Latest Heritage First Headlines: Escape Rooms due in downtown Rome by December. Final day for advance voting; election day is Tuesday. Floyd Schools, Johnson Controls in nearly $3 million settlement. Regional scores on latest state school ratings. Big night of high school football.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Escape Rooms due in downtown Rome by December. Final day for advance voting; election day is Tuesday. Floyd Schools, Johnson Controls in nearly $3 million settlement. Regional scores on latest state school ratings. Big night of high school football.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines.
LATEST HEADLINES
Latest updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails.
MORNING EDITION:
Business: Colosseum Escape Rooms coming to Broad Street by early December. What to know. Escape room
News watch today: We’re not too sure on this one as opposed to Thursday but we are tracking a key meeting this morning that could mean significant changes here.  We’ll know by midday.
Nearly 2,542 advance votes so far; final day is Friday. Precincts open Tuesday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Candidate profiles, Q&A; closer look at $143.8 million in tax extensions. Sample ballots. Vote 
Floyd County Schools, Johnson Controls reach settlement; $2.3 million in cash plus other provisions. Settlement
Updated: Regional look at 2017 College and Career Ready Performance Index scores; big numbers for Armuchee High. Update includes all city, county high schools in Northwest Georgia as well as systemwide scores for each city and county district. Scores
Buzz: 11 graduate from GNTC’s law enforcement academy.  Phoenix Performance Learning Center. Annual wreaths display, auction returns, benefiting Cancer Navigators. Buzz 
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 70s through Sunday with on-and-off showers. Weather 
Obituaries: Mr. Willie Lee Glynn, Mrs. Dorothy S. “Dot” Moreland. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Crimewatch

 

CAMPAIGN WATCH

For more on the election, click here to find:

  • Candidate profiles, Q&As.
  • Advance voting: Latest update, where to vote this week.
  • Comprehensive stories on both tax extension bids plus radio interviews.
  • Sample ballots for the City Commission, School Board races.
  • Election calendar:  Precincts open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday; Floyd GOP Women meet Tuesday.

Advertising:

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for Sunday: Your first look at three homes in Greater Rome, priced from $121,900 to $247,500. Posting at 3 this afternoon.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report:    

Big night of high school football; 67 degrees at kickoff.
Shorter on the road Saturday; Berry off.
Norman Arey’s Norman’s No-Nos.
Run for the Shelter is Saturday.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM, streaming.

7:40 a.m. Mandy Perry of Blood Assurance Rome on local blood supplies, including the high demand during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
8:10 a.m. Floyd County School Board chair Chip Hood and vice chair Tony Daniel  talk about Thursday’s developments and what’s next.
8:40 a.m. Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Health headlines: Georgia Health News

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

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