Sunday, October 9, 2016

Hurricane aftermath: Local crews headed for cleanup. Model High student hit by car, airlifted to hospital. Campaign watch. Busy week ahead in NW Georgia. Final updates from Coosa Valley Fair. Beautiful, but windy Sunday ahead. Sports updates.

Continuing updates all day at 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Another windy day ahead, high of 78. Gusts of 35 mph recorded Saturday in Rome. Forecast

Today's headlines

  • Hurricane aftermath: Crews from NW Georgia headed to cleanup. Salvation Army seeks donations for relief effort. Matthew
  • Model High School student hit by car, life-flighted to Erlanger Medical Center. Model
  • Campaign Watch: Next presidential debate tonight at 9 p.m. Deadline to register to vote is Tuesday. Politics
  • Busy week ahead: Rome and Floyd Commission meetings, Rome and Floyd BOE meetings, political forum, Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes, Hero Hustle, Fiddin' Fest, Wagon Train and more. Agenda
  • Final wrap up of 68th annual Coosa Valley Fair. List of Saturday's pageant winners. Fair
  • Tellus Science Museum welcomes their 1.5 millionth visitor Saturday. Tellus 
  • Remembering Sara Nan "Mimi" Faught Agan, Quinette Bass Harbin, Charlie Shropshire and Grier Lafayette Taylor. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Advertising sections

  • Hardy Realty open house gallery for Sunday: Four homes in Rome and Kingston, priced from $127,500 to $229,900.

Also today:

  • 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

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rockmart vs. Pepperell and Cartersville vs. Sandy Springs both up for 'Game of the Week' honors. Vote online now.
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos: How did Norman do in his picks? No Nos
  • Berry Vikings: Vikings get another win 28-21 over Chicago. Next: At Hendrix, 2 p.m. Saturday
  • Georgia Tech:  Jackets fall to Pittsburgh, 37-34. Next: At home vs. Georgia Southern, 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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