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Habitat applications available at Homeowner Orientation Feb. 25
In their efforts to eliminate substandard housing, the Bartow Area Habitat for Humanity will offer a Homeowner Orientation Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. To be eligible for a Habitat residence, families must a...
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Highway 113 accident claims two lives
Two people died in an accident after a passenger car collided with a tractor-trailer dump truck Wednesday at 11:35 a.m. at the intersection of Old Stilesboro Road and Highway 113. Georgia State Pat...
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Arbor Day observance features free seedling distribution Feb. 17
With Georgia recognizing Arbor Day on the third Friday in February, Missy Phillips, assistant director for Keep Bartow Beautiful, is looking forward to introducing healthy saplings to the county's ...
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Export opportunities arise for Ga. companies
The state is working on efforts to help Georgia companies expand by entering new trade markets through exporting. Recently, an appeal has been made to owners of small- or medium-sized businesses in...
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Two killed in crash
Two people were killed late Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash. The crash, involving a tractor-trailer dump truck and a four-door, gray sedan, occurred about 11:45 a.m. on Highway 113 toward ...
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Bartow teachers awarded $95,000 in grants
What do SMART Boards, iPads, the Nintendo Wii, sporting equipment and greenhouse supplies have in common? They're all materials that have been purchased for the classroom through The Bartow County ...
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'Senior Shenanigans' to feature 30 skits Feb. 18 at Grand Theatre
Since the early 1990s, the "Senior Shenanigans" cast has been serving up laughs to receptive patrons at The Grand Theatre. Comprised primarily of short comedic skits, this year's variety show on Sa...
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Euharlee approves Sunday package sales vote, promotes law officers
Euharlee citizens will join fellow Bartow County residents in being able to vote for Sunday package sales in the city during the July 31 primary after the city council approved the referendum durin...
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Registration under way for MAGIC Summer Camp
By attending MAGIC -- Mentoring a Girl in Construction -- Summer Camp, 24 high school age females will be introduced to several non-traditional careers in the construction industry. To be held June...
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Cartersville kicks off recycling program
City of Cartersville solid waste customers are doing their part to go "green" as the city's first recycling bins were collected Monday morning. "Going green" is the term coined for environmentally ...
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School board appoints replacement member
The Bartow County Board of Education met Monday evening to hold a public hearing, called meeting and regular work session, during which they appointed Anna Sullivan, of Adairsville, to the District...
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State will REACH for GateKey success
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday announced the launch of the state's new needs-based college scholarship program, the REACH Scholarship -- Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen -- which has been b...
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Today deadline to register to vote
How do I register to vote? Complete a Voter Registration Application and submit it in person, or through the mail. To obtain a Voter Registration Application, you may either download it from the Ge...
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Testing emphasized for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
As its staff braces for possible cutbacks in state funding, AIDS Alliance of Northwest Georgia is preparing to observe Tuesday's National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. According to the Centers for ...
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