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Stolen ambulance leads cops on chase

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A stolen ambulance led law enforcement — Georgia State Patrol troopers, Bartow County Sheriff’s deputies and Cartersville Police officers — on a slow chase along Interstate Highway 75 north before it finally succumbed to “stop sticks” placed at mile marker 288.

Kingston hears tourism report

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Melissa Jest, African-American Programs coordinator with the Georgia State Historic Preservation Office, reports on the effects of “heritage tourism.”

Last February, a team from the Tourism Product Development Office visited Kingston with an eye towards fostering a plan to make the city a tourist destination.

 

Coomer named Legislator of the Year

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Bartow County State Representative Christian Coomer was named the 2017 Legislator of the Year by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce last week at the Chamber’s Government Affairs Council meeting in St. Simons Island.

 

EPD kick off ‘Beards for Bikes’

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Emerson Police Chief Randy Turner, center, flanked by Assistant Chief Kyle Teems, left, and Officer Chris Barnes sport a week’s participation in “Beards for Bikes.”
Forget the June temperatures, the Emerson Police Dept. is getting a full half-year’s jump on Santa Claus.

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.

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