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United Way of Bartow County launches 2013 campaign
In its aim to raise $510,000 in less than four months, the United Way of Bartow County will kick off the “Give Where You Live” 2013 campaign Friday. Broadcasted live by WBHF 1450, the nonprofit’s g...
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Bartow schools’ calendar debated, approved
The Bartow County Board of Education on Monday approved 3-2 the extension of its calendar by two days, but not without debate and a failed motion to table the item for further discussion. “People c...
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Taylorsville father enjoys being a part of Bartow's political scene
Currently the chairman of the Bartow County Republican Party, Louis DeBroux’s enthusiasm for politics started in his youth. “I’ve been interested in history since I was a young boy, with a particul...
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Driver-passenger switch ends in arrest
On Friday night at a safety check on Red Top Mountain Road, an officer watched a car approaching the checkpoint stop. The driver got out and changed positions with the passenger of the car. The car...
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New fees slated for fire marshal inspections
Starting Sept. 1, the Bartow County fire marshal will implement a new fee schedule for building inspections. The new schedule comes as another required policy after Bartow County reached more than ...
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Bow Wow Meow Festival offers fun, information for Bartow pet owners
The Etowah Valley Humane Society hosted it’s second annual Bow Wow Meow Family Festival at the Cartersville Civic Center on Saturday to generate awareness regarding the services available in pet ca...
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Bartow County Navigator Team launches Cooking Club
Through Bartow County Navigator Team’s recently formed Cooking Club and Social Time, Wendy Allen wants special needs participants to feel empowered in their ability to assist others. As the local N...
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Expert weighs in on Bartow, Georgia child abuse
Child advocate Andy Barclay, currently of the organization Fostering Court Improvement and co-founder of Barton Child Law & Policy Clinic, spoke to the Bartow County Collaborative on Friday at Firs...
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@White=[C] Driver-passenger switch ends in arrest
@White=[C] On Friday night at a safety check on Red Top Mountain Road, an officer watched a car approaching the checkpoint stop. The driver got out and changed positions with the passenger of the c...
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Suspects in Hannon Way shooting arrested
Two suspects allegedly involved in a July 29 shooting near Hannon Way have been arrested. According to a Cartersville Police Department press release, Charles D. Roman, 28, of Cartersville, and Pat...
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Taylor makes quick work of meeting agenda
Fresh from throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at Thursday night’s Rome Braves baseball game, Bartow Commissioner Steve Taylor made quick work of the August agenda. After approving the minutes ...
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Taylorsville resident gears up for Cycling for Warriors ride
For Michael Schwartz, a recent passion for cycling has turned into a vehicle to assist fellow veterans. On Sept. 1, the 55-year-old Taylorsville resident and his brother, Steve “Woody” Schwartz, wi...
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Retired Bartow teacher assists with book series
For about a year, retired Bartow County educator Faye Knight has been working with Marietta educator and author Wingfield McGowan on an early developmental literacy and math series for young childr...
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Kidnapped infant's mother acknowledges 'terrible decisions'
Kristen Howard, mother of the 8-month-old boy kidnapped Tuesday when her friend stole her car, admitted to struggling with substance abuse and making “terrible decisions” that day. Her son will tem...
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Bartow 4-H'ers recognized at annual ceremony
The seats were packed Thursday night at the Beavers’ Drive Senior Center as Bartow County 4-H recognized dozens of youth across the county as well as those who help make 4-H possible. Students, fro...
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