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SPLOST revenue down for Bartow schools
Bartow County School System Finance Director Megan Brown reported on Monday that while Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax revenue is down, a recent audit of the system’s finances shows the dist...
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Voestalpine opens factory, breaks ground on expansion
As the Austrian company voestalpine celebrated opening its automotive body part factory Tuesday, it also broke ground on the facility’s second phase. Voestalpine is the first occupant of the Highla...
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BREAKING: Grand jury: Euharlee officer action in shooting 'not authorized'
The February term of the Bartow County grand jury determined Tuesday that the actions taken by Euharlee Police Officer Beth Gatney in the Feb. 14 shooting death of Christopher Roupe, 17, was "not a...
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2013 CCRPI sees more ups, downs locally
The Georgia Department of Education on Monday released the second College and Career Ready Performance Index, based on data from the 2012 and 2013 school years. According to a press release, “Georg...
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Perkins impacts lives through 4-H service
Since 2006, Allison Perkins has helped Bartow County 4-H’ers reach their potential as the local Bartow County Extension Agent serving 4-H Youth Development. Through 4-H, Perkins has been able to in...
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Heroin found in traffic stop
On Friday at 8:50 a.m., a Cartersville police officer patrolling the area of North Erwin Street and Main Street, stopped a white 2004 Cadillac Escalade for a routine traffic stop. Immediately, the ...
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Wounded Warrior ride Saturday at Cass High
On Saturday at Cass High School, the Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride program will offer an opportunity for those who have been injured serving their country to come together for a day of fresh air, ca...
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Civil War Comes Alive! returns May 3
As a member of the Cartersville-based 12th Georgia Light Artillery, Ricky Matthews is looking foward to feeling the ground vibrate during the cannon firing demonstration at the Civil War Comes Aliv...
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Atlanta Steeplechase brings visitors, festivities to Bartow
One Saturday every year during April, Kingston Downs comes to life with the excitement of horse racing, seersucker fashions and head-turning hats. The 49th Atlanta Steeplechase was held Saturday wi...
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Bell seeks to bring fresh ideas to state superintendent office
With the May 20 primary a month away, campaigns in all races are heating up. In the state school superintendent Republican primary, Ashley Bell believes he is at the front of the race. “Well, I’ll ...
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Voting registration deadline approaching
For Georgians who wish to take part in the May 20 primary, but are not registered to vote, the deadline is approaching. Those looking to cast a ballot in the primary must be registered to vote by M...
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CMC offers robotic surgery
Inside the sterile confines of operating room No. 8 at the Cartersville Medical Center, a beast lurks. Three slender metal arms wrapped in protective plastic protrude from Da Vinci 5, a surgical ro...
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CSL distributes $48K to charities
Through the public’s support, the Cartersville Service League recently dispersed $48,069 among 14 organizations. “We are so fortunate to be a part of such a generous/giving community,” CSL Project ...
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GateKey awards 18 scholarships
For Cartersville Middle School sixth-grader Destiny Nesbitt, words were scarce on Friday when she was awarded a GateKey Scholarship through the Cartersville Schools Foundation. “It feels great. It’...
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Cartersville council goes Mellow, sides with restaurant
In a sometime tense dialogue at the Cartersville City Council’s meeting, past met future and future won. The Cartersville Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) had ruled at its April 15 meeting th...
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