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WHS science teachers recognized by state
Two Woodland High School science teachers, Heather Carter and Brandie Freeman, were recently recognized by the Georgia Science Teachers Association. Carter was named a 2014 GSTA Teacher of Promise ...
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Air conditioner from dump site stolen
A thief looking for loot found it at a county dump site. An employee arrived at the Center Road dump site about 6 a.m. Friday to find the building’s air conditioner torn apart, according to a Barto...
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Mitchells reflect on small biz award, anniversary
One week ago Johnny Mitchell’s Smokehouse was named the 2013 Small Business of the Year by the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce, and congratulations are still rolling in. “It’s amazin...
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CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival finds new home at Kingston Downs
A week following the Atlanta Steeplechase, the CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival will take center stage at Kingston Downs. From April 25 to 27, the event will bring an estimated nearly 30,000 peop...
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United Way generates $537,988
With the “Give Where You Live” 2013 campaign topping its $510,000 goal, United Way of Bartow County’s staff and supporters are extending their thanks to the community. “This year actually for me fe...
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Jury finds man not guilty in child molestation case
Verdicts were handed down Tuesday afternoon in Bartow County Superior Court in two cases that began Monday. In Judge Carey Nelson’s courtroom, a jury found 19-year-old Kyle Banks not guilty on all ...
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County Democrats mourn loss of Joseph Prince
Family, friends and fellow Democrats are still coming to terms with the passing of Bartow County Democrat Party Chair Joseph Prince. Prince, who became chair in 2004, was noted for his enthusiasm a...
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Pedestrian killed on Highway 41 identified
A man struck and killed on U.S. Highway 41 has been identified. John Lee Crawford, 36, of White was walking northbound in the right lane of Highway 41 at 10:32 p.m. Tuesday. According to a release ...
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Education at forefront of Deal address
Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday announced during his State of the State address that he plans to propose $547 million in additional education spending, which will include expanding the HOPE Grant and...
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Friends contributes more than $1M through Chapters in Action
The Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites’ Chapters in Action program recently surpassed the $1 million contribution mark. According to a news release from Friends of Georgia State Parks ...
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Advocates for Children reinstates Polar Plunge Feb. 8
After a year hiatus, the Polar Plunge will return to Cartersville Feb. 8. Coordinated by Plant Bowen, Georgia Power Co., the event will benefit Advocates for Children, which serves more than 2,600 ...
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Airport authority to revise leasing rates
Leasing rates may drop at the Cartersville-Bartow County Airport in the coming months, following a study of surrounding airports. Durings its Tuesday afternoon meeting, the Cartersville-Bartow Coun...
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BHM to host winter break camp
The Bartow History Museum next month will help children learn about the history of the Olympic Games while having some fun along the way during their first “Fun Olympics” winter break camp. “To hon...
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Man arrested after kicking disabled woman in face
A man was arrested Monday night after allegedly beating his disabled girlfriend. Deputies arrived at a hotel on Carson Loop just before 11 p.m. to find a crowd of people gathered around a woman in ...
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Family seeks closure in hit-and-run death a year later
Elissa Cochran marked the one-year anniversary of her daughter’s death in the first minutes of today at the site of the hit-and-run accident. Christina Warner, 27, was struck and killed just after ...
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