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GDOT taps board member Jeff Lewis to chair P3 committee
The Georgia Department of Transportation’s Public Private Partnership program invites private enterprise into the commission of traditionally public projects, which in turn reduce the department’s ...
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Agencies to accept donations, provide relief
As those in Adairsville affected by Wednesday’s tornado assess damage, local agencies are working to help tornado victims. United Way of Bartow County, 770-386-1677, previously established a tornad...
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Tornado cuts path through Adairsville; 1 dead
A tornado that left a path of destruction through the heart of Adairsville Wednesday morning left one dead and homes and businesses damaged. The reported EF-2 tornado cut a swath along the Ga. High...
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Ag forecast emphasizes export opportunities
Local forecast hinges again on rain
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Cherokee Circuit judges seek supplement increase
In a letter to area legislators dated Jan. 4, the chief judge of the Cherokee Judicial Circuit has requested a supplement increase. Cherokee Judicial Circuit Chief Superior Court Judge Shepherd How...
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Behind the badge: Millsap fulfills 'dream,' 'destiny' of being sheriff
Sheriffs across the country have made headlines and social media sites in recent weeks with letters and statements concerning gun control. Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap this week spoke out in...
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New Year, New Faces: Stewart makes transition to tax commissioner
After managing the county’s projects and facilities department for 25 years, Steve Stewart on Dec. 31 took over as Bartow County tax commissioner following the retirement of VaLenda Baily. Stewart ...
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Church hosts second Mardi-Gras party; proceeds to help feed hungry
The Church of the Ascension Episcopal Church is sponsoring for the second time its Mardi-Gras Party on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 7 to 11:30 p.m. at Stonewall Manor. Proceeds benefit the Church of the ...
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Cartersville's historic Bandy Building undergoes transformation
Sitting atop a small hill on Cartersville’s southside is an elongated expanse of brick, steel and wood known as the Bandy Building. Once the home of a thriving industry, this time-worn and neglecte...
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Bartow Family Resources opens Relationship Center
Relationships begin from birth. Now, Bartow Family Resources looks to help the community strengthen those relationships. Opened on Jan. 7, the agency’s Relationship Center will fill a role BFR Exec...
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Bill seeks right for students to carry guns
As the gun control and Second Amendment debates continue nationwide, State Rep. Charles Gregory, R-Kennesaw, recently proposed HB 29, which would allow students to carry guns on college campuses th...
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The following information — names
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
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Business suffers $100,000 in unauthorized credit card charges
On Thursday, a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to Ellis Enterprises LLC in reference to fraud. The deputy spoke with the business owner who said a former employee had used two ...
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Adairsville Post Office clerks retire, say goodbye
After more than 50 years of combined service, Adairsville Post Office clerks Jim Pinkard and James Paugh said goodbye to their co-workers Friday morning. During a retirement party and early lunch, ...
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Seminars spread information, advice for agricultural community
A host of seminars across the region in the coming months will benefit not only local farmers and agribusiness but home consumers as well. “Those programs that are geared toward farmers and agribus...
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