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2 people killed, 1 person hospitalized after a 5-vehicle pile-up near Cartersville (Cartersville, GA)

2 people killed, 1 person hospitalized after a 5-vehicle pile-up near Cartersville (Cartersville, GA)Nationwide Report. On Thursday evening, two people lost their lives while one person suffered injuries following a multi-vehicle wreck near Cartersville. As per the initial information, the fatal five-vehicle pile-up took place along mile marker 293 on I-75 in which three tractor-trailers, a box truck and a blue car were involved [...]
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Check out Kennesaw Mountain's Backside for a Diverse, Challenging Hike

Thousands of people hike or walk up the main trails to Kennesaw Mountain each week for the exercise and the views from the summit. But have you checked out Kemo's backside, a shapely, well-rounded, and beautiful natural attraction often unseen and unappreciated by those drawn to KeMo’s more recognizable and oft-visited full-frontal approach?

Cedar Bluff Police Arrest Kingston Man on Trafficking Heroin Charge

Cedar Bluff Police arrested a Kingston, Georgia man on drug charges overnight. Kyle Skinner, age 33 – was placed under arrest and charged with Trafficking Heroin, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in addition to Promoting Prison Contraband 2nd Degree. He was booked into...

Carrig family donates to Big Canoe Public Safety in Honor of Mike Carrig

The family of Mike Carrig, the Big Canoe volunteer fire fighter who died in May, presented a check for $15,000 to the department of Public Safety at the christening ceremony for the department’s new fire truck. Mike’s widow was accompanied by daughter Elizabeth Peterson and son Mike Carrig.

BACK IN THE DAY: Frog level bedspreads had colorful connection to Georgia

Multi-colored chenille bedspreads draped over long clotheslines — and blowing in Frog Level’s mountain breezes — had a vibrant history in Dalton, Ga. As a child in the late 1940s and early 1950s, I admired the bright displays at tourist shops in nearby Frog Level. Competing businesses on both sides of U.S. Highway 25, between Tuxedo and Zirconia, stretched outdoor clotheslines to exhibit their newest selections of flowery bedspreads.

PCO Recalls Energy and Inflation Crises of 1970s

Editor’s note: Charles Ruby, owner of Safe Exterminating Co., Jasper, Ga., submitted the following guest editorial to PCT in response to our June 2022 cover story “Money in the Tank,” which examined what PCOs are doing in response record-high fuel costs. Regarding your recent magazine cover story...

LPC Southeast to Develop Two Northwest Atlanta Industrial Properties Totaling 800,000 SF

KENNESAW AND CALHOUN, GA. — Lincoln Property Co. Southeast (LPC Southeast) has acquired land in the northwest Atlanta suburbs of Kennesaw and Calhoun to build two new industrial developments totaling 800,000 square feet. The development in Calhoun, a 400,000-square-foot industrial facility on Belwood Road just off I-75, will break ground in the third quarter and deliver in summer 2023. In Kennesaw, LPC Southeast has purchased a 175,000-square-foot facility and additional land directly off I-75 and a quarter-mile from Kennesaw State University. The land can accommodate up to 400,000 square feet of additional development. No construction timeline was given for the Kennesaw project. LPC Southeast’s Turner Fortin and Colin Beecham will oversee construction, marketing and leasing of both buildings.

UWG & Georgia Highlands College Sign Partnership Agreement

Leaders from the University of West Georgia and Georgia Highlands College (GHC) recently signed a partnership agreement that will provide a streamlined path for psychology students between the two institutions. “At the University of West Georgia, we make distinct contributions to the industries that hire the professionals who graduate from...
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Dalton Police and Fire Departments add several new members

The Dalton Fire Department cut its current personnel shortage in half with three new members confirmed during Tuesday's meeting of the Dalton Public Safety Commission, and the Dalton Police Department made a similar dent in its staff shortage with a half-dozen new members approved for the rank of patrol officer.