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White amends budget
The White City Council met on Monday, approving several changes to their previously approved $445,000 budget. City manager Jane Richards said the budget has been boiled down to about $435,000. "My ...
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Signs of LakePoint's arrival cropping up
Signs of life are appearing at the future site of LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center. A promotion board sits in front of the construction offices on Ga. Highway 293 in Emerson, heralding th...
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Chamber declares victory in jobs stimulus campaign, sets second goal
Likening the victory to that of David over Goliath, the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce, government officials and members of the community gathered Monday to mark the first goal in t...
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Three more syringes discovered in Walmart clothing
The Bartow County Sheriff's Office is continuing the investigation into the discovery of syringes found in clothing at the Cartersville Walmart location. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, three a...
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Booth Western Art Museum to unveil 37-foot totem pole Wednesday
On Wednesday, the public is invited to welcome the Booth Western Art Museum's newest and largest art piece. Standing at 37 feet, the Nishga Totem Pole will be unveiled on the venue's north lawn at ...
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Kingston approves water monitoring purchase
To better track water levels and usage, the city of Kingston will add computer monitoring sites at both wells and the city's sole water tank. In a special called meeting immediately following Monda...
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Parents address Bartow school board
The Bartow County Board of Education on Monday heard from several home school parents and one Cass High School parent concerning the system's use of contact information as well as alleged disciplin...
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Cordell pleads guilty to fraud
Former Cartersville mayoral candidate Howard Gregory Cordell last week pleaded guilty to bank fraud ahead of his scheduled trial in Atlanta. Cordell's case was to begin Monday in Judge Charles Pann...
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BARTOW BLOTTER — 12.6
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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Adairsville celebrates holidays with annual Christmas parade
Christmas marched a little closer Saturday night as students and members of Adairsville's community came together for the annual Christmas parade in the city's downtown area. Beginning at 6 p.m. th...
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Experts provide tips for selecting live Christmas trees
With farm-grown Christmas tree purchases outnumbering artificial ones by a 3-to-1 margin according to the National Christmas Tree Association, many residents will head to area tree farms and lots o...
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Correction: Photo error result of computer glitch
As the result of a computer error, Sunday's front page contained a duplicate photo of the Moon River Brewery fire. The correct photo and information will appear in Monday's paper.
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Woman and two others attempt to hide her identity
After receiving an anonymous tip, an officer was dispatched to an address in Cartersville on Thursday around 2:33 p.m. in an attempt to locate two possible wanted suspects with warrants in differen...
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Structure fire threatens downtown Cartersville
Saturday just before 7 p.m., firefighters arrived on the western corner of North Erwin Street and West Main Street in Cartersville in response of reports of a fire. According to Cartersville Fire C...
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Bottoms up! Sunday package alcohol sales begin today
Forgot to pick up a six pack Saturday for today's game? Not to worry, alcohol can now be had on the Sabbath. Voters went to the polls in November approving the referendum for Sunday alcohol sales i...
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