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BCSO guards Acworth site against vandalism
Since a Bartow County Road Department tractor was damaged Aug. 6, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has left one deputy on duty throughout the night at the future site of the Allatoona Resource Ce...
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Madison outlines objectives for Adairsville's future
Six months into her time as Adairsville city manager, Pam Madison has tackled a bevy of battles — just one of the things the Florida transplant loves about public administration. “I love working wi...
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Rising number of foster children creates CASA crisis
With an influx of foster children, the need for court appointed special advocates skyrocketed. As one of eight programs operated by Advocates for Children, CASA volunteers, through extensive traini...
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Your State Parks Day focuses on 'protection, preservation and enhancement'
Continuing its effort to spur volunteerism and visitation, Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites will present Your State Parks Day Sept. 27. Formerly known as Save My State Parks Day, the...
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Stokes continues run for lieutenant governor
Connie Stokes, the Democratic Party’s candidate for lieutenant governor of Georgia, made a campaign stop in Bartow County Sept. 11, where she spoke to local party members and heard their opinions. ...
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Kingston to celebrate McGruder monument dedication
Community leaders and Kingston residents, as well as state officials, are preparing for Saturday, Sept. 20’s dedication of a monument to Mattie McGruder, an ancestor of First Lady Michelle Obama. S...
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Century bike ride set for Saturday
More than 1,500 bicycles are expected to roll across Bartow County Saturday as cyclists take part in the 14th Annual Beautiful Backroads Century 2014, a 100-mile ride through the foothills of the B...
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County, CRBI launch Highway 411 boat ramp
Floaters, kayakers and canoers will soon have an easier time accessing the Etowah River, as Bartow County and the Coosa River Basin Initiative have partnered to build a boat ramp in the corner wher...
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Hwy. 140 corridor faces opposition
Having asked all the necessary questions at Tuesday’s work session, the Adairsville City Council breezed through the regular meeting — approving, authorizing, adopting, directing and rescinding mor...
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Keeper Books Tour visits Cartersville Sept. 20
As a stop on the Keeper Books Tour, Cartersville Public Library will feature five best-selling authors Sept. 20. From noon to 3 p.m., Mary Buckham, Tracey Devlyn, Adrienne Giordano, Dianna Love and...
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Ceremonies mark 9/11 anniversary
Standing behind one of the flags used to escort bodies from the rubble of the Twin Towers and a piece of steel from the skyscrapers, Michael Korsch recalled his time at ground zero following the Se...
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Bartow sites among top FY 2014 investments
According to Gov. Nathan Deal’s office, two Bartow County sites are among the top job-creating investments the state saw during its 2014 fiscal year. Toyo Tire’s expansion ranked second in the stat...
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Euharlee Road repaving to continue
Drivers on Euharlee Road will have a smoother journey by the end of the year, as the Bartow County Road Department is moving forward with a three-stage repair and leveling program for the pavement....
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Adairsville city hall set to re-open in February
Before addressing the business at hand, the Adairsville City Council opened its work session with a moment of silence for one of its own — Police Lt. Matt Fowler who died in late August at the age ...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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EVHS presents Rowland Springs program Saturday
For Paul Dietrich, a trip to the Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum about seven years ago turned into an extensive search of his family’s past. After his mother’s tip — that the venue displayed h...
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