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Man steals lottery ticket, cigarettes; hits woman with car
On Thursday evening shortly before 6:41 p.m., two men walked into Cass Grocery to buy beer and lottery tickets. One of the men would later walk into jail for aggravated assault and shoplifting. Acc...
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Teens found guilty of 2010 murder
Demetrius Matavlo "C.J." Castle Jr. and his brother, Dedric Deshon "Boosie" Jackson, were found guilty of felony murder in Bartow County Superior Court Friday just before noon. More than 20 deputie...
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Miss McDonough wins 2012 Miss Georgia Teen USA
Courtney Smits, Miss McDonough Teen USA, won the 2012 Miss Georgia Teen USA, held at Woodland High School Saturday afternoon. Smits competed against 79 other girls from all over Georgia for the cro...
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Herschel Walker judges Miss Georgia USA at Woodland
Saturday afternoon mixed martial arts and former Heisman Trophy winning football player Herschel Walker came to Woodland High School to judge the Miss Georgia USA pageant. Walker has judged various...
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Holiday merriment abounds with variety of events on tap
As families eye their Thanksgiving menus, organizations across Bartow County are busy planning a variety of holiday offerings. In Cartersville, the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority's tre...
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BARTOW BLOTTER — 11.20
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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Agan's Bakery adds new life to long tradition
With 50 years of baking tradition behind her, Abbey Agan is taking the reins of Agan's Bakery and continuing the legacy handed down from her father and grandparents. In 1961, her grandparents opene...
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Pageants to provide Christian League for Battered Women with in-kind, financial contributions
As the Miss Georgia USA and Miss Georgia Teen USA pageants get under way tonight, audiences will have the opportunity to support their favorite contestant as well as a Cartersville nonprofit. Since...
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County engineering raises awareness of water runoff
For many business owners, it may come as no surprise to find that how they handle potential pollutants can have a direct impact on the quality of local creeks, streams and rivers. Others, however, ...
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Meet the artists of Kids Cowboy Up! exhibit today
For Gordon Gilley -- chief professional officer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County -- watching his members' view their creations in the Booth Western Art Museum always is a joyous occasion...
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Indy Productions 'pushes the envelope' making Top 25
One local wedding videographer has made waves within his industry with a fresh look at the traditional wedding video. Cartersville native Dustin "Blake" Siniard, owner of Indy Productions, won accl...
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Christmas at Grand Oaks a holiday showplace
As a floral designer at Grand Oaks, Nelda Lewis is busy turning the Greek revival residence into a holiday showpiece. With the special-events venue hosting Christmas at Grand Oaks for more than 20 ...
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Holidays Just Around the Corner

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City gas pumps go under lock and key in Kingston
After much discussion in previous months, the city of Kingston will place locks on the gas pumps in the city fuel depot. An audit of city finances presented in July found unaccounted for fuel losse...
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Thanksgiving offerings expected to serve more than 8,000 meals
As Thanksgiving nears, members of New Frontier of Bartow County Inc., Christian Hearts United -- Reaching the Community's Hungry, and Feed My Sheep Ministries are reaching out to those in need of a...
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