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Elzey helps music community stay on beat
For Michael Elzey, a career in music has brought numerous rewards. As assistant band director for both Cartersville Middle and Cartersville High schools and conductor of the Bartow Winds Concert Ba...
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Wife asks to be arrested in domestic dispute
A marital argument over a two-year-old incident resulted in a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy being called to the scene and the wife involved asking to be arrested. According to the incident ...
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Cartersville poultry grower wins Farm Family of the Year
Although he admits a farmer’s work “is never done,” Alan Matthews feels right at home overseeing a broiler operation on his ancestors’ land. Consisting of four, 500-foot chicken houses on Cedar Cre...
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Feeding Our Future: Summer feeding program fills hearts, stomachs
Five days a week, workers and volunteers deliver 5,000 to 6,000 meals to hungry children in Bartow County via the United States Department of Agriculture’s Summer Feeding Program. With about 50 sit...
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Bartow Rodeo returns July 12-13
Paying respects to American history and tradition, the Bartow County Championship Rodeo returns to the Bartow County Saddle Club arena this week to entertain and educate while giving back to those ...
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Troop 15 returns from trip to Philmont
Cartersville Boy Scout Troop 15, joined by members of Troop 24, recently returned from Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, N.M. For Paul Swinney, an upcoming freshman at Cartersville High School, com...
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Man robbed at gunpoint, suspect still at large
A man was robbed at gunpoint near Donn Drive Thursday evening as he walked down a trail. According to the Cartersville police incident report, the victim was on the trail at approximately 5 p.m. wh...
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Pumphouse Players to open 39th season with 'Arsenic and Old Lace'
For Pumphouse Players President Mike Harris, directing the community theater group’s season opener will be a reunion of sorts. Since Harris was about 20, he has worn many hats in “Arsenic and Old L...
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Bagley to host annual motorcycle ride in memory of wife
For the past three years, Darlene Bagley oversaw efforts to raise money for fellow cancer patients, helping as she was able in the annual motorcycle ride hosted by her husband Buddy Bagley. After h...
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Academy Sports set to add Cartersville store
National retailer Academy Sports + Outdoors has confirmed plans to build a new store in Cartersville expected to employ 150 people. The 72,000-square-foot sports and outdoor recreation store will l...
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Flash flood watch extended thru tonight
A flash flood watch is in effect for parts of north-central, northeast and northwest Georgia until 8 p.m. tonight. The National Weather Service updated the severe weather alert at 3:37 p.m. Thursda...
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Band to rock out for 4-H
On Saturday, Aug. 17, classic rock cover band Shakin’ Grace will perform at The Grand Theatre with all proceeds going to benefit Bartow County’s 4-H club. Playing together as a group of friends, th...
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Red Cross recognizes pair of Bartow volunteers
Bartow County residents captured half of the four accolades at the American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia’s annual volunteer celebration. At the gathering at Grace Baptist Church in Cartersville J...
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Acworth WWII veteran honored at Fort Gordon
Spending 33 months in the U.S. Army Air Corps, Bill Cheatham downplays his service in World War II, placing credit elsewhere. “We get a lot of credit for it and we appreciate every minute of it, bu...
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Officials urge caution on lake July 4
Foul weather is being forecasted to coincide with Fourth of July festivities, but in case the expected heavy rain holds out, Georgia Department of Natural Resource officials are urging boaters to p...
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