Morning Briefing: Who Won the Runoff?
Here is what's happening in Canton this Wednesday.
1. Weather: Fog will burn off by 7 a.m. and give way to sunny skies, says the National Weather Service. Today's high temperature will be around 62 degrees. Tonight, look for mostly cloudy skies and a low of 44 degrees.
2. In Case You Missed It: Although it isn't official, it looks like Scot Turner has defeated Brian Laurens in the House District 21 runoff. Turner got 60.12 percent of the 1,502 votes cast in the election held Tuesday.
3. Happening Now: Planning a romantic dinner for Valentine's Day? Make sure the restaurant you're scoping out is safe! Here are the latest health inspections of Cherokee County restaurants.
4. Looking Ahead: Gov. Nathan Deal and his wife will be at the Canton Theatre tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. to introduce their daughter to the city. Katie Deal Wright will be appearing in "Today, Tomorrow & Forever: A Tribute to Patsy Cline" this weekend.
5. On This Date in History: On Feb. 6, 1989, the Round Table Talks begin in communist Poland. The unprecedented meeting of the Polish government with the banned trade union Solidarity paved the way for the end of communism in Poland and Eastern Europe as a whole.