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Elrod shepherds growing demand for Animal Control services
With growth projected around Bartow County, Animal Control Director Debbie Elrod expects an increase in services needed. “Yes, [I think the changes will affect Animal Control] with both more animal...
Jun 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taylorsville Masons serve barbecue for 44th year
Once a year, there is a traffic jam in Taylorsville. The normally sleepy sidewalks and streets swell with people and cars all waiting for their plates of chopped barbecue pork, brunswick stew, ligh...
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Cartersville Building Authority approves lease amendment for business park
By approving a lease amendment during its Thursday afternoon meeting, the Cartersville Building Authority removed the final barrier for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax funds to start paying ...
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Patriotic events take center stage in downtown Cartersville
As the July Fourth holiday draws near, downtown Cartersville will play host to several patriotic offerings. Along with the Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence July 1, other events wil...
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Adairsville Boys & Girls Club receives local donations, volunteers
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County’s Adairsville branch received a donation Thursday from Vista Metals in another act of corporate sponsorship. In the sum of $650, the donation came from a com...
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Sign-ups ongoing for Bartow Give a Kid a Chance
Preparations are being made for the 2014 Bartow Give a Kid a Chance, which aids local, underprivileged children. On July 26, students in need will receive free health screenings, a new backpack, sc...
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Cartersville Century registering cyclists for June 28 benefit
Gearing up for the nonprofit’s largest fundraiser of the year, Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County Inc.’s supporters are seeking cyclists for the Cartersville Century June 28. “This is our 15th yea...
Jun 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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CMC employee houses dog for traveling patient
When Rodney Harms’ mother fell down at a gas station in Cartersville on their way back to Minnesota, he was not sure what he would do with his dog, Willow. After tethering her between two trees in ...
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Electrical panel catches fire at hotel
A dripping air conditioning unit caused a minor fire Friday morning at Hilton Garden Inn in Cartersville. The blaze began on the second floor of the 24 Liberty Drive hotel about 9 a.m. Stations 2, ...
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Euharlee History Museum brings the past alive at day camps
The Euharlee History Museum will give local youth a firsthand look at the life of a Civil War soldier at the Civil War Day Camp on June 23 and 24. Children ages 8 to 11 will learn about Civil War m...
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Single-vehicle crash sends four to hospital
After a tire blowout on Interstate 75 Thursday night, four people were sent to the hospital. According to the Georgia State Patrol, Crystal Jones, 34, of Chattanooga, Tenn., was driving a Ford Expe...
Jun 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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The following information — names
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 a ...
Jun 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adairsville welcomes returning wounded warrior
When U.S. Army Spc. Eugene Young decided to visit his hometown for the weekend, he did not expect to be greeted with flashing lights, waving American flags and heartfelt thanks from people he had n...
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aquafil wins best fiber industry award
Aquafil USA has won the best fiber award at NeoCon 2014, a design exposition and conference for commercial interiors. Announced Monday, the award is Aquafil’s first at the conference, as well as th...
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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BCCCA hosts Toyo job fair
Bartow County College and Career Academy hosted a job fair on Tuesday for Toyo Tire’s first round of hiring to fill positions in its new expansion project. The Georgia Department of Labor partnered...
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