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2 Bartow locations on list of 10 Places in Peril
A former school that survived the Civil War and a former mining site dating back to the 1860s seem to have only age in common. But, according to the state, both are in trouble. The two sites — Stil...
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CPD seeks assistance in stemming car break-ins
Over the past several weeks, there has been an increased number of breaking and entering into vehicles in Cartersville, according to a Cartersville Police Department release, and Chief Thomas Culpe...
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Woodland High gets real
Freshmen at Woodland High School received a wake-up call on Wednesday as they navigated the Performance Learning Center during the second annual Georgia Appalachian Center for Higher Education’s Re...
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Chamber board votes to oppose charter school amendment
The Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday its formal opposition to the controversial charter school amendment on Georgia’s ballot this election cycle. In a board meetin...
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Emerson starts charter revision process
Emerson is about to join the ranks of Bartow County municipalities that have revised their city charters. During a work session Oct. 22, City Manager Kevin McBurnett met with the city council to pr...
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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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CMC breaks ground on $30 million expansion
Cartersville Medical Center broke out the golden shovels Tuesday for a ceremony to mark the beginning of a $30 million expansion project. The groundbreaking ceremony kicks off construction to doubl...
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Cloverleaf dedicates library to Dot Frasier
For more than 50 years Dot Frasier has served a myriad of roles in the Bartow County School System ranging from instructor to administrator to her current role as executive director of the Bartow E...
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Behind the type: Cochran continues newspaper work 60 years later
Sixty years ago, in 1952, The African Queen hit theaters, Elizabeth II took the throne as Queen of England and 17-year-old Elizabeth Cochran began working with The Daily Tribune News just two weeks...
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Volunteers embark on inaugural Etowah cleanup
In an effort to beautify waterways and protect the source of local drinking water, several area organizations teamed up Saturday for an inaugural effort to remove trash from the banks of the Etowah...
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Euharlee to offer largest fall festival yet
To celebrate its sixth year, the Euharlee Covered Bridge Fall Festival has worked to increase the number of vendors, events and days it can offer visitors in an effort to display the city at its be...
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As the 10th annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival and Symposium rides into town
As the 10th annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival and Symposium rides into town, the re-enactment of the 1881 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral is expected to be one of the most popular offerings on the Wi...
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Foundation's goal is safer teen drivers
Oct. 14 to 20 was National Teen Driver Safety Week and in honor of the week, State Farm Insurance Agent C.L. Smith made a $2,500 donation to the Joshua Brown Foundation. While Bartow County schools...
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Adairsville welcomes Vanguard Truck Center
Vanguard Truck Centers made the move earlier this year to add a heavy-duty truck and tractor dealership, service and parts center in Adairsville. Friday, the company invited members of the public t...
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C'ville council approves excise tax agreement, considers electric rate increase
Cartersville is now the latest city to approve an agreement with Bartow County on the energy excise tax. By approving the measure during its regular meeting Thursday night, the Cartersville City Co...
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