Heritage First Headlines. Big Dan’s opens today as car wash industry surges. Now more than 5 years old, more changes for tennis center. 4 COVID deaths, 4 probable deaths posted Thursday. Final day to vote in advance in city elections; precincts open Tuesday. Cold and windy today.

Heritage First Headlines. Big Dan’s opens today as car wash industry surges. Now more than 5 years old, more changes for tennis center. 4 COVID deaths, 4 probable deaths posted Thursday. Final day to vote in advance in city elections; precincts open Tuesday. Cold and windy today.

Today’s first headlines:
  • Business: Big Dan’s Car Wash, with a $4.2 million campus on Shorter Avenue, opens at 8 a.m. Friday; ribbon-cutting reset for Tuesday morning.
  • Changes continue at Rome Tennis Center at Berry College, now in sixth year of operation. New management company starts Jan. 1; hotel due by early December.
  • Thursday: 4 more COVID deaths in NW Georgia, 4 more probable deaths. 32 virus patients at Floyd, Redmond; down 4. Voccio joins GHC’s Community Watch to outline vaccine booster shots and what to do next.
  • Campaign Watch: ‘Ch-Ch-Chattooga County’ stars in first MSNBC ‘County-to-County’ report on voter moods. Advance voting ends Friday afternooon; precincts open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 2. Who’s on the ballot; where and when to vote.
  • Education: Shannon Edwards to represent GNTC at EAGLE Leadership Institute. Flexible learning day Monday for Rome City Schools.
  • Business: Cartersville-Bartow Chamber’s next job fair is Nov. 3. Honors for area radio stations.
  • Buzz: Rome Floyd Parks and Rec has 1,400 treat bags ready for Sunday (come early). Speaking of treats, Peppermint Chip Milkshake back on Chick-fil-A menu starting Monday.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather: It will feel more like early winter today with highs only in the mid 50s and a steady wind. Sunny and 66 by Sunday.
  • Obituaries: Mrs. Mary Ann Watson.
  • Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday.
  • Crimewatch brought to you by Big Dan’s Car Wash. Updates on arrests.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report

  • John McClellan’s high school picks: Closer look at post-season playoffs plus who will win this Friday. McClellan.
  • Braves vs. Astros in game three of the World Series tonight at 8 on Fox.
  • Georgia vs. Florida this Saturday, 3:30 p.m., CBS.
  • Berry home, Shorter on the road this Saturday.
  • Atlanta Falcons home Sunday vs. Carolina.
  • Latest community sports.

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