Continuing updates all day at www.hometownheadlines.com
Ware Mechanical forecast:
- Wind gusts up to 30 mph possible today from Hurricane, but no rain. Highs in low 80's for weekend. Forecast
- Latest on Hurricane Matthew: Local hotels booked solid as hundreds of Hurricane Matthew evacuees come to Rome. Hurricane
- Rome carver Jeremy Smith survives first elimination on Food Network's Halloween Wars. Next episode airs Sunday at 9 p.m. Halloween Wars
- Buzz: Japanese Consulate visits Rome. "The Small Town Capital of Nice" featured in Psychology Today. Devin Washington joins Floyd. Buzz
- Business: Career fair in Cartersville on Oct. 18., Shaw Industries partners with Cartersville High for workforce development. Business
- Education: Darlington School named Apple Distinguished School, GNTC Culinary students travel to Ireland to learn Irish cooking techniques.Education
- Final day of the Coosa Valley Fair: Gates open at 10 a.m. Miss Coosa Valley Fair pageant tonight. Latest show results. Fair
- Weekend: Chili Cookoff, Heavy Metal at Tellus, Veterans Memorial service and 'Paddling through History'. Calendar
- Education: Four Darlington Seniors named 'commended students' in 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Education
- Remembering Russell David Parker, Sr. Obituaries
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
- Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch
- Hardy Realty open house gallery for Sunday: Four homes in Rome and Kingston, priced from $127,500 to $229,900.
- Campaign watch: Summary of candidate profiles (and links to GHC video interviews). Plus: Local, national political calendars. Politics
- 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 scoreboard: Big wins for Rome, Darlington, Cartersville, Cedartown, Calhoun and Sonoraville. Scoreboard
- John McClellan's high school picks: How did John do in his picks? McClellan
- Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos: Alabama is test, Vols stay on track; Dawgs win. No Nos
- Berry Vikings: At home vs. Chicago, Saturday at noon.
- Georgia Tech: At Pittsburgh, Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
- UGA: At South Carolina, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. (Game moved due to Hurricane Matthew)
- Atlanta Falcons: At Broncos, 4:15 p.m. Sunday.
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