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Students craft the past during camp
Children from across Bartow County on Monday and Tuesday were given the opportunity to experience activities and games from the pioneer past as the Bartow History Museum held its “Crafting the Past...
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Pettit Preserve expands access through membership
For those who can’t get enough of Bartow County’s nature and wildlife, The Pettit Preserve has announced a new tier-based membership program for 2013, which will make available the preserve’s trail...
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Congregation to rebuild century-old church damaged by Jan. 30 tornado
On the day before Aldora Parks turned 100, they tore her church down. The 103-year-old Friendship Missionary Baptist Church — Parks is the church’s oldest member — was damaged in the Jan. 30 tornad...
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State House recognizes Commissioner Brown
Former Bartow County Commissioner Clarence Brown stood in a place of honor Wednesday behind the Speaker’s podium before the Georgia House of Representatives in recognition of nearly 40 years in ser...
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Freemasons holding fundraiser to get girl a diabetic alert dog
Bartow County Freemasons, joined by their brothers from surrounding counties, are holding a fundraiser for diabetic 4-year-old Hynlee Dodson so she can get a diabetic alert dog. The Masons will hol...
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Keep Bartow Beautiful receives nat'l recognition
Along with handing out 2,000 seedlings Friday in celebration of Arbor Day, the Bartow County Environmental Programs Division and Keep Bartow Beautiful announced its recognition as a recipient of th...
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Woman, 24, dies in Friday morning crash
A car crash on Old Alabama Road at 1:19 a.m. Friday resulted in one fatality and one injury, according to the Georgia State Patrol. A black Infiniti G37 was traveling west on Old Alabama Road when ...
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Cartersville Middle celebrates American history
While February is Black History Month, speakers at a Cartersville Middle School assembly on Wednesday wanted students to remember that black history is American history, and that today’s youth will...
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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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Red Cross centralizes tornado relief services
All Red Cross disaster services for families impacted by the recent tornado have been centralized at the Red Cross’ Northwest Georgia Chapter, 112 John Maddox Drive N.W., Rome, which serves Bartow,...
Feb 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Improvised explosive detonates in theater trash can
The box office bomb at Carmike Cinemas on Thursday wasn’t on the big screen. According to Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Sgt. Jonathan Rogers, a small, plastic bottle-typ...
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Asteroid closely passes by Earth today
An asteroid, 150 feet in diameter, will pass a distance of 17,200 miles from Earth today at 2:24 p.m., making it the closest an object of its size has ever passed our planet. It will not be visible...
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State Capitol welcomes Leadership Bartow
Observing state government in action Wednesday, the 2012-2013 class of Leadership Bartow got an up-close view of state-level politics at the Georgia Capitol. From the gallery of the Georgia House o...
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Euharlee Elementary shares love of reading
On Thursday, local law enforcement officials, retired educators and other members of the community volunteered to read to students at Euharlee Elementary School during the second “Read with the One...
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@White=[C] Adairsville state of emergency extended to March 6
@White=[C] With the Adairsville City Council’s approval during its Thursday night meeting, the city’s state of emergency will extend until March 6. City Manager Pat Crook said the extension would a...
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