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Drug bust at Bartow Motel
Agents from the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force on Thursday evening executed a search warrant at a local business after an investigation concerning the sale of narcotics. DTF Commander Capt. Ma...
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Cartersville's stars to dance for charity
On March 2, several well-known community members will test their skills with experienced dancers for Cartersville Dances with the Stars, a fundraising event for the Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter a...
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Deadline approaches for chamber event tickets
As the Friday, Jan. 11, ticket deadline approaches for the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce community celebration, organizers Bruce Thompson and Joe Frank Harris Jr. urged all busines...
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Man trespasses to collect pecans
On Tuesday just after noon, a Bartow County deputy was dispatched to a Gilreath Road residence in reference to criminal trespass. Upon arrival, the deputy met with the complainant at his residence....
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Taylorsville City Council approves five-year work plan
After approving the city’s five-year short-term work plan during its Jan. 7 meeting, the Taylorsville City Council will send the document to the state for approval. Mayor Mitchell Bagley said some ...
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'Run for Your Wife' to open Jan. 25 at The Legion Theatre
Describing the comedy as “one of the funniest shows I’d ever been a part of,” Mike Wasson is excited to revisit “Run for Your Wife” and bring it to the Cartersville stage. Presented by The Pumphous...
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Local school boards to discuss gun legislation
State Rep. Paul Battles, R-Cartersville, introduced pre-legislation Monday that calls for local school boards to determine whether school administrators should be allowed to carry guns on school pr...
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Martin Luther King Jr. observances start Jan. 20
As the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend Celebration’s candlelight service, Mike Davis will pay tribute to the life and legacy of the slain Civil Rights leader by encou...
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The mailman: Blake delivers more than a decade of service as Cartersville postmaster
Although he is one of several postmasters across the county, Greg Blake serves a majority of Bartow County’s population. Having spent more than 32 years in government service — four years in the U....
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New Year, New Faces: Taylor takes over as commissioner
Fresh from his first meeting as county commissioner, Steve Taylor sits behind his desk in an almost-empty office ready for his first one-on-one interview. Taylor, who was sworn in Dec. 31, is one o...
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Barge touts new teacher evaluation methods
School will be back in session Monday and that means changes for the new year. In 2013, State Superintendent John Barge said his goals include furthering the implementation of a new teacher evaluat...
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CHN offers Health-Y-Bartow community challenge
In advance of an aggressive growth plan, Communit-Y Health Network is launching a health challenge for all of Bartow County to be a model for future programs nationwide. This month, CHN, a Cartersv...
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DTF arrests four, seizes stolen weapons, meth
Agents with the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force, an FBI Safe Streets Task Force, officers from the Cartersville Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations on Friday arrested four in...
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Fit for LifeHealthy living is a lifestyle, not a quick-fix
As area residents try to shed pounds accrued during the holiday season, they are being encouraged to view to the path to healthy living as a marathon, not a sprint. “Change one thing at a time beca...
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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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