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Bartow County Superior Court convenes Monday
Criminal trials will begin Monday in Bartow County Superior Court. The office of Cherokee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Rosemary Greene released this week the top cases expected to sound in th...
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Cartersville Elementary receives iPads through grant
Beginning in January, Cartersville Elementary School fourth graders will have to apply a myriad of learning skills to a new lesson that incorporates the use of technology thanks to a $2,500 grant f...
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Hattaway elected Ga. Baptist Convention president
Garnering three-fourths of the vote, Don Hattaway — senior pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cartersville — recently was elected president of the Georgia Baptist Convention. The Cartersville r...
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Stop the Dump float barred from Christmas parade
The Cartersville-Bartow County Exchange Club has refused to allow a float made by the Stop the Dump movement to participate in the Dec. 12 Christmas parade. Members of the anti-dump organization ar...
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Business twice struck by burglars
With the arrival of the holiday season so come the thieves, burglars, larcenists, shoplifters. Businesses and residences alike find themselves the target. Burglars twice struck Edward Ford-Ball’s S...
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BCFD recognizes girl, 6, for actions during Sept. fire
Three months ago, Krystal Blake calmly roused her brother and gathered the dogs, likely saving lives and property from a fire that began in the kitchen. On Tuesday, the Bartow County Fire Departmen...
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Castro wins Adairsville Post 3 runoff election
Lee Castro will be the next member of the Adairsville City Council after winning Tuesday’s runoff election. Castro gained 195 votes, or 55.56 percent of the vote, while Kenneth Carson received 156 ...
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Isakson addresses future of legislation, Congress
On Tuesday at the Bartow County College and Career Academy, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., spoke to educators and members of the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce regarding a number ...
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Man attempts suicide at courthouse
Black plastic and crime scene tape roped off the main entrance to the Frank Moore Administration and Judicial Center Tuesday afternoon after a man attempted suicide in the foyer. Investigators arri...
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2014 Euharlee budget approved by council
In its last scheduled meeting of 2013, the Euharlee City Council adopted the 2014 budget, approved the naming of a baseball field and bade farewell to two of its own. Incumbent mayor Kathy Foulk an...
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Red Top presents Christmas at the Cabin Saturday
As part of Red Top Mountain State Park’s Homestead Series, Christmas at the Cabin will provide patrons a glimpse into what life was like during the holidays more than 150 years ago. Set for Saturda...
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Downtown Cartersville's Christmas events postponed to Dec. 12
Due to the threat of inclement weather, the annual Cartersville Downtown Development Authority’s official lighting of the Christmas tree, Advocates for Children’s Jingle Jog and the Cartersville-Ba...
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Thompson wins Senate District 14 runoff election
By winning Tuesday’s runoff election, Bruce Thompson will represent Senate District 14 in the Georgia Legislature. District 14 includes roughly half of Bartow County, most of Cherokee County and a ...
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GSP seeks information on fatal crash
The Georgia State Patrol’s Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team in Calhoun is asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle and driver in connection with a fatal crash Tuesday morning on ...
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Polls open for today's runoffs for Adairsville council, District 14
Two elections will be decided today as Bartow County voters go back to the polls for runoff races. In Adairsville Kenneth “K.C.” Carson is facing off against Lee Castro to represent Adairsville Cit...
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