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Adairsville Post 3 to have runoff election
For the Adairsville City Council Post 3 election, Kenneth “K.C.” Carson and Lee Castro will go into a runoff election, with the date to be released at a later time. Carson saw 143, or 37.83 percent...
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Sunday alcohol sales approved in White
Voters in White overwhelmingly approved a Sunday alcohol sales referendum. Seventy-seven percent, or 35 of the 45 voters, approved package sales while 32 voters, 71 percent, OK’d sales by the drink.
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Abernathy to represent Post 4 in Kingston
The Kingston City Council will have a new member next year. Mike Abernathy has won the race to represent Kingston’s Post 4 on the council. Abernathy won the race with 91 votes, or 57.59 percent of ...
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Tonsmeire re-elected to Cartersville Post 3
Louis Tonsmeire Sr., who has served on the Cartersville Post 3 since 2002, was re-elected to the seat with 353, or 66.60 percent, of votes. He ran against Valerie Holt, who received 177, or 33.40 p...
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Thayer wins Euharlee mayoral race
Challenger Dennis Thayer defeated incumbent Kathy Foulk by seven votes to win the Euharlee mayoral race. Thayer polled 230 votes to Foulk’s 223, 50.77 percent to Foulk’s 49.23 percent. “I’m very ha...
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Euharlee awaits runoff information
A runoff election is slated for the two Euharlee City Council seats at large, contested by four candidates. However, County Elections Supervisor Joseph Kirk said details regarding the runoff will b...
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Laughridge, Thompson to face off in District 14 runoff
Two Bartow County candidates, Republicans Matt Laughridge and Bruce Thompson, will likely be the two candidates taking part in a runoff determining who will represent state Senate District 14. The ...
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Unofficial results for unopposed races
The following candidates ran unopposed. The numbers are unofficial until confirmed by the secretary of state Friday at 5:05 p.m. • Adairsville City Council Post 4 — incumbent Buddy Bagley received ...
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Adairsville police assaulted with vehicle during drug bust
While stropping a drug transaction at Hardee’s on Princeton Boulevard, one Adairsville police officer was assaulted with a vehicle. According to an Adairsville Police Department press release, offi...
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Brush, Bagwell capture Emerson at-large seats
Emerson voters retained incumbent Ed Brush and elected challenger Donnie Bagwell to at-large seats on the Emerson City Council. Incumbent Brenda Tidwell finished a distant third. Bagwell led all ca...
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Penson elected new Kingston mayor
Kingston will have a new mayor next year in the form of Wanda Penson. Penson, who came out with 76 votes, or 47.8 percent of the total vote, was more than 20 votes ahead of incumbent Ron Casey, who...
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Century Bank Entertainment Series opens Saturday
Kicking off Saturday at 7 p.m, The Century Bank Entertainment Series at The Grand Theatre will feature five acts aimed to appeal to a wide cross section of the community. “The goal of our entertain...
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Kingston discusses 2013 budget for next meeting
Eleven months into its fiscal year, Kingston is getting the approval process for its 2013 budget underway. During the council’s Monday night work session, Mayor Ron Casey asked the council to take ...
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Woodland High student found with knives
Staff Report A Woodland High School student on Tuesday was arrested by campus police and charged with carrying a deadly weapon to school and carrying a concealed weapon. Bartow County School System...
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Tellus Science Museum to host lecture Friday on ISON
On Friday at 7 p.m., Tellus Science Museum will present a lecture titled “Comet ISON and Other Bright Comets,” during which Astronomy Program Manager David Dundee will explain the course of ISON as...
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