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Tuesday Jul 8 | GPB.org

Could Self-Driving Cars Be Coming To Georgia? One Politician Hopes So

Self-driving cars-- they're not science fiction any more. Georgia legislators are so serious about the idea, they want to pass a law that would make those cars legal on the road.

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Related Topix: Cedartown, GA

Tuesday Jul 8 | Examiner.com

Rockmart family seeking information regarding theft of four wheeler

A Rockmart family is requesting help from the public for any information regarding a theft that occurred on their property located at 57 Wheeler Ford Road in Rockmart between the hours of 11 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25th through the early morning hours of Thursday, June 26th.

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Related Topix: Rockmart, GA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Daily Tribune News

Rep. Kelley named chair of autonomous vehicle committee

As self-driving vehicles continue their crawl toward becoming a reality, the Georgia House of Representatives has formed a committee to study autonomous vehicle technology.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Bartow County, GA, Cedartown, GA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

Whitfield roads earning their stripes

You might say some Whitfield County roads have earned their stripes lately. The recent re-striping of the roads is all part of an ongoing effort by the county Public Works Department to make local roads safer for motorists, according to Director DeWayne Hunt.

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Related Topix: Whitfield County, GA, Cleveland, GA, White County, GA, Dalton, GA, Rockmart, GA

Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Central Georgia Technical College early childhood program earns three stars

JASON VORHEES/THE TELEGRAPH Macon, GA, 06/18/2014: Braylyn Varnardo, 3, tosses a ball to one of her teachers Joyce Braswell during a game of "hot potato" Wednesday at the Central Georgia Technical College´s Early Childhood Learning Center in Macon.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Braswell, GA

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Rockmart man pleads insanity in child molestation case

A Rockmart man who was accused and indicted by a grand jury of sex crimes against a minor child entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity in Polk County Superior Court .

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Related Topix: Rockmart, GA

Mon Jun 16, 2014

98.1 KVET

Listen to the new song, 'Leave The Night On'

Hailing from rural Cedartown, Georgia, Sam Hunt is quickly establishing a name for himself and becoming one of Nashville's most talked about young talents.

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Related Topix: Cedartown, GA, University of Alabama Birmingham, Kenny Chesney, Country

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Man holds Cedartown woman captive after leaving the scene of an accident

Polk County police were dispatched to the area of Cherokee Road and North College Drive Wednesday afternoon after Polk County 911 received a report of an abandoned vehicle which collided with a tree causing extensive damage to the vehicle as well as adjoining property and street signs.

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Related Topix: Cedartown, GA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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