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Ledbetter wins Downtown Cartersville Selfie Scavenger Hunt
With a total of 87 points, Christy Ledbetter won the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority’s debut Selfie Scavenger Hunt. During the contest, participants took self-portrait images at designa...
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Bartow County Schools retirees celebrated
The Bartow Education Foundation honored this year’s Bartow County School System retirees at the Clarence Brown Conference Center on Thursday night. School board chair and a Bartow Education Foundat...
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First quarter 2014 foreclosures drop in Bartow County
Bartow County foreclosures during the first quarter of 2014 have dropped approximately 45.43 percent from the year before. According to data provided by the firm RealtyTrac, which follows the forec...
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Cartersville council approves landmark expansion
In Mayor Matt Santini’s absence, Mayor Pro-Tem Diane Tate gaveled the Cartersville City Council to order. The first order of business was the first reading of four rezoning applications, one of whi...
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Emerson resident to present Tellus lecture with UGA engineering professor
In their presentation, “Cool Solutions: New Approaches to Solve Refrigeration Problems Worldwide,” University of Georgia Professor William Kisaalita and UGA student Ryan Brush will discuss their pr...
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Mixed verdict in drug case
After more than a day of testimony riddled with objections from Prosecutor Erle Newton, a jury on Wednesday found one man guilty of selling marijuana in Superior Court Judge Carey Nelson’s courtroo...
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DA's office marks first high school internships
Carrying “keep calm and study hard” gift baskets, six high school interns on Wednesday marked the end of their time with the Bartow County District Attorney’s Office. Recognized at a reception in t...
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County residents urged to avoid transient bears
With spring moving into summer, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is reminding state residents to avoid contact with bears that may be roaming the state in search of a home. Called transi...
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Deputies tase man three times
Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies tased a man three times Monday night when he would not let go of a rock. A deputy was called to a Pecan Lane residence in regard to a trespassing call. On sc...
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Cissi Adams named Teacher of the Year
Cartersville City Schools honored its Teachers of the Year with a luncheon at Stonewall Manor on Tuesday. Each of the four schools in the city school system recognized its selected teacher and Supe...
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The Chosen Movement kicks off Friday
Through The Chosen Movement, Lane Bonney hopes his fellow high schoolers will be “shaken for Christ” and become disciples during this pivotal time in their lives. “The name for ‘The Chosen Movement...
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Code enforcement cracks down on unsecured loads
As spring moves into summer and residents begin hauling away collected debris, Bartow County code enforcement is preparing for one of the busiest times of year. Second only to Christmas, springtime...
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Emerson postpones zoning decision
A decision on the commercial rezoning of Red Top Mountain Road property near the Village at Waterside was postponed Monday night. During its Monday night meeting, the Emerson City Council delayed a...
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Four suspects at large after armed robbery
The suspects allegedly involved in an armed robbery at a Kangaroo gas station Monday night are still at large. Cartersville police responded to the robbery at 898 Joe Frank Harris Parkway at approx...
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Advocates seeks public support for Saturday’s Duck Derby
As demonstrated by the yellow ‘Got ducks?’ signs dotting Bartow County, Advocates for Children is encouraging the public to “adopt” rubber ducks for its largest fundraiser of the year on Saturday. ...
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