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County, city schools recognized for military support
Each year, the U.S. Department of Defense recognizes employers from across the country for their efforts to support members of National Guard and Reserve military units. Before the final winner is ...
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Pedestrian in fatal accident identified
A man struck and killed Thursday night in Cartersville has been identified. According to Cartersville Police Department Public Information Officer Capt. Mark Camp, Robert Patrick Johnson, 48, of Ca...
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Wilbanks named an 'amazing' Senior Miss
On March 2, Rene Wilbanks captured the Senior Miss title in the 2013 North Carolina Miss Amazing Pageant. As part of the Miss Amazing Pageant, the offering highlights girls and women with disabilit...
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Extension office readies farmers for market
As the weather warms, farmers and gardeners will soon ready their land for the production of fruits and vegetables, many of which may wind up at a local farmers market destined for the dinner table...
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Pedestrian killed on Highway 41
A Cartersvilled pedestrian died Thursday evening when an oncoming vehicle struck him on Joe Frank Harris Parkway, just north of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on the southbound side of the roadway. A...
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Local entities plan closures for Good Friday, spring break events
Today, all Bartow County and Cartersville city government offices will be closed, along with the Bartow County Library System. While the library will be closed, the Cartersville branch will be host...
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Outdoor urination leads to assault with baseball bat
On Wednesday, March 28, at approximately 8:52 p.m., a Bartow County Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to an Ann’s Trace residence in reference to aggravated assault. According to the deputy’s report,...
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State Supreme Court sides with Cartersville woman
The Georgia Supreme Court on Thursday sided with a Cartersville woman in a case of “appropriation of likeness.” The court ruled, according to a Georgia Supreme Court press release, that a young wom...
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Jury finds man guilty of murder
A jury Wednesday returned a verdict following two days of testimony in the trial of Ted Robinson. Robinson faced charges in the death of Timothy Buck, 46, of Marietta, who was found shot once in th...
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Cass High ag students dig the dirty work
For Cass High School seniors Casey Thacker and Wheeler Robbins, being pathway completers in the school’s agriculture program not only has allowed them to pursue personal interests, but also has bee...
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Worshippers flock to Easter sunrise services
For many worshippers, attending Easter sunrise services is the ideal way to celebrate the resurrection of their Savior, Jesus Christ. On Sunday morning at 7, Sandy Lusk will observe the religious h...
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$62 million bond formalized with voestalpine
As the first building goes up at Highland 75, so has interest in the 707-acre master-planned industrial park. Industrial prospects and site-selection consultants have expressed increased interest i...
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‘Covering America: The Saturday Evening Post’ debuts Saturday at Booth
Partnering with The Saturday Evening Post Society, the Booth Western Art Museum will highlight some of the artists who lent their talents to the magazine’s covers in the 1950s and early 1960s. Open...
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Team Payne advances to nat’l Great Amazing Race contest
Emphasizing teamwork and healthy living, the Great Amazing Race provided an ideal opportunity for Amanda Payne to connect with her 4-year-old daughter, Avery. On March 9 in Lithia Springs, Team Pay...
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The following information — names
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
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