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Rep. Loudermilk Joins Civility & Respect Caucus

Congressman Barry Loudermilk, GA Congressman David Scott, GA Press Release:Washington, D.C. (February 22, 2019) | Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after joining the Civility and Respect Caucus, which promotes constructive dialogue and debate in Congress: “Last weekend I read the book, ‘Back in the Game’ by my friend and colleague Rep. Steve Scalise, [...]

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Atlanta Wind Symphony and Woodland Wind Symphony Present a Free Concert of Tributes on March 9th

An inspirational night of music is in store as the Atlanta Wind Symphony and the Woodland Wind Symphony present a free concert entitled "Tributes" on Saturday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Lassiter High School Concert Hall (2601 Shallowford Rd, Marietta, GA 30066). The Woodland Wind Symphony of Cartersville, Georgia, will open the program performing [...]

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Proposed Cass-White Road Improvements

A public information open house for the proposed Cass-White Road Improvements was held at the Georgia Department of Transportation District Six Office on Tuesday. The goal was to provide the public with information on the proposed project and to provide an opportunity for the public to give comments, concerns, or questions on the proposed project. [...]

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Cartersville Rotary Club Recognizes Star Students and Star Teachers

Requirements for Star Students include score the highest SAT score on a single date and a GPA in top 10% or top 10 students in their graduating class. Cartersville Student Ethan Boone and Teacher Valerie VeigaBoone is the Cartersville System Winner Adairsville Star Student Trinity Conant and Teacher Holli Leach Cass Star Student Rett Moore and Teacher Alana Guilford Woodland [...]

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GHC brings acclaimed authors together for the second Highlands Writers Conference

Press Release: Georgia Highlands College has opened registration for the second annual Highlands Writers Conference set for March 2nd at the GHC Cartersville location. Attendees will have the opportunity to spend the day with acclaimed authors, including prize-winning poet Christopher Martin, memoirist and Vice President of Membership for the National Book Critics Circle Anjali Enjeti, [...]

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Two Inmates Charged In Jail Incident That Injured Three Deputies

Emmanuel Jaquise Bailey Andrew Duane Randle An incident that took place at the Bartow County Jail on Zena Drive in Cartersville on Friday afternoon led to two inmates receiving criminal charges. As deputies were escorting 33-year-old Emmanuel Bailey of Cartersville back to his cell, he knelt down, began adjusting his leg shackles, and moved in [...]

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GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Bartow County

February 15, 2019 Acworth, GA (February 15, 2019) – Press Release: On Friday, February 15, 2019, the GBI was requested by the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 11:51 am, BCSO Deputy Matthew Aliberti initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by a [...]

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Suspect Shot During Vehicle Pursuit in Acworth

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has been involved in a deputy involved shooting. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, just after noon today, several Bartow County Sheriff's Office patrol deputies began a vehicle pursuit off Glade Road in Bartow County. At the conclusion of the chase (on Country Lane in Red Top Mountain Estates), a deputy [...]

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7 Injured in I-75 Crash; 1 Arrested

Andrew Kane McMichen Seven people were injured in a two-vehicle crash that ended up in the arrest of one of those people. A silver 2014 Ford F-350 Super Duty and a white 2005 Ford Expedition were traveling northbound on I-75 near exit 278 (Glade Rd) on a rainy night on February 10th at 6:52 p.m. [...]

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Acworth Man Illegally in the U.S. Pleads Guilty to Bribing IRS Agent

Law gavel. ATLANTA – Local business owner Magdaleno Garcia Alonso has pleaded guilty to attempting to bribe an IRS Revenue Agent to get out of paying his personal and business taxes. “Garcia attempted to buy his way out of paying his taxes by bribing an IRS Revenue Agent,” said U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak.  [...]

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