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Agencies conduct sex offender compliance check ahead of Halloween

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Officers from the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force and Department of Community Supervision attend a briefing Thursday before sex offender compliance checks. The effort takes place yearly leading up to the Halloween holiday. JESSICA LOEDING/The Daily Tribune News

A countywide initiative this week ended with several arrests and a broader safety message to the community.

Education SPLOST extension on Nov. 3 ballot

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In 2010, Bartow County voters passed Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax IV to support education. On Nov. 3, they will vote on SPLOST V, a five-year extension of the one-cent sales tax.

Officer shoots, kills suspect in traffic stop

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Cartersville firefighters block two northbound lanes of Interstate 75 after a man was killed when he pointed a gun at an Emerson police officer during a traffic stop. SAMPSON JENKINS/The Daily Tribune News

A traffic stop that escalated alongside Interstate 75 Wednesday morning left a suspect dead.

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