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New bike route connects Atlanta to Chattanooga

...bike route travels through Cobb and Paulding counties on the Silver Comet Trail before turning north in Cedartown in Polk County and uses two-lane country roads to connect to Chattanooga.U.S. Bike Route 21 will eventually connect to Cleveland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-01/new-bike-route-connects-atlanta-cha
Falling tree branch kills Ga. woman

...Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite for treatment where he was listed in critical condition Saturday.Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier says there was no immediate cause as to why the tree branch broke.Drayton was a student at Cedartown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-22/falling-tree-branch-kills-ga
Letha Greene

...County Memorial Cemetery, Forest City North Carolina. Dr. Gary J. Grogan officiating. Mrs. Greene was a native of Polk County, North Carolina, a former resident of Cowpens, SC, having made Augusta her home for the past three years. She was...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175438739
Across Georgia

...dead, another hurt in skydiving accidentATLANTA - Authorities are investigating how a Marietta man died skydiving in Polk County.Polk Deputy Coroner Tony Brazier said Donald Bragg, 26, died Saturday in an accident that also injured a second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-31/across-georgia
Attack on Georgia's Silver Comet Trail raises security concerns

...cameras, there are no cameras on vast sections of the Silver Comet Trail as it crosses through Cobb, Paulding and Polk counties.In Paulding County, the site of last week's attack and the 2006 slaying, there are cameras at a couple of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-03/attack-georgias-silver-comet-
Roaches close Ga. school cafeteria

...Tuesday that several students at Cedartown High School took photos of cockroaches in their food and told the principal.Polk County Schools Superintendent William Hunter says pest control workers visited the school twice last week and the district...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-21/roaches-close-ga-school-cafe
Suspect ID'd in teen slaying in Rockmart, Ga.

ROCKMART, Ga. - Rockmart police say they've identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a teenager in the Polk County community.Rockmart Police Chief Keith Sorrells says warrants have been issued for a suspect in the shooting of a 16-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-03/suspect-idd-teen-slaying-roc
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Stanford assistant tabbed to succeed Harbaugh

...Seahawks quarterbacks coach Jedd Fisch was hired as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach by the Hurricanes.COURTS: Former Iowa running back Adam Robinson pleaded guilty to possessing marijuana in Polk County, Iowa, court on Thursday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2011-01-13/stanford-assistant-tabbed
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Across the Region

...accident Monday.In other newsPOLK COUNTY OFFICIALS say an Alpharetta, Ga., man has died in a skydiving accident. Polk County deputy coroner Tony Brazier says 41-year-old Rodrigo V. Bianchini died Saturday while participating in a jump with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-25/across-region
Indicted lawmaker re-elected

...charge of false writing over the use of grant funds he helped secure from the state Department of Community Affairs for Polk County, his home county. Mr. Dean was represented in the case by Mr. Barnes. The charge was dismissed in 1993. Mr. Dean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/05/met_265046.shtml
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