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Bartow Health Access continues to serve underinsured, uninsured
After being closed for about a month, the Bartow Health Access’ Louis E. Tonsmeire Sr. Clinic currently is serving Bartow County’s underinsured and uninsured residents. Reopening at the end of July...
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Mauney inspires women through annual Expo
Through the Northwest Georgia Women’s Expo, Karon Mauney has provided participants an opportunity to relax and discover local businesses and organizations that have an emphasis in women’s health, f...
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Ceremony honors local recipients of medal on Purple Heart Day in Georgia
Forty-seven years ago, Steve Wilson was in the jungles of Vietnam, fighting alongside his fellow Marines, when he was wounded — twice. In August 1967, Wilson was struck in the leg by shrapnel or ca...
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Bartow County tag office adds payment options
Residents who walk into the Bartow County tag office now have an option: paper or plastic? After acquiring a new payment processing system from Courtware Solutions Inc., the tag office has been acc...
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SCMS band director receives national recommendation
Since 1989 Sheila Smith has been fine-tuning the musical ears and talent of South Central Middle School band students. During her career, the SCMS band has been selected to perform at various disti...
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Jordan remembered for unyielding service to Emerson
A lifelong resident of Emerson, the late Henry Jordan is being remembered by his family and colleagues for his compassion for others and service to his hometown. On Friday, the former Emerson mayor...
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Pugliese headlines August Eggs and Issues breakfast
Guests of the Adairsville Council’s August Eggs and Issues breakfast had the chance to pick the brain of Paul Pugliese, Bartow County’s University of Georgia Extension Office coordinator, on how th...
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Veterans make moving presentation at first day of school
As the mainly freshman class walked into the empty Advanced Placement government classroom on the first day of school at Cartersville High School, the students quietly commented on the absence of d...
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The Pettit Environmental Preserve presents Damsels & Dragons Aug. 16
Through its Damsels & Dragons event, The Pettit Environmental Preserve plans to close out its summer programming with an entertaining yet educational offering. Set for Aug. 16 from 5 to 9 p.m., the...
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One stabbed in apartment brawl
One man was stabbed Thursday night when he intervened in a fight at an apartment complex. A Cartersville police officer responded to Cartersville Gardens at 376 Old Mill Road at approximately 8:30 ...
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Phoenix Air details Ebola flight operations in 'flying ICU'
It started with a phone call. When Phoenix Air Group Inc. Vice President Dent Thompson was on vacation, he received a phone call from someone he described as a highly placed doctor with the U.S. De...
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Woman kidnapped from driveway, later raped
After being kidnapped from her friend’s driveway, a woman was raped Tuesday night. According to a press release from the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, the victim got off work at approximately 2 a...
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Cartersville council seeks compromise in rezoning issue
After nearly an hour of public debate on a proposed parking lot adjacent to Moore’s Gourmet Market, 221 Fite Street, the Cartersville City Council decided to give the opposing parties more time to ...
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'Agnes of God' receives seven MAT Award nominations
Presented at The Legion Theatre in March, The Pumphouse Players’ production of “Agnes of God” recently garnered seven Metropolitan Atlanta Theater Award nominations. In the drama, Karen Ruetz as Dr...
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Cartersville school employees get one-time raise
Cartersville City School Superintendent Dr. Howard Hinesley recommended a one-time 3 percent pay increase for city school employees on Thursday at the Cartersville school board’s business meeting. ...
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