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Woman injured in domestic dispute
Around 10 p.m. Friday, the Bartow County Sheriff's Office was contacted by a daughter in Acworth, who, according to the incident report, observed an argument between her mother and the mother's boy...
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TIA public meeting set in Cartersville
The Transportation Investment Act of 2010 (TIA) constrained draft investment list was approved unanimously by the Northwest Georgia Regional Roundtable Executive Committee Aug. 11. The five-member ...
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Pioneer Days fill weekend
Despite the hot weather, Cartersville residents and visitors alike gathered for Pioneer Days at Sam Smith Park on Saturday. The four-day festival featured a variety of family-oriented activities, i...
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Intersection of U.S. 41, Country Club Drive set for improvements
For those negotiating the intersection of Country Club Drive and U.S. 41, travel is going to become easier. Cartersville City Council approved two items Thursday dealing with improvements to that j...
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Lake levels affect Labor Day activities
All campgrounds operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are booked solid through the Labor Day weekend and all signs point to a busy holiday, but due to dry weather and low lake levels, some a...
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Tellus' fireball camera detects Martian meteor
On Monday morning, Tellus Science Museum documented its first meteor hailing from the vicinity of Mars. Captured at 3:58 a.m., the fireball is the brightest and most noteworthy object Tellus has de...
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Marching bands commemorate 9/11
Three local marching bands this season are commemorating first responders, military and civilian lives lost during 9/11. For example, the Cass High School Colonels' marching band is making sure the...
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Chamber names Joe Frank Harris Jr. as permanent president
Since taking over the office of Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce president and CEO in February, Joe Frank Harris Jr. has served in an interim capacity, effectively raising membership ...
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Mobile District to reduce operations at lake facilities
To combat a projected budget shortfall, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Mobile District is reducing operations and maintenance services at its recreational facilities, including Lake Allatoona. "...
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Emerson police receive technology grant
Emerson Police Department on Tuesday was among the first in the state to receive a state technology grant. The agency was awarded $12,500 from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety to purchase ca...
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Luncheon scheduled to honor public servants
Commemorating the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, the annual public servants luncheon will honor Bartow's emergency personnel and government employees. Launched in 2000 by Parnick Jennings, the lunch...
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Blood banks issue appeal for donors
Blood Assurance to remain open Labor Day
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Health department releases food service scores
The following food service inspections were issued by the Bartow County Health Department from Aug. 21 to 27: * America's Best Value Inn, 5245 Glade Road in Acworth, inspected Aug. 26, 94/A; * Cart...
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United Way fundraising campaign kicks off
Following the April tornado that struck Bartow County, WBHF radio, The Daily Tribune News and Cartersville UNCUT banded together for a radio-thon that raised $72,500 for the local United Way and pr...
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No action taken during Kingston called meeting
Three items made it on the agenda for Monday's special called meeting in Kingston. All three, however, were tabled for a later meeting. Two new hires were listed, both part-time, the first an addit...
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