Cartersville kayak launch now open
Cartersville residents now have a new way to get into the Etowah River with the Etowah River Trail at Leake Mounds. On Sept. 25 the Cartersville Parks and Recreation Department officially opened th...
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Man swims into lake fleeing police
A man who allegedly became unruly in a local hotel decided to take a dip in a small lake in a bid to elude police. Cartersville police were called to Quality Inn, 2385 Highway 411, after a man and ...
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Bartow County’s unemployment rate drops in August
In contrast to the state as a whole, Bartow County’s August unemployment numbers dropped by half a percent. For August 2014, Bartow had an unemployment rate of 7.9, with 3,781 people listed as unem...
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Canes take 2nd at Clear Creek Invitational
The Cartersville Cross Country boys and girls teams both placed second in the Clear Creek Invitational hosted by Gilmer County, and head coach David Matherne is praising their performance in what h...
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Battle of Allatoona Pass events expand for sesquicentennial
To pay tribute to the Battle of Allatoona Pass’ sesquicentennial, the site will play host to a wide array of programming that will provide attendees a better understanding into the warfare that tra...
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Great Locomotive Chase Festival celebrates 46th year
by Marie Nesmith
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Describing the event as a homecoming, Regina Wheeler is looking forward to seeing her hometown tranformed by the 46th annual Great Locomotive Chase Festival. Now serving as the deputy director for ...