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.
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