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Emerson couple rebuilds lives after Oklahoma tornado
For Jennifer Short and Jon Ellis, partners in business and in life, coming to terms with losing their Emerson-based horse-racing business during the May 20 tornado that ripped through Moore, Okla.,...
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Woofstock to benefit Etowah Valley Humane Society on Saturday
With Woofstock set for Saturday, Etowah Valley Humane Society Director Bryan Canty is looking forward to forging an ongoing partnership with Cartersville Elks Lodge No. 1969. “[The proceeds go] tow...
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Robbins' goal is to make a difference
From an early age, Cartersville City Schools Teacher of the Year Paige Robbins said she knew she wanted to be a teacher. Following in her mother’s footsteps, Robbins is in her 16th year of educatio...
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Kingston well awaits state certification
Like a nagging blister that refuses to heal, Kingston’s water woes continue. In a regularly scheduled work session Monday, members of the city council heard city water system operator Billy Baker d...
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Youth Fishing Day draws crowd
Kids eager to land a giant catfish at Cartersville’s Dellinger Park gathered around the pond Monday for the annual Youth Fishing Day. Though early morning rain may have kept some at home, 127 youth...
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Authorities: Summer peak time for auto break-ins
With the unofficial start of summer upon us, officials expect a spike in the number of automobile break-ins. Cartersville Police Department in early May released information after seeing the number...
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Voting underway for People's Choice Awards
As a multiple winner of the People’s Choice Awards, the Booth Western Art Museum continues to be a draw with local residents. Established in 2005 by the Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visi...
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Pond and Garden Tour

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Summer feeding program begins Monday
In most areas within Bartow County and Cartersville city school districts, more than 50 percent of students rely on free or reduced meals throughout the school year, says Cartersville Nutrition Dir...
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Foster care agencies voice need for Bartow parents
Seeking to expand her family through adoption, Aimee Abernathy and her husband, Shawn, recently attended FaithBridge Foster Care’s training sessions. A Christian foster care ministry, FaithBridge’s...
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Teen receives probation in deadly 2010 shooting
In an emotional scene Wednesday, a teenager was sentenced in the 2010 shooting death of his friend. In the morning disposition, Bartow County Juvenile Court Judge Velma Tilley sentenced the teen, n...
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Day Service

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Grant funds to expand Walk Georgia program
By Matt Shinall matt.shinall@daily-tribune.com Nearly $4 million in grants from the Coca-Cola Foundation, awarded last month, will go toward promoting a healthier Georgia and reducing obesity. Amon...
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Second Saturday Shakespeare series to begin June 8
Through its Second Saturday Shakespeare series, StageWorks Inc. aims to make the late English playwright’s works accessible and entertaining for the public. To be held at the Clarence Brown Confere...
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Truck involved in chase reported stolen
A man who woke to find his truck gone later found it wrecked at a towing company. In the early hours of Sunday, a suspect the truck’s owner knew only by name allegedly took the 2004 Dodge Dakota fr...
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