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Structures lost in overnight fires
Bartow County Fire Department worked two residential fires within an hour of each other overnight Friday. According to BCFD Firefighter Tim Smith, units were first dispatched to a log cabin on Madd...
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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 ...
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Community gets chance to weigh in on Sunday sales
Bartow County is following the trend of Cartersville and Kingston, giving residents the option to vote for Sunday alcohol sales via the July 31 primary election. "If the governing authority, in our...
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Bartow business provides support for Floyd County inmates
We thought of everything, goggles, gloves, hard hats, sun hats, sunblock and the one thing we didn't really think about extensively was their feet. So this was a lesson learned to us and we're goin...
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Dead, undead gather at public square
Friday, July 13 was the day a Zombie Apocalypse hit Cartersville. The event, promoted on Cartersville UNCUT's Facebook page, drew more than 150 people of all ages. Most attendees were in makeup and...
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Library encourages patrons' use of 'the force'
For young fans of the "Star Wars" film franchise and their parents, July 26 will provide an opportunity to engage in film crafts and activities as well as interact with costumed movie characters fr...
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Summer camps spur imagination, learning
Through the Georgia Museums Inc.'s summer camps, more than 170 youth are seizing the opportunity to broaden their creativity and knowledge. For 8-year-old Ali Dyke, making a mask and a peacock draw...
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Extension service faces growing demand with declining funds
* Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series that will look at Bartow County’s budget by department. Providing instruction and information on a range of agricultural topics, the Bartow County...
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DDA names Tara Currier new director
Four months after the sudden resignation of its head administrator, the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority has named Tara Currier as executive director. Currier, currently the marketing di...
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Big Chicken Chorus to visit Cartersville facilities
In honor of Barbershop Music Appreciation Day, 15 members of the Big Chicken Chorus will entertain residents at a variety of Cartersville assisted living and nursing home sites on Friday. Starting ...
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Residents voice concerns on tentative Emerson millage rate
Two public hearings held Monday on Emerson's proposed millage rate drew outcries from the city's residents. Last month, the city council established the tentative rate at 3.6 mills. That rate may n...
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Larry Allen Ward
Mr. Larry Allen Ward, 31, of Acworth passed away Saturday morning, July 7, 2012, in Cherokee County. R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, will be in charge of arrangements for Mr. Larr...
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Classical guitarist returns to Cartersville July 23
With his summer concert tour and a performance at Carnegie Hall on the horizon, Atlanta native Peter Fletcher has turned his childhood passion into a rewarding career as a professional musician. "W...
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Man airlifted after overturning crane
A contractor Tuesday afternoon was flown to an Atlanta hospital after the crane he was operating overturned. According to Bartow County Fire Department Battalion Chief Bryan Keeling, the man was dr...
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Area papers continue to see effects of recession
With foreclosure rates remaining high across the nation, recent news has surfaced of a foreclosure filing affecting News Publishing Co., a large regional news company and owner of Rome News-Tribune...
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