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McGruder monument now a Kingston attraction
A week after its dedication, the monument to Mattie McGruder — also called Melvina Shields — is being seen as a new way to attract visitors and tourists to Kingston who are interested in her relati...
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Battle of Allatoona Pass events expand for sesquicentennial
To pay tribute to the Battle of Allatoona Pass’ sesquicentennial, the site will play host to a wide array of programming that will provide attendees a better understanding into the warfare that tra...
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Suspect robs store with knife
A predawn robber took almost $2,000 in a holdup Saturday. An employee of Citgo on Highway 113 said she was retrieving a straw near the fountain machine about 5:15 a.m. when a black male entered the...
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State agencies covering Bartow take home Governor's Challenge honors
Two state law enforcement agencies took high honors at the 15th annual Governor’s Challenge Awards in Macon this week. An annual recognition program for law enforcement agencies of all sizes from a...
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Verdicts returned in two Superior Court cases
Juries on Friday returned verdicts in two cases in the courtroom of Superior Court Judge Suzanne Smith. In the first, the jury about noon returned a predominantly guilty verdict in a child molestat...
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APD beards to benefit the Shop With A Hero program
Over the next three months some Adairsville Police Department officers will be growing beards to raise awareness and funds for the Bartow County Shop With A Hero program. Interim Police Chief Arnol...
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Hospitality Association gets update on LakePoint
Though the momentum at the LakePoint Sporting Community may appear to have slowed since its first baseball fields opened in June, the Bartow County Hospitality Association discovered Thursday that ...
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Cartersville First Baptist celebrates 175 years
In celebrating its 175th anniversary, Cartersville First Baptist Church will pay tribute to the past while keeping an eye on the future. The festivities will begin Sunday at 5 p.m. at the church’s ...
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Teen flees traffic stop
Staff Report A teenager went to jail Thursday morning after fleeing a 1 a.m. traffic stop. The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy patrolling around Grassdale Road noticed a white Ford Crown Vict...
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Deal recognizes Cartersville scholarship winners
Gov. Nathan Deal paid a visit to Cartersville Middle School on Wednesday to recognize nine high school and middle school students that earned Georgia’s REACH scholarships, a needs-based scholarship...
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Resources available for leaf-watching season
With Autumn starting to take shape, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites is providing an online travel planner to help sightseers track the state’s changing leaf color. Beginning Oct. 1, Leaf Watch...
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GDOL to host career expo Oct. 2
In an event with more than 25 employers expected to take part, the Georgia Department of Labor is hosting a career exposition Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Clarence Brown Conference Center. The expo is ...
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Carter receives GSFA President's Award
Bartow County fire service personnel this past weekend took home state honors from the 2014 Georgia Fire Service Conference in Macon. Although officials announced two honors — Cartersville Fire Dep...
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Euharlee seeks public works director
In a called work session, the Euharlee City Council began interviewing four candidates for the city’s Public Works director position. The new hire will replace former director LeeRoy Shepherd who t...
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James R. (Jim) McDonnold
James R. (Jim) McDonnold, 92, of Cartersville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 21. Mr. McDonnold was born July 14, 1922, in Fulton County, the son of the late Charles Alex and Jessie Mae (Archer) McDonno...
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