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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...
Jun 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jun 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jun 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jun 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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'Unofficial visit' highlights area, int'l law enforcement cooperation
An "unofficial visit" to the U.S. -- with a side trip to Cartersville -- still meant work for Cpl. Terrance Roopchan of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service's Criminal Gang Intelligence Unit. Roo...
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Camp shows young women a world of opportunities
No one pulled rabbits from a hat or sawed an assistant in half at MAGIC Camp last week, but young women from nearly every high school in the county were exposed to new skills and experiences in the...
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Stars, Stripes and Cartersville to benefit Optimist Club's outreach projects
Through Stars, Stripes and Cartersville on July 4, area residents will have the ability to celebrate America's birthday as well as supporting the community's youth. The daylong offering, consisting...
Jun 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blood Assurance issues appeal due to summer shortage
Blood Assurance is issuing a public appeal for O positive, O negative, A negative and B negative donations. The regional blood center donations are down due to the normal summer shortages. The Four...
Jun 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Learning Center aids with summer reading
In between swimming, sports and summer camps, about 76 Bartow County students have spent the last few weeks at the Bartow County Learning Center brushing up on reading skills in order to be on leve...
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