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Explorer program brings the heat
Since 2008, the Cartersville Fire Explorer Training Program has provided an opportunity for youths age 14 to 20 to learn the ins and outs of fire fighting. "We're basically looking for kids who hav...
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Rocks thrown at Cartersville Public Works employees
A Cartersville Police officer was called to the area of North Tennessee Street and Greenbriar Avenue Friday at 9:55 a.m. in reference to a battery report. During trash removal, two employees on the...
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Cartersville Century draws about 700 cyclists
As a cyclist in Saturday's Cartersville Century, Liz Fox braved the scorching temperatures to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County. Riding alongside other members of the Cartersville-bas...
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Business in Bartow: Kathy Cares brings touch of home to hospice care
For families facing the challenge of an ill loved one, Kathy Cares Hospice House sought to fill a need in Bartow County. Offering inpatient hospice care, Kathy Cares takes a different approach to e...
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Republicans square off for tax commissioner
In the July 31 primary election, Republicans Vicki Beck, Chuck Holt, Judy Kilgore and Steve Stewart will vie for the office of Bartow County's tax commissioner. According to www.bartowga.org, "The ...
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Area under heat advisory through 8 p.m. Sunday
It's hot -- triple-digits hot. The National Weather Service, which reported a reading of 104 degrees at Cartersville Airport just before 6 p.m. Friday, has issued a heat advisory through 8 p.m. Sun...
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Sunday sales vote headed for Euharlee
Euharlee voters on July 31 will have the opportunity to vote whether they want Sunday alcohol sales within city limits. City council member Craig Guyton made a presentation to the council suggestin...
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Mercury rising: Officials urge caution as temps soar
With temperatures expected to be more than 100 degrees this weekend, and the National Weather Service predicting a heat indices of 100 to 110 degrees, new heat records could be set. Dr. Carlo Oller...
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Etowah Road Race to benefit Cartersville family's adoption journey
As the Fourth of July nears, Jon England is encouraging area runners to partake in the second annual Etowah Road Race. A fun, informal offering for those wanting to forgo the hectic nature of the A...
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Mulch pile combusts
A massive mulch pile began burning Tuesday about 2:45 p.m. in Cartersville after building up heat. According to Bartow County Fire Department Capt. Darrell Abernathy, the 75-by-75-foot pile off Smi...
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One shot after confrontation
One person was airlifted and later transported to an Atlanta hospital after being shot at least twice Tuesday afternoon. According to a news release from the Cartersville Police Department, the sho...
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John Lewis receives state recognition for efforts in preservation
Recognized for his dedication to the revitalization of downtown Cartersville, John Lewis recently was awarded a coveted state title. Lewis, a developer and retired lawyer, has spent more than 20 ye...
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AIDS Alliance promotes National HIV Testing Day
Even though an individual is infected with HIV every 9.5 minutes in the United States, one in five is unaware of their positive status. In light of these statistics and in honor of Wednesday's Nati...
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CMC celebrates Sandlin's 35th anniversary
Among healthcare professionals, leadership and stability are revered traits. Cartersville Medical Center CEO Keith Sandlin has displayed both in his 35 years with the Hospital Corporation of Americ...
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Dive team prepares for July 4 holiday, summer season
The water at Dive Haven is clear and a balmy 82 degrees at the surface. At 20 feet -- the deepest a try SCUBA, or a person's first dive, can go -- the water is cold with limited visibility and a bo...
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