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Taylor highlights taxes in speech
The recent millage rate increase was the prime topic during Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor’s first state of the county address. During the second Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Comm...
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Democrat chairman believes he is 'right where I want to be'
Dr. J.M. “Joe” Prince has been the chairman of Bartow County’s Democratic Party since 2004, but his involvement in politics goes back much further than that. He has said he voted in every general e...
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Konfidence Klub gives a platform for Bartow's talent
According to Rhonda Poore, there are very few places in Cartersville for people to exhibit their talents and display their crafts. This inspired her and her two sons, E.J. and Brian Poore, to found...
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DNR drops bass in Lake Allatoona
Making a good catch in Lake Allatoona may be easier in the coming years, as the Department of Natural Resources is performing a largemouth bass stocking experiment. This summer, according to a DNR ...
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Booth Western Art Museum celebrates 10 years
While the Deep South may be a surprising locale for a Western art museum, the pairing has turned into a prosperous combination for the Cartersville community. Preparing to celebrate its 10th year o...
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New school year brings new paint to Boys and Girls Club
The Boys and Girls Club of Bartow County is a brighter place now thanks to a new coat of paint. In July, associates from the Cartersville Kohl’s volunteered to spend an entire day painting the club...
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After 40 years, Owens exits EMS
Forty years after he stumbled into emergency medical services, Bartow County EMS Director Larry Owens quietly exited Friday, retiring as the county’s senior employee. In the early 1970s, Owens was ...
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Man uses stolen credit card to rent motel room
Staff Report On Friday morning, at Chief Container Corporation in Acworth, a purse was reported stolen from the employee break room, according to a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report. T...
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Toyo Tires announces $210 million plant expansion
Toyo Tire announced Friday the fourth expansion of its plant in Bartow County, which is expected to add approximately 470,000 square feet to the building and 450 jobs to the workforce. The expansio...
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County considers rezoning
Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor and his staff presented an amended version of the county zoning codes at a monthly meeting Wednesday. “It’s really a proactive approach that may head off fut...
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Cartersville schools see increased security
Cartersville Superintendent Howard Hinesley on Thursday reported that along with having a Cartersville Police Department officer directing traffic at Cartersville Elementary School, the system also...
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Man arrested during girlfriend's traffic stop
A man was arrested Thursday night when he pulled his motorcycle into the middle of a traffic stop. The man, later identified as Jeffery Townsend according to the incident report, rode his Harley Da...
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Cartersville author highlights Alzheimer's in 'Call Me Crazy'
For her debut novel, “Call Me Crazy,” Kate Taylor explores a subject that is dear to her heart. Released in March by Dog Ear Publishing, the book’s main character, Evelyn Wilson battles Alzheimer’s...
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Systems prep for school traffic; tax-free holiday begins
City and county roads this week experienced an influx of back-to-school traffic with hundreds of school buses making their rounds for the first time since May. Jody Elrod, Bartow County School Syst...
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Woman leaves children in car, lies about missing child
A woman arrested after leaving her two children in the car admitted she lied to police about a missing child “so she would not get in trouble.” Deputies were called to Wal-Mart on Wednesday about 6...
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