Cartersville's water top in state

ATLANTA -- Cartersville has the best-tasting drinking...taste testers awarded first prize to Cartersville on Thursday in the contest sponsored...Control Association. The judges gave Cartersville 29 points, just ahead of second-place...

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Top-ranked Thomson falls to Cartersville

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - It will be the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes playing host to the Buford Wolves for...crowd at Weinman Stadium."This is a special team," Cartersville coach Frank Barden said after being informed that the Wolves...

Store roof collapse closes Cartersville, Ga. store

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - A big store in a shopping center in Cartersville, Ga. is closed because the roof collapsed after...storm that dumped several inches of rain in the Cartersville area apparently caused the roof to collapse at the...

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12-0 Thomson, Cartersville ready to play in quarterfinal

...postseason.But at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 12-0 Thom son visits Cartersville, which is the only other unbeaten team left in Class AAA...Purple Hurricanes and Bulldogs aren't entirely the same.Cartersville will pass more than Thomson, which is dealing with an ankle...

Christopher McGlothlin (CARTERSVILLE, Ga.)

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Memorial services for Mr. John Christopher McGlothlin, 39, of Cartersville, Georgia, will be conducted Sunday at...at Parnick and Jennings Funeral Home, Cartersville, Georgia. Chris was a graduate of North...

Prison van escape in north Georgia

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - U.S. marshals and local law officers in northwest...around 7 p.m. Wednesday after it stopped for a restroom break in Cartersville.Cartersville police Lt. Rich Hawley tells The Associated Press that the inmate...

A look at 'unexpected' deaths in community care homes

...communicating by pointing, gesturing and facial expressions. The patient was cared for through Sunrise Community of Georgia in the Cartersville home where he lived with three others. His cause of death was heart failure, according to the death certificate. He had...

Governor Deal's plan for failing schools moves to statewide vote in 2016

...boards, to say 'If you don't get your house in order then we will,' " said sponsoring Rep. Christian Coomer, R-Cartersville and one of Deal's floor leaders.Three Democrats were among those speaking in support, though the caucus earlier this...

House panel OKs Deal's school takeover plan

...administration, the only thing you've got left is the same students and the same parents," he said.Rep. Christian Coomer, a Cartersville Republican and one of Deal's floor leaders carrying both proposals in the House, said new leadership can change expectations...

Huntsman closing four color plants, keeping Augusta in restructuring plans

...of facilities similar to Augusta's proposed plant.By the end of the year, Huntsman will close plants in St. Louis, Cartersville, Ga., King of Prussia, Pa., and Hainhausen, Germany. The plan will eliminate 120 jobs in the division and result...