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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few more days of fall weather and then some rain, a little warmer.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few more days of fall weather and then some rain, a little warmer.

  OUTLOOK It will feel like fall when the season arrives Tuesday; rain, high temperatures starting Thursday. FORECAST Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.… Read more

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John McClellan’s high school football picks: Rough nights ahead for Rome, Darlington; big wins Cartersville, Unity, Calhoun, Rockmart, Cedartown.

John McClellan’s high school football picks: Rough nights ahead for Rome, Darlington; big wins Cartersville, Unity, Calhoun, Rockmart, Cedartown.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Drive-through, curbside 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.   Pepperell’s shocking domination of unbeaten and state-ranked Bremen, one-sided shutouts by Model and Coosa, and big wins by Cartersville, Cass, Darlington and Unity… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Falcons blow big lead, fall 40-39 to Dallas. John McClellan’s high school picks for this weekend. Latest high school, college football ranks. Braves pound Mets; host Marlins tonight. Community sports updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Falcons blow big lead, fall 40-39 to Dallas. John McClellan’s high school picks for this weekend. Latest high school, college football ranks. Braves pound Mets; host Marlins tonight. Community sports updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Drive-through, curbside 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 AJC’s high school football rankings. The complete list is here; local breakout below: 6A: Rome (1-1) falls from third to 10th following Friday’s loss. 5A: Cartersville… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Darlington grad invents app to scrub troubling old tweets. Coronavirus: NW Georgia will top 10,000 cases this week; more than five states. Marble Slab/Cookie shop still needs work. Druck Report: Our clergy in crisis. John McClellan’s high school picks.

Heritage First Headlines. Darlington grad invents app to scrub troubling old tweets. Coronavirus: NW Georgia will top 10,000 cases this week; more than five states. Marble Slab/Cookie shop still needs work. Druck Report: Our clergy in crisis. John McClellan’s high school picks.

  Today’s first headlines: Have some old tweets that might mean future trouble? Darlington grad’s ScrubSome really is the app for that. Northwest Georgia expected to top 10,000 cases this week; that’s higher than five states. Floyd County close to 3,000 cases. COVID on campus: Berry College at 70 cases since Aug. 1; 35 students,… Read more

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Polk County Police: GBI and FBI investigating after Polk County man injured by explosives device at home.

Polk County Police: GBI and FBI investigating after Polk County man injured by explosives device at home.

  From Polk County Police: On September 18, 2020, the Polk County Police Department was dispatched to the area of Formby Trail in reference to an original report of a gunshot wound to a male subject. Upon the arrival of the Polk County Police Department / Polk County Sheriff’s Office, it was discovered that the… Read more

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Rome Ga Cares team leaves Monday with 4 trucks full of supplies, food to help Beauregard Parish, La., recover from Hurricane Laura.

Rome Ga Cares team leaves Monday with 4 trucks full of supplies, food to help Beauregard Parish, La., recover from Hurricane Laura.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net The trucks are loaded and volunteers with Rome Ga Cares are packed up and ready to leave at 6 a.m. tomorrow for their 10-plus hour drive to Beauregard Parish in DeRidder, Louisiana to help victims of Hurricane Laura. This will be the seventh mission for the Rome Ga Cares organization. “We… Read more

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Business: Deposits up at banks serving Northwest Georgia through June 30 of this year vs. same period last year.

Business: Deposits up at banks serving Northwest Georgia through June 30 of this year vs. same period last year.

  The annual deposit summaries from Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. through June 30 of this year are now available for Northwest Georgia. Below please find the reports for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon and Polk counties as well as a quick summary on each. Each county reported a nice increase in overall deposits from the same period… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A taste of fall with high near 77 today. Temps back in 80s by mid-week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A taste of fall with high near 77 today. Temps back in 80s by mid-week.

  OUTLOOK More fall-like temperatures today with high near 77. Temps will be back in the 80s by mid-week. FORECAST Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Monday: Mostly sunny,… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. GBI and FBI investigating after explosives found at Polk County home, one person injured. Three new COVID deaths in region. Rome Ga Cares heads to Louisiana on Monday. Deposits up at local banks.

Heritage First Headlines. GBI and FBI investigating after explosives found at Polk County home, one person injured. Three new COVID deaths in region. Rome Ga Cares heads to Louisiana on Monday. Deposits up at local banks.

  Today’s first headlines: Polk Co. Police: GBI and FBI investigating after Polk County man injured by explosives device at home. Rome Ga Cares team leaves Monday with 4 trucks full of supplies, food to help Beauregard Parish, La., recover from Hurricane Laura. Three new COVID deaths in NW Georgia including 1 each in Floyd,… Read more

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Updated Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Latest high school, college football rankings. Plus: Pepperell shocks #8 Bremen, 30-8. GA Tech falls to Central Florida. Braves continue series at Mets today. Falcons at Dallas, 1 p.m.

Updated Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Latest high school, college football rankings. Plus: Pepperell shocks #8 Bremen, 30-8. GA Tech falls to Central Florida. Braves continue series at Mets today. Falcons at Dallas, 1 p.m.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Drive-through, curbside 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 AJC’s high school football rankings. The complete list is here; local breakout below: 6A: Rome (1-1) falls from third to 10th following Friday’s loss. 5A: Cartersville… Read more

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Education: Floyd School Board hears plan to close Glenwood Primary, Cave Spring Elementary in summer of 2022. Deadline set on virtual vs. face-to-face learning options.

Education: Floyd School Board hears plan to close Glenwood Primary, Cave Spring Elementary in summer of 2022. Deadline set on virtual vs. face-to-face learning options.

  >>A reminder: The regular monthly meeting of the Floyd County Board of Education is this Monday, Sept. 21.  Caucus begins at 5 and the board meeting begins at 6 p.m. Media release: The following are highlights from the Sept. 18 Floyd County Board of Education work session. All agenda items are in bold and can… Read more

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Health Department begins flu shots: ‘This flu season is going to be more challenging than ever due to the added risk of COVID-19 in our community.’

Health Department begins flu shots: ‘This flu season is going to be more challenging than ever due to the added risk of COVID-19 in our community.’

  Media release: The Floyd County and Polk County health departments are now offering flu vaccines on a walk-in basis. “This flu season is going to be more challenging than ever due to the added risk of COVID-19 in our community,” says Floyd County Health Department Nurse Manager Alison Watson.  “Influenza and COVID-19 are both… Read more

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at age 87. Her death sets up a huge political battle with weeks to go before the November election.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at age 87. Her death sets up a huge political battle with weeks to go before the November election.

  U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Friday at the age of 87. She was the second woman to sit on the High Court, appointed by President Clinton in 1993, and was well-known as a champion for women’s rights. Her death comes just weeks before the November election, setting up a huge political… Read more

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Letter details Elections Board’s reprimand of Robert Brady following argument over absentee ballot release: ‘Your disrespectful and derogatory treatment of a Floyd County citizen was wholly unacceptable.’

Letter details Elections Board’s reprimand of Robert Brady following argument over absentee ballot release: ‘Your disrespectful and derogatory treatment of a Floyd County citizen was wholly unacceptable.’

    Floyd County has released a copy of the formal reprimand against Elections Chief Robert Brady following a test exchange with community advocate Larry Morrow during an Aug. 18 board meeting where Morrow was seeking additional information on when area residents could expect to receive absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 general election. Hometown… Read more

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Heart of the Community Foundation seeks nominees for 35th anniversary Awards of Honor. Deadline: Oct. 23.

Heart of the Community Foundation seeks nominees for 35th anniversary Awards of Honor. Deadline: Oct. 23.

Media release: Nominations are being accepted for the annual program that honors individuals who have worked tirelessly to improve the community through volunteerism. The Heart of the Community Foundation Inc. and its Board of Governors are accepting nominations of potential recipients for the 35th anniversary of the Heart of the Community Awards of Honor.  The… Read more

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Buzz: Rome Symphony presents Swingin’ Strings, a free, live-streamed concert tonight. Arts Festival at Rose Lawn today, Sunday in Cartersville. The Market open this morning at Gilbreath Park.

Buzz: Rome Symphony presents Swingin’ Strings, a free, live-streamed concert tonight. Arts Festival at Rose Lawn today, Sunday in Cartersville. The Market open this morning at Gilbreath Park.

Tonight: Rome Symphony Orchestra presents Swingin’ Strings, a free, live-streamed concert for your home enjoyment, in honor of front-line responders. The concert will feature a special appearance by the Rome Youth Symphony Orchestra. It begins at 7 p.m. Click here for access. The Market — an expanded concept including a farmer’s market, flea market, arts, community resources, food… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Fall begins Tuesday but we get a weekend preview. Mid to upper 70s with lows in the 50s.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Fall begins Tuesday but we get a weekend preview. Mid to upper 70s with lows in the 50s.

  OUTLOOK The official start is 9:31 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, but we’ll take we’re getting this weekend. FORECAST Saturday: Cloudy, with a high near 76. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 5 mph. Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High School football scores, Pepperell vs. Bremen tonight. Braves-Mets update. Georgia Tech hosts Central Florida today. Falcons at Dallas on Sunday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High School football scores, Pepperell vs. Bremen tonight. Braves-Mets update. Georgia Tech hosts Central Florida today. Falcons at Dallas on Sunday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Drive-through, curbside 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. HIGH SCHOOL Friday night scores: FINAL: Rome falls at Cherokee, 21-15. FINAL: Darlington tops St. Francis, 41-9. FINAL: Model over Trion, 31-0. Now at… Read more

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