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  • The Summerville News
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SUMMERVILLE — A 29-year-old Trion man awoke to his hip burning along with his Mountain View home this week.

  • Jon Gargis, Marietta Daily Journal
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MARIETTA — Visitors to Six Flags Over Georgia will once again have 12 roller coasters to enjoy next Memorial Day weekend.

  • Chris Whitfield, Dalton Daily Citizen
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DALTON — A Dalton woman who falsely reported her child being kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend and caused Dalton police to issue an alert for the child has been arrested for lying to police and false report of a crime.

  • Chris Whitfield, Dalton Daily Citizen
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DALTON — A former Northwest Whitfield High School coach and paraprofessional who was arrested in October for failing to report an alleged sexual assault of a juvenile at a private residence had the charges against him dropped, according to the District Attorney’s office.

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The City of Cedartown’s changes to the alcohol control ordinance to allow for breweries, wineries and brewpubs need only clear one more hurdle after the Planning Commission gave their nod of approval to the plan.

  • Jon Gargis, Marietta Daily Journal
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Keeping traffic flowing around SunTrust Park during this year’s baseball games and special events cost Cobb taxpayers nearly $970,000 — a price tag county leaders hope to reduce and excise from the government’s ex-pense sheet next year.

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BIRMINGHAM – A Colbert County man pleaded guilty today (Nov. 27) to producing child pornography between 1997 and 1998, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, Principle Deputy Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, and Homeland Security Investig…

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Angelo’s New York Style Pizza and Bistro reopened Monday after it was reinspected by the Bartow County Health Department because of a food-borne-illness outbreak during a catered Thanksgiving meal at Toyo two weeks ago.

  • Madison Hogan, The Cherokee Tribune
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CANTON— Georgia investigators are asking for the public’s help to identify two men wanted in connection to a home invasion turned homicide that occurred in North Georgia last year.

  • By Chris Whitfield, Dalton Daily Citizen
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No foul play is suspected after local law enforcement officer Kevin Brooks was found dead in a wrecked car with a gunshot wound Saturday night on Highway 41 near exit 345 in Catoosa County, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

  • The Summerville News
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SUMMERVILLE — The Summerville City Council named police Capt. Harold Tucker as the interim police chief on Nov. 13. Tucker is taking over the daily operation of the police department during the absence of Chief Stan Mosley, who is out with an extended illness.

  • Shaddi Abusaid, Marietta Daily Journal
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MARIETTA — Kennesaw State University has announced it will phase out the Michael Leven School of Culinary Sustainability and Hospitality by spring of 2021 and that it is no longer accepting new students into the program.

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When film companies come to a small town like Cedartown looking to use it as a setting for their movie or television show, suddenly many questions need to be answered.

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The American Legion Riders of American Legion Paul Gwin Post 47 in Calhoun hosted the first annual Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 30. The event was held to show appreciation to veterans, families of fallen soldiers and families of the communities. Proceeds from the event will go to support…

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