- Rome traffic reports for January-March show 4 fatalities vs. none during the same period in 2020. Overall accidents were up 10.8%; DUI arrests almost doubled year over year; DUI accidents rose from 5 to 19.
- As ‘Powerpuff’ filming continues in Cartersville, casting call goes out for extras next week. How to apply; what to expect.
- 2 more ‘probable’ deaths posted Tuesday (Bartow, Polk). Virus patients down to 24 at Floyd, Redmond on Tuesday; 25 new cases in region. Johnson & Johnson vaccine paused. Upcoming clinics.
- Business: Two Bartow homes included in the 2021 Parade of Homes. Largos restaurant in downtown Cartersville due in May. The Development Authority of Floyd County meets at 8 this morning. GHC virtual career fair is Thursday.
- Rome City Commission, School Board minutes; view County Commission meeting. City: Sunday package sales begin this weekend. Housing updates. Schools: 7,000 new Chromebooks.
- Education: Noon Optimist Club honors essay winners — all 3 from Model High. Georgia Northwestern team aces Skills competition. Berry student named Goldwater scholar.
- Buzz: One Community United meets via Zoom this Thursday; how to take part. The Walk to Support Survivors, hosted by the Sexual Assault Center and Harbor House, set for Friday, April 30.
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: After today’s high o f77, upper 60s through Saturday. Today’s rain: Three-tenths of an inch.
- Obituaries: Mr. Ronald David Dasher, William Charles “Bill” Martynuska.
- 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’ vs. Miami, today-Thursday.
- Matinees Thursday at home, Friday at the Cubs.
- Junior Home Run Derby, Pitch, Hit and Run Competitions coming to Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation.
- UGA, Alabama, Tech spring football dates, TV times.
- Rome High’s spring football game is May 14.
- Atlanta Falcons updates / NFL Draft.
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