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Bow Wow Meow Festival offers fun, information for Bartow pet owners
The Etowah Valley Humane Society hosted it’s second annual Bow Wow Meow Family Festival at the Cartersville Civic Center on Saturday to generate awareness regarding the services available in pet ca...
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New fees slated for fire marshal inspections
Starting Sept. 1, the Bartow County fire marshal will implement a new fee schedule for building inspections. The new schedule comes as another required policy after Bartow County reached more than ...
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@White=[C] Driver-passenger switch ends in arrest
@White=[C] On Friday night at a safety check on Red Top Mountain Road, an officer watched a car approaching the checkpoint stop. The driver got out and changed positions with the passenger of the c...
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Suspects in Hannon Way shooting arrested
Two suspects allegedly involved in a July 29 shooting near Hannon Way have been arrested. According to a Cartersville Police Department press release, Charles D. Roman, 28, of Cartersville, and Pat...
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Taylor makes quick work of meeting agenda
Fresh from throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at Thursday night’s Rome Braves baseball game, Bartow Commissioner Steve Taylor made quick work of the August agenda. After approving the minutes ...
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Retired Bartow teacher assists with book series
For about a year, retired Bartow County educator Faye Knight has been working with Marietta educator and author Wingfield McGowan on an early developmental literacy and math series for young childr...
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Kidnapped infant's mother acknowledges 'terrible decisions'
Kristen Howard, mother of the 8-month-old boy kidnapped Tuesday when her friend stole her car, admitted to struggling with substance abuse and making “terrible decisions” that day. Her son will tem...
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Taylorsville resident gears up for Cycling for Warriors ride
For Michael Schwartz, a recent passion for cycling has turned into a vehicle to assist fellow veterans. On Sept. 1, the 55-year-old Taylorsville resident and his brother, Steve “Woody” Schwartz, wi...
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BCSO busts contraband ring
Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies busted a ring planning to deliver contraband to county jail inmates. Wednesday night, a group of deputies were investigating the area of Smiley Ingram Road a...
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Adairsville resident to participate in Rome Braves' Tornado Relief Rally
To help rebuild his hometown, Adairsville resident Ahmad Hall will lend his vocal talents to the Rome Braves’ Tornado Relief Rally. Prior to the 7 p.m. game against the Charleston RiverDogs on Satu...
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Survey says Cartersville is a good place to live
Cartersville City Council learned Thursday night that it is much easier to travel by automobile in the city than it is to catch a bus or walk to your destination. That’s some of the findings of the...
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Bartow 4-H'ers recognized at annual ceremony
The seats were packed Thursday night at the Beavers’ Drive Senior Center as Bartow County 4-H recognized dozens of youth across the county as well as those who help make 4-H possible. Students, fro...
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Behind the wheel: BCFD personnel climb into driver's seat of simulator
Two bicyclists. Two utility vans. One SUV. Four firefighters. While it sounds like the makings of a complicated accident scene, the vehicles and bikers were the digital casualties of a Public Safet...
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@White=[C] Infant taken in Acworth kidnapping in DFCS care
@White=[C] Authorities on Thursday evening confirmed the 8-month-old infant taken in a Tuesday kidnapping was in the care of the Division of Family and Child Services. Sheriff Clark Millsap said ab...
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Amber alert for Acworth infant results in 'happy ending'
A woman accused of stealing a vehicle and kidnapping an infant Tuesday night in Acworth was arrested Wednesday and the baby safely returned to his mother. Samantha Nicole Barrett allegedly took a 2...
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