Heritage First Headlines: Almost $15,000 donated to ‘pro-SPLOST’ campaign, $6,500 to pro-education tax. New senior living community in West Rome. Up to half-inch of rain possible today. Sports updates.

Heritage First Headlines: Almost $15,000 donated to ‘pro-SPLOST’ campaign, $6,500 to pro-education tax. New senior living community in West Rome. Up to half-inch of rain possible today. Sports updates.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines.

Politics: Almost $15,000 donated to ‘pro-SPLOST’ campaign; around $6,500 for supporters of the education tax extension. Politics

That’s a wrap on advance voting with 3,103 votes cast. Precincts open Tuesday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Politics

The Preserve at Creekside, a new senior living community in West Rome, now leasing through Garden Lakes Realty. Preserve

Buzz: Salvation Army collecting coats for kids. Georgia Legal Services program returns Nov. 10. Buzz

Business: Three employers to recruit in our area Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Nov. 13. Jobs

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 50% rain chance today with high near 76. Highs in upper 70s to start week. Forecast

Obituaries: Little Tinleigh GraceAnn Cato, Joseph Kirk Henderson, John David Peña, Ray L. Trussell and Edwin Uriostigue. 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, prices from $121,900 to $247,500. Open Houses

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report:    

Friday’s high school football scoreboard: Big wins for Rome, Pepperell, Coosa, Cartersville, Calhoun, Cedartown, Rockmart and Adairsville.
Rome High’s Mason Hunter, a two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American, has given his verbal commitment to swim for the University of Michigan.
Shorter travels to Mississippi College, today at 3 p.m. Berry is off.
Honors for Berry Volleyball team.
GHC Chargers win on the road over Caldwell College, 106-69.
Today: Run for the Shelter at the Davies Shelter, 132 E. 18th St. in Rome. The 5K starts at 9 a.m.

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

Please join our guests Monday including:
8:10 a.m. Jeff and Mary Margaret Mauer on Stand Sunday, a foster care advocacy, set for Nov. 12.
8:40 a.m. Lange House Wellness Director Rome-Floyd County YMCA on the upcoming Turkey Tri at the Y.

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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