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Roupe family to hold candlelight vigil
The family of Christopher Roupe, a 17-year-old who was killed in an officer-involved shooting, is planning to hold a candlelight vigil in his honor today. According to Martha Hines, Roupe’s grandmo...
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Cox retires from BCFD, moves to state position
After 26 years, Bryan Cox today ends his career with Bartow County Fire Department. Instead of leaving the fire service, Cox is changing positions. “My new role with the State Fire Marshal is fire ...
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SCMS makes the most of new band room
South Central Middle School band students are now practicing in their new, 5,000 square-foot band room. With about half of the student population participating in band, SCMS Principal Donald Rucker...
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Suspected gang members fire round into home
Staff Report Two suspected gang members are in custody after allegedly firing one round into a Cartersville home. Four people were playing video games in the living room of a Cassville Road residen...
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Rotary Club recognizes STAR Students, Teachers
The Cartersville Rotary Club on Wednesday recognized local high school seniors and a teacher of their choice during the annual Cartersville/Bartow County STAR Student/Teacher Awards luncheon held a...
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Man dies in I-75 crash
A single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning resulted in one fatality. Just before 8:30 a.m. a champagne-colored Mercedes SL500 traveling north on Interstate 75 at mile marker 296 in the left lane went...
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Woman forges almost $600K in checks
A Cartersville woman faces charges after forging checks worth almost $600,000. Jennifer Streetman, 39, of Cartersville, allegedly took the money using forged checks from Telenet Systems of Cartersv...
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Taylor outlines 2014 budget
Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor presented the 2014 budget — nearly a $7 million increase from 2013 — at a sparsely-attended public hearing Wednesday. “Good morning,” Taylor said. “This is t...
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Emerson reunion hits 10-year milestone
On Sunday, March 2, Emerson residents will come together for the 10th straight year at Doug’s Place for a community-wide reunion. To be held at 5 p.m. at the restaurant, Emerson residents are encou...
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Bartow to extend school days
The Bartow County Board of Education during a special called meeting on Wednesday voted 4-1 to extend school days by 27 minutes beginning March 3 for the remainder of the school year in an effort t...
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Bartow's Relay for Life campaign kicks off tonight
Even though the event is more than six months away, Relay for Life of Bartow County’s organizers are rallying the community to start forming teams and fundraising for this annual event. Tonight at ...
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Two sentenced in home invasion
Two men who pleaded guilty last week in a July 2013 home invasion were sentenced Tuesday in Bartow County Superior Court. Vernon Edroy Nisbett and Glenn Voice Payton were among four people charged ...
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Southeastern Cowboy Gathering to celebrate the West March 6-8
As the Southeastern Chuck Wagon Cook-off gets underway March 8, the 11th annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering will provide patrons a glimpse into how food was prepared on an 1800s cattle drive. Don...
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Bartow schools to decide on makeup days
The Bartow County Board of Education tonight will hold a special called meeting to discuss and vote upon a revised school calendar and testing calendar due to recent school closings during the Janu...
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Cartersville Has Heart to feature 5k
For its fourth year of promoting heart health, the Cartersville Has Heart event is changing up its program with a 5-kilometer run and walk. Hosted by Cartersville Medical Center in cooperation with...
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