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SCMS band preparing for upcoming performances
South Central Middle School’s honor band next month will head to Athens to perform at the University of Georgia Middle School Band Festival with about 1,500 to 2,000 middle school band students fro...
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Man kicks in bedroom door, attempts to stop deputy
After allegedly kicking in his girlfriend’s bedroom door, a man tried to keep a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy out of his home early Friday morning. According to the incident report, the vic...
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Master Plan 2024 approved by Cartersville council
The Cartersville City Council gave its blessing to the city’s Downtown Master Plan 2024, a plan developed by the Downtown Development Authority to “enhance downtown and encourage private investment...
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JDA approves $38 million bonds for Toyo warehouse
Investments continue at the Toyo Tires plant with the approval of $38 million in bonds to finance expansion of the site’s warehousing capabilities. During its Thursday meeting, the Bartow-Cartersvi...
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Mount Zion Missionary Baptist to recognize public safety personnel
To pay tribute to the contributions made by public safety personnel, Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Law Enforcement and Firefighters Recognition program Sunday. Implement...
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House Education Committee chair speaks at Career Academy
On Thursday, more than 100 community members arrived at the Bartow County College and Career Academy to hear from State Rep. Brooks Coleman, R-Duluth, who serves as chairman of the House Education ...
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Guilty verdict, life sentence handed down in murder trial
A jury Thursday evening returned a verdict on eight counts in the murder trial of Herbert Drews. Deliberations began before 3 p.m. for the jury in Superior Court Judge Carey Nelson’s courtroom. At ...
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Salvation Army seeks bell ringers for Red Kettle campaign
As the holiday season draws near, The Salvation Army’s Cartersville Corps is recruiting volunteers for its Red Kettle campaign that will begin Wednesday, Nov. 27. With bell ringers to man seven ket...
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Georgia DNR offering electronic hunting courses
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division is offering online and electronic courses to provide a broader opportunity for anyone seeking to fulfill their hunter education require...
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Defendant to take stand in murder trial
As testimony wrapped up on the third day of Herbert Drews’ trial, the man accused of stabbing his former roommate confirmed he would take the stand. Drews, who will testify today, is charged with e...
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Thompson faces Cherokee voters’ questions
When Cherokee County voters arrived at a community center on Bells Ferry Road in Canton Wednesday night, they were expecting a debate between Senate District 14 candidates Matt Laughridge and Bruce...
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Euharlee’s road repair costs soar
At a called meeting Tuesday, the Euharlee City Council learned that repairs currently underway on Euharlee Five Forks Road needed additional work that will cost an extra $73,922. “While working at ...
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Bartow school audits show no findings, budget on track
The Bartow County School System recently completed its audits for individual schools which showed no findings, says Director of Finance Megan Brown. As system auditors examine finances through Dece...
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Georgia Power dedicates research center at Plant Bowen
At Plant Bowen, water is just as important as the coal it burns. With this in mind, Georgia Power has installed a new Water Research Center in the heart of the plant. During a dedication ceremony T...
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Murder trial wraps up second day
Testimony continued Tuesday in the murder trial of Herbert Drews, accused of stabbing James David Ayers, 70, in February 2012. Jurors heard from Georgia Bureau of Investigation specialists and witn...
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