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DNR agent helps Wounded Warrior and son
While on patrol near Pine Log, Department of Natural Resources Sgt. Mike Barr met Tom Anglin and his 12-year-old son, Thomas. After speaking with them, Bar learned that Anglin served three years wi...
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Headquarters, pool largest Cartersville SPLOST projects
For 2013, Cartersville’s largest expenditures of Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax dollars focused on the new public safety headquarters, road projects and the renovated Dellinger Park pool. T...
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Winter storm watch begins tonight
As a deep freeze not seen in decades descends on much of the country, Bartow County is under a winter storm watch beginning tonight and into Monday. The National Weather Service is calling for rain...
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Cartersville, Georgia Family History Center opens Tuesday
On Tuesday, the Cartersville, Georgia Family History Center will open its doors in the north end of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 870 Peeples Valley Road in Cartersville. “The ch...
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Juvenile justice reform means change for local court
A revamp of Georgia’s juvenile justice proceedings directly impacted the local court system. Effective Jan. 1, the legislation passed in May 2013 aims to reduce the number of juvenile offenders in ...
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Highway 20 widening project gets underway
Plans to make Georgia Highway 20 four lanes from Interstate 75 to U.S. Highway 411 are gearing up, as crews are about to start digging up utility lines and right of ways are being cleared. Accordin...
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Rydal dog trainer pens ‘Champion Disc Dog!’
Drawing from her experience as a disc dog trainer and competitor, Melissa Heeter has penned her first book, “Champion Disc Dog! — The Ultimate Guide to Getting Your Dog Airborne in 18 Days.” “What ...
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Local medical experts report on flu in Bartow
In recent weeks, confirmed cases of the flu have been on the rise according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with 25 states reporting widespread flu, including Georgia. Charles Mo...
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Achieving resolutions an ongoing effort
As many Americans work to begin the new year on the right foot by beginning their New Year’s resolutions, experts in goal setting say it’s important to aim for long-term results rather than a quick...
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Cartersville council names Jones water superintendent
Cartersville City Council welcomed the new year by appointing a new water superintendent. Bob Jones, Cartersville’s assistant superintendent, replaces Jim Stafford who recently retired. “Bob has be...
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Missing man found in Bartow County
A man reported as missing out of Douglasville was found Wednesday night at a Chevron gas station on Ga. Highway 113. When the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrived on scene, the complainant...
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‘Every Child’s a Star’ auditions set for Jan. 16, 18
In its 21st offering, Advocates for Children’s “Every Child’s a Star” will continue to highlight the talents of Bartow’s youth while supporting the nonprofit’s efforts to assist in the awareness, p...
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City hall project tops Adairsville’s 2013 SPLOST
Before 2013 ended, local governments released their final numbers on how Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax dollars were used during the year. Adairsville’s only project expenditure for the yea...
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Magistrate Judge Jones passes away
Magistrate Court Judge John Paul Jones passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Jones had served in the magistrate court since 2000 and continued his work up until his death, said Chief Magistrate Court...
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Cartersville motorcyclist dies in New Year’s Day crash
A Cartersville resident was killed in a motorcycle crash Wednesday about 1:20 a.m. on Interstate 75 at mile marker 291. The motorcycle was traveling southbound on I-75 when it began to slide on its...
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