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Atlanta Steeplechase ‘begins and ends in Bartow’
With the 48th annual Atlanta Steeplechase taking shape Saturday, the host community will highlight its past and present attributes through the Team Bartow Village. “The Bartow Village is a proactiv...
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Currier spreads hospitality as new Downtown Development Authority head
From Main Street to sidestreets, the gleaming walls of the Booth Western Art Museum to shops under the bridge, Tara Currier looks forward to highlighting the restaurants, merchants and services ava...
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Mining roots run deep in Bartow County
Since the beginning of human migration, resources have played into the birth, development and decline of civilizations — from the nomadic hunting parties of Eurasia to the precious few wells of Ara...
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Extension office open house next week
On Tuesday, April 9, beginning at 4 p.m., the Bartow County Extension Office, 320 West Ave., in Cartersville, will host an open house. According to agent Paul Pugliese, the intent of the open house...
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CPD pill take-back event set for April 27
Two million pounds. In four previous drug take-back events, the Drug Enforcement Administration has received 1,018 tons of prescription medications. On Saturday, April 27, the Cartersville Police D...
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Camp Monarch offers 'a journey of hope, health and happiness' for cancer survivors
Planning to attend his fifth Camp Monarch offering, Bert Love is looking forward to interacting with fellow cancer survivors. Promoted as “a journey of hope, health and happiness,” the sixth annual...
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Investigation continues into Plant Bowen explosion, injuries revised down
Georgia Power officials are investigating the cause of an explosion at Bartow County’s Plant Bowen Thursday, which tore metal panels from the plant, but left only three with minor injuries. Initial...
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Flint Knappers festival begins April 25
From April 25-28, Gatewood Park on Lake Allatoona will host the 14th Annual North Georgia Flint Knappers and Primitive Arts Festival. “This is a primitive arts festival and it’s kind of like an art...
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Development authority approves Burnt Hickory extension project
Preliminary engineering work will begin soon following Thursday’s approval by the Cartersville Development Authority to proceed with the Burnt Hickory Road extension in partnership with Bartow Coun...
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Project updates given over Eggs & Issues
Along with coffee and a Southern breakfast served up by Chef Lee at the Adairsville Inn, the monthly Eggs & Issues meeting of the Adairsville chamber gave guests an update Thursday on current Barto...
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Former chief magistrate candidate arrested for threats against judge
An alleged threat to commit a “crime of violence” against a Cobb County judge landed a Rydal man behind bars Wednesday. Paul Nally, 67, who ran for chief magistrate in 2012, sent an email the morni...
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Explosion rocks Plant Bowen; minor injuries reported
Georgia Power’s flagship coal plant in Euharlee was the scene Thursday of an explosion that was heard and felt for miles across much of Bartow County. Homes and businesses in Euharlee and Taylorsvi...
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Cartersville City Council hears 2012 audit
The Cartersville City Council got good news and bad from last year’s audit. In his 133-page report, independent accountant Lloyd Williamson reported an increase in ready cash despite losing more th...
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Explosion reported at Plant Bowen
An explosion at Georgia Power Plant Bowen rocked Euharlee Thursday just before 4 p.m. as coal unit 2 was being brought down for a maintenance outage. Georgia Power is reporting that all employees a...
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Taylor OKs zoning for north Bartow business park
An expected fight over a controversial rezoning proposal in north Bartow County never materialized and was approved by County Commissioner Steve Taylor at Wednesday’s meeting. Conspicuously missing...
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