Friday, June 30, 2017

Heavy rains flood Model Elementary. Carlsen Precision's new plant nearing completion. Seven former Darlington students make sexual abuse claims in AJC report. Former Cartersville Police officer arrested by FBI. Independence Day weekend events. More rain through the weekend. Sports updates.

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Heavy rains cause over 2 inches of flooding to Model Elementary and Model High's auditorium. Photos of clean-up efforts. Model

Business: Carlsen Precision nearing opening of new $5 million manufacturing facility, hiring and training underway. Business

Seven former Darlington students make claims of alleged sexual abuse by former faculty member over 15-year period, according to AJC investigative report. Darlington

FBI: Former Cartersville Police officer charged with obstructing a drug trafficking investigation. FBI

Independence Day weekend 2017: Plenty of parades, activities and red, white and blue. Guide

Buzz: Tailgating for a Cause on Aug. 8, GDOT suspends road closures for holiday, Cartersville Medical offering SafeSitter class on July 15. Buzz

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Chance of rain and thunderstorms all weekend. Over half-inch expected today. 20-40% rain chance for Independence Day. Forecast

Remembering Mary Francis Beard and Kevin Dwight Woodfin. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

Berry College's Ryan Elmore tabbed as one of 24 golfers in the nation to earn the Golf Coaches Association of America All-Nicklaus honor.
Rome Braves rained out on Thursday. In Columbia tonight through Monday. Back at home on July 4.
The annual Cedartown Wheelchair Athlete 5K is set for Sunday evening, July 2, with a finish line at College Street in Peek Park. The race begins at 7:30 p.m.

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