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After coming out ahead in the November special election to fill the District 14 State Senate seat vacated by Barry Loudermilk, Bartow County resident Bruce Thompson has secured the post with more than double the votes of his runoff opponent, Matt Laughridge of Cartersville.
Tuesday night's Mega Millions jackpot reached $4257 million! Here are the winning numbers: 12, 41, 7, 44, 59 Mega Ball - 3 The tragic shooting of a 72-year-old man in North Georgia has re-ignited a nationwide debate over "Stand Your Ground" laws.
Bartow County officials say a Cartersville man walked into the county courthouse just after noon Tuesday, pulled out a knife and cut his own neck.
Declaring that the city wasn't ready yet, the Taylorsville City Council on Monday night voted unanimously to deny a proposal to allow alcohol sales in the city.
Update Georgia State Patrol officials tell Patch the crash appears to have been a head-on collision that resulted in one fatality.
A Cartersville man who said he knew he wasn't allowed on the property of a Rolling Hills Drive home went there anyway and allegedly pointed a gun at four people and threatened to kill them.
Cartersville this week will be host to the largest Christmas parade in northwest Georgia as the annual Cartersville Exchange Club Christmas Parade winds through its streets on Dec. 5. More than 100 floats, marching bands, fire trucks, horses and antique cars will be featured and a special appearance by Santa Claus is guaranteed.
The third annual show, which is scheduled for Feb. 23, 2014, will feature a new aspect, said organizer Maria Murray of Globe Trotters.
Two weeks after authorities arrested Michael West at his Emerson business, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday began conducting an investigation into allegations of excessive force by police during the apprehension.
According to a press release, investigators have charged Mathew Grant Wall with armed robbery, false imprisonment and aggravated assault.
With December on the horizon, a bevy of holiday offerings are starting to take shape in downtown Cartersville.
While important all year long, it is no secret that many people begin their holiday shopping routines after Thanksgiving.
Students across Bartow County and Cartersville are out of school this week for the Thanksgiving holiday, but on Friday, Nov. 22, younger students enjoyed some festivities after learning about the origin of the holiday.