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Background provides Pendergraft perspective
An Oklahoma-born materials manager who attended college on an opera scholarship, David Pendergraft brings a versatility to the business world. The 58-year-old father of two joined Zep, Inc. in Emer...
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GHC hosts lecture on January snowstorm
Georgia Highlands College students and faculty learned part of the backstory of the Jan. 28 snowstorm during a Friday lecture by National Weather Service Scientific Director Steven Nelson. Nelson, ...
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Homeless man killed on Bartow highway
A homeless man crossing Ga. Highway 61 near Interstate Highway 75 was struck by a car and killed Friday night. The Cartersville police report said the victim was wearing dark clothes and the driver...
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April observance strives to increase organ, tissue and eye donations
Reminding him that “life is precious,” a pewter clock is taking up residence on U.S. Navy Lt. Eric Priest’s nightstand. Welcoming him each morning as he rises, the cherished gift was from Phil Jone...
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Cass Middle chorus returns from NYC
Carnegie Hall now can add Cass Middle School’s chorus to its list of performers as the group of sixth, seventh and eighth graders recently returned from performing on the famed stage with the Natio...
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Taylorsville High historic marker dedicated
Of the 660 students that graduated from Taylorsville High School, 35 returned Saturday to see their alma mater enshrined on a historic marker. The marker, erected at the intersection of Euharlee St...
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Region training finds fit at CPD
The topic of conversation Wednesday sounds like a livestock lesson — sheep, wolves, sheepdogs and how the three coexist. But, for 25 or so law enforcement officers, the sheep-wolf-dog dynamic takes...
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Rose Lawn Museum's Carriage House reopens
After a more than four-year vacancy, Rose Lawn Museum’s Carriage House is open for business. Its re-emergence was officially marked Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting celebrated by the Cartersville-Bart...
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Cartersville resident helps bring victory to John Marshall
Kimberly Stahl, a 2007 Woodland High School graduate, recently helped bring Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School moot team to victory by winning the 2014 Georgia Interstate Moot Court Competition, he...
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Eggs and Issues highlights Boys & Girls Club of Adairsville
The needs and possible expansion of the Boys & Girls Club of Adairsville were the focus of April’s Eggs and Issues Breakfast hosted by the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce. Held at No...
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Students explore public careers at Civic Youth Day
Bartow County and Cartersville students were given a glimpse of a life in community service as they shadowed local officials, law enforcement and the operators of public entities on Thursday during...
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Taco Tuesdays offers support for adoptive and foster moms
To help broaden its level of assistance, Bartow Family Resources’ Adoption Education Support Ministry is presenting Taco Tuesdays for mothers who have adopted or are fostering children in the Barto...
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GDOL to host training recruitment event
In light of the development and expansions announced by businesses in Bartow County, the Georgia Department of Labor is going to host an on the job training recruitment event Tuesday, April 8. To b...
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Project SEARCH to complete first year in Bartow County
Nearing its first year in Bartow County, Project SEARCH, an internship program and partnership between Cartersville Medical Center and the Bartow County School System, will soon have a place in the...
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County marks 30th anniversary of Victims of Crime Act
Sunday marks the beginning of National Crime Victim’s Rights Week. District Attorney Rosemary Greene’s Victim Assistance office will commemorate the nation’s progress in advancing victims’ rights b...
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