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Kingston hears budget, cell tower ordinance first readings
Kingston edged nearer to having a 2014 budget Monday night as the document had its first reading. Mayor Wanda Penson introduced the budget, which calls for a balanced general fund of $309,681. The ...
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Development authority moves on LakePoint bonds
A second round of LakePoint Sporting Community bonds is in the near future. During a meeting held early Monday morning before the Beaulieu International Group announcement, the Development Authorit...
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Euharlee selects parks and rec director
In a special called meeting, the Euharlee City Council announced it had decided to offer the parks and recreation director’s post to Darren Bowers. If he accepts the position, he will take the rein...
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Students celebrate overwhelming pass rate
On Friday, July 11, NorthSide Bank rewarded Adairsville High School students who passed their macroeconomics advanced-placement exam. Twenty-five of 29 students in Kevin Busse’s macroeconomics AP c...
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BIG announces Bartow campus
Development to bring $200 million investment, 350 jobs
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Bishop enjoys watching 'God's creations' take bloom
Through her hands-on work with Cassville Baptist Church’s Friendship Kitchen and her ever-evolving daylily garden, Doris Bishop is known throughout the county for nurturing the well-being of both h...
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Sportsmans Outdoor Supercenter offers competitive pricing on outdoor goods
After 30 years, Michael Holcomb turned his back on corporate America and followed his passion for the great outdoors. “I worked my way up to vice president and director of east coast operations for...
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Wal-Mart shoplifter allegedly strikes employee
On Friday at 6:58 p.m., a Bartow County Sheriff’s deputy responded to Wal-Mart, 101 Market Place Blvd. in Cartersville, in reference to shoplifting in progress, later determined to be battery and t...
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GDOT selects 411, 41 interchange contractor
In the coming weeks Bartow County residents will see the first efforts in a more than two year long project to improve the U.S. Highway 41 and U.S. Highway 411 interchange. By selecting C.W. Matthe...
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Cartersville probation officer receives state honor
Recognized for her work with mental health offenders, Cartersville Probation Officer Jill Fisher said receiving the state’s Cynthia Floyd Award was “truly a surprise and an honor.” The Georgia Depa...
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Cartersville schools improve, perform above standards on CRCT
The Cartersville City School System made substantial gains this past school year in the area of testing. The system scored higher than the rest of the state in nearly all assessment categories exce...
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Community unites for in-county mission effort
Describing the construction gift as “life changing,” Debbie Bearden was overwhelmed with gratitude Wednesday as the sound of pounding hammers and power tools enveloped her Cartersville backyard. La...
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Perdue swings through Bartow County
While on a whirlwind RV tour campaign, Republican U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue stopped for about 20 minutes in Cartersville, shaking hands and speaking with voters in front of Ross’s Diner. P...
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Adairsville council launches search for new police chief
The Adairsville City Council announced that two candidates for the interim police chief’s position would be interviewed and vetted today and a decision would be announced by the end of the day. The...
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Senior citizen, juvenile assaulted at home
A senior citizen and a juvenile girl were assaulted in their home early Tuesday morning when two people broke in. When a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to the scene on Howard Avenu...
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