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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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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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Valentine's events on queue for February
In February, several local organizations will present performances, parties and dinners based around the theme of Valentine’s Day beginning on Feb. 7. The Cartersville Downtown Development Authorit...
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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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Coverage, interoperability behind SPLOST radio project
For police officers and first responders in Bartow County, a radio is a lifeline to assistance, and those in the far reaches of the county at times find themselves cut off. Bartow County agencies a...
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Lunch and Learn fundraiser to aid Reinhardt student
This month’s Lunch and Learn at Johnny Mitchell’s Smokehouse, 100 Covered Bridge Road, Euharlee, on Feb. 12, is titled “Live, Love, and Drum Corps,” and will feature 2012 Marietta High School gradu...
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Multiple thefts reported after snowstorm
As Bartow County began thawing out Thursday, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office responded to a number of calls relating to property theft. At approximately 10 a.m. a deputy responded to a Cedar Cre...
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Blood providers appeal to public for donations
As January’s National Blood Donor Awareness Month draws to a close, the American Red Cross and Blood Assurance are urging people to donate blood when possible. While all blood types are needed, bot...
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State Supreme Court to hear Bartow mineral right case
Monday, Feb. 3, at 2 p.m. the Supreme Court of Georgia will hear a case involving mineral rights on approximately 211 acres of land in Bartow County. The parties in the case are Cartersville Ranch,...
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Acworth home lost in fire
A single-family home was destroyed early Thursday in a blaze. Bartow County Fire Department stations 1, 4 and 6 responded about 1 a.m. to Water’s Edge in Acworth. The family of four was safely out ...
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Public services continue toward weekend
As the snow melts away, public service entities continue to clear roads and reopen essential services. Cartersville Director of Public Works Tommy Sanders said on Thursday the city began running li...
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Battles sponsors FACT Act for tax transparency
When the Georgia Legislature resumes its business following a snow-induced break, House Bill 713 will continue winding its way through committees as it heads to the floor. The bill, known as the Fu...
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Today's school closings
The following schools and school systems will be closed on Friday: • Cartersville City Schools — all students and employees other than 230- and 240-day employees; • Bartow County Schools — all stud...
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