Today’s first headlines:
Newsletter: Friday edition.
- Greene’s security needs behind high-priced SUV, six-digit protection costs, campaign says.
- Rome’s Gretchen Corbin on lottery’s 30th anniversary.
- Updates on sushi — and craft beer.
- A packed Peaks & Valleys.
- State judge says Jeff Lewis should be disqualified in state Senate 52 race with Hufstetler, Keeney; secretary of state to decide.
- Advance voting this Saturday, Sunday at the elections office on East 12th Street. More than 2,200 ballots cast so far.
- Remembering Ann Blair Roebuck: A ‘sweet, beautiful, sassy, brilliant, strong, funny woman’ who’s ‘favorite job of all was being a preacher’s wife.’
- Weekend: Darlington begins next round of graduations. Wizard of Oz at the DeSoto. Traffic alert in Bartow.
- Obituaries: Infant Kenneth Jackie Jeter,Mrs. Kelsey Murray.
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Your spread of weekend afternoon highs: 82 today, 86 Saturday, 89 on Sunday.
- Crimewatch brought to you by Big Dan’s Car Wash. Updates on arrests.
- Darlington two-time wrestling champion Alan Cordero signs with University of the Cumberlands.
- State track and field updates.
- Special guest at Model (think national championship).
- Cartersville, Cedartown move to Final Fours on Saturday in state high school baseball. AdventHealth Stadium to host 4A, 5A championships.
- Berry softball in NCAA tournament starting today.
- Rome Braves vs. Winston-Salem through Sunday. Walk-off win Thursday night.
- Atlanta Braves host Padres today-Sunday.
- Local sports calendar. Trion only local team as state high school tennis championships come to Rome.