Heritage First Headlines. Berry, partners have Oak Hill Residences (former Sunrise Inn) ready for students. COVID: 6 Floyd Schools under mask mandate Monday; 418 cases across regional campuses. Hospitals slammed: 122 patients in Rome; 57 in Cartersville. Rome commission, school board races set.

Heritage First Headlines. Berry, partners have Oak Hill Residences (former Sunrise Inn) ready for students. COVID: 6 Floyd Schools under mask mandate Monday; 418 cases across regional campuses. Hospitals slammed: 122 patients in Rome; 57 in Cartersville. Rome commission, school board races set.


Heritage First Headlines

  • Oak Hill Residences, Berry’s new student housing center in the transformed Sunrise Inn & Suites greets first students as classes begin Monday.
  • COVID on campus: 418 cases at area schools as of Friday. 6 Floyd Schools at 2% or more student COVID rate, under mask mandates Monday. 143 students with virus at Floyd; 49 students, staff at Rome.
  • Another Gordon resident dies; Bartow posts ‘probable’ death. 1,040 new cases in NW Georgia in a week. 122 virus patients in Floyd, Redmond on Friday, 57 in Piedmont Cartersville. 1,721 got first vaccine doses since midday Thursday.
  • Rome elections: 7 seeking 3 seats on City Commission; 9 in the hunt for 7 School Board posts. Plus: First candidate statements; COVID statements.
  • Buzz: Chieftains shifts annual barbecue to to-go again this year. Road work in Shannon next week.
  • ‘Planapalooza’ continues Saturday, into next week after Friday night premiere.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another week in the 90s starts Sunday; ‘just’ 85 today.
  • Obituaries: Mrs. Ruth Mae Hardin, Charles Kerry Noles, Ms. Juanita Green Wade.
  • Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday.
  • Crimewatch brought to you by Big Dan’s Car Wash. Updates on arrests.

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Harbin Clinic Headlines: Meet Dr. Ademola Adeseye, who joins Harbin Clinic Cardiothoracic Surgery and will begin seeing patients August 16. Dr. Adeseye is one of 10 doctors joining Georgia’s largest privately owned, physician-led healthcare community.

 


  • Friday night’s high school football scores.
  • Rome Braves vs. Greenville. Rematch Saturday, Sunday afternoon.
  • Atlanta Braves at Orioles through Sunday. Also, roster updates.
  • Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins Saturday night; roster updates.
  • Tillman 5K set for this morning; results later today.

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