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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sweltering day ahead, heat index expected near 103. Slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sweltering day ahead, heat index expected near 103. Slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon.

  OUTLOOK High near 96, but heat index could reach 103 today. Scattered to occasional thunderstorms are expected Wednesday through Monday. A few storms will be strong to severe with strong to damaging winds, frequent lightning and locally heavy rainfall. Wednesday will be the hottest day with spotty heat indices of 105 to 107. Those outside… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Gulf South Conference to cancel competition until Jan. 1. College football on shaky ground as Big Ten, Pac-12 cancel fall sports. Cedartown cancels season opener at Carrollton. Atlanta Braves updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Gulf South Conference to cancel competition until Jan. 1. College football on shaky ground as Big Ten, Pac-12 cancel fall sports. Cedartown cancels season opener at Carrollton. Atlanta Braves updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Drive-through and Door Dash. Mount Berry Mall, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. (curbside, carryout, Door Dash). Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday.   The Gulf South Conference, which includes Shorter University, will postpone competition in basketball, football, soccer, and volleyball until at least January 1. Statement from… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD ARAMARK – BEAN’RY 2277 MARTHA BERRY HWY MOUNT BERRY, GA 30149 Last Inspection Score: 100 ARAMARK – DINING HALL 2277 MARTHA BERRY HWY MOUNT BERRY, GA 30149 Last Inspection Score: 100 ARAMARK – VALHALLA -CONCESSIONS 2277 MARTHA BERRY HWY MOUNT BERRY, GA 30149 Last Inspection Score: 100 SUBWAY @ BERRY COLLEGE 2277 MARTHA BERRY… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Advisory for strong thunderstorms over Floyd, Chattooga and Gordon counties until 5:15 p.m.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Advisory for strong thunderstorms over Floyd, Chattooga and Gordon counties until 5:15 p.m.

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN CHATTOOGA…SOUTHWESTERN GORDON AND NORTHEASTERN FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM EDT… At 446 PM EDT…a strong thunderstorm was over Rome. This storm was nearly stationary. HAZARD…Up to 40 mph wind…frequent cloud to ground lightning and heavy rain. IMPACT…Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light…unsecured objects. Heavy rain… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Greene wins 14th district race. Roberson wins Floyd Sheriff. What’s on Nov. 3 ballot. Georgia’s deadliest day: 122 new virus deaths, 3 in NW Georgia. School updates.

Heritage First Headlines. Greene wins 14th district race. Roberson wins Floyd Sheriff. What’s on Nov. 3 ballot. Georgia’s deadliest day: 122 new virus deaths, 3 in NW Georgia. School updates.

Please click for today’s top stories:  Today’s first headlines: Election results: Greene wins 14th district race over Cowan. Roberson over Caldwell in Floyd Sheriff race. Results for Polk, Gordon, Chattooga. Politics: What’s on the Nov. 3 ballot. Biden picks California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate. Georgia’s deadliest day to-date: 122 new deaths in last… Read more

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Update: Polls to stay open until 9 p.m. in Rome/Floyd County after morning meltdown with problems; Judge signs consent order to extend hours. Floyd Elections Chief reports “no problems at poll this afternoon”. Expect coronavirus safety steps.

Update: Polls to stay open until 9 p.m. in Rome/Floyd County after morning meltdown with problems; Judge signs consent order to extend hours. Floyd Elections Chief reports “no problems at poll this afternoon”. Expect coronavirus safety steps.

  >Below: Q&A with Floyd sheriff’s candidates 2 p.m. update: All polls to stay open until 9 p.m. tonight in Rome/Floyd County after Superior Court Judge John Niedrach signs consent order to extend hours after problems and delays at voting machine earlier today. Election Concent Order Tuesday afternoon update: Robert Brady, Floyd County Elections Chief Supervisor, days… Read more

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Georgia Health News: Kids and COVID — State’s rate is higher than the national average (Ga. 571 per 100,000 people; U.S., 447).

Georgia Health News: Kids and COVID — State’s rate is higher than the national average (Ga. 571 per 100,000 people; U.S., 447).

    By Andy Miller Georgia Health News Georgia’s rate of COVID-19 cases among children is greater than the national average, according to a new report published by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association. Nationally, more than 97,000 new child cases were reported in a two-week period ending July 30, the report said.… Read more

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Rome City Commission bans use ‘personal electronic devices’ by commissioners during meetings by 7-2 vote with Cochran, Davis opposing.

Rome City Commission bans use ‘personal electronic devices’ by commissioners during meetings by 7-2 vote with Cochran, Davis opposing.

By a 7-2 vote, Rome’s City Commission banned the use ‘personal electronic devices’ by commissioners during meetings. Mayor Bill Collins, Commissioner Jamie Doss and City Attorney Andy Davis told of concerns about public perception, Open Records inspection of some of those text conversations or, as Doss implored, “putting the entire city in jeopardy.” There was… Read more

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Buzz: Gas prices drop a couple of cents vs. last week as summer ‘ends.’

Buzz: Gas prices drop a couple of cents vs. last week as summer ‘ends.’

Georgia gas prices  decreased slightly at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $1.97 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday’s state average is 2 cents less than a week ago, 2 cents less than last month, and 57 cents less than this time last year. It now costs motorists $29.55 to fill a 15-gallon tank of… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Your election day forecast complete with hour-by-hour updates during the hours precincts are open today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Your election day forecast complete with hour-by-hour updates during the hours precincts are open today.

  VOTERS’ FORECAST: Expected conditions at the precincts between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. 7 am Slight Chance Rain And Thunderstorms Temp: 72°F Wind: WSW @ 1 mph 8 am Slight Chance Rain And Thunderstorms Temp: 73°F Wind: WSW @ 1 mph 9 am Slight Chance Rain Temp: 76°F Wind: WSW @ 1 mph 10… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Adairsville’s Kaitlynn Stiles among 11 newcomers for Shorter women’s basketball. College football situation changing by the hour. Braves open series with Yankees in New York tonight. Community updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Adairsville’s Kaitlynn Stiles among 11 newcomers for Shorter women’s basketball. College football situation changing by the hour. Braves open series with Yankees in New York tonight. Community updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Drive-through and Door Dash. Mount Berry Mall, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. (curbs ide, carryout, Door Dash). Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday. Shorter women’s basketball announces incoming class. Shorter University’s head women’s basketball coach Jared Hughes has announced 11 newcomers for the Hawks in one of the… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

FLOYD Armuchee High, 100. The Spires at Berry College, 97. BARTOW Country Pride, Cassville, 96. Fazoli’s, Cartersville, 99. Adairsville Elementary, 100. GORDON Starbucks, Calhoun, 97. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. We should know Floyd’s next sheriff, House nominee later tonight. 117th Northwest Georgia resident dies from COVID-19. AP honors for 66 Floyd students. Services set for accident victim.

Heritage First Headlines. We should know Floyd’s next sheriff, House nominee later tonight. 117th Northwest Georgia resident dies from COVID-19. AP honors for 66 Floyd students. Services set for accident victim.

  Today’s first headlines: Precincts open until 7 tonight. Expect coronavirus safety steps. ‘We would like to encourage voters to wear a face mask but it’s not required.’ 63rd Bartow resident claimed by coronavirus. 60 COVID patients at Floyd, Redmond; 103 in the region. 47 additional positive tests from NW Georgia total at 5,670. COVID… Read more

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Services pending for 38-year-old man killed in single-car accident in Chattooga County.

Services pending for 38-year-old man killed in single-car accident in Chattooga County.

From the Georgia State Patrol: On Sunday, Aug. 9, at approximately 7:30 a.m., a 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo was traveling north on Old Holland Road. It left the roadway, onto the east shoulder. The driver overcorrected the wheel, causing the vehicle to rotate counter-clockwise. It then traveled across the roadway, striking an embankment, and overturned,… Read more

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As Saint Mary’s Catholic School celebrates 75 years amid a pandemic, the resolve of those who opened the school just days after the end of World War II remains.

As Saint Mary’s Catholic School celebrates 75 years amid a pandemic, the resolve of those who opened the school just days after the end of World War II remains.

  By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net As students return to Saint Mary’s Catholic School in Rome this Wednesday, they will be marking the 75th year the private school has been educating students from across Northwest Georgia. Born from the mission and vision of parishioners from Saint Mary’s Catholic Church and staffed by Dominican nuns, Saint Mary’s opened on… Read more

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