Latest Heritage First Headlines: Edges of Irma seeping into Northwest Georgia. High winds, 4 inches of rain, power outages. Schools closed; updated list others. Also: John McClellan’s high school predictions. Falcons open season with a win.
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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Ware Mechanical Weather ALERT: Tropical storm warning, flash flood watch in effect as Irma spreads into our area. Updates on forecast, power outages, traffic. Weather
What’s closed: All local schools, colleges. New: Medical, churches, rec sports, meetings. Closed
Ware Mechanical Weather @ 5:30 a.m.: Links to four local webcams. Plus, please see our hour-by-hour forecast showing how conditions will worsen throughout the day. Updates
Resources to use as the storm threat grows for Northwest Georgia. Plus: Media backups if power goes out. Resources
Rome Cares tracking Irma’s impact before next delivery of relief supplies; donation center closed today (but you can give online). Rome Cares
Monday Gas Watch: Prices holding after rising more than 50 cents a gallon since Harvey hit two weeks ago. Details
Delayed: Rome City Commission profiles, Q&As delayed. They’ll post later in the week.
Obituaries: Mr. Perry Lee Middlebrooks. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Thursday. State offices are closed today and Tuesday. Dining
Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Crimewatch
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report:
John McClellan’s high school picks: Pepperell, Darlington rebound; Unity, Calhoun, Rockmart to get big wins. McClellan
Rome, Cartersville remain atop high school rankings. AP: Georgia rises to no. 13; Oklahoma new no. 2. Football
Falcons get 23-17 win over the Bears.
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7:40 a.m. Carey Smith of the Rome Symphony Orchestra on what’s ahead for the south’s oldest orchestra this fall.
8:10 a.m. Tim Herrington, director of Floyd County Emergency Management, on what we can expect today.
8:40 a.m. Updates on Irma and Northwest Georgia.
Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.
State business headlines: Georgia Trend
Health headlines: Georgia Health News
Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder