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'We Did This Ourselves: The Community's Effort to Elect a Governor' to open Thursday
Although his gubernatorial campaign was 30 years ago, Joe Frank Harris still treasures the unwavering commitment of his hometown supporters. Along with providing financial support, Bartow residents...
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AHS students learn rules of voting
Students at Adairsville High School went to the polls for the first time Friday as the Bartow County Elections Office provided voting machines to the school for a mock election. “Basically, we just...
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Carol Sue Foster
Carol Sue Foster, passed away on her 71st Birthday, Sept. 21, 2012 surrounded by her sisters and family. She was born in LaGrange, the daughter of the late Curtis and Jewell (Ferguson) Harvell and ...
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James B. Castleberry
James B. Castleberry, 79, of Cartersville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. Mr. Castleberry was born May 6, 1933 in Gainesville, the son of the late Mark and Verdell (Conner) Castleberry, was ...
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Vernon Donald (Don) Skelton
Vernon Donald (Don) Skelton, 85, of Cartersville, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Mr. Skelton was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Lake City, Ark., the son of the late William Clint and Viola (Pennington...
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Alpaca Farm Days invites public to local farms
In a region more accustomed to cattle and equine, two Bartow County farms hope to share some agricultural diversity with local residents in coordination with National Alpaca Farm Days. Next weekend...
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In the Booth: Shinall moves to marketing for museum, grows small business
When you meet Tom Shinall, you smile. His personality is infectious. Quick to laugh, Shinall exudes a warm kindness even to those meeting him for the first time. A native of Bartow County, Shinall ...
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Cartersville author tackles growing genre
Leah Sherwin, a native of Cartersville as well as a 2006 graduate of Woodland High School and 2010 graduate of Berry College, has pursued a lifelong dream to publish a fantasy/science-fiction novel...
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Ioma Bell
Ioma (mama) Bell, 98, of Crestwood Road, Cartersville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Mrs. Bell was born Nov. 14, 1913, in Bartow County, a daughter of the late Columbus P. Westbrook and Min...
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Mattie Lou Long Pratt
Ms. Mattie Lou Long Pratt, age 66, of 151 Powell Road, Adairsville, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at her residence. Ms. Pratt was born in Bartow County, June 3, 1946, daughter of Lula Elizabe...
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Cora Beatrice Cline
Cora Beatrice Cline, 95, of W. Cherokee Ave., Cartersville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Ms. Cline was born July 17, 1917, in Bartow County, daughter of the late James Reuben Shellhorse an...
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Community reaches out to young readers
At White Elementary School, this Friday’s Literacy Day was not only a day to celebrate the fun of reading, but to provide an opportunity for community members to share their love of reading with st...
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Facilities department keeps county's buildings up in down economy
* Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series looking at the county’s budget by department. Steve Stewart and the 15 employees of the Bartow County Facilities Department clean, spray and shred...
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Voter registration deadline Oct. 9
In honor of September being National Voter Registration Month, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is informing eligible voters of approaching registration deadlines. To cast a ballot in the Nov....
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Bartow County continues personal property tax audits
For the fourth year, Bartow County Commissioner Clarence Brown renewed a contract with Traylor Business Services to conduct personal property tax audits on local businesses during his scheduled mee...
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