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Tech students to survey Kingston's historic buildings
A group of Georgia Institute of Technology students will gather in Kingston Saturday morning to walk though the town, examine its historic structures and talk to residents about the town’s history....
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Suspect robs bank with note
A suspected bank robber lost portions of his loot Tuesday morning, scattering bills while fleeing the scene on Old Mill Road. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched at 9:23 a.m. to...
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Haunted Euharlee Historic Ghost Walk features Civil War theme
Sporting a Civil War theme, the annual Haunted Euharlee Historic Ghost Walk will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the War Between the States reaching Bartow County. On Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m....
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Euharlee mayor, council 'confused' over Cowan Park progress
Euharlee’s City Council met in work session Tuesday night to be briefed on the work on the baseball fields at Joe Cowan Park. At the Oct. 7 meeting, Parks and Recreation Director Darren Bowers told...
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Bartow school board hears Ebola protocol
The Bartow County Board of Education learned of the system’s readiness plan should the Ebola virus make an appearance in the county schools. Macy Defnall, human resources director, told the board t...
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Career Change: Brian ‘Tiny’ Hufstetler left law enforcement behind on leap of faith
Even when he was a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy working a traffic accident, Brian “Tiny” Hufstetler always had his eye on the tow truck. “I have always been fascinated by them with that ma...
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Barr brings passion for the outdoors to DNR
With hunting season ramping up, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Sgt. Mike Barr is welcoming the change. “We spend hundreds of hours and many late nights and weekends every year in a patrol ...
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BCSO deputy recognized as influential Georgia Muslim
When Hashim Ahmedani came to the United States a dozen years ago, encounters with local law enforcement shaped his future. “My dad had the gas station in Cartersville, and I had heard in Pakistan t...
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Rusted, not busted: Bartow's Old Car City hosts Hot Rod photo shoot
For a few hours on Wednesday, Oct. 8, a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was the newest addition to Old Car City, USA. On loan from General Motors, the brand-new Corvette was in White and Bartow Co...
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Bartow officials review slate of Allatoona projects
For more than an hour Oct. 16, Bartow County department heads and Commissioner Steve Taylor updated Allatoona area residents about the multiple projects going on in their community. Speaking to a f...
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Southeastern Cowboy Festival & Symposium to celebrate American West
Notably of the most popular offerings of the four-day event, the re-enactment of the 1881 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral will be performed five times during the 12th annual Southeastern Cowboy Festiva...
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Man jumps into Lake Allatoona to escape police
One man took the old adage seriously Saturday morning when he jumped from an Interstate 75 bridge into Lake Allatoona to escape a horde of law enforcement officers pursuing him. Scanner traffic ind...
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Summer externships prove ‘eye opening’ for Bartow teachers
As 19 teachers spoke Wednesday about their experiences working for four Bartow County businesses, two themes ran throughout: the importance of soft skills for employees and what students can do aft...
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BCCCA students fundraising through pancake breakfast, rummage sale
Students in the health care and marketing pathways at Bartow County College and Career Academy are putting their public relations skills to the test this weekend flipping flapjacks and manning sale...
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Toy drive sign-ups start Monday
Even though Halloween still is on the horizon, area organizations are already eyeing Christmas and laying the groundwork for Christmas toy drive campaigns. Next week, sign-ups will kick off as the ...
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