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According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, deputies received a tip late Tuesday night, Feb. 20, that an unknown person had made a threat to commit an act of violence at a local county school. An investigation was immediately undertaken and leads were followed which uncovered social me…

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More than one group said the wheelchair ramp could not be built – the terrain was all wrong for it, too steep, no way to build a ramp that would meet codes.

  • Marie Nesmith, The Cartersville Daily Tribune
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CARTERSVILLE — To promote firearm safety, the Cartersville Police Department is distributing complimentary gun locks provided by Project ChildSafe.

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CARTERSVILLE — A body was found in a ditch by the Exit 296 en-trance ramp on Cassville White Road on Saturday at around 7:30 a.m.

  • Shaddi Abusaid, Marietta Daily Journal
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MARIETTA — A former Kennesaw State University student faces rape charges after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman last September in her dorm room, warrants show.

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The Polk School District posted a letter on school websites and their Facebook page announcing that a pair of individuals at Cedartown-area schools have been diagnosed with tuberculosis.

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CARTERSVILLE — A resident of White was killed in an wreck on Wednesday afternoon in Cherokee County when the car he was riding in left the road and hit a tree.

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CARTERSVILLE — Two men were arrested on drug trafficking charges when deputies with the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office in Alabama discovered approximately 28 pounds of methamphetamine in the trunk during a traffic stop last week.

  • Chris Whitfield, Dalton Daily Citizen
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DALTON — Spencer Cantrell was a fiercely independent man, those who knew him said. He was so independent that his brother said when he and his wife made an offer for Cantrell to come live with them in a spare room in their home last year, he turned them down and stayed in his trailer just up…

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