Assault suspect stands off with deputies
After allegedly assaulting his girlfriend’s daughter Saturday night, one man started a standoff with law enforcement. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report, the victim sai...
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Youth Explosion VI kicks off Saturday
Bearing the theme, “It ain’t about you,” the Youth Explosion VI weekend looks to inspire its young participants to become more selfless and generous in nature. Starting on Saturday, the complimenta...
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DDA’s First Friday to be a ‘Summer of Love’
In recognition of summer beginning to wane as children go back to school, the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority has announced its August First Friday event will be themed “Summer of Love....
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Leonhardi to race 4 tracks, 6 races, in 9 days
On Aug. 4, Zach Leonhardi will resume school just like any other 13-year-old. However, unlike most of his classmates at South Central Middle School, Leonhardi will be busy racing six races at four ...
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Taylorsville farmer receives Bartow County Farm Family of the Year award
For Darrell Kay, farming is more than a career. It is a way of life. Following in his father’s footsteps, the 61-year-old Taylorsville farmer — who now is receiving assistance from his son, Dustin ...
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CRIME LOG »

GBI identifies deceased in officer-involved shooting
by Jessica Loeding
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
One person is dead following a late-night officer-involved shooting in northern Bartow County. About 1 a.m. an Adairsville police officer shot and killed a suspect on the entrance ramp to Interstat...