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Officers tase man holding hammer
Cartersville police tased an “irate” man holding a hammer Tuesday night after he made suicidal threats. While en route to the Parr Wade Road residence, officers were told the suspect, later identif...
May 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carson sworn in as new Adairsville mayor
Once the Adairsville City Council adopted results from the May 20 special election, Kenneth Carson Sr. became the city’s newest mayor. Taking his official seat during the Tuesday night called meeti...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Equine-assisted therapeutic program garners smiles at The Cove Apartments
At 27 inches tall, Tess is proof that remarkable creatures sometimes come in small packages. As part of Greener Ways Inc., the miniature horse brought a multitude of smiles to the senior tenants of...
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Family remembers drowning victim
Chance Werner was a big man — 6 foot and weighing close to 300 pounds — but his family said he was an easygoing, gentle young man. “He was a good heart,” said Werner’s father, Fred Werner. “Chance ...
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Local CTC student promotes exploring through app
Chattahoochee Technical College programming students received honorable mention at the first-ever Association of Information Technology Professionals National Collegiate Conference’s Code 24. The c...
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Cartersville Water Dept. wins series of trade awards
While attending the Georgia Association of Water Professionals conference in April, the Cartersville Water Department won three awards recognizing its efforts in maintaining clean water and meeting...
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The following information — names
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
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American Legion remembers the fallen
Rain did not dampen the Memorial Day ceremony at the American Legion Carl Boyd Post 42 on Monday morning. The service began with the singing of the national anthem and attending veterans were ackno...
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3 injured in shooting
A holiday party in Cassville turned violent Sunday afternoon when a gunman fired four or five shots into the crowd. Two hundred to 300 people were attending the event, which some described as a rod...
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Exposure everything at Vendors Show
A steady stream of customers, promoters and the just plain curious wandered the aisles of the Etowah Ballrooms at the Clarence Brown Conference Center Saturday perusing nail wraps, wickless candles...
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Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association seeks Bartow volunteers
With this time of year being known as “baby season” for many animal species, Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association actively is recruiting volunteers to aid in its statewide efforts. Because time is o...
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9-year-old heart patient takes oath as honorary deputy
With his right hand raised high, 9-year-old Warren Thacker on Friday repeated his oath of office as an honorary deputy with the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office. “Welcome aboard, sir,” Sheriff Clark ...
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anheuser-Busch completes first run of emergency water canning
For 24 hours starting Wednesday, Line 61 in the Cartersville Anheuser-Busch brewery stopped filling aluminum cans to the brim with beer. Instead it fired stream after stream of filtered water into ...
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local foundation aids learning
The Bartow Education Foundation, headed by Executive Director Dot Frasier, is a non-profit organization that works to supplement funding to the Bartow County School System. Last year, the BEF suppl...
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Unopposed primary candidates cruise through election night
Staff Report As candidates seeking office across the state waited for election results Tuesday night, a number of incumbent Bartow County legislators and judges did not have to worry about challeng...
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