State Will Not Seek Death Penalty Against Hot Car Death Suspect

The Cobb County father accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son inside a hot car to die in June will not face execution if he is convicted at trial, the Cobb County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
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Knife-Wielder Attempted To Attack Southern Poly Student

A man armed with a knife reportedly tried to attack a student at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta Tuesday evening, WSB-TV reports.
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Canton Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening and Extorting Teens

A Canton man pleaded guilty to threatening and extorting teenage girls with sexually explicit images of themselves in an attempt to get them to send him more graphic images.
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Woodstock Police Officer Delivers Lifesaving Dose Of Naloxone

At 2:50 PM on Tuesday, September 16, Woodstock Police Officer Shane Bonebrake was dispatched to a call for service regarding a complaint of an unconcious female inside a Woodstock residence.
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Grand Jury Indicts Cartersville Mother, Boyfriend In Baby's Death

A mother and her boyfriend have been indicted by a Bartow County grand jury on more than a dozen charges in the death of the woman's child.
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Canton Man Indicted On Drug Possession Charges

A Canton man who eluded police by floating on a log in the Etowah River has been indicted on drug possession charges.
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Charges Filed In Fatal Wreck

A 19-year-old woman has been charged with 2nd degree vehicular homicide in connection with a wreck that claimed the life of a Kingston woman last Thursday.
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Uniforms Considered For Cartersville Primary Students

The Cartersville Board of Education got its first look at uniforms being considered for students at Cartersville Primary School.
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Jasper Cracks Down On Illegal Yard Sales

As if a vacant, run down gas station isn't unsightly enough, try throwing a yard sale on top of it.
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Repeat Offenders Represented 39% Of Parking Violators

Some people in the downtown area are blatantly disregarding the parking enforcement by the Canton Police Department, according to a report of warning tickets issued in August.
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Cherokee County Commemorates Sept. 11 With Patriot's Day Events

Cherokee County residents will have two opportunities to honor the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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Felon Receives 25-Year Sentence In Judge's Death

A man who pleaded guilty to killing a Fannin County magistrate judge while he was driving drunk was sentenced to 25 years in prison last week in Fannin County Superior Court, a court officer said. 
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Young Harris Sees Record Enrollment

Young Harris College welcomed its largest-ever entering class comprised of 507 freshmen.
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Financing Of Closed Plant In The Works

A $7 million offer remains on the table for the sale of the Ball Ground Recycling Plant, as it continues to be a $100,000 monthly burden on taxpayers.
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Survivor Casting Call In Atlanta September 6

Are your daily challenges missing an island theme? Do you find yourself "voting off" neighbors and friends? Your boat to reality TV stardom may have finally arrived.
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Generous Donation Allows Reinhardt To Create Scholarship Endowment

Reinhardt University recently received a generous donation from the trust of James E. Boring, Jr. and Syble E. Boring, who were devoted supporters of the college. The contribution of more than $200,000 will allow the University to establish the James M. Boring, Jr. and Syble E. Boring Scholarship Endowment.
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Georgia Woman Sentenced For Murder Of Elderly Woman

A Georgia woman arrested for beating to death a 91-year-old Raleigh woman with a tire iron was sentenced to 11 to 14 years in prison Monday.
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More Than 200 Dogs Adopted At Cherokee Animal Shelter Event

More than 200 dogs were given the chance to bond with new families at an adoption event organized by the Cherokee County Animal Shelter.
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Dogs Seized At Cherokee Puppy Mill Ready For Adoption

The Cherokee County Animal Shelter is hoping some residents will open their homes to hundreds of dogs that were seized last month at a raid at an east Cherokee puppy mill.
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Rust Pushing For Multiple, Speedy Charter Changes

Residents overwhelmingly disagreed Tuesday with changes to the Canton city charter that were proposed by City Councilman John Rust, which some called "a power grab" to diminish the mayor's responsibilities.
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Cherokee Aquatic Center Thrives In Its Second Year

In its second year of operation, the Cherokee County Aquatic Center continues to add value to the recreational options for residents.
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Marietta City Councilman Turns Himself In To Police

The Marietta city councilman who has handed down an indictment on charges of racketeering and making false statements last week turned himself in to police on Monday.
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Cherokee School District Enrollment Continues To Surge

The Cherokee County School District continues to exceed predictions when it comes to student enrollment.
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Wanted Fugitive Recaptured In Canton

A Waleska man with outstanding warrants in multiple jurisdictions was arrested Thursday morning, kicked his way out of a patrol car window on the way to jail, and was recaptured in South Canton after a foot chase at about 1:00 PM, according to police.
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Former PTA Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Theft

A former PTA treasurer has pleaded guilty to stealing thousands from the coffers of two local schools.
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Cosby Faces New Ethics Complaints

A Canton resident has lodged new ethics complaints against former TEA Party leader Carolyn Cosby, a candidate in the Nov. 4 county commission chair race.
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Kennel Owners Charged With Animal Cruelty

The owners of a dog kennel where authorities seized hundreds of animals in May were arrested last week and charged with 366 counts of cruelty to animals.
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Mother Wants Separate Trial

A Bartow County woman charged in the death of her 17-month-old child has filed a motion in Superior Court to be tried separately  from her former boyfriend, who additionally was charged in the case.
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On Eve Of Hall Of Fame Induction, Braves Ponder Legacy

The Susquehanna River runs through the village of Cooperstown, N.Y., and if this is the heart of baseball, surely an artery will be flowing this weekend into Georgia.

This 1.6 square-mile town is expecting a crowd exceeding 60,000 Sunday, watching the largest living class since 1971 be inducted into Baseball's Hall of Fame.

These six men may all have diverse backgrounds, growing up from New England to Las Vegas to Tampa, but they share one trait.

They all have ties to Georgia.
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