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First Day Hikes to promote state parks, healthy living
Participating in the nationwide First Day Hikes offering, Cartersville’s Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site and Red Top Mountain State Park will usher in 2014 with a pair of guided treks Jan. 1. “T...
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County reopens four trash compactors on Sundays
Signalling a slight easing of the solid waste budget, four Bartow County compactor sites are again open for business Sunday. Starting Dec. 8, county residents can drop their household garbage and r...
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Adairsville students D.A.R.E. to succeed
Fifth graders at Adairsville Elementary School on Tuesday walked across the stage to receive certificates that represented their recent D.A.R.E. education, which aimed to prepare students for the s...
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Shots fired near Cartersville home
Late Monday night shots were fired near a home on Ga. Highway 293 in what could have been a drive-by shooting. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report, a deputy was dispatch...
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Tellus' Vision for the Future capital campaign nears goal
With more than 75 percent already generated, Tellus Science Museum is seeking the public’s assistance to wrap up its Vision for the Future capital campaign. Officially launched in October 2012, the...
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Adairsville council debates Park Street crossing closure
The Adairsville City Council met last night for its final work session of the year. Police chief Robert Jones reported that the department logged more than 18,000 miles of patrol and responded to 1...
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Cartersville High to launch aeronautical partnership track
Cartersville High School next fall will launch the state of Georgia’s first school partnership program with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which seeks to introduce students to careers in aer...
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McKee continues to share passion for music
Hailing from a musical family, Rick McKee is known for his compositions and work with children. “My great-grandfather, Angus Gainey, started the first high school orchestra in South Carolina,” he s...
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Car stolen near Lake Allatoona
On Friday, a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to the parking lot located on the Corps of Engineers’ property at 6817 N. Main St. in Acworth. According to the BCSO incident repor...
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Eggs and Issues focuses on health care, Harbin Clinic
For its December talk, the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce’s Eggs and Issues breakfast hosted Dr. Ken Davis, CEO and president of Harbin Clinic, for a discussion of the clinic’s hist...
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County road work to begin in January, weather permitting
Improvements to nine Bartow County roads should begin at the start of the new year, weather permitting, says county Road Director Randy Gray. “We’ll be doing thermal striping, which is the high ref...
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Christmas on the Hill rings in the season
The annual performance of Christmas on the Hill will bring together more than 100 residents from the community to sing, dance and act on Sunday at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Starting at ...
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DNR and Red Top seek controlled deer population
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources held its controlled deer hunt of the year at Red Top Mountain State Park. “[The hunt is] done specifically for deer population ...
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Santa Arthur brings year-round Christmas cheer
As the countdown to Christmas morning continues, Arthur Heller — affectionately known as Santa Arthur — is helping create magical memories for thousands of children. Along with revving up parade cr...
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Toyo breaks ground on fourth expansion
Toyo Tire broke ground Friday on its fourth expansion, which is expected to add a total of 700,000 square feet to its facility over four years. Gov. Nathan Deal was on hand to mark the occasion, as...
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