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Family Promise seeks public support for online auction
With its upcoming auction, Family Promise of Bartow County is looking to take a giant step toward becoming fully operational. The public can support the benefit in two ways: by contributing items a...
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Valor quilt presented to ‘oldest living veteran in Bartow’
At 96, Charles Coombs is believed to be the oldest living veteran in Bartow County. On Friday morning, he was recognized for his service through the We Honor Veterans program. Presented with a valo...
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Early voting for runoff begins Monday
Early voting for the July 22 runoff election will begin Monday and continue through Friday, July 18. Bartow County residents will have four races on the July 22 ballot. The Republican races are: Ja...
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Alert employees help avert disaster
Alert employees may have saved the Short Trip convenience store and laundromat, 165 Cassville Road, from being destroyed by fire. When equipment from Cartersville Fire Stations 1, 3 and 4 responded...
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WYXC returns to the airwaves
Though it was broadcasting only a satellite feed, NewsTalk AM 1270 WYXC returned to the airwaves Thursday afternoon after a two-day absence. Sometime Tuesday the station’s signal went dark, and the...
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53-acre shopping center planned for Cartersville's Main St.
Though early in their conceptual stages, plans have been submitted to Cartersville Planning & Development for an approximately 53-acre shopping center on East Main Street. Kroger is believed to be ...
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Adairsville council approves 2013 city audit
The Adairsville City Council met at a special called meeting Wednesday to discuss and approve the 2013 audit. “Our audit for the fiscal year 2013 was conducted in accordance with auditing standards...
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Forger suspect arrested
A forgery suspect was arrested Tuesday afternoon when he was found with resume paper, scanners and printers. A Cartersville police officer was patrolling the area of Mull Street when he saw a Kia O...
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Wilbanks wins second state title in Miss Amazing Pageant
In May, Rene Wilbanks captured her second Senior Miss state title. As part of the Miss Amazing Pageant, the local contest provided participants with disabilities a venue to shine and uplift their s...
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TIM team meeting focuses on traffic backup, safety
Dealing with the backup created by traffic incidents and the safety hazards that go along with both was the focus of the latest traffic incident management team meeting on Wednesday. Gathering at L...
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Cartersville ranked best Ga. city to live in
According to CreditDonkey, a credit card comparison website, Cartersville is the best city to live in the state of Georgia. The study, published on www.creditdonkey.com, based its rankings on the o...
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Judge closes court hearing for juvenile defendant
During a hearing Tuesday afternoon, Juvenile Court Associate Judge Jamie Averett granted a motion to close the dependency hearing for a defendant in a child molestation case. The 13-year-old is one...
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Butkovich pens 'The Battle of Allatoona Pass'
Through “The Battle of Allatoona Pass,” author Brad Butkovich embraced the opportunity to explore Cartersville’s “hidden gem” and delve into the history of the lesser-known Civil War skirmish. Alon...
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Commercial vehicle break-ins reported
Three automotive break-ins were reported at two businesses early Monday morning, with a number of tools stolen along with other smaller items and cash. At Ready Mix USA, the victim told a Cartersvi...
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Body found on CSX freight train
A man’s body was found on a southbound CSX train just before 10:30 Monday morning. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, a person called 911 to report seeing what appeared to be a man’s body on a sou...
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