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BCSO busts contraband ring
Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies busted a ring planning to deliver contraband to county jail inmates. Wednesday night, a group of deputies were investigating the area of Smiley Ingram Road a...
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Adairsville resident to participate in Rome Braves' Tornado Relief Rally
To help rebuild his hometown, Adairsville resident Ahmad Hall will lend his vocal talents to the Rome Braves’ Tornado Relief Rally. Prior to the 7 p.m. game against the Charleston RiverDogs on Satu...
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Survey says Cartersville is a good place to live
Cartersville City Council learned Thursday night that it is much easier to travel by automobile in the city than it is to catch a bus or walk to your destination. That’s some of the findings of the...
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Behind the wheel: BCFD personnel climb into driver's seat of simulator
Two bicyclists. Two utility vans. One SUV. Four firefighters. While it sounds like the makings of a complicated accident scene, the vehicles and bikers were the digital casualties of a Public Safet...
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@White=[C] Infant taken in Acworth kidnapping in DFCS care
@White=[C] Authorities on Thursday evening confirmed the 8-month-old infant taken in a Tuesday kidnapping was in the care of the Division of Family and Child Services. Sheriff Clark Millsap said ab...
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Fundraising heats up as Relay for Life nears
With participants encouraged to coordinate the color of their footwear to denote a type of cancer, Hailey Hightower will don a pair of lime green shoes to “heel out” lymphoma in the third annual Hi...
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Marijuana found in cooking pot
Marijuana was found in a cooking pot and a handgun found in children’s clothing Tuesday night in Parkway North. A Cartersville police officer was patrolling the area at approximately 6:49 p.m. when...
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CPD officer receives Life Saving Medal
The orange markings along U.S. Highway 411 in White designate the final locations of three vehicles involved in an Aug. 9 accident that left one man in the hospital and another a hero. Friday eveni...
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GHC to begin classes Saturday
Georgia Highlands College Interim President Renva Watterson said the Cartersville campus is ready to kick off the new academic year this Saturday. While an exact number of students expected to begi...
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Amber alert for Acworth infant results in 'happy ending'
A woman accused of stealing a vehicle and kidnapping an infant Tuesday night in Acworth was arrested Wednesday and the baby safely returned to his mother. Samantha Nicole Barrett allegedly took a 2...
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Adairsville Welcome Center and Rail Depot Age of Steam Museum reopens today
With the Sans Souci Club’s assistance, the city of Adairsville is reopening its Welcome Center and Rail Depot Age of Steam Museum today. After temporarily closing the downtown venue in late Decembe...
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Taylor highlights taxes in speech
The recent millage rate increase was the prime topic during Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor’s first state of the county address. During the second Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Comm...
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Democrat chairman believes he is 'right where I want to be'
Dr. J.M. “Joe” Prince has been the chairman of Bartow County’s Democratic Party since 2004, but his involvement in politics goes back much further than that. He has said he voted in every general e...
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DNR drops bass in Lake Allatoona
Making a good catch in Lake Allatoona may be easier in the coming years, as the Department of Natural Resources is performing a largemouth bass stocking experiment. This summer, according to a DNR ...
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Booth Western Art Museum celebrates 10 years
While the Deep South may be a surprising locale for a Western art museum, the pairing has turned into a prosperous combination for the Cartersville community. Preparing to celebrate its 10th year o...
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