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Summer feeding program begins Monday
In most areas within Bartow County and Cartersville city school districts, more than 50 percent of students rely on free or reduced meals throughout the school year, says Cartersville Nutrition Dir...
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Foster care agencies voice need for Bartow parents
Seeking to expand her family through adoption, Aimee Abernathy and her husband, Shawn, recently attended FaithBridge Foster Care’s training sessions. A Christian foster care ministry, FaithBridge’s...
May 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teen receives probation in deadly 2010 shooting
In an emotional scene Wednesday, a teenager was sentenced in the 2010 shooting death of his friend. In the morning disposition, Bartow County Juvenile Court Judge Velma Tilley sentenced the teen, n...
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Day Service

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Chattahoochee Tech to offer free CPR classes
Chattahoochee Technical College will be providing free American Heart Association CPR training to the community at the college’s North Metro campus in Acworth the week of June 1 through June 7. The...
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Second Saturday Shakespeare series to begin June 8
Through its Second Saturday Shakespeare series, StageWorks Inc. aims to make the late English playwright’s works accessible and entertaining for the public. To be held at the Clarence Brown Confere...
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Grant funds to expand Walk Georgia program
By Matt Shinall matt.shinall@daily-tribune.com Nearly $4 million in grants from the Coca-Cola Foundation, awarded last month, will go toward promoting a healthier Georgia and reducing obesity. Amon...
May 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Truck involved in chase reported stolen
A man who woke to find his truck gone later found it wrecked at a towing company. In the early hours of Sunday, a suspect the truck’s owner knew only by name allegedly took the 2004 Dodge Dakota fr...
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Free Art Friday: Local talent begins giveaways as way to contribute to community
For Codey Bearden, there is beauty in the everyday. Working in several mediums, including his favorite — acrylics, the 26-year-old Kingston native now hopes to give back to the community through Fr...
May 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lake agencies prepare for Memorial Day weekend
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources hosted a multi-agency media day Friday to remind the public of boating laws and safety regulations as they gear up for a busy holiday weekend. While the ...
May 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Motorcyclist dies in Thursday crash
An area funeral director was killed Thursday afternoon in a single vehicle crash. Jeff Eberhart, 58, manager and funeral director for Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home in Dallas, was operating a Harley-Da...
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Municipalities eye propane as potential alternative fuel
On Thursday, various city of Cartersville and Bartow County municipalities gathered at Commissioner Steve Taylor’s chambers to hear a presentation from ROUSH CleanTech and Alliance AutoGas represen...
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BHM's Thursday Evening Lecture to highlight Euharlee History Museum
With its exhibits highlighting the community’s past, the Euharlee History Museum resembles an overflowing family scrapbook, providing area residents snapshots of their ancestry. “Right now we have ...
May 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville Council gets first look at 2013-14 budget
Cartersville City Council got its first look Thursday at the $145,329,420 budget prepared for fiscal year 2014. The bad news — revenues are down and expenses are up. The good news — no property tax...
May 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dellinger Park Pool to debut Saturday
Despite the recent rainy weather, the city of Cartersville’s newly constructed Dellinger Park Pool is on tap to open Saturday. “We’re so excited to see what kind of response that we will get for it...
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