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Loudermilk enters congressional race, wins convention straw poll
Following his candidacy announcement Saturday at the 11th Congressional District Republican Party Convention, State Sen. Barry Loudermilk took the top spot in a straw poll for the U.S. House seat w...
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EVHS' Hoggs for Dogs benefit departs Saturday
With its Hoggs for Dogs benefit set for Saturday, the Etowah Valley Humane Society is wagering that motorcycles and poker will be a winning combination. At 11 a.m., the eighth annual event will dep...
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CTC offering more core this summer
Chattahoochee Technical College is encouraging students attending four-year colleges in Georgia to take advantage of the more than 40 core classes offered at CTC. “There are many benefits to making...
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Red Top park seeks sustainable vision
Red Top Mountain State Park Manager Daniel Hill made it clear to a community meeting Tuesday — one of more than 60 statewide that may decide how Red Top and the state parks system operates — if the...
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Driver gets away in high-speed chase
After leading police through a car chase, a driver early Wednesday escaped on foot in Floyd County. The pursuit began shortly before 4 a.m. on Sugar Valley Road when a Bartow County Sheriff’s Offic...
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Bartow Health Dept. encourages immunizations
Northwest Georgia Public Health is encouraging parents to update their infant’s vaccines during National Infant Immunization Week, held through Saturday. The Bartow County Health Department, 100 Ze...
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Plant sale to benefit Stilesboro Academy
As a member of the Stilesboro Improvement Club, Susiann Brock is surveying her yard for rooted treasures to lend to the group’s benefit Plant Sale. To be held at the pre-Civil War Stilesboro Academ...
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Hamrick helps foster GHC's growth, one student at a time
For Carolyn Hamrick, pursuing a career in education and finding her role as campus dean for the Georgia Highlands College Cartersville campus has been a natural process throughout her career, which...
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Georgia Highlands student surpasses initial autism prognosis
Steven Blume is proof that perseverance pays off. Diagnosed with autism at 2 1/2, the 21-year-old Cartersville resident now is preparing to graduate from Georgia Highlands College in May. This achi...
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Cartersville Chick-fil-A to host Leadercast
On May 10, world-renowned leadership experts will be on hand and on screen for the Chick-fil-A Leadercast, which will simulcast to thousands of guests at sites around the world. Leadercast was born...
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Cartersville scouts Top Dogs with Top Spirit award
For the second year in a row, the Frontiersmen Patrol of Boy Scouts of America Troop 24, Cartersville, brought home the Top Dog award and for the first time brought home the Top Spirit award from t...
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High speed chase ends with arrest
On Friday at approximately 11:45 a.m., a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy met with the U.S. Marshals Service and the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force in regard to multiple subjects possibly...
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'Meteorite Men' rock Tellus on National Astronomy Day
Tellus Science Museum on Saturday celebrated National Astronomy Day with a number of special events, including a lecture by Geoff Notkin and Seve Arnold, stars of the Science Channel TV show “Meteo...
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Job creation incentive extended for Bartow communities
At the close of 2012, two Bartow County districts defined by the U.S. Census lost a designation allowing for increased job tax credits for qualifying businesses. All of that changed, however, with ...
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Wildfires set in Acworth
At approximately 10:35 p.m. Thursday, a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to Scenic Mountain Drive, in Acworth, in reference to wildfires being set. According to the incident report, ...
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