Heritage First Headlines. COVID numbers all going the wrong way: 6 more deaths, 184 virus patients in Rome hospitals, 641 new cases in the region in a day. Rome Middle seventh city school to require masks. Coosa Valley Credit Union grows again.

Heritage First Headlines. COVID numbers all going the wrong way: 6 more deaths, 184 virus patients in Rome hospitals, 641 new cases in the region in a day. Rome Middle seventh city school to require masks. Coosa Valley Credit Union grows again.


Heritage First Headlines:

  • 6 more deaths: 5 in Bartow (COVID and probable), 1 in Floyd. 184 COVID patients in Floyd, Redmond on Wednesday. 641 new cases in NW Georgia. Good turnout as COVID test site reopens. City, county commissions to get update from healthcare leaders Thursday.
  • COVID on campus: Rome Middle to require masks as cases rise; seventh RCS campus to do so. Floyd shows 26 new cases Wednesday; update from Floyd Schools superintendent. Berry wraps August with 41 student, staff cases.
  • Business: Coosa Valley Credit Union plans January opening for Woodstock branch.
  • Today: Rome’s Public Safety Committee to discuss ‘downtown safety concerns.’ Also: Rome/Floyd Planning Commission meets at 2:30 p.m. Floyd Democrats meet via Zoom at 7.
  • Education: Floyd School Board sets called meeting for Tuesday. Berry showcases changes around campus.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny, upper 80s, no rain through Saturday.
  • Obituaries: John T. Carothers, Mr. Clifton Dane Freeman, Porter Alexander Helms, Mrs. Opal Beatrice Coley Morris, Clarence Jeffery Sims, Larry Doyl Taylor
  • 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. Alan Wilson, received his Doctor of Medicine degree at Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA. He completed his residency in the Department of Surgery at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon, GA., and he is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery.

  • Rome Braves split doubleheader with the Dash; rematch at home tonight.
  • Atlanta Braves swept by Dodgers; off to the Rockies.
  • John McClellan’s high school picks for Friday. McClellan
  • Berry, Shorter open football season at home Saturday; what to know about coaches, COVID protocols.
  • Latest updates from the Atlanta Falcons
  • Community Sports updates.

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