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McAllister translates love of books to dedicated FOL service
The old adage suggests when people do what they love, they do it well. Lori McAllister’s involvement with the Friends of the Library reflects that truth. Rising in the ranks from volunteer to vice ...
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Empty Bowls uses art to fight hunger
On Sept. 28, the fourth-annual Empty Bowls will showcase local potters and restaurants while raising money for a local feeding program for school-aged children. For $20 attendees receive a handmade...
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Two charged in custody interference case enter pleas
Two people charged in a January 2012 interference with custody case entered negotiated pleas last month. Ty Rutledge and Tiffany Morgan were arrested after Morgan picked up a juvenile relative from...
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Fulfilling Feat: Relay for Life participant continues to help fight cancer
Through his involvement in Relay For Life, Anthony Heaton is proving one man can make a difference in the fight against cancer. For the past four years, the Rydal resident — who has been battling c...
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Bartow wages among highest in NW Georgia
For all of 2013, Bartow County’s average weekly wage for all industries was $753, putting it at the top of all northwest Georgia counties along with Whitfield County, which also had an average week...
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3 weeks after Ferguson, law enforcement looks to long-term effects
Three weeks after a white Ferguson, Mo., police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager, local law enforcement turned its focus to the potential long-term effects for officers. The death ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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