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Public safety headquarters, academies among top stories in emergency services
As with most other years, Bartow County saw its share of news from the world of emergency services. There were homicides, including two within the city of Cartersville in the final months of the ye...
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Cartersville family receives keys in time for Christmas
Thanks to the generosity of Bartow Area Habitat for Humanity’s supporters, the Lowe family is receiving a new start for the new year. Still in the process of unpacking, first-time homeowner Melissa...
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Bartow native continues service to state, community
Bartow County voters sent native son Jeff Lewis to the capitol through eight election cycles for a total of 16 years in the State House of Representatives. Today, he continues to serve his state an...
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Rays of economic hope top the business stories of 2012
Several large groundbreakings and project announcements round out the top business stories of 2012 for Bartow County, but as signs of a recovery emerge, business closures polarize the year-end retr...
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School board member arrested for reckless conduct
A Bartow County Sheriff’s Deputy reported to the Cartersville Wal-Mart parking lot Friday just after 2 p.m. in response to an incident, which resulted in the arrest of Bartow County School Board Me...
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New Georgia law to raise unemployment contributions
Georgia HB 347 will take effect Jan.1 and will require employers to begin paying unemployment taxes on the first $9,500 of taxable wages, up from $8,500 of wages — the standard taxable wage base fo...
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DA presents county with project covering the history of the office
Begun more than two years ago, a history of the district attorney’s office for the Cherokee Judicial Circuit was presented to the county Friday morning by outgoing DA Joseph Campbell. Consisting of...
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2012 stories highlight a year of government changes
The past year was one of change for Bartow County and its municipalities. From the election of a new county commissioner and Taylorsville mayor, to the approval of tax increases and grants and a ne...
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GSP hits the road for New Year's
The Georgia State Patrol is gearing up for the New Year’s holiday and will be looking for impaired drivers. “We’re going to be paying attention to seatbelts and drunk drivers, but we’re also going ...
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DNR officers urge others to follow footsteps of Bartow teen
Conservation officers with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources face challenges every day which could be prevented by training and education. Recently, a Bartow County teen learned how takin...
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The following information — names
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
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Ministry seeks to help homeless veterans
According to www.nationalhomeless.org, about 23 percent of the homeless population in the U.S. is made up of veterans. On Jan. 9, Action Ministries Housing will offer an in-person sign-up event in ...
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Cooper featured in 'The Potters of Orange'
Describing his creations as functional, traditional and folk, J.R. “Ron” Cooper has been turning pottery in Canton for the past 30 years. Born in Cass Station in 1945, he was introduced to the craf...
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Bartow County clears holiday sewer spills
The Bartow County Water Department cleared two sewer spills over the Christmas holiday; both of which were caused by grease blocking the line. The first spill occurred Dec. 25, near Pettit Creek Fa...
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BDA signs Bass Pro Shops agreement
Members of the Bartow County Development Authority approved Thursday a memorandum of understanding with Bass Pro Shops to finalize an agreement for plans to build a 100,000 square-foot store on the...
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