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Rucker captures DYW of Bartow County title
As the first black American to win the Distinguished Young Woman of Bartow County title, Brooke Rucker is hoping her achievement will help broaden the program’s participant base. “It’s always nice ...
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Euharlee council authorizes search for recreation director
After incorporating several changes in the job description, the Euharlee City Council authorized City Manager Trisha Sullivan to advertise for a recreation director beginning March 15. “I was looki...
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Training day in Bartow: Disaster on the tracks
If a 15-car train carrying several hazardous materials derails and spills over in Bartow County, what would we do? In order to provide an answer for that question, various city and county entities ...
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Living United: Morehouse brings together community, nonprofits
Wrapping up another successful campaign, United Way of Bartow County President Brenda Morehouse has had little time to relax. The agency worked with local media outlets after the Jan. 30 tornado to...
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Booth marks 10th annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering
Strap on your boots, grab your 10-gallon hat and take a trip to the West without leaving Bartow County. The Booth Western Art Museum will host their 10th annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering March ...
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Auction raises approx. $22,000 for tornado relief
At 10 a.m. Saturday, Adairsville residents gathered at the old Parkway Ford dealership on Ga. Highway 41 for an auction dedicated to helping their friends, neighbors and fellow citizens. By bidding...
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Schools celebrate 'Read Across America'
Schools across Bartow County and the nation on Friday celebrated “Read Across America,” the annual reading event inspired by the late children’s author Dr. Seuss, who would have celebrated his 109t...
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CMC emergency department goes under the knife this week
As part of Cartersville Medical Center’s $30 million expansion and remodel, the hospital’s emergency department is undergoing a process of transformation. Currently, cranes, scaffolds and skid load...
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Chase ends with arrest of two
Two suspects who fled a traffic stop Friday morning were apprehended just a short distance away. According to Cartersville Police Department Public Information Officer Capt. Mark Camp, a Cartersvil...
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United Way surpasses goal, looks ahead
The United Way of Bartow County raised $518,267 in its 2012 “Be the Change” fundraising effort, surpassing its initial goal of $500,000. “United Ways across the country have an annual campaign and ...
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Odds & Ends fills a need while fulfilling a dream
When work took Cartersville resident Linda Crist far from home and family, she realized she likely was not the only person facing the same challenges and in filling a need found a way to return to ...
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The following information — names
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
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Cartersville High to implement 'smart' writing software
Through its five-year, $2.4 million Striving Reader Comprehensive Literacy Grant, Cartersville High School plans to purchase and implement new software in the fall to assess, and assist, individual...
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Fire marshal fees to address inspections, plan reviews
Not scheduled to take effect until Sept. 1, Bartow County on Feb. 20 adopted a new fee schedule for the Fire Marshal’s Office. The ordinance outlines for Fire Marshal Bryan Cox’s office how charges...
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Adairsville workshop warns against contractor fraud
As reconstruction efforts begin for victims of the Jan. 30 tornado that tore through Adairsville, experts came together Thursday for a workshop warning homeowners how to avoid being ripped off by c...
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