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Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Plus, a local city is taking steps to create its downtown, a missing man was found alive and a UPS store suffered a data breach.
Latest Homes For Sale Near Cartersville, Aug. 20

Latest Homes For Sale Near Cartersville, Aug. 20

Patch and Zillow team up to bring you local real estate news.
Georgia State Patrol's 95th Trooper Class Graduates

Georgia State Patrol's 95th Trooper Class Graduates

The graduation was held on Aug. 15 at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.
Know Before You Go: Johnboy's, Waffle House Fail Inspections

Know Before You Go: Johnboy's, Waffle House Fail Inspections

Eating out this week? Here's the dish on Cartersville and Bartow County restaurants.
Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Unsecured firearms in house where toddler was shot; Man with BB gun prompts school lockdown; Georgia has 2nd worst jobless rate.
Bartow Blotter: Child Molestation, Theft By Shoplifting, Aggravated Stalking

Bartow Blotter: Child Molestation, Theft By Shoplifting, Aggravated Stalking

The following arrest information was supplied by the Bartow County jail. It does not indicate a conviction.
Nearby: Cabela's To Open Acworth Store on Thursday

Nearby: Cabela's To Open Acworth Store on Thursday

The new store, which sits just over the Bartow-Cherokee county line, will hold a grand opening at 11 a.m. Aug. 21.
Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Is the increase in Georgia's unemployment numbers a seasonal blip or the continuation of a trend tied to a lack of skilled workers?
Report: Registered Sex Offender Charged With Public Indecency

Report: Registered Sex Offender Charged With Public Indecency

Cartersville resident Christopher Bryant Junkin was arrested on Friday after he was caught exposing himself in Cobb County.
$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Suspected electronics thieves stopped in Acworth; Atlanta Watershed probe; Tractor accident kills man; Missing man found safe.
JOBS in Cartersville: Maintenance Technician, Marketing Specialist

JOBS in Cartersville: Maintenance Technician, Marketing Specialist

Here are the jobs we've found locally this week. Send available positions to kristal.dixon@patch.com.
UPDATE: Police ID Man Found Dead in Car Outside CVS Pharmacy

UPDATE: Police ID Man Found Dead in Car Outside CVS Pharmacy

At this time, Cartersville police believe the man's death was a result of natural causes.
Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Plus, a convicted rapist was sentenced to six life terms and a Patch blogger explains Robin Williams' impact on his life.
GA Wow Houses: $1.1M Estate; 'Truly Unique' Beauty; 2-Story Family Room and More

GA Wow Houses: $1.1M Estate; 'Truly Unique' Beauty; 2-Story Family Room and More

Beautiful and expensive homes for sale across Georgia.
Bartow Blotter: Sexual Battery, Kidnapping, Robbery

Bartow Blotter: Sexual Battery, Kidnapping, Robbery

The following arrest information was supplied by the Bartow County jail. It does not indicate a conviction.
GOOD NEWS! Most Exciting Cities, IB Diplomas, Public Safety Award, School Spirit + Lottery Winners

GOOD NEWS! Most Exciting Cities, IB Diplomas, Public Safety Award, School Spirit + Lottery Winners

Plus, Gwinnett teachers honored, business openings and expansions, and students fighting drugs were among this week's uplifting stories.
Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Just 24 hours left to nominate your everyday hero -- perhaps a coach or mentor -- for a prize package. Tell us how they made a difference.
Acworth Man Pleads Guilty in Fatal Bartow Accident

Acworth Man Pleads Guilty in Fatal Bartow Accident

Timothy M. Van Hoose will serve 7 years in prison and the remainder on probation in the 2012 accident that killed William David Hannah.
Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

The slow storm season has been a relief to many, but tropical weather tends to pick up right about…now.
Pastor Charged, Carjackers in Court, Ghost Tours, Councilman Indicted + Child Shoots Self

Pastor Charged, Carjackers in Court, Ghost Tours, Councilman Indicted + Child Shoots Self

Also: Fulton tax lawsuit, coffee with a cop, real estate open houses, Phipps Plaza update, suspects in trail attacks, and phone scammers.