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...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
South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney caught speeding again

...their car flipped into a small ditch in Winter Haven, Fla., officials said Thursday.Taylor Jeffrey Bowden, 23, and driver Rafael Fernandes De Aguiar Valim, 25, both died in the crash, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-12-26/south-carolinas-jadeveon-
SC cop charged with sending explicit photos to Iowa teen

...had been charged with interstate commerce of obscene materials to a person under 16.Police say Haney met the girl in Polk County, Iowa, through a social media website last month.Authorities say they identified Haney as a suspect after he sent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-10/sc-cop-charged-sending-expli
Man paralyzed after rescuing girl dies

...drowning nearly three weeks ago has died from complications resulting from his injuries, authorities said Friday.Polk County Coroner Trey Litesey confirmed that Michael Patterson, 43, of Rockmart, died early Friday at Redmond Regional Medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-28/man-paralyzed-after-rescuing-
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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...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
East Coast deals with deep freeze

...said they would not turn anyone away. In Florida, farmers prepared for a long week trying to protect their crops. In Polk County -- between Tampa and Orlando -- temperatures were in the high 20s and strawberry farmers turned on sprinklers to create...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/05/met_562012.shtml
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