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Incumbent, newcomer gain Euharlee seats
Four men vying for two at-large city council seats in Euharlee saw a close race for the top. Incumbent Steve Worthington will retain his position, while newcomer Craig Guyton will make his first fo...
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Kingston elects Casey mayor, Posey to council
With the county's highest turnout rate at 54.3 percent, Kingston residents went to the polls Tuesday voting on several referendums and three seats, including mayor. Incumbent Mayor Dexter Jones los...
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Cartersville, Kingston approve alcohol sales
SPLOST extension passes In a sweeping vote Tuesday, Bartow County residents and citizens in Cartersville and Kingston approved referendums on local ballots. A Sunday alcohol sales measure passed wi...
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Benton remains as school board president, Popham elected
Cartersville Board of Education President Linda Benton maintained her seat during Tuesday's election and newcomer Travis Popham won the seat for Ward 3. "I'm very pleased with the results and I thi...
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Good Neighbor to recognize National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
To help bring light to the issue of homelessness in Bartow County, the Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter will observe National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Sunday through Saturday, Nov. 19. ...
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Roberts maintains seat in White; Bennett elected
By Mark Andrews mark.andrews@daily-tribune.com Incumbent Lavonda Roberts maintained her at large seat for the White city council with 36.41 percent of votes, or 19 votes. "I appreciate all the vote...
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SPLOST, package sales in Cartersville and Kingston gain favorable vote
Vote counts are beginning to be released at the courthouse annex serving as voting central. In initial numbers: - The countywide Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax shows more than 60 percent vo...
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Polls open until 7 p.m.
SPLOST, package sales up for vote
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New police cars dominate Kingston work session
The first item of discussion at Kingston's work session took center stage Monday as Mayor Dexter Jones and the council addressed the need for new police cars. Councilman Ed Miklas led the oppositio...
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Tellus programming this week features author, Family Science Night
This week, author Brian Lies and former NASA astronaut Al Worden will headline family-friendly programs at Tellus Science Museum. Today, Lies -- the author of "Bats at the Ballgame" and "Bats at th...
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Deputy uninjured in rollover crash
A Bartow County Sheriff's Office deputy walked away Monday evening from a rollover crash that left his patrol car mangled and a tree leveled. Cpl. Michael Burlison was en route to a call just befor...
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CHURCH offers pre-Thanksgiving event
On Nov. 23, Bartow County churches, with the assistance of area merchants, will give thanks by offering a pre-Thanksgiving meal and on-site services to those in need. The outreach effort is spearhe...
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Pinky Toe's puts emphasis on health, safety
With more than 20 years in the nail salon and day spa industry, Sherry Payne knows what customers want and in some cases, what they need to survive. For most, manicures and pedicures are a simple l...
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Cartersville 90-year-old 'loved every minute' of her World War II service
Two days after turning 90, Juanita Hamilton gladly took a trip down memory lane with her eldest son, Eddie. On Wednesday, the Cartersville residents reminisced about her military service during Wor...
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Post 3 goes up for vote in Kingston
Two candidates in Kingston vie for the Post 3 city council seat, both with experience on the council. Former Councilman Vivian Shaw is running against current councilman Elbert "Chuck" Wise Jr. Wis...
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