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Area papers continue to see effects of recession
With foreclosure rates remaining high across the nation, recent news has surfaced of a foreclosure filing affecting News Publishing Co., a large regional news company and owner of Rome News-Tribune...
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Classical guitarist returns to Cartersville July 23
With his summer concert tour and a performance at Carnegie Hall on the horizon, Atlanta native Peter Fletcher has turned his childhood passion into a rewarding career as a professional musician. "W...
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Residents voice concerns on tentative Emerson millage rate
Two public hearings held Monday on Emerson's proposed millage rate drew outcries from the city's residents. Last month, the city council established the tentative rate at 3.6 mills. That rate may n...
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Rodeo saddles up for charity
From pony rides to calf roping, the sights and sounds of the Bartow County Saddle Club Rodeo will return to Cartersville Friday and Saturday. Starting at 8 p.m., the annual event will feature child...
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Adairsville residents ride again to battle against cancer
For Buddy and Darlene Bagley, motorcycle rides through the winding roads of north Georgia have long been a shared pastime, but now the couple hosts a similar experience each year to help others in ...
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Health department's WIC Farmers Markets begins this week
With summer harvest in full swing, the Bartow County Health Department's Women, Infants and Children program or WIC, will provide access to fresh fruits and vegetables to local families. Beginning ...
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Bill and Kim Cook: Husband, wife team find fulfillment in their work
From the depths of The Great Recession, husband and wife team Bill and Kim Cook have found continued success in real estate investment and rental properties. The Cooks give readers a weekly glimpse...
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Bartow County Farmers Market vendors set up shop
A good example of that would be corn. They are predicting that corn yields may fall if we continue in this dry pattern here and the heat too that we've had [over the past month]. What that does is ...
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BARTOW BLOTTER — 7.8
The following information -- names, addresses, charges and other details -- was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff's Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and guilt or...
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Putting together the puzzle: Officers receive training on autism
*Editor's note: This is part of an ongoing series on law enforcement training and education. Hill Smith stands shyly in front of the room, looking every bit the 13-year-old with his cap pulled low ...
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Loudermilk returns home with traveling seminar
Speaking in communities across the Southeast, State Sen. Barry Loudermilk returned home to Cassville for a presentation of the historical seminar that has kept him and his family on the road for th...
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Domestic violence call nets pot growing bust
A complaint of domestic violence brought Bartow County Sheriff's Office deputies to a residence in Acworth, resulting in one arrest and a continuing investigation into the growth of marijuana plant...
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Advanced voting begins Monday
Advanced and absentee in-person voting for the July 31 primary and special election will begin Monday. The Bartow County Board of Elections will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ...
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Cartersville theater community receives acting nods
Along with garnering applause from local audiences, several members of the Cartersville theater community also caught the eye of the Metropolitan Atlanta Theater organization. StageWorks Inc. recei...
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New requirements result in long lines at drivers services
Just a handy tip, we're always closed on Monday so Tuesday is always the busiest day. We got off on the wrong foot this week anyway then we had a holiday in the middle of the week," Sports said. "T...
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