Heritage First Headlines. Cave Spring man dies from ATV accident injuries. Crash on 411 near Etowah River claims Gadsden man. Concern about local fentanyl cases. Floyd loses another resident to COVID; probable death as well. More rough weather possible, today through Saturday.

Heritage First Headlines. Cave Spring man dies from ATV accident injuries. Crash on 411 near Etowah River claims Gadsden man. Concern about local fentanyl cases. Floyd loses another resident to COVID; probable death as well. More rough weather possible, today through Saturday.

The latest:
  • Cave Spring ATV accident claims the life of  Spenser Sumner. His accident follows the death of a Polk teen on March 27.
  • State Patrol: Gadsden man dies in accident on U.S. 411 near Etowah River Bridge.
  • Attorney General: Rome among areas where counterfeit pills containing fentanyl reported; coroner’s office has seen five suspected cases since Jan. 1.
  • 176th COVID victim in Floyd; 38th ‘probable’ death as well. COVID patients increasing again at Floyd, Redmond; up 12 since March 30. New cases reported Wednesday: 36. Harbin Clinic offering vaccine to established patients on Thursdays.
  • The two Bartow residents who died in an Easter Sunday blaze have been identified; state joins the investigation.
  • Realtor Steve Graves of Hardy Realty, Floyd airport authority named to the Georgia Real Estate Commission.
  • Samir Patel named District Attorney for Bartow, Gordon counties.
  • 2.1-magnitude earthquake rocked Chattooga/Mentone area Wednesday morning.
  • Buzz: Between The Rivers Farmer’s Market returns to Bridgepoint Plaza on May 1; will be held first, third Saturdays through Sept. 18.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Probably a half-inch of rain today with storms possible especially around midday and 3-6 p.m. Continuing updates.
  • Obituaries: Everarido Aldanaoliva, Curtis Milton Craw, Ms. Maxine E. Donaldson, Marion H. Sewell, Thomas Joseph Tarpley, Mr. Ngan V. Truong,
  • 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:

  • Braves take two from Washington; off today; open home season Friday night.
  • Links to The Masters; web and TV updates.
  • Junior Home Run Derby, Pitch, Hit and Run Competitions coming to Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation.
  • UGA, Alabama, Tech spring football dates, TV times.
  • Atlanta Falcons updates / NFL Draft.

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