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Irish earns region paramedic honor, moves on to state
A humble Brian Irish last week accepted the Danny Hall Memorial Region One Paramedic of the Year honor. Recognized March 13 at the 2014 Northwest Georgia/Region 1 Emergency Medical Services Council...
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Euharlee council hears urban designation
Five foreheads on the Euharlee City Council grimaced in tandem as they learned the news. Their town — the place of green fields and lazy streams — shared the urban grittiness of Detroit and Newark ...
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University System bans tobacco on campus
Beginning Oct. 1, all University System of Georgia campuses will be required to be tobacco free following a Wednesday vote by the USG Board of Regents. The policy will prohibit the use of “all form...
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Taylor welcomes state champion Cass Middle
Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor opened his public meeting Wednesday by recognizing the Cass Middle School state champion recycling team. “We appreciate what these folks at Cass Middle Schoo...
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St. Luke A.M.E. to honor 'Women of Excellence' Saturday
In recognition of their positive impact on others, five women with Bartow County ties will be honored Saturday at St. Luke A.M.E. Church, 130 Jones St. in Cartersville. Starting at 6 p.m., the Wome...
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@White=[C] Two receive life sentences in home invasion
@White=[C] Two people found guilty last month in a July 2013 home invasion were sentenced Tuesday. Yvonne Alexander and Austin Hernandez were charged with kidnapping with bodily injury, kidnapping,...
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Two plea, exonerate 5 in molly case
Almost eight months after seven people were arrested in connection with the largest molly seizure in county history, two people have been sentenced and five others cleared. Christopher Lee Willingh...
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'Agnes of God' to open at The Legion Friday
For “Agnes of God,” StageWorks Co-founder Leslie McCrary will lend her theatrical talents to The Pumphouse Players as she directs its upcoming John Pielmeier’s production. “It’s a really strong dra...
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Bartow schools to provide Emerson with campus
The Bartow County Board of Education on Monday voted to approve an intergovernmental agreement with the city of Emerson which will provide the city with the Emerson Elementary School building in ex...
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Archaeological work continues on Euharlee mill
Though archaeologists are no longer actively digging through the remains of Euharlee’s Lowry Mill, the archaeological work is still ongoing as the city’s experts compile their report and examine ar...
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Suspect pleads guilty to Boatner Avenue fire
The man accused of igniting a fire at a Boatner Avenue house in May 2013 pleaded guilty in court Monday. Phillip Rodger Bennett entered guilty pleas to first-degree arson, first-degree criminal dam...
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Miller strives for growth through multiple agencies
For more than 30 years, Ralph “Sonny” Miller has served on various planning committees and economic development boards in Cartersville and Bartow County. He serves as treasurer on the first Bartow-...
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Downtown Cartersville continues historic designation process, wins preservation award
Attempts to have downtown Cartersville named to the National Register of Historic Places overcame one hurdle Friday, Feb. 28, when the Georgia Historic Preservation Division recommended the applica...
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Father and daughter gear up for PLANET comp
With a long history of success, Chattahoochee Technical College’s horticulture students currently are preparing to compete against hundreds of other students at the Professional Landcare Network’s ...
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Report: Bartow among top counties for 2013 domestic violence-related deaths
After four years without a domestic violence fatality, Bartow County had three in 2013, according to last week’s annual Georgia 2013 Domestic Violence Fatality Review Report. In 2012, the fatality ...
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