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Ware Mechanical forecast:
- Upper 80s for the next few days with 90 due back by the weekend. Weather
Latest local headlines:
- Business: Gas roundup -- latest check on prices, availability and impact on our area. Roundup
- Floyd County Schools report plenty of fuel in stock for buses but some steps being taken just in case. Gas
- Business: Four parts of Professional Court on the market for a combined $875,000, just behind Avenue A off Turner McCall. Business
- Remembering Lindale couple Mr. Randall Bradford "Red" Jones and Mrs. Glenda Ferrell Williamson Jones as they pass a day apart. Also: Kevin Eugene 'Big K' Garrison, Kevin Reynoso. Obituaries
- Bartow EMS: 27-year-old man dies after being crushed by twin 500-pound cotton bales; third work-place fatality in a year. Update
- Buzz: NAACP, 100 Black Men set candidates forum for Oct. 11. Honors for Chieftains. Hospitality Heroes named in Cartersville. Buzz
- Health: Registration for Oct. 15 Harbin Hero Hustle is 50 percent off through 5 p.m. this Friday. Hero
- Georgia Health News: New Beginnings Care, which saw its Rockmart nursing home closed in January, facing more problems. Health
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores. 54/U for new restaurant in Rome. Dining
- Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch
- Fall festivals, pumpkin farms and leaf season. Your Northwest Georgia wrap-up. Fall
- Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.
- State business headlines: Georgia Trend
- Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder
- High School Headlines: Some of the smack talk among the high schools in advance of this week's games.
- John McClellan's high school picks: No. 6 Darlington over No. 8 Bowdon (private vs. public). Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun, Rome should have smooth nights. McClellan
- Georgia High School Football Daily.
- Coosa vs. Pepperell football game up for two Game of the Week votes. How to vote now.
- Weekly soccer report (with additional updates likely).
- Berry kicker Mitchell Blanchard honored again.
- Berry College: Saturday vs. Sewanee, 6 p.m. at home. Roster | Schedule |
- Shorter University: At Delta State, 3 p.m. Saturday. /
- Georgia Tech: At home vs. Clemson, Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
- UGA: At Ole Miss, noon Saturday.
- Norman's No-Nos: Next picks posting Friday morning.
- Rome Braves' 2016 South Atlantic League championship T-shirts now on sale.
- Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' 2016 photo gallery.
- Atlanta Braves: At Mets through Wednesday; at Marlins Thursday-Sunday.
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- Please join our guests including:
- 7:40 a.m.: Steve Trautman and Penny Evans-Plants on the Greater Rome Chamber's annual Geek Week celebration.
- 8:40 a.m.: Patrick DeHaan, an analyst for Gas Buddy since 2009, joins us to talk about local gas prices, the pipeline leak and what's next.