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Euharlee council considers revamped marketing plan
In its first work session of 2014, the Euharlee City Council heard newly-elected mayor Dennis Thayer’s ideas for improving the town’s image, including proposals for rebranding, amending the city’s ...
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Woman punches wall, man, window
One woman went into a house like a wrecking ball Monday night, knocking holes in walls and punching out windows. When a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrived at the Pine Ridge Road residenc...
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CPD, Old Town residents gather for community meeting
Gathered at Grand Oaks Tuesday night, residents of Old Town in Cartersville and the city’s police department met to discuss the district’s crime concerns. “We felt like we should try to all get tog...
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AIDS Alliance promotes 'We are Empowered'
To help curb the number of women being diagnosed with HIV, the AIDS Alliance of Northwest Georgia is promoting the “We are Empowered: Alicia Keys in Conversation with 5 inspiring women living with ...
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Kingston begins 2014 budget work, considers policies
For more than 3 1/2 hours Tuesday morning, the Kingston City Council met for a work session dedicated to the city’s 2014 budget, and debated future policies for a variety of issues. The proposed bu...
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Observance highlights King’s legacy of service
Considering the designation to be an honor, Bessie Green and her husband, Forrest, served as the grand marshals for the local King Holiday Weekend Celebration’s Brotherhood March. For Green — a gra...
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Improving Bartow's health, wealth is Nelson's goal
As a self-described fifth-generation Bartow County resident, Patrick Nelson works to improve both the physical and economic health of Bartow. In addition to owning and operating the Georgia Fitness...
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Thousands of dollars worth of equipment stolen
On Friday, Jan. 17, a Bartow County Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to Cedar Creek Road in reference to a theft. The victim told police he parked his lawn care truck at his residence and someone st...
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BCSO installs fitness center with grant funds
On the seventh floor of the Bartow County Jail, the clanging of free weights ricochets off the concrete floor and cinder block walls. Stationary bikes and an elliptical whir as music plays on a ste...
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Woodland High band plans prom dress sale
Woodland High School’s Band Boosters Association found a way to help high school students planning to attend the prom while simultaneously raising money for their band program. The boosters are spo...
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Cartersville High robotics team competing on circuit
For Cartersville High School juniors Nathan Slocum and Avery Andrews, operating a robot was something new when they joined with other students for the school’s robotics team, titled “Vindicem,” the...
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LakePoint starts year with wine and chocolate run
For its first public event, the LakePoint Sporting Community is hosting a 5-kilometer, 10k and half-marathon run Saturday, Feb. 15. Open only to women, the run will feature wine and chocolate tasti...
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EVHS saves 2,407 animals in 2013
As the rescue coordinator for the Etowah Valley Humane Society, Jan Granai is on the front lines at Bartow County Animal Control, helping increase the lifespan and quality of life for hundreds of a...
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WHS science teachers recognized by state
Two Woodland High School science teachers, Heather Carter and Brandie Freeman, were recently recognized by the Georgia Science Teachers Association. Carter was named a 2014 GSTA Teacher of Promise ...
Jan 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival finds new home at Kingston Downs
A week following the Atlanta Steeplechase, the CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival will take center stage at Kingston Downs. From April 25 to 27, the event will bring an estimated nearly 30,000 peop...
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