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BCCCA seeks to further ties with area manufacturers
As the beginning of the school year approaches, the Bartow County College and Career Academy is moving toward its second full year of operation. During a Thursday morning meeting, BCCCA CEO Paul Sa...
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clerk of superior court warns of jury scam
Bartow County officials are warning residents to be aware of a new scam involving a suspect impersonating a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy and asking for money. Bartow County Clerk of Superi...
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Man arrested on rape charge
One man has been charged in connection with an alleged rape July 17. According to the Cartersville police reports, the 21-year-old victim’s mother told police the victim had gone to a friend’s hous...
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Muster event benefits BCFD-based nonprofit
Founded in January, the Firefighter HOPE Foundation brings assistance to those closest to home — the men, women and children connected to the Bartow County Fire Department. “The foundation is a non...
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Bake Sale to benefit Bartow History Museum Aug. 2
For the Bartow History Museum, tasty treats are continuing to serve as effective fundraising magnets. On Aug. 2, the fifth annual Old Fashioned Bake Sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and f...
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Tuesday runoff sees steady turnout
Though less than 15 percent of Bartow County voters turned out for the Tuesday runoff election, Election Supervisor Joseph Kirk still saw a positive aspect to the numbers. “I’m very disappointed at...
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Man arrested on rape charge
Staff Report One man has been charged in connection with an alleged rape July 17. According to the Cartersville police reports, the 21-year-old victim’s mother told police the victim had gone to a ...
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Dissenting, approving opinions expressed at hearing for millage rate increase
Eight Bartow County residents spoke at Tuesday night’s public hearing regarding the tentative millage rate increase proposed by the Bartow County School Board. Each resident is allowed to speak for...
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'Christmas in July' concert to benefit Salvation Army's Angel Tree program
To help fulfill the holiday wishes of its Angel Tree recipients, The Salvation Army’s program will be reinforced by the “Christmas in July” concert Saturday. Spearheaded by the Cartersville nonprof...
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County tax levy remains unchanged
Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor revealed at his July 23 meeting that the tax levy would remain unchanged at 10.97 mills and 9.68 mills for unincorporated areas. “This is the same millage th...
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Gun fires during home robbery
After two men invaded a Fredda Lane home Thursday night, a gunshot was heard as they struggled with the victim. The victim’s wife told Cartersville police that she went to the store to get a pack o...
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UCB restores original Bank of Adairsville office door
Although the Bank of Adairsville’s original location was hollowed out during demolition work, and the fate of its marble facade is still uncertain, one part of the bank still survives in its origin...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loudermilk wins in District 11 runoff
For the first time since 1881 Bartow County will have a local congressman with Barry Loudermilk winning the District 11 runoff for the U.S. House of Representatives. After a nine-week runoff, Loude...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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GBI identifies deceased in officer-involved shooting
One person is dead following a late-night officer-involved shooting in northern Bartow County. About 1 a.m. an Adairsville police officer shot and killed a suspect on the entrance ramp to Interstat...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Externship schools teachers on workforce skills
For one week this summer 19 Bartow County School System teachers ventured out into four local businesses to gain workforce perspective. In small teams, the educators were assigned to either Georgia...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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