Replaced wires again cut in Kingston
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AT&T workers will again have to install new wire on power poles after the wire was cut just a few days after its installation.

According to a Bartow County Sheriff's Office report, a maintenance manager with AT&T said his team had replaced the wire along Kingston Highway 293, near mile marker 14, Friday about midnight. About midnight Monday, telecommunications service in the area went out, and officials discovered that the wires had been cut.

Person(s) unknown had taken the wire from the same area several days before it was replaced.

Gasoline taken from vehicle's fuel line

A Center Road business has some repairs to make following a weekend incident.

According to a Cartersville police report, officials with Telenet/Alarm Systems reported that someone got into their property and severed the fuel line of one of its vans. The incident reportedly occurred sometime between 5 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Monday.

The business estimated a $300 cost to repair the line, while the approximately 20 gallons of lost fuel totaled $65.

Officials said the incident was the fifth such occurrence at the business, as fuel lines on four other company vans had been cut within the last two weeks. It was believed the fuel lines were cut in order to steal the gasoline inside the vehicles.

No major incidents reported

Officials with the Georgia State Patrol Tuesday about 5 p.m. said troopers had not responded to any major injury or fatality crashes in Bartow County during the preceding 24 hours.

Fire department personnel in Bartow County and Cartersville reported no fire calls during the same time period.