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Jury to receive rape case today
Both sides rested Thursday in Bartow County Superior Court Judge Carey Nelson’s courtroom in a case centered around a 2011 rape. Prosecuting attorneys Rosemary Greene and Mickey Thacker called to t...
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Woman dead in shooting involving DTF agents
A shooting involving two Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies Thursday evening in Cartersville left one dead. Two Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force Agents were executing a search warrant at th...
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Cartersville council approves purchase of final home to be demolished
Cartersville moved one step closer to finishing a disaster mitigation plan two years in the making when it approved the purchase of 242 Lee St. during its Thursday night meeting. The purchase is pa...
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School system breaks ground on Emerson
The Bartow County School System on Thursday broke ground on the new 87,000-square-foot, 500-classroom Emerson Elementary School, located adjacent to South Central Elementary School on Old Alabama R...
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@White=[C] C'ville council approves purchase of final home to be demolished
@White=[C] Cartersville moved one step closer to finishing a disaster mitigation plan two years in the making when it approved the purchase of 242 Lee St. during its Thursday night meeting. The pur...
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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 ...
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Testimony continues in rape case
The case of a man accused in two separate incidents will continue into a third day when testimony resumes this morning. Jerry Jerome Kilgore was 17 at the time he allegedly raped a woman in her Ale...
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Voestalpine breaks ground as first Highland 75 occupant
Voestalpine, the global Austrian manufacturer of steel products, has taken the first step in constructing its approximately 50 million euro facility in the Highland 75 industrial park. City, county...
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Salvation Army recruits bell ringers for Red Kettle campaign
For Lt. Lee Wilson, The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign is a heartwarming fundraiser, which highlights the spirit of giving during the holiday season. With he and his wife, Michelle, joining t...
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Brown approves multiple appointments, DNR application
Bartow County Commissioner Clarence Brown approved four re-appointments to various boards during his Wednesday meeting and allowed the county to start the filing process for a Georgia Department of...
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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 ...
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SACS explains investigation process
This summer, several community members as well as Bartow County Board of Education member Wanda Cagle Gray filed a formal complaint to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, questioning ...
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Contestants sought for 20th ‘Every Child’s a Star’
In preparation of the 20th anniversary of “Every Child’s a Star” in February, Advocates for Children is seeking the community’s help to mark the occasion. Past participants of the variety show are ...
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No identification on fatal fire victim
Information on the victim of an early morning fire Sunday in Kingston remains limited. Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton said Monday night that the victim appeared to be a male in his 60s. Official...
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After 23 years, Bartow County Fire Department’s first — and highest-ranking — female leaves fire service
Former Bartow County Fire Chief James Bailey recalls clearly the day Colleen Cochran took the physical agility test as part of the department’s hiring process. It was 1989. Cochran, who stands 5 fe...
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