory Board.
  • Buzz: Spring Art Market returns April 10-11; all outdoors. Parks and Recreation brings back The Market starting April 10. Cabell’s Designs spring opening is May 5-8. Berry sunrise service for students, staff only.
  • Obituaries: Mr. Horace Rickey Deaton, Charles Edward Jarrett, Ms. Georgia Leon Smith, Mr. Chrispin Glenn Stansell.
  • 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:

  • Georgia Highlands’ baseball, basketball teams both nationally ranked; Vikings baseball no. 12.
  • Braves fall 6-3 to Pirates; opening day a week from today.
  • Georgia falls in women’s tournament; Tech in Sweet 16.
  • Rome Braves host area high schools this weekend.
  • Shorter closes spring football season Saturday at Darlington vs. Fort Valley State.

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