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Cartersville approves millage rates
Cartersville School System's millage rate increased to 18.23 mills Thursday night after the city council approved the measure. The vote increases the millage rate by one mill, as last year's rate w...
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Public Defender's Office doing more with less
* Editor's Note: This is part of an ongoing series that will look at Bartow County's budget by department. Tasked with representing those charged with crimes in the superior courts of Bartow and Go...
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Commissioner approves Taylorsville election agreement
Bartow County will conduct a city election for Taylorsville during the Nov. 6 election, as approved by Commissioner Clarence Brown during a called meeting Wednesday morning. Taylorsville will hold ...
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Kirk 'disappointed' in turnout for primary
It was one of the most highly contested races in Bartow County in 20 years. It was the first commissioner's race without Clarence Brown's name in two decades. And Tuesday's primary still drew less ...
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Scoggins squeaks past Bell
In the night's closest race, Melba Scoggins defeated Clerk of Superior Court incumbent Gary Bell in a nail-biter. With less than 230 votes separating the two, Scoggins earned 50.8 percent of the vo...
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Bearden, Taylor advance to runoff in commissioner race
The race for Bartow County's highest office will continue to an Aug. 21 runoff election between Mike Bearden and Steve Taylor. Taylor took the largest number of votes at Tuesday's county commission...
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Millsap wins fourth term
Offering his congratulations just before 10 p.m., Dan Knowles acknowledged Sheriff Clark Millsap's victory Tuesday night in the July 31 primary. Millsap earned his fourth term as sheriff after earn...
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Grady Wallace Turner
Mr. Grady Wallace Turner Sr., of Cook Street Cartersville, died Saturday, July 28, 2012. For the full obituary, please see the print or e-edition. Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville,...
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Changing of the guard at GDOL Cartersville Career Center
After 34 years of service with the Georgia Department of Labor, Gail Fowler, manger of the Cartersville Career Center will complete her final day today turning over the position of acting manager t...
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Tellus comes to life Saturday
Fun and learning will intermix as Night at the Museum returns to Tellus Saturday. From 6 to 10 p.m., characters ranging from Albert Einstein to the "Star Wars" franchise, will take center stage, en...
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BARTOW BLOTTER -- 7.31
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 ...
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Thief breaks into several vehicles at Dellinger Park
Staff Report Four visitors to Dellinger Park on Pine Grove Road in Cartersville were the target of auto break-ins Sunday afternoon. According to the Cartersville police reports, four different vehi...
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Mobile clinics provide low-cost services to help curb pet overpopulation
To help broaden the scope of low-cost spay and neuter options, the League for Animal Welfare group has recruited Wally's Friends to start offering its services in Bartow. While Aug. 30 will be its ...
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Tailgate for a Cause fundraiser Thursday
On Thursday, Aug. 2, sports fans will have an opportunity to enjoy food, beverages, bid on memorabilia and meet various sportscasters while helping young people go to college during the Etowah Scho...
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Bartow Give a Kid a Chance continues helping students
Volunteers for Bartow Give a Kid a Chance donated up to four hours of their time Saturday at the Cartersville Civic Center as they cut hair, painted nails, examined teeth and handed out school supp...
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