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Wilsons find Bartow's generosity heartwarming
With their holiday offerings in full swing, Lts. Lee and Michelle Wilson are reflecting on their first 10 months leading The Salvation Army’s Cartersville Corps. “We love the city, love the county,...
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Fire depts. urge safety during holiday season
A fire that started over the stove in a Cartersville residence Wednesday displaced one family. Bartow County Fire Department stations 1, 2, 5 and 12 responded to 13 Jordon Road just before 2 p.m. a...
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Kingston begins work on 2013 budget
Work is now under way on Kingston’s 2013 budget, with the city council holding a called work session Tuesday afternoon. The session started with council members Harold Posey and Ed Miklas discussin...
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Authorities arrest man in armed robbery
The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has arrested an Albany man in connection with a local armed robbery. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, the Hampton Inn, 5600 Highway 20, Cartersville, was robbe...
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Grants to help update academy campus
The Bartow County Public Schools system is one step closer to opening its College and Career Academy. Director of Curriculum and Testing Paul Sabin recently said the academy has received grants tot...
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Authorities arrest man in armed robbery
Staff Report The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has arrested an Albany man in connection with a local armed robbery. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, the Hampton Inn, 5600 Highway 20, Cartersvil...
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Through Toyo donation, BCFD purchases high-diameter hose
An Aug. 17 manufacturing fire in White has turned into an unplanned gift for the Bartow County Fire Department just ahead of the holidays. During a Tuesday morning presentation, representatives fro...
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BCBOE approves school improvements
The Bartow County Board of Education on Monday approved a slate of future school improvement projects to be added to the system’s budget. “What I was asking for was approval for [the improvement pr...
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Lewis's business grows with Cartersville
For John Lewis and his colleagues at John S. Lewis Property Management, helping restore buildings in historic downtown Cartersville has been a longtime passion. “It’s not about me, it’s what we get...
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Former AHS teacher a published author
Former Adairsville High School English teacher Roy Mitchell on Thursday made a visit to the new AHS campus for the first time and spoke to students about the writing process as well as his new book...
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Criminal cases begin Monday in Superior Court
Criminal jury trials are scheduled to begin Monday in the courtrooms of Bartow County Superior Court Judges Shepherd Howell and Scott Smith. Assistant District Attorney Mickey Thacker said several ...
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Business development seminars registering now for new year
Business consultants will come to Cartersville in 2013 for a series of seminars aimed at helping small business owners and potential small business owners alike. Beginning in January, the Small Bus...
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Woman threatens man with knife, gun
On Thursday at 12:26 p.m., a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to 1007 North Point Drive, Acworth, in reference to a robbery report. The deputy met with the victim known as “John...
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'O Tannenbaum': Christmas tree farms provide hands-on experience for families
For its owner Travis Cochran, Young Road Christmas Tree Farm provides an interactive, festive experience for families to partake in year after year. Situated on about 5 acres at 139 Young Road, Car...
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DTF seizes guns, drugs and cash in 3 incidents
Gathered in the “war room” Friday morning, agents from the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force handled seizures — guns, drugs, cash, paperwork — from three incidents Thursday evening. The DTF arres...
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