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BARTOW BIO — Kim Chester supports young people’s lives
For Kim Chester, teaching is a tool that is never left in the classroom. Serving the community for 15 years in various roles in the city and county school systems, Chester currently reaches out to ...
Jan 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community gets sold on Bartow graduates
In the movie “The Secret of My Success,” a young Michael J. Fox loses his job on his first day of work in the big city, later finding himself in the lowly position of mailroom clerk before finding ...
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Flash flood watch issued for north Georgia
Twenty-two Northwest Georgia counties, including Bartow, are under a flash flood watch issued by the National Weather Service. The alert, issued at 3:06 p.m., goes into effect at 7 p.m. and continu...
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OSHA cites Rydal plant for safety, health violations
$93,000 proposed in fines
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Georgia Museum Inc. venues net four awards
At the Georgia Association of Museums & Galleries' annual conference, Georgia Museums Inc.'s entities were showered with praise, with the Bartow History Museum and Tellus Science Museum winning fou...
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Reports indicate foreclosures inching downward
A residual byproduct of the housing market crash, foreclosures continue to plague homeowners and financial institutions but recent data suggests a positive trend. Slight improvements can be seen as...
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Exhibit to feature story of John Henry Morgan
Tuskegee Airmen
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Chamber receives grant for education initiative
Starting kids early with an education in microeconomics, the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce is looking to start a new initiative reaching students in local schools. Aiming to educat...
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Sponsors, participants sought for Etowah Valley Humane Society's Casino Night
With its Casino Night benefit set for Feb. 4, Etowah Valley Humane Society's supporters are encouraging area residents to "place your bets for homeless pets." "It's one of our larger fundraisers," ...
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Cartersville High seniors back in the lounge
More than 70 Cartersville High School alumni spanning 15 years of graduating classes came together over the weekend for a reunion, and for many of the graduates, the Internet has put to bed the tim...
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Area food service industry loses familiar faces
With the announcement of Buffets Inc. closing shop at 81 restaurants, the Cartersville Ryan's Buffet joined another local eatery closed just weeks earlier -- Greg's Tavern. The locally owned, downt...
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BARTOW BLOTTER — 1.22
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 ...
Jan 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rydal man arrested for multiple burglaries
On Thursday the Bartow County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested a Rydal man in connection to the theft of more than $50,000 worth of jewelry and valuables. Investigators ar...
Jan 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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HELPING HANDS / Smither family’s recovery bolstered by community’s support
Having survived a head-on accident and an F3 tornado, the Smither family is relying on the generosity of others to rebuild their foundation. Overwhelmed by the Adairsville community's assistance, S...
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Payne an 'icon' after more than 50 years in public safety
In his dimly lit basement office, Johnny Payne reclines on a couch with a cigar clinched tightly between his teeth. At the age of 73, his command of a room would do his hero, John Wayne, proud. Aft...
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