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With the Rotary Club of Bartow County’s assistance, the Bartow Literacy Council is striving to boost childhood literacy through the Imagination Library. “The January meeting focused on whether to use the Ferst Foundation or Dolly Parton’s … more
Bartow County freshmen learned a valuable lesson last week — life is expensive when mom and dad are no longer paying the bills. About 1,300 freshmen from Adairsville, Cartersville, Cass and Woodland high schools — along with freshmen and … more
Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services spokesperson Tim Cavender said a fisherman rescued a 68-year-old man but two men were missing. Mill’s body was found by the Cherokee County Dive Team around 4 p.m. They continued searching for Bentley … more
“I’m the son of John Lloyd Atkinson, who was the first African-American park superintendent in the state of Georgia,” he said. “My memories of this [park] are varied and numerous. “... This place has some beautiful memories for me. I … more
When Jesse McClendon closed a long chapter of his life last week, it affected many, many more people than he ever imagined. The head custodian at Mission Road Elementary School retired Tuesday after working 43 years in the Bartow County School … more
“The Super Bowl will be the 14th Falcons game I’ve been to this year, so of course I went [to the NFC Championship]. I wouldn’t have missed it,” the 56-year-old Cartersville resident said. “They have only won the NFC Championship one other … more
Bartow County students are reaching out to their peers in storm-ravished Dougherty County. All 20 schools in the system are collecting school supplies and hygiene products for students affected by the Jan. 22 tornado that struck the south Georgia … more
Continuing to promote the “art of beekeeping," Victor Halbgewachs will kick off the 2017 Bartow Lawn & Garden Seminar series. Set for Tuesday, the Cartersville resident’s “Beginning Beekeeping” presentation will take place from 7 to 8 … more
A BCFD crew was initially dispatched to 561 Cedar Creek Road around 2:13 p.m. to a reported grass woods fire that was threatening nearby structures. Upon arrival, crews began working to extinguish the blaze. Bystanders gathered and one witness … more
“We are excited to participate in the statewide Super Museum Sunday, especially because it encourages people to visit historic sites that are in their own backyards,” said Kim Hatcher, public affairs coordinator for the Parks, Recreation and … more
Cartersville is the first school system in Georgia to employ Milo, a social-therapy humanoid robot that works with autistic students on understanding emotions and expressions and learning social behaviors. The spiky-haired robot — part of the … more
Through his PowerPoint presentation titled “African Americans and Georgia State Parks: A Reflection in a Mirror,” Alton Alford looks forward to interpreting an “important” part of the state’s history Thursday.Starting at 7 p.m., his … more
Excel Christian Academy has completed the first phase of a four-year real estate contract with Cross Point Church with the sale of the auditorium and old cafeteria facility. Excel will continue to operate its private K-12 school and child care at … more
“I joined the NAACP when it was re-established here last year,” said Ramsey, senior pastor of St. Luke A.M.E. Church in Cartersville. “... [With] what the NAACP stood [for] — helping all people, fighting injustices — I felt that being an … more
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