Friday morning hurricane update

September 14, 2018--8:16 a.m.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Florence is making landfall near Wilmington, NC as a Category 1 hurricane with 90 mph sustained winds.

Expected impacts in Georgia remain limited with forecast rainfall in eastern Georgia of over 1" possible with isolated amounts near 2" from late Saturday through Sunday night.

No significant wind impacts are currently expected in Georgia, with eastern areas potentially receiving gusts near or just over 30 mph. 

A Cartersville man has been found as a victim of an apparent murder.
Single vehicle accident kills Marrietta man in Bartow County Friday morning.
A Silver Creek woman was jailed after concealing items after checking out of a store.
A new Floyd Primary Care center will be opening at the first of the month. Dr. Farrah Gardner will be at that location
Berry College's Moon Gallery presents a new exhibit "PROCESS" until October 11. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Alpha Kappa Alpha from Pheonix Learning Center delivered supplies to RomeGaCares to help with Hurricane relief.
Calhoun Police were honored with two awards. First Place in category 3, which deals with the totality of traffic enforcement and reporting, and a separate award for impaired driving enforcement.
Floyd will start providing emergency medical services in Cherokee County, Alabama on October 1.
Four burglary suspects in a Bartow County burglary that occurred Sunday morning have been arrested in Forsyth County.
Ft. Payne police are releasing information about a scam that has been spotted in Ft Payne.