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Derek Keeney takes school board seat
Derek Keeney won the Republican primary election for a seat on the Bartow County School Board on Tuesday. The post, which will be vacated by Matt Shultz, services District 3. Keeney carried the vot...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loudermilk leads in District 11 race
In the race to represent Georgia District 11 in the U.S. House of Representatives, former State Sen. Barry Loudermilk led a pack of six candidates Tuesday night, ensuring his spot in a runoff elect...
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Bond set at $1M for Payne
A man accused in connection with the death of his girlfriend’s daughter in January was granted bond Tuesday in Bartow County Superior Court. Judge Carey Nelson set cash or property bond at $1 milli...
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Electrical malfunction sparks powerhouse fire
An electrical malfunction caused a fire below ground level at the Allatoona Dam Powerhouse on Monday afternoon. Bartow County Fire Chief Craig Millsap said Bartow County and Cartersville fire depar...
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BREAKING: Electrical malfunction causes fire at dam powerhouse
An electrical malfunction caused a fire below ground at the Allatoona Dam Powerhouse. Bartow County Fire Chief Craig Millsap said at 6:15 p.m. that Bartow County and Cartersville fire department cr...
May 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food pantries benefit from letter carriers’ drive
With their food supplies dwindling recently, North Bartow Community Services’ staff was delighted for the nonprofit to be the beneficiary of Adairsville’s National Association of Letter Carriers’ F...
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Fifth-graders lead Career Day at EES
Euharlee Elementary School gave Career Day a new look on Thursday. Instead of the traditional model of community members and parents speaking to the students about their particular job, the fifth-g...
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Ledbetter wins Downtown Cartersville Selfie Scavenger Hunt
With a total of 87 points, Christy Ledbetter won the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority’s debut Selfie Scavenger Hunt. During the contest, participants took self-portrait images at designa...
May 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow County Schools retirees celebrated
The Bartow Education Foundation honored this year’s Bartow County School System retirees at the Clarence Brown Conference Center on Thursday night. School board chair and a Bartow Education Foundat...
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First quarter 2014 foreclosures drop in Bartow County
Bartow County foreclosures during the first quarter of 2014 have dropped approximately 45.43 percent from the year before. According to data provided by the firm RealtyTrac, which follows the forec...
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Cartersville council approves landmark expansion
In Mayor Matt Santini’s absence, Mayor Pro-Tem Diane Tate gaveled the Cartersville City Council to order. The first order of business was the first reading of four rezoning applications, one of whi...
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Emerson resident to present Tellus lecture with UGA engineering professor
In their presentation, “Cool Solutions: New Approaches to Solve Refrigeration Problems Worldwide,” University of Georgia Professor William Kisaalita and UGA student Ryan Brush will discuss their pr...
May 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mixed verdict in drug case
After more than a day of testimony riddled with objections from Prosecutor Erle Newton, a jury on Wednesday found one man guilty of selling marijuana in Superior Court Judge Carey Nelson’s courtroo...
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DA's office marks first high school internships
Carrying “keep calm and study hard” gift baskets, six high school interns on Wednesday marked the end of their time with the Bartow County District Attorney’s Office. Recognized at a reception in t...
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County residents urged to avoid transient bears
With spring moving into summer, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is reminding state residents to avoid contact with bears that may be roaming the state in search of a home. Called transi...
May 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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