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Decade-long lawsuit finally winding down

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The Davis family lives directly across U.S. Hwy 411 from the Toyo Tire Manufacturing facility in White.
A lawsuit filed more than a decade ago seems to have finally reached the end of the line.

Cartersville city trail system hits a snag

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Facing an unexpected shortfall in funds, the Cartersville City Council considered contingency plans Thursday to try to finish construction of the Leake Mounds Trail.

Two residents fight gas pipeline to try to salvage their land

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Tim Denson, left, and Henry Mez have refused TRANSCO’s monetary offers to buy the rights to run the Dalton Expansion natural gas pipeline through their properties. A water oak, left, cherished by the Mez family, has come to symbolize the fight.
Henry and Rhonda Mez bought 18 acres of land on Euharlee-Five Forks Road in 1999 because it reminded them of home.

Commissioner Taylor quit claims land to GDOT

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Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor authorized a quit claim deed Wednesday giving five acres of land to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), the first step in relocating GDOT’s Region 6 headquarters from its present location on U.S. Highway 41, south of Cartersville, to Highland 75 Industrial Park.

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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