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Thompson faces Cherokee voters’ questions
When Cherokee County voters arrived at a community center on Bells Ferry Road in Canton Wednesday night, they were expecting a debate between Senate District 14 candidates Matt Laughridge and Bruce...
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Georgia DNR offering electronic hunting courses
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division is offering online and electronic courses to provide a broader opportunity for anyone seeking to fulfill their hunter education require...
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Salvation Army seeks bell ringers for Red Kettle campaign
As the holiday season draws near, The Salvation Army’s Cartersville Corps is recruiting volunteers for its Red Kettle campaign that will begin Wednesday, Nov. 27. With bell ringers to man seven ket...
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Bartow school audits show no findings, budget on track
The Bartow County School System recently completed its audits for individual schools which showed no findings, says Director of Finance Megan Brown. As system auditors examine finances through Dece...
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Euharlee’s road repair costs soar
At a called meeting Tuesday, the Euharlee City Council learned that repairs currently underway on Euharlee Five Forks Road needed additional work that will cost an extra $73,922. “While working at ...
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Miss Georgia USA pageants shine spotlight on Cartersville
As more than 140 contestants of the Miss Georgia USA and Miss Georgia Teen USA pageants arrive in Cartersville this week, the Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visitors Bureau is looking to r...
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Georgia Power dedicates research center at Plant Bowen
At Plant Bowen, water is just as important as the coal it burns. With this in mind, Georgia Power has installed a new Water Research Center in the heart of the plant. During a dedication ceremony T...
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Murder trial wraps up second day
Testimony continued Tuesday in the murder trial of Herbert Drews, accused of stabbing James David Ayers, 70, in February 2012. Jurors heard from Georgia Bureau of Investigation specialists and witn...
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Dooley speaks at chamber quarterly luncheon
For its third quarterly luncheon, the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce hosted former University of Georgia head football coach Vince Dooley. For more than half an hour, Dooley spoke a...
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Kingston native Barton finds dream on West Coast
Busy in Barbados, Brandon Barton thought of home. The Kingston native who works in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles will return to his Bartow County roots later this month for the holidays...
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TES again named Highest-Performing School
For the second year in a row, Taylorsville Elementary School has been recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as a Highest-Performing School for its academic achievements over the past th...
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Cartersville hosts state, federal legislators for Hometown Connection
For the second year in a row, Cartersville hosted Thursday a Hometown Connection meeting that allowed state legislators, and representatives of federal legislators, the chance to hear from city off...
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Murder case tops superior court trial list
Criminal trials will begin Monday in Bartow County Superior Court. The office of Cherokee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Rosemary Greene released this week the top cases expected to sound in th...
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Cartersville council ponders alcohol, festival ordinances
The Cartersville City Council met in work session Thursday afternoon to address two issues — festivals and alcohol. “We have had some discussions with the Downtown Development Authority and there h...
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Cartersville schools 'blessed' to have mentors
Cartersville City Schools on Friday recognized the efforts of four of its volunteers and mentors during the Parent/Community Volunteer Award Ceremony held at the central office. The volunteers and ...
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