Region News

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DALTON — Steve Foster, the local Democratic candidate for Congress, is eligible to be on the ballot for the Nov. 6 general election, but likely will still be in jail on Election Day after being sentenced Tuesday for his DUI conviction.

According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspected child molestation from a local health care provider. The report involved a preschool-aged child. Detectives responded to Gordon Hospital and initiated an investiga…

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CANTON — A Ball Ground woman died and her son sustained minor injuries when their recreational vehicle caught fire Sunday in Bartow County, authorities said.

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Polk Medical Center ended their fiscal year right on target with growth in several areas, from keeping swing bed admissions on an upward trend to seeing increases in the number of people visiting the emergency room overall.

DALTON — A Whitfield County woman who was arrested in May after leading authorities to the shallow grave of her girlfriend who had been missing for more than a year was indicted by the grand jury for concealing the death of another and four counts of making a false statement.

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CANTON — The human remains found behind a home off Purcell Lane in northeast Cherokee on July 5 have been identified, and the Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death as a homicide.

The Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force along with the Cartersville Police Department and the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office conducted a warrant sweep at Mountain Chase Apartment Complex on North Tennessee Street on July 27 and made eight drug arrests, according to Cartersville police Lt. M.…

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A woman and her newborn son will receive lifetime memberships to any Six Flags amusement park after she gave birth Monday afternoon at Hurricane Harbor.

The Georgia State Patrol has identified the four occupants of a passenger sedan killed in a wreck at Towe Chapel Road and Georgia Highway 140 in Bartow County Friday.

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CEDARTOWN — Former American Idol contestant Isaac Streetman’s 7 p.m. performance is part of the Downtown Cedartown Summer Concert Series. In addition to the concert, local Tex-Mex restaurant Taqueria Michoacana will have an assortment of food and drink available for purchase and local busine…

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