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.
What’s closed: All local schools, colleges. New: Medical, churches, rec sports, meetings.
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.
Resources to use as the storm threat grows for Northwest Georgia. Plus: Media backups if power goes out.
Rome Cares tracking Irma’s impact before next delivery of relief supplies; donation center closed today (but you can give online).
Monday Gas Watch: Prices holding after rising more than 50 cents a gallon since Harvey hit two weeks ago.
Delayed: Rome City Commission profiles, Q&As delayed. They’ll post later in the week.
Obituaries: Mr. Perry Lee Middlebrooks.
Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Thursday. State offices are closed today and Tuesday.
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.
Rome, Cartersville remain atop high school rankings. AP: Georgia rises to no. 13; Oklahoma new no. 2.
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.
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