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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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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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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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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...
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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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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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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...
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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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TIM team meeting focuses on traffic backup, safety
Dealing with the backup created by traffic incidents and the safety hazards that go along with both was the focus of the latest traffic incident management team meeting on Wednesday. Gathering at L...
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53-acre shopping center planned for Cartersville's Main St.
Though early in their conceptual stages, plans have been submitted to Cartersville Planning & Development for an approximately 53-acre shopping center on East Main Street. Kroger is believed to be ...
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Adairsville council approves 2013 city audit
The Adairsville City Council met at a special called meeting Wednesday to discuss and approve the 2013 audit. “Our audit for the fiscal year 2013 was conducted in accordance with auditing standards...
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Forger suspect arrested
A forgery suspect was arrested Tuesday afternoon when he was found with resume paper, scanners and printers. A Cartersville police officer was patrolling the area of Mull Street when he saw a Kia O...
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