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Create Complete: Shaw’s Create Centre will open in October

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Brian Jacobs, an employee of Porter Roofing of McMinnville, Tennessee, adds the final touches to the west entrance of Shaw Industries’ Create Centre, scheduled to open in October.
Roofing installers scurried between the bright, rust-colored beams angling across the exterior of Shaw Industries’ Create Centre, putting the finishing touches on the three-story, 67,000 square-foot building that will soon house the commercial division’s marketing, design and innovation associates.

EPD lifts Bartow water restrictions

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Nearly two weeks after announcing an easing of Georgia’s drought restrictions, the Environmental Protection Division removed all restrictions in 43 counties, including Bartow.

Mobile home park owners question moratorium

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A routine public meeting held by Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor had ended Wednesday when a group of mobile home park owners and managers expressed their disagreement with the Commissioner’s decision to impose a temporary moratorium on adding new units.

Bartow Dodges a Bullet: Irma leaves county wet, but unscathed

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After spending a leisurely week tearing through the tropics, Irma, the much-feared category 5 hurricane with its devastating 185 miles-per-hour winds, roared ashore in Naples, Florida, Sunday and made a beeline up the peninsula, arriving in Cartersville late Monday evening, a mere whisper of its former self.

New mayor, same agenda in Kingston

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Newly elected Kingston Mayor Ronald Casey’s first city council meeting was a short one. Other than approval of last meeting’s minutes and the night’s agenda, the single item up for discussion was water — or the lack of it.

Adairsville adopts zoning, adult entertainment ordinances

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The Adairsville City Council adopted an adult entertainment ordinance, a zoning ordinance and readopted the official zoning map of the city Thursday. All items had been discussed in length at the council’s Tuesday work session and, save a few changes, were ready to be discussed at a public hearing.

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