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116 theft charges against ex-magistrate clerk dismissed
An indictment outside the statute of limitations against a former Magistrate Court of Bartow County clerk led to a dismissal of charges this week in Bartow County Superior Court. Penny Blackmon was...
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Students learn history at ceramics camp
The Booth Western Art Museum this week opened its doors to Bartow County 7- to 12-year-olds interested in the pottery arts and history during this year’s Native American Ceramics Camp. “We’ve been ...
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Joe Frank Harris focus of BHM program, permanent exhibit
While life as the governor’s son sometimes resembled “growing up in a fishbowl,” Joe Frank Harris Jr. still cherishes memories from his father’s two terms in office and is humbled by the Bartow com...
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LakePoint begins laying turf on ballfields
The graded area next to Emerson is beginning to look like a ballpark. Though the construction site is still dominated with heavy machinery, water trucks and a tall pile of dirt, LakePoint Sporting ...
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Drunk man scares kids at Wal-Mart
On Thursday, April 10, about 9:28 p.m., two Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man for disorderly conduct after he was found drunk and scaring children at the Cartersville Wal-Mart,...
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Academy welcomes Boys & Girls Clubs
Sports retailer opens today at 8 a.m.
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Bartow County Masonic Convention seeks Run for Kids participants
To help support the Masonic Home of Georgia’s operations, the Bartow County Masonic Convention will present its first Run for Kids event. Starting and ending at Sam Smith Park in Cartersville, part...
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Inmate attempts to steal deputy's taser
While a deputy escorted him to a medical room Tuesday afternoon, one inmate attempted to take the deputy’s taser. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report, Henry Holt was bei...
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Ceremony marks 30th anniversary of Crime Victims' Rights Act
Thirty years after President Ronald Reagan signed the Victim of Crime Act, the county on Wednesday marked the anniversary at a ceremony at the Frank Moore Administration and Judicial Center. In 198...
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DNR reminds of rules during turkey season
About 2 1/2 weeks into turkey season, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is reminding hunters of the rules and regulations surrounding the season while also en...
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Adairsville police chief: Department fully staffed
Adairsville Police Chief Robert Jones told the city council at its Tuesday night work session that his department is fully staffed. In the first of four departmental reports, Jones reported that th...
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Easter egg hunts take shape across Bartow
With the Euharlee Easter Egg Hunt around the corner, organizers are busily filling plastic eggs with goodies for children up to 11 years old. Previously established by the Covered Bridge Players, o...
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Grizzard and Twain fundraiser to benefit students
The Etowah Scholarship Foundation on Friday, May 2, will present the fundraiser “An Evening with Mark Twain and Lewis Grizzard” at The Grand Theatre. Beginning at 7:30 p.m., the event will feature ...
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Second JDA approves Highland 75 payments
With funds from the 2014 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax rolling in, the Bartow-Cartersville Second Joint Development Authority has approved its first payment this year on the Highland 75 bu...
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Adairsville High establishes farmer’s market
After working on the school’s outdoor classroom for years, Adairsville High’s Environmental Science teacher Bob Powell said the idea of beginning a farmer’s market grew. “... Now three years ago we...
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