Heritage First Headlines. Coroner: Drowsy driving possible factor in collision that killed 2. Heavy rain due Saturday, up to 2 inches. COVID: 11th ‘probable’ death in Gordon; Rome hospital patients at 17. Business, health updates.

Heritage First Headlines. Coroner: Drowsy driving possible factor in collision that killed 2. Heavy rain due Saturday, up to 2 inches. COVID: 11th ‘probable’ death in Gordon; Rome hospital patients at 17. Business, health updates.

The latest:
  • Coroner: Drowsy driving could have been a factor in collision that killed two Rome drivers Thursday morning. 6 have died on Rome roads since Jan. 1.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny and 70 today but watch out for Saturday. At least 1.5 inches of rain starting early morning.
  • 11th ‘probable’ death in Gordon County. 17 patients in Floyd, Redmond on Thursday, down 1. New cases: 29 in NW Georgia.
  • Business: As Sunrise Manufacturing prepares for larger quarters, the existing site now on sale for $2.3 million.
  • Gordon first responders, resident find missing 87-year-old man.
  • Health: Polk Medical Center is the state’s first hospital to be recognized for enhanced care of older adults.
  • Buzz: Berry student’s idea wins $10,000 at Pitch contest. Bartow/Gordon District Attorney Samir Patel named to state safety board. Model pair wins oratory contest. Community Shred Days set (today, May 1).
  • Obituaries: Mr. Kerry Dean Foster, Anne Elizabeth Hatch Troutman.
  • 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:

  • Berry falls in SAA tournament opener; round two today at State Mutual Stadium (open to the public; masks required).
  • Braves off Thursday; open series vs. Arizona at 7:20 tonight.
  • Rome Braves’ drive-through poster give away set for April 30.
  • ACC tennis today-Sunday at Rome Tennis Center.
  • Georgia Tech’s spring football game tonight at 6 on ACC.
  • Pitch, Hit and Run Competitions coming to Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation.
  • Atlanta Falcons updates / NFL Draft.

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