The owner of the older shopping center is asking for the public’s help to stem the tide of graffiti.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, November 2, 2012
A reward is available to anyone who provides information leading to the arrests of those responsible for "tagging" Cartersville Plaza, the shopping center housing Fred's and other businesses, Cartersville Police Department Chief Thomas Culpepper said today. The owner also is asking for the public’s help to stem the tide of graffiti taking place. "Typically, tagging is done by those who live close to the area; being tagged as a matter of marking their territory and warning others to stay out of their 'turf,'" Culpepper said in a statement. Anyone with information on tagging incidents should call the police department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 770-387-5690. Have you seen tagging in your neighborhood or community? Upload your …
Once the place to be and shop in town, what would you like to see in Cartersville Plaza, the old Woolworth, then Belk shopping center?
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Once one of the main shopping spots in Cartersville—first with Woolworth, then Belk—and the long-time home to prime-time, high-school cruising, Cartersville Plaza sits with more than one-third of its space empty. Built in 1966 and renovated in 2003, Fred's, Rugged Wearhouse and Tuesday Morning now anchor the shopping center along North Dixie Avenue that holds a lot of memories. More than 50,000 square feet of its approximate 134,000 square feet are available in retail spaces ranging from 950 to 11,250 square feet, according to Shaheen & Company on showcase.com. Help us fill in the blank: What would you like to see in Cartersville Plaza? Could it support the level of retail activity it once had? What would it take to fill the empty spaces …