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Public Servants Luncheon marks 15 years
For Mitchell Bagley, public service means double duty. The Cartersville Fire Department captain stepped outside his emergency response role to tackle the Taylorsville mayor job, and on Sept. 11, vo...
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Cartersville drummer named Entertainer of Year
On Sunday, Aug. 24, Cartersville resident Donna Robinson captured the Entertainer of the Year accolade during the Atlanta Society of Entertainers’ 40th annual awards show. “The first I’d heard abou...
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Bartow Ducks Unlimited chapter brings home awards, prepares for banquet
After bringing home three state-level awards in July, the Cartersville-Bartow County Ducks Unlimited chapter is now preparing for its upcoming annual banquet — the conservation nonprofit’s largest ...
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Cartersville school board honors former members with street names
The names of two former Cartersville school board members and “giants of the community” now don the streets that make their way through the Cartersville High School campus. The city school board wa...
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Schirmer pens 'Never a Dull Moment'
For Cartersville resident Ralph Schirmer, life is an adventure, full of experiences to treasure and remember. Born in Japan in 1936, he experienced a plethora of cultures and countries before settl...
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Jury returns guilty verdicts in murder trial
A jury Thursday returned guilty verdicts for a brother and sister charged in the shooting death of their roommate in March 2013. Steven Eller and Tammy Murphy lived with Danny Lamar Gravley at 13 D...
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Cloverleaf introduces new reading tradition
On Thursday, Cloverleaf Elementary School opened its doors to city, county and state-level officials, as well as, parents, retired teachers and community members. The school invited 100 people to p...
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EPD holds meeting on Toyo emissions levels
When no one from the public attended the Environmental Protection Division’s Thursday night meeting on an emission application for Toyo Tire’s expansion, it was not a surprise. Eric Cornwell, who i...
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Home lost, firefighters treated in blaze
Just before noon Wednesday, the Cartersville Fire Department was dispatched to a possible structure fire at 13 Galway Drive, Cartersville. Upon arrival, fire officials found a large residential str...
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New leadership to head Bartow internship, career programs
The Bartow County School System has taken another step forward in expanding the options available to students to gain employable skills while still in high school. In July, the system added Greg Do...
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Investigators, experts testify in murder trial
Investigators and expert forensic witnesses took the stand Tuesday in the murder trial of a brother and sister charged in the shooting death of their roommate. Steven Eller and Tammy Murphy lived w...
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Cartersville DDA named Program of the Year
In recognition of its efforts to improve the city’s center, the Georgia Downtown Association dubbed the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority the Development Program of the Year during its an...
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'Gone With the Wind' focus of BHM exhibit, lecture
As the Academy Award-winning film celebrates its 75th anniversary, the Bartow History Museum will mark “Gone With the Wind’s” milestone with an Evening Lecture and exhibit opening Thursday. To kick...
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Testimony begins in 2013 murder trial
Testimony opened late Monday afternoon in the murder trial of Steven Eller and Tammy Murphy. Eller and Murphy are charged with malice murder, felony murder, concealing the death of another and poss...
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Behind the scenes: McMillan serves as longtime support for county gov't
With more than 40 years of public service experience under her belt, Assistant County Administrator Lane McMillan has seen four commissioners and three county administrators move through office. Fi...
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