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Registration under way for WinShape Camps for Communities
In its Bartow County debut, the WinShape Camps for Communities will offer a weeklong day camp this summer for youth who have completed first through sixth grades. Sponsored by Chick-fil-A of Carter...
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Crossover day spells long hours for Georgia Legislature
Wednesday marked day 30 of the 2012 legislative session, also known as Crossover Day for the Georgia General Assembly. If lawmakers were hoping to see a bill through this year, it had to be voted o...
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Mission Road performance tides over school
Mission Road Elementary School fifth-graders on Tuesday showed off their art and performance skills during the school's annual puppet show and musical, which featured an oceanic theme. "We made hom...
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Joseph Hall
Mr. Joseph Hall, 56, of Cartersville, passed away Monday, March 5, 2012, at his residence. Born in Inverness, Fla., Jan. 31, 1956, he was born to the late Farris Edgar Hall and the late Elsie Rosa ...
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Euharlee becomes city of ethics, prepares for future events
Euharlee agreed to hold itself to higher standards by renewing a resolution to become a city of ethics Tuesday night at its city council meeting. The meeting saw other approvals, including an agree...
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Gingrich takes home state, Bartow County
In unofficial election night results, Mitt Romney came out ahead taking three states, Rick Santorum won two and Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich decidedly took his home state of Georgia, includin...
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Beginners Genealogy Class set for Saturday
With the help of local genealogist Linda Gossett Cochran, Bartow Countians will learn the ins and outs of tracing their family tree on Saturday. Sponsored by the Etowah Valley Historical Society, t...
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Kingston pays off city hall, discusses other matters
Kingston City Clerk Michele Jones delivered good news to the city council during their work session Monday night, informing the mayor and council members that the last payment has officially been m...
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Booth museum seeks student volunteers
For Tara Currier, director of marketing for the Booth Western Art Museum, the venue's student volunteer programs are a win-win opportunity for all involved. Through the Jr. Volunteer and AV Volunte...
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White plans for upcoming projects, Spring Fest
The White City Council on Monday discussed upcoming projects, which included more paperwork on the citywide sewer project as well as renovating the city's clubhouse and a Spring Fest city festival ...
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Businesses advocate efficiency measures to combat energy costs
In December 2010, the Georgia Public Service Commission OK'd the Georgia Power rate hike to ensure funding for nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle. Now, the city of Cartersville Electric System is see...
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Bartow Blotter 3.5
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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Registration under way for Walk for Life
With its Walk for Life benefit relocating to downtown Cartersville, the Bartow County Women's Resource Center is hoping the increased visibility will help spread awareness about its mission and ser...
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Business in Bartow: Eagle Sportz covers the bases with on-site, in-house printing
With dozens of employees scattered across the Southeast serving thousands of customers each weekend, White-based Eagle Sportz is thriving in a fast-paced, demanding sector of the custom printing in...
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Cooky King helps put Adairsville on the map
Anyone dropping by Adairsville is likely to be greeted by Cooky King, director of the Adairsville Welcome Center, with a smile. Encouraging tourism through her love and knowledge of history, King s...
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