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Historic Cartersville building finds new life
The Gilreath Building, one of Main Street’s oldest buildings, will soon be resurrected as a downtown entertainment venue. The circa 1879 building, for decades a hardware store, will feature live mu...
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Good Neighbor shelter hosting 'Boot Kickin'' 5K
For the fourth year, Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter is holding its “Boot Kickin’ Harvest Hustle 5K Run for the Shelter.” To be held Oct. 26 at 8 a.m., all proceeds from the benefit will go toward r...
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BCCCA students get behind-the-wheel experience with donation
Hands-on training for students at the Bartow County College and Career Academy now includes getting their hands on the wheel. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday donated a surplus patrol veh...
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Bluegrass & Folk Festival not dampened by rain
The unique sounds of Appalachian-influenced music filled Friendship Plaza as bluegrass-music lovers cheered for more at the first-ever Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival. Despite the drizzling ...
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From Wyoming to Cartersville: 'Today's West!' exhibit kicks off during Southeastern Cowboy Festival & Symposium
To help bolster its audience during the winter months, the Buffalo Bill Center’s Western art collection is traveling east. Split between a pair of concurrently running exhibitions at the High Museu...
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Three candidates vying to be Kingston mayor
This year three candidates are in the running to be Kingston’s mayor. Incumbent Ron Casey is facing off against challengers Wanda Penson and Jeannette Perkins-Graves. Kingston residents will decide...
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Fire depts, CSX partner for hazmat drill
In the drizzle of a cool morning, Bartow County and Cartersville fire departments and CSX personnel gathered in the railroad’s rail yard off Industrial Park Road. Tank cars and rail cars sit on the...
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AMS Pink Out and 5K approaching
With its move to a new location, Adairsville Middle School will hold its last Pink Out field presentation on Friday, Oct. 25, beginning at 9 a.m., at the Adairsville High School football field. How...
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Euharlee to draw thousands with festival, Ghost Walk
Through a pair of unrelated events, Euharlee will take center stage over the next two weekends. Known for retaining the oldest covered bridge in the state, the town is expected to draw thousands of...
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Ruling allows Laughridge to stay on Senate ballot
Bartow County Republican Matt Laughridge will be staying on the Senate District 14 ballot for Nov. 5. Judge Michael Malihi, an administrative law judge with the Office of State Administrative Heari...
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Downtown business district nominated for National Register
Downtown Cartersville may soon be able to share a distinction with neighboring towns including Acworth, Adairsville, Marietta and Rome. If approved, the entire historic downtown business district w...
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Cartersville High hosts College and Career Day
Cartersville High School juniors and seniors on Thursday were given the opportunity to visit with representatives from about 55 colleges who converged upon the school’s Storm Center during the CHS ...
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Commissioner approves 3 resolutions
Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor made quick work of Wednesday’s public meeting. After approving the minutes of the last meeting, he quickly approved resolutions authorizing an agreement with...
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Edward Jones' Chandler wins Five Star Award
Bartow County financial advisors are on a roll this month. In addition to three other local winners of the Five Star Award for professional services, Bill Chandler, a financial advisor with Edward ...
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Bartow County Lions Club seeks members
With a focus on community service, a new Lions Club is starting to take shape. Called the Bartow County Lions Club, the group currently has 15 members and needs five more by the end of the year to ...
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