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All grown up: students partake in Reality Store
Freshmen from Cass High School and Adairsville High School on Tuesday learned that growing up and being out of school may not be as fun as they previously thought. Through the Bartow County School ...
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Adairsville council names 3 finalists for city manager position
After poring over resumes from 36 candidates, the Adairsville City Council settled on three finalists for the city manager position. “Of the 36 applicants, 11 were former or current city or county ...
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Taylor authorizes referendum on alcohol sales
Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor seemed to be carefully choosing his words as he approved holding referendums to sell distilled spirits by the drink and permit Sunday sales of distilled spir...
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Four arrested in gambling and drug takedown
Three men were arrested in Bartow County, and a third in Whitfield County, Tuesday, in a multi-agency operation. Agents with the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force, Dalton Police Department, Homel...
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Bartow, Floyd officials sign 411 connector letter
To further their joint cause of constructing a U.S. Highway 411 connector at Old Grassdale Road, officials from Bartow and Floyd counties signed a letter to Sens. Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss...
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Shots-fired call ends with man tased
A man who shot up the bedroom of his Acworth home was tased after a brief standoff Monday night. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies and agents with the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force were...
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Walk Georgia kicks off spring campaign
With Walk Georgia’s spring 2014 campaign in its fifth day of operation, the Bartow County Extension Office is continuing to encourage the public to incorporate exercise into their daily lifestyles....
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Euharlee council debates organization issues
After a smooth takeoff, newly-elected Euharlee Mayor Dennis Thayer encountered a bit of turbulence at his second City Council meeting last night. At the January meeting, Thayer said it was time to ...
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Kingston to review SPLOST expenditures
During its Monday night work session, one of the many topics the Kingston City Council discussed was how to use its remaining funds from the 2008 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. Council mem...
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Foundation recognizes Teacher Grant recipients
More than 200 Bartow County School System employees were recognized on Tuesday, Feb. 4, as the Bartow Education Foundation held its annual Teacher Grant Banquet at the Clarence Brown Conference Cen...
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Charges upgraded to murder in child’s death
In what appears to be a severe case of ongoing abuse, authorities on Monday upgraded charges in the death of a 1-year-old to murder. Journey Ann Cowart was pronounced dead on Jan. 24 at Cartersvill...
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Barkley finds niche with The Christian Index
Through his involvement with The Christian Index and Cartersville First Baptist Church’s Fishers of Men blog, Scott Barkley is helping encourage a multitude of readers in their faith. “Some of the ...
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Automobile swap meet to benefit veterans
Mark Land, purveyor of vintage hot rods and longtime nostalgic drag racing enthusiast, travels all over the country to car-related events. Last year he decided Bartow County would be a fitting plac...
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County releases 2014 proposed budget
With a new year comes a new budget for Bartow County. The 2014 operating budget is now available for the public to pick up at the commissioner’s office and review before a Wednesday, Feb. 12, publi...
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White to speak at Youth Fund Raiser Dinner Feb. 8
Through Sam Jones Memorial United Methodist Church’s Youth Fund Raiser Dinner, attendees will have the opportunity to further the spiritual growth of the congregation’s youth group. To be held at t...
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