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Fundraising heats up as Relay for Life nears
With participants encouraged to coordinate the color of their footwear to denote a type of cancer, Hailey Hightower will don a pair of lime green shoes to “heel out” lymphoma in the third annual Hi...
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Marijuana found in cooking pot
Marijuana was found in a cooking pot and a handgun found in children’s clothing Tuesday night in Parkway North. A Cartersville police officer was patrolling the area at approximately 6:49 p.m. when...
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CPD officer receives Life Saving Medal
The orange markings along U.S. Highway 411 in White designate the final locations of three vehicles involved in an Aug. 9 accident that left one man in the hospital and another a hero. Friday eveni...
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GHC to begin classes Saturday
Georgia Highlands College Interim President Renva Watterson said the Cartersville campus is ready to kick off the new academic year this Saturday. While an exact number of students expected to begi...
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Amber alert for Acworth infant results in 'happy ending'
A woman accused of stealing a vehicle and kidnapping an infant Tuesday night in Acworth was arrested Wednesday and the baby safely returned to his mother. Samantha Nicole Barrett allegedly took a 2...
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Adairsville Welcome Center and Rail Depot Age of Steam Museum reopens today
With the Sans Souci Club’s assistance, the city of Adairsville is reopening its Welcome Center and Rail Depot Age of Steam Museum today. After temporarily closing the downtown venue in late Decembe...
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Taylor highlights taxes in speech
The recent millage rate increase was the prime topic during Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor’s first state of the county address. During the second Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Comm...
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Democrat chairman believes he is 'right where I want to be'
Dr. J.M. “Joe” Prince has been the chairman of Bartow County’s Democratic Party since 2004, but his involvement in politics goes back much further than that. He has said he voted in every general e...
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DNR drops bass in Lake Allatoona
Making a good catch in Lake Allatoona may be easier in the coming years, as the Department of Natural Resources is performing a largemouth bass stocking experiment. This summer, according to a DNR ...
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Booth Western Art Museum celebrates 10 years
While the Deep South may be a surprising locale for a Western art museum, the pairing has turned into a prosperous combination for the Cartersville community. Preparing to celebrate its 10th year o...
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New school year brings new paint to Boys and Girls Club
The Boys and Girls Club of Bartow County is a brighter place now thanks to a new coat of paint. In July, associates from the Cartersville Kohl’s volunteered to spend an entire day painting the club...
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After 40 years, Owens exits EMS
Forty years after he stumbled into emergency medical services, Bartow County EMS Director Larry Owens quietly exited Friday, retiring as the county’s senior employee. In the early 1970s, Owens was ...
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Konfidence Klub gives a platform for Bartow's talent
According to Rhonda Poore, there are very few places in Cartersville for people to exhibit their talents and display their crafts. This inspired her and her two sons, E.J. and Brian Poore, to found...
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Man uses stolen credit card to rent motel room
Staff Report On Friday morning, at Chief Container Corporation in Acworth, a purse was reported stolen from the employee break room, according to a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report. T...
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Toyo Tires announces $210 million plant expansion
Toyo Tire announced Friday the fourth expansion of its plant in Bartow County, which is expected to add approximately 470,000 square feet to the building and 450 jobs to the workforce. The expansio...
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