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With 3 weeks to go, Shop With A Hero begins final fundraising push

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Bartow County Sheriff Investigator Hollie McKamey accepts a Shop with a Hero donation from a Wal-Mart shopper. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News

After an investigation of a metro Atlanta Shop With A Cop program revealed misuse of funds, Bartow County’s Shop With A Hero opened up about the local campaign’s process.

Culpepper celebrates retirement from CPD

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Cartersville Police chief Thomas Culpepper, right, receives best wishes at his retirement party Thursday from Sam Grove, city manager, left; Matt Santini, mayor; and Frank McCann, assistant chief of police. Culpepper will retire Nov. 25. At this week’s city council meeting, Grove will recommend McCann as the new chief, which is expected to be approved. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News

Thirty-seven years ago, Tommy Culpepper was handed the keys to a Cartersville police cruiser and told to cover the west side of town.

Body pulled from Lake Allatoona

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A body of a possible drowning victim was recovered Friday evening near Bethany Bridge at Lake Allatoona. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News

A possible drowning victim was recovered from Lake Allatoona Friday evening.

Cartersville ranks above state average in renters insurance premium

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Renters in Cartersville pay above the state mean to insure a home or apartment, according to a study from ValuePenguin. On a list of 129 Georgia cities, Cartersville came in at No. 73 — renters average an annual insurance premium of $402, $4 above the state average of $398. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News

A study by a New York research firm places annual premiums for renters in Cartersville above the state average.

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