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Prevention Survey to identify gaps in mental health services
Through its Prevention Survey, Bartow for Healthy Minds — formerly known as Behavioral and Emotional Health Resources — is seeking the public’s assistance to identify areas that need to be addresse...
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2 sentenced Tuesday
Two men in separate cases were sentenced Tuesday in Bartow County Superior Court. Michael Stephen Tackett was found guilty by a trial jury on March 20 for the felony crimes of aggravated battery, o...
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FDIC files suit against former Bartow County Bank directors, officers
In a 39-page suit filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on April 14, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is seeking an unspecified money judgment during a jury tri...
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Hamrick Hub dedicated at Georgia Highlands
If there was one constant about Carolyn Hamrick’s life, it was her love of students. Just ask anyone that knew her. More than 150 family and friends gathered at Georgia Highlands College’s Cartersv...
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Permits available for Cartersville Farmer's Market vendors
With the Cartersville Farmer’s Market kicking off in June, prospective vendors are encouraged to obtain a permit for the 2014 season. Overseen by the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority and...
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Chamber to host 'old-fashioned' family fair
The deadline is approaching for Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce members to take part in the organization’s first Chamber Family Fair. To be held Thursday, May 8, the fair is intended...
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Governor signs sweeping gun legislation
In a move met with mixed feedback, Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday signed House Bill 60, legislation broadening Georgia’s gun carry laws. HB 60, which passed just before of the legislative session, o...
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National official visits CMC during infant security review
As part of a corporate review of Cartersville Medical Center’s infant security program Wednesday, one of the founders of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children addressed hospital offi...
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Welfare check results in obstruction arrest
A deputy conducting a welfare check for Bartow County DFACS discovered a wanted offender at the home despite a “no contact” order. Upon arrival at the Glade Road residence, the deputy informed the ...
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SPLOST revenue down for Bartow schools
Bartow County School System Finance Director Megan Brown reported on Monday that while Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax revenue is down, a recent audit of the system’s finances shows the dist...
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Voestalpine opens factory, breaks ground on expansion
As the Austrian company voestalpine celebrated opening its automotive body part factory Tuesday, it also broke ground on the facility’s second phase. Voestalpine is the first occupant of the Highla...
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BREAKING: Grand jury: Euharlee officer action in shooting 'not authorized'
The February term of the Bartow County grand jury determined Tuesday that the actions taken by Euharlee Police Officer Beth Gatney in the Feb. 14 shooting death of Christopher Roupe, 17, was "not a...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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2013 CCRPI sees more ups, downs locally
The Georgia Department of Education on Monday released the second College and Career Ready Performance Index, based on data from the 2012 and 2013 school years. According to a press release, “Georg...
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Perkins impacts lives through 4-H service
Since 2006, Allison Perkins has helped Bartow County 4-H’ers reach their potential as the local Bartow County Extension Agent serving 4-H Youth Development. Through 4-H, Perkins has been able to in...
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Heroin found in traffic stop
On Friday at 8:50 a.m., a Cartersville police officer patrolling the area of North Erwin Street and Main Street, stopped a white 2004 Cadillac Escalade for a routine traffic stop. Immediately, the ...
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