Heritage First Headlines. The Varsity has Cartersville site under review. Rome woman dies in I-75 crash. Floyd Schools, NAACP open dialogue following Coosa High concerns. Voccio: COVID numbers ‘looking so much better.’ Cool weekend mornings.

Heritage First Headlines. The Varsity has Cartersville site under review. Rome woman dies in I-75 crash. Floyd Schools, NAACP open dialogue following Coosa High concerns. Voccio: COVID numbers ‘looking so much better.’ Cool weekend mornings.

Today’s first headlines:
  • Dining: ‘What’ll ya have… what’ll ya have?’ How about The Varsity looking seriously in Cartersville near the new auto museum?
  • Rome woman, 79, dies in accident on I-75 in Emerson; two others injured.
  • Floyd County Schools, NAACP members hold ‘productive first meeting’ following disturbance at Coosa High the week of Oct. 4.
  • Georgia tops 25,000 COVID deaths since pandemic began 20 months ago. Voccio: Local indicators ‘are really looking so much better’ compared to recent surge. Gordon resident the latest NW Georgia COVID victim. 38 virus patients at Atrium Health Floyd, Redmond on Thursday; no change.
  • Rumor about local schools, Braves’ parade strikes out. All NW Georgia school systems are open Friday.
  • Buzz: We get an extra hour of sleep on Sunday as Daylight-Saving Time ends. Job fair Monday at Hawthorn Suites in downtown Rome.
  • Education: Highlands to offer bachelor’s degree in building information modeling management. Gordon Central band director to march in Rose Bowl parade.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather: Temperatures will dip into the upper 30s Saturday through Monday mornings; highs in the mid 60s.
  • Obituaries: Mrs. Flora Alice Mathis Huckaby.
  • 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: What this Friday’s games mean to the playoffs. McClellan
  • Where and when to watch Friday’s parade, celebrations honoring the Atlanta Braves.
  • Berry away, Shorter home this Saturday.
  • Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Sunday.

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