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DTF arrests two in prescription forgery scheme
Chief Thomas Culpepper of the Cartersville Police Department has announced the arrest of Stephen Curtis Chapman, 41, and Sarah Chapman (Barber), 37, both of Cartersville in connection with a prescr...
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Dundee inspires future astronomers at Tellus
As the astronomy program manager, David Dundee delights in being able to share his passion for outer space with Tellus Science Museum’s visitors. “No two days are the same: I get to train part-time...
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Bartow to form MPO along with municipalities
Bartow County and its municipalities will begin working toward forming a Metropolitan Planning Organization, which will bring local governments, county officials and Georgia Department of Transport...
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Racers arrested on Highway 41
Two suspects were arrested early Friday morning after allegedly racing down U.S. Highway 41 at speeds reaching 100 mph. A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was patrolling Highway 41 when he saw...
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Screening stressed during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In the midst of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, medical professionals are stressing the importance of early detection. With the American Cancer Society estimating one in eight women will de...
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Rivers Alive: 4-H students volunteer for a cleaner Etowah
Nearly 100 volunteers came together Thursday to scour 10 miles of riverbank along the Etowah River. Concentrating on heavily used public areas, the eighth annual Rivers Alive cleanup collected abou...
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White to consider Sunday sales in 2013
After receiving a letter from the local Shell station, the White City Council will consider putting Sunday beer and wine sales on the city’s November 2013 ballot. The letter, read at the council’s ...
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Cupp's goal is long-term student success
For 2012 Cartersville Teacher of the Year Jennifer Cupp, taking the role of a teacher means building relationships with students and rarely taking a day off. “It’s a daily struggle to try to bring ...
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8 of 10 stores sell alcohol to minor
Adairsville police on Friday uncovered a majority of locations in the city selling packaged alcohol to minors. According to Adairsville Police Department Chief of Detectives Michael Fitz, the under...
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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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Adairsville approves water dept. purchases
The Adairsville Water Department will soon have new control software and water pump as it continues to repair or replace its equipment. As approved by the Adairsville City Council during its Thursd...
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Leadership Bartow explores impact of business, industry
Leadership Bartow strives each year to introduce local leaders to previously unknown aspects of the Bartow County community. Tackling a new subject each month, participants in the annual program st...
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Squatter flees house via carport roof
A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded Wednesday afternoon to a burglary report at 102 E. Valley Road, Rydal. A home overseer was at the unoccupied residence to check on it for his emplo...
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School boards prep for insurance hikes
Bartow County Chief Financial Officer Todd Hooper addressed with concern Monday the continual increase in cost of employee health insurance and the impact this increase could have on the system nex...
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Toy drive sign-ups begin Oct. 25
Even though Halloween still is more than two weeks away, Bartow toy drives already have their sights set on Christmas. To help fulfill every child’s holiday wish, the local organizations will start...
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