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Bartow school board hears Ebola protocol
The Bartow County Board of Education learned of the system’s readiness plan should the Ebola virus make an appearance in the county schools. Macy Defnall, human resources director, told the board t...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Career Change: Brian ‘Tiny’ Hufstetler left law enforcement behind on leap of faith
Even when he was a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy working a traffic accident, Brian “Tiny” Hufstetler always had his eye on the tow truck. “I have always been fascinated by them with that ma...
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Barr brings passion for the outdoors to DNR
With hunting season ramping up, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Sgt. Mike Barr is welcoming the change. “We spend hundreds of hours and many late nights and weekends every year in a patrol ...
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BCSO deputy recognized as influential Georgia Muslim
When Hashim Ahmedani came to the United States a dozen years ago, encounters with local law enforcement shaped his future. “My dad had the gas station in Cartersville, and I had heard in Pakistan t...
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Rusted, not busted: Bartow's Old Car City hosts Hot Rod photo shoot
For a few hours on Wednesday, Oct. 8, a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was the newest addition to Old Car City, USA. On loan from General Motors, the brand-new Corvette was in White and Bartow Co...
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Bartow officials review slate of Allatoona projects
For more than an hour Oct. 16, Bartow County department heads and Commissioner Steve Taylor updated Allatoona area residents about the multiple projects going on in their community. Speaking to a f...
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Man jumps into Lake Allatoona to escape police
One man took the old adage seriously Saturday morning when he jumped from an Interstate 75 bridge into Lake Allatoona to escape a horde of law enforcement officers pursuing him. Scanner traffic ind...
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Southeastern Cowboy Festival & Symposium to celebrate American West
Notably of the most popular offerings of the four-day event, the re-enactment of the 1881 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral will be performed five times during the 12th annual Southeastern Cowboy Festiva...
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Summer externships prove ‘eye opening’ for Bartow teachers
As 19 teachers spoke Wednesday about their experiences working for four Bartow County businesses, two themes ran throughout: the importance of soft skills for employees and what students can do aft...
Oct 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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BCCCA students fundraising through pancake breakfast, rummage sale
Students in the health care and marketing pathways at Bartow County College and Career Academy are putting their public relations skills to the test this weekend flipping flapjacks and manning sale...
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toy drive sign-ups start Monday
Even though Halloween still is on the horizon, area organizations are already eyeing Christmas and laying the groundwork for Christmas toy drive campaigns. Next week, sign-ups will kick off as the ...
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Covered Bridge Fall Festival kicks off today
Thousands of visitors are expected to crowd into downtown Euharlee’s Frankie Harris Park this weekend for the 2014 Euharlee Covered Bridge Fall Festival, Oct. 17-18. The eighth annual festival, whi...
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Phoenix Air explains role of 'the third man' on Ebola flights
Called a variety of monikers ranging from “the man with the clipboard” to “the man not in protective equipment” to a variety of names in online comments, the Phoenix Air employee in Dallas wearing ...
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CPD reconstructing deadly accident
Accident reconstruction this weekend may affect traffic inside the city. On Sunday starting at 8 p.m., Cartersville police officers will be mapping out the area of Joe Frank Harris Parkway at Zena ...
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Tellus gears up for Heavy Metal in Motion
On Saturday, one of Tellus Science Museum’s largest galleries will come to life during the venue’s Heavy Metal in Motion event. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the offering will feature a hovercraft demons...
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