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C'ville council approves excise tax agreement, considers electric rate increase
Cartersville is now the latest city to approve an agreement with Bartow County on the energy excise tax. By approving the measure during its regular meeting Thursday night, the Cartersville City Co...
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Olens: 'highly unlikely' substantial tax dollars used for advocacy
On Friday, Oct. 12, Attorney General Sam Olens sent a letter to State Schools Superintendent John Barge which included an explanation of statutory enforcement duties and responsibilities of the sup...
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Man reports robbery at gunpoint
A man told Cartersville police he was robbed about 10:30 Wednesday night by three men armed with a handgun. According to the incident report, the victim had left work at 10 p.m. walking down Gilmer...
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Commissioner's office meets budget challenges for department, county
* This is the final part in an ongoing series looking at the county’s budget by department. Tasked with setting and adopting the budget, the Bartow County Commissioner’s Office must then see that e...
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Olson's weight loss transformation inspires others seeking healthy lifestyles
Since embarking on his weight loss journey in January 2011, Randy Olson has dropped 185 pounds and in the process become an inspiration for many seeking a healthier lifestyle. “I had gotten to the ...
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Commercial projects continue to grow in Bartow
From multiple Cartersville projects to a four-story hotel in Adairsville, commercial activity is on the rise in Bartow County, including the area’s latest announcement — a Steak N’ Shake to land on...
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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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'Over the River and Through the Woods' makes its Cartersville debut Oct. 26
In “Over the River and Through the Woods,” John C. Walker will portray Nick Cristano, an Italian-American faced with having to choose between family obligations and making his own mark on the world...
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Cartersville High students hear from alumni at career fair
Cartersville High School alumni returned to the halls of their alma mater Wednesday to speak to students about a future after high school. In the Canes’ storm shelter, both juniors and seniors had ...
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Woman throws drink, later arrested for cocaine possession
A woman suspected of throwing her drink at another customer was later arrested for possession of cocaine early Wednesday morning. Cartersville police responded to a fight in progress at Applebee’s ...
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Bonds issued to advance Burnt Hickory Road extension
Members of the Cartersville Development Authority approved Wednesday the issuance of $6.28 million in bonds for construction of the proposed Burnt Hickory Road extension. The approximately 1.5 mile...
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CBA accepts county, city utility transfer
Debt financing the water, sewer and gas utilities owned by Cartersville and Bartow County for the Toyo Tire and Highland 75 projects is now in the hands of the Cartersville Building Authority. The ...
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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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U.S. Disc Dog World Finals to feature stiff competition
With at least eight former champions returning, competition is expected to be steep at the U.S. Disc Dog World Finals. To be held at Cartersville’s Dellinger Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday an...
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Crowds turn out for first day of early voting
Absentee in-person voting began Monday across the state, although it is more commonly known as early or advance voting. No matter what it’s called by voters, it drew a robust crowd on the first day...
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