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Male struck, killed by train
Authorities are looking for clues on the identity of a man killed by a train overnight. Bartow County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Jonathan Rogers said the accident occurred just after midnight Tuesday on...
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Blood Assurance seeks O negative donors
Saying that O negative blood is “seriously needed,” Blood Assurance is asking the community to donate blood to boost inventory before the holiday season. In an Oct. 3 press release, the organizatio...
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CTC College and Career Expo to feature more than 90 companies
With more than two weeks to go, the North Metro Campus of Chattahoochee Technical College is gearing up for the largest College and Career Expo. “CTC currently hosts two large scale College and Car...
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Euharlee library revisits Taylorsville bank robbery Thursday
While the robbery took place nearly 40 years ago, the Peoples Bank of Bartow County’s former CEO and executive vice president, C. J. Harris, remembers the incident as though it was yesterday. Now 8...
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Flag burned at RC airfield
An American flag was burned at a remote control plane airfield in Euharlee over the weekend. According to a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report, a member of the Taildragger’s R/C Club sa...
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Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival highlights 13 bands Saturday
Looking to build on last year’s inaugural event, the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority and Main Street Program will broaden the scope of the Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival Saturda...
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Traffic stop yields warrants
A deputy patrolling Ga. Highway 20 near Branton Road stopped a red pickup truck traveling very slowly. When asked for a driver license, the driver handed the deputy an identification card. When ask...
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One person transported after crash
One person was taken to the hospital after an accident Saturday morning. Bartow County EMS responded to a single-vehicle accident on Highway 41 at Griffin Road, according to EMS Public Information ...
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Bartow schools meet, exceed state SAT average
In a year when Georgia’s SAT scores dropped by two to three points, most Bartow County schools were able to meet or exceed the state average for 2014. According to a press release from the Georgia ...
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Etowah Valley Quilt Guild presents biennial show
For Kelly Nagel, the Etowah Valley Quilt Guild’s Love of Quilts Show has blossomed into a family affair. Opening Friday, the biennial offering will feature more than 200 quilts, including the work ...
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Rebuilt, retooled: Daiki reopens Adairsville facility
More than a year and half after an EF 3 tornado slammed into its building and knocked half of it to the ground, Daiki Corp. officially opened its Adairsville plant Thursday morning. Where metal bea...
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Cartersville school board raises Freeport exemption
Businesses in Cartersville will be paying a little less in taxes now, as the Cartersville school board approved a Freeport Tax exemption Thursday night. In a unanimous vote, the board approved movi...
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Wine and Fondue at Valley View set for Oct. 18
To help cultivate and strengthen its support base, the Etowah Valley Humane Society will present Wine and Fondue at Valley View Oct. 18. “Bob and Mary Norton had approached us a while back about al...
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Adairsville council outsources surveys, painting
Everything appeared to be moving smoothly as one agenda item after another was quickly approved by the Adairsville City Council at its regular meeting Thursday night. Then came agenda item No. 8, a...
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Arson suspected in carpet fire
Authorities are suspecting arson is the cause of a living room fire that burned carpet and melted blinds Wednesday night. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report, a deputy w...
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