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Strickland finds fulfilling career at CPRD
With the summer swimming season underway, Kristin Strickland’s job is a continuous adventure. As the aquatics coordinator for Cartersville Parks and Recreation Department, the Euharlee resident is ...
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Cartersville hosts 95th annual BPW Club state conference
Women of influence from across the state made their way to Cartersville this weekend to attend the 95th annual state conference of the Georgia Federation of Business & Professional Women’s Clubs. C...
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Great American Cleanup efforts net 126,480 pounds of discarded items
For Jonathan Good, spearheading an Adopt-A-Road effort is an ideal way to help his neighborhood and community. Forming about a month ago, the group collects litter along a 1.7-mile stretch of Bells...
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Young inventors take on challenges at camp
Last week, the Georgia Highlands College Cartersville campus proved it was not only a learning environment conducive to college students, but to first through sixth graders as well during the secon...
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Man enters guilty plea in case of wife's death
A man facing murder charges after a reported suicide pact left his wife dead entered this week a plea on a lesser count. William Franklin Crabbs on Tuesday pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter ...
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Public comment open on DNR creation of law enforcement division
A move that would transition personnel into a new law enforcement division in the coming years will go before Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials this month. Under the proposed change...
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One charged in connection with missing man found dead
The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a local man in connection with remains found last week in Kingston that are believed to belong to a missing man. Jason Daniel Poston, 30, of Cartersv...
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Pettit Preserve to offer Critter Carnival & Hike on June 15
From the Youth Fishing & Outdoor Camp June 7 to the Critter Carnival & Hike June 15, the Pettit Environmental Preserve is continuing to provide enriching experiences for the community. “The overall...
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Back to business: NorthSide Bank reopens after tornado
When the Jan. 30 tornado tore through northwest Georgia, more than 400 structures in Adairsville were damaged or destroyed. Among them was NorthSide Bank’s home office, which after more than four m...
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Educators honored at retirement luncheon
More than 55 retirees were recognized Thursday at the Bartow County Learning Center during this year’s Bartow County School System retirement celebration. Among those recognized were Evelyn Willis,...
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Adairsville Chamber hears BCCCA update
The Bartow County College and Career Academy will open its doors this fall as the county’s latest avenue for education and development, but the process to ready the academy for opening was advanced...
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Emerson couple rebuilds lives after Oklahoma tornado
For Jennifer Short and Jon Ellis, partners in business and in life, coming to terms with losing their Emerson-based horse-racing business during the May 20 tornado that ripped through Moore, Okla.,...
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Woofstock to benefit Etowah Valley Humane Society on Saturday
With Woofstock set for Saturday, Etowah Valley Humane Society Director Bryan Canty is looking forward to forging an ongoing partnership with Cartersville Elks Lodge No. 1969. “[The proceeds go] tow...
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Kingston well awaits state certification
Like a nagging blister that refuses to heal, Kingston’s water woes continue. In a regularly scheduled work session Monday, members of the city council heard city water system operator Billy Baker d...
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Voting underway for People's Choice Awards
As a multiple winner of the People’s Choice Awards, the Booth Western Art Museum continues to be a draw with local residents. Established in 2005 by the Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visi...
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