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Wal-Mart shoplifter allegedly strikes employee
On Friday at 6:58 p.m., a Bartow County Sheriff’s deputy responded to Wal-Mart, 101 Market Place Blvd. in Cartersville, in reference to shoplifting in progress, later determined to be battery and t...
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GDOT selects 411, 41 interchange contractor
In the coming weeks Bartow County residents will see the first efforts in a more than two year long project to improve the U.S. Highway 41 and U.S. Highway 411 interchange. By selecting C.W. Matthe...
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Community unites for in-county mission effort
Describing the construction gift as “life changing,” Debbie Bearden was overwhelmed with gratitude Wednesday as the sound of pounding hammers and power tools enveloped her Cartersville backyard. La...
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Cartersville schools improve, perform above standards on CRCT
The Cartersville City School System made substantial gains this past school year in the area of testing. The system scored higher than the rest of the state in nearly all assessment categories exce...
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Sportsmans Outdoor Supercenter offers competitive pricing on outdoor goods
After 30 years, Michael Holcomb turned his back on corporate America and followed his passion for the great outdoors. “I worked my way up to vice president and director of east coast operations for...
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Perdue swings through Bartow County
While on a whirlwind RV tour campaign, Republican U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue stopped for about 20 minutes in Cartersville, shaking hands and speaking with voters in front of Ross’s Diner. P...
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Senior citizen, juvenile assaulted at home
A senior citizen and a juvenile girl were assaulted in their home early Tuesday morning when two people broke in. When a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to the scene on Howard Avenu...
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Barnsley named among top 10 Southern resorts
Barnsley Resort is one of the top 10 resorts in the South, as determined by USA Today. Announced in a July 2 article, the newspaper determined which 10 resorts in the region they considered the bes...
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Adairsville council launches search for new police chief
The Adairsville City Council announced that two candidates for the interim police chief’s position would be interviewed and vetted today and a decision would be announced by the end of the day. The...
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EVHS day camp to emphasize responsible pet ownership
Through the Animal Explorer Summer Day Camp, attendees of all ages will gain insight into the Etowah Valley Humane Society’s operations and learn how to become a responsible pet owner. Geared towar...
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C'ville BOE recommends lower millage rate
At the work session of the city of Cartersville Board of Education on Thursday night, the board announced its intention to recommend a rollback on the millage rate. The current rate is 18.23 and wi...
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Jones resigns as APD chief
Adairsville Police Chief Robert Jones on Wednesday morning submitted his letter of resignation, citing his health. City Manager Pam Madison confirmed Jones’ resignation Wednesday evening. “He came ...
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Public hearings scheduled for Bartow BOE tentative millage rate increase
A spirited debate surrounded the tentative millage rate increase at the Bartow County Board of Education meeting on July 3. The 3-2 vote approved the tentative increase and proposes to raise the cu...
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Cartersville designated as accredited National Main Street Program
In honor of their dedication to commercial revitalization and historic preservation, the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority and Main Street Program recently received a National Main Street...
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19-year-old airlifted after crash
A teenager was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital after a single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning. According to the Georgia State Patrol, Marcos Hernandez, 19, was driving a Ford Explorer north on Highw...
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