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Chamber to celebrate 125 years at annual dinner
When 2014 arrives, the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 125th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the annual chamber dinner, to be held on Jan. 11, will have a rough...
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The King to visit Cartersville's Grand Theatre Jan. 4
In a celebration of the life of the King, professional Elvis Presley tribute artist Elvis Preston will perform at The Grand Theatre, along with comedian Deborah Delk, on Jan 4. According to a press...
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Firearm found in front of post office
A firearm with a broken handle was found in front of the Fire Tower Road post office Thursday afternoon. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report, the complainant said she ca...
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Home, business owners may see insurance increase with ISO changes
Although portions of the ISO’s Public Protection Classification (PPC) restructuring took effect in July, home and business owners in 2014 may feel the effects of the revisions in the form of higher...
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Tellus presents Super Science Saturday
Tellus Science Museum will kick off its 2014 lecture series on Super Science Saturday, held on Jan. 4, with guest Brian Switek, who will sign copies of his new book “My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the...
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Economic growth theme of top business stories
The year 2013 saw business in Bartow County bounce back, as construction projects, expansions and new openings dominated headlines. Ranked by the newsroom of The Daily Tribune News, the following s...
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Ex-LAPA manager indicted
The former general manager of the Lake Allatoona Preservation Authority has been charged with nine counts involving misuse of funds. A Cobb County grand jury on Dec. 12 indicted Ron Papaleoni on tw...
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Man hallucinates creature in his stomach
A man who admitted to using marijuana and methamphetamine on Christmas was arrested after walking around in his underwear. Jerry Wayne Brawley Jr. allegedly left his clothes in the middle of the ro...
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Man hallucinates creature in his stomach
Staff Report A man who admitted to using marijuana and methamphetamine on Christmas was arrested after walking around in his underwear. Jerry Wayne Brawley Jr. allegedly left his clothes in the mid...
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Man assaulted on Christmas Eve
About 10:36 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to the area of 1040 Mission Road, Cartersville, in reference to an assault report involving a weapon, accor...
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Most libraries in Georgia to lose funding
Beginning July 2014, the Bartow County Library System, along with two dozen other library systems across the state, will see a reduction in its local funding formula based on recommendations from t...
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Toyo's Hawk named industry exec of the year
More good news rolled in for Toyo Tire more than a week after it announced the latest $371 million expansion for its facility. Rubber & Plastics News, an industry publication, named Chairman and Se...
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Tornado, synthetic substance ordinance among top stories
The world of public safety — emergency response, law enforcement, courts — covered a wide range of topics in 2013. In May, Cartersville police arrested two suspects in the December 2012 shooting de...
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KBB begins Bring One For The Chipper Dec. 26
With the last of the tinsel decorating the trees and children awaiting Santa’s arrival tonight, Keep Bartow Beautiful hopes residents recycle live trees after the holidays. Begun in 2000, Bring One...
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Beckett looks to provide stability for Adairsville
As Adairsville searches for a replacement for former city manager Pat Crook, the council hired Billy Beckett to serve as interim city manager. Beckett, hired in November, previously served as the c...
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