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Voting underway for People's Choice Awards
For Swheat Market Deli Owner Kari Hodge, receiving the best restaurant accolade from last year’s People’s Choice contest was a humbling experience. Established in 2005 by the Cartersville-Bartow Co...
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Motorcyclist fleeing BCSO deputy killed in crash
A motorcyclist believed to have evaded a checkpoint a week prior was killed Saturday night while fleeing from a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy. At approximately 10:02 p.m. a deputy was runni...
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Rowell says goodbye to Bartow economic development
After spending 10 years working to further Bartow County’s economic development goals, former Existing Industry Director Rachel Rowell bowed out this month to take another position in Polk County. ...
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‘Dirty bombs’ located in field near church
Two explosive devices located Friday night in a field on Indian Trail may have been the act of juveniles seen in the area. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the scene at 35 Ind...
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AIDS Alliance to close after 22 years of service
Preparing to enter the next stage of her life, Lola Thomas is referring to her retirement from the AIDS Alliance of Northwest Georgia as “bittersweet.” With her retirement date concurring with the ...
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Legislation changing gun carry laws takes effect Tuesday
When House Bill 60 takes effect Tuesday, officials recommend citizens just keep calm and carry on. The legislation, signed by Gov. Nathan Deal in April, broadens the state’s gun carry laws, but how...
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Barr, Loudermilk tussle in District 11 runoff
With early voting starting Monday, voters will be able to have their say in who will represent Georgia’s District 11 in the U.S. House. Republicans Bob Barr and Barry Loudermilk are the two candida...
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Bartow County's Rucker wins DYW competition
Bartow County’s Brooke Rucker was named the Distinguished Young Woman Saturday in Mobile, Ala. Rucker was presented with a cash scholarship of $50,000 at the conclusion of the 57th Distinguished Yo...
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'Dirty bombs' located in field near church
Staff Report Two explosive devices located Friday night in a field on Indian Trail may have been the act of juveniles seen in the area. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the sc...
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Early voting for runoff begins Monday
Early voting for the July 22 runoff election will begin Monday and continue through Friday, July 18. Bartow County residents will have four races on the July 22 ballot. The Republican races are: Ja...
Jun 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alert employees help avert disaster
Alert employees may have saved the Short Trip convenience store and laundromat, 165 Cassville Road, from being destroyed by fire. When equipment from Cartersville Fire Stations 1, 3 and 4 responded...
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Family Promise seeks public support for online auction
With its upcoming auction, Family Promise of Bartow County is looking to take a giant step toward becoming fully operational. The public can support the benefit in two ways: by contributing items a...
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Valor quilt presented to ‘oldest living veteran in Bartow’
At 96, Charles Coombs is believed to be the oldest living veteran in Bartow County. On Friday morning, he was recognized for his service through the We Honor Veterans program. Presented with a valo...
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WYXC returns to the airwaves
Though it was broadcasting only a satellite feed, NewsTalk AM 1270 WYXC returned to the airwaves Thursday afternoon after a two-day absence. Sometime Tuesday the station’s signal went dark, and the...
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilbanks wins second state title in Miss Amazing Pageant
In May, Rene Wilbanks captured her second Senior Miss state title. As part of the Miss Amazing Pageant, the local contest provided participants with disabilities a venue to shine and uplift their s...
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