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City schools see increased enrollment
Cartersville City Schools is reporting an increase in total enrollment of 66 students over the previous year — the first time in history the city schools have begun the year with a kindergarten thr...
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Exec. committee announces TSPLOST draft project list
A 2012 vote will be had on a Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax supplementing diminished Georgia Department of Transportation funds for local road projects. Before the tax comes ...
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Man killed in Sunday I-75 crash identified
A man killed in a fiery crash on Interstate 75 at Sandtown Road Sunday has been identified as Kang Chang, 61, of Acworth, according to Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton. Guyton said that the wreck ...
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Three directors provide fresh perspective for 'Plaza Suite'
Opening Aug. 26, Neil Simon's "Plaza Suite" will provide three thespians -- Al Calsetta, Mallory Grantham and Laurel Lowe -- the opportunity to direct their first Pumphouse Players' production. "Th...
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Wholesale Produce aims to please public
For Brenda Faye Cole, business is a family affair. Along with her two sons, Jimmy and Peter Casey, Cole has pursued entrepreneurial aspirations by opening Wholesale Produce Farmer's Market. Getting...
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City of Cartersville new ward voting map changes approved
The Justice Department has approved the new voting ward/district map for the city of Cartersville. Due to the numbers obtained from the 2010 U.S. Census, the majority of wards have experienced some...
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Euharlee council discusses ball field and ordinance changes
Continuing improvements to Euharlee's ball fields and changes to ordinances were the highlights of the city council's regularly scheduled work session Tuesday night. Ron Goss presented issues among...
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JDA gets update on Highland 75
The Cartersville-Bartow County Joint Development Authority met Tuesday to hear updates including news of economic woes further impeding development at Highland 75. A 707-acre master-planned industr...
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Tellus' Mineral Symposium highlights fluorescent minerals
Fluorescent minerals -- a visual delight and a scientific wonder -- will be the topic of conversation at the Tellus Science Museum's Mineral Symposium on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. "[We are] v...
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Four-way stop goes up at U.S. 411, Ga. 140 intersection
U.S. Highway 411 runs north of Cartersville predominantly uninterrupted with the exception of a newly erected four-way stop in Rydal at the Ga. 140 intersection. Georgia Department of Transportatio...
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Traveling man stops in Kingston
When James Newton "retired from work and married life at the same time," he began a nearly 4,000-mile journey that brought him to the Bartow County town of Kingston Monday. The 70-year-old native o...
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Former police chief presents evidence to Kingston council
A special called meeting in Kingston gave air to grievances by former Police Chief Walter Harrell after his demotion and pay cut by Mayor Dexter Jones last month. Jones made the call to demote Harr...
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GDOT seeks public comment on state transportation plan in open house
The Georgia Department of Transportation is inviting the public to open house meetings to discuss the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The STIP is a four-year program that specifies...
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Southern Class Cloggers perform at Disney Theme Park
Since forming in 1995, the Southern Class Cloggers are becoming regulars in the Disney Performing Arts Program. The Cartersville-based group's latest appearance was July 11 in Florida's Downtown Di...
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Bartow Blotter 8-16
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 ...
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