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Extension service faces growing demand with declining funds
* Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series that will look at Bartow County’s budget by department. Providing instruction and information on a range of agricultural topics, the Bartow County...
Jul 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big Chicken Chorus to visit Cartersville facilities
In honor of Barbershop Music Appreciation Day, 15 members of the Big Chicken Chorus will entertain residents at a variety of Cartersville assisted living and nursing home sites on Friday. Starting ...
Jul 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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DDA names Tara Currier new director
Four months after the sudden resignation of its head administrator, the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority has named Tara Currier as executive director. Currier, currently the marketing di...
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Larry Allen Ward
Mr. Larry Allen Ward, 31, of Acworth passed away Saturday morning, July 7, 2012, in Cherokee County. R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, will be in charge of arrangements for Mr. Larr...
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Man airlifted after overturning crane
A contractor Tuesday afternoon was flown to an Atlanta hospital after the crane he was operating overturned. According to Bartow County Fire Department Battalion Chief Bryan Keeling, the man was dr...
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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 ...
Jul 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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