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Thieves steal scarecrows, carved pumpkins
Three thieves made off with Halloween decorations, scarecrows and decomposing pumpkins Wednesday night as they drove down Mercer Lane. According to the Cartersville police incident report, a woman ...
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Eggs and Issues focuses on economic development, growth
With the city of Adairsville sponsoring November’s Eggs and Issues breakfast, organizers believed economic development would be the most appropriate topic for the early morning discussion. Regional...
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Despite low numbers, Kirk pleased with elections
Despite an abysmal voter turnout, Bartow County elections supervisor Joseph Kirk felt pleased with the results of Tuesday’s election. “Overall it was very smooth,” he said. “This was the first year...
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Hearings continue in Hodges Mine landfill suit
Area residents’ fight to stop a planned landfill near Hodges Mine Road continued Wednesday morning as Judge Shepherd Howell allowed a 90-day stay leading up to a December hearing. The next hearing ...
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Train derails at Plant Bowen after delivery
After delivering a load of coal to Georgia Power Plant Bowen Tuesday night, a CSX locomotive derailed, injuring two people. CSX spokesperson Kristin Seay said those injured were transported to a lo...
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Etowah expanding scholarship opportunities
The Etowah Scholarship Foundation has announced it is participating in a $500 fund-matching program for its donors. State Rep. Paul Battles, R-Cartersville, who serves as interim executive director...
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Unsung Heroes Banquet to honor retired educators
Bearing the theme “Remembering Our Educational Roots,” the 24th annual Unsung Heroes Banquet on Saturday will honor Bartow’s retired educators prior to and following integration. Presented by Noble...
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Adairsville Post 3 to have runoff election
For the Adairsville City Council Post 3 election, Kenneth “K.C.” Carson and Lee Castro will go into a runoff election, with the date to be released at a later time. Carson saw 143, or 37.83 percent...
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Sunday alcohol sales approved in White
Voters in White overwhelmingly approved a Sunday alcohol sales referendum. Seventy-seven percent, or 35 of the 45 voters, approved package sales while 32 voters, 71 percent, OK’d sales by the drink.
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Abernathy to represent Post 4 in Kingston
The Kingston City Council will have a new member next year. Mike Abernathy has won the race to represent Kingston’s Post 4 on the council. Abernathy won the race with 91 votes, or 57.59 percent of ...
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Tonsmeire re-elected to Cartersville Post 3
Louis Tonsmeire Sr., who has served on the Cartersville Post 3 since 2002, was re-elected to the seat with 353, or 66.60 percent, of votes. He ran against Valerie Holt, who received 177, or 33.40 p...
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Thayer wins Euharlee mayoral race
Challenger Dennis Thayer defeated incumbent Kathy Foulk by seven votes to win the Euharlee mayoral race. Thayer polled 230 votes to Foulk’s 223, 50.77 percent to Foulk’s 49.23 percent. “I’m very ha...
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Euharlee awaits runoff information
A runoff election is slated for the two Euharlee City Council seats at large, contested by four candidates. However, County Elections Supervisor Joseph Kirk said details regarding the runoff will b...
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Laughridge, Thompson to face off in District 14 runoff
Two Bartow County candidates, Republicans Matt Laughridge and Bruce Thompson, will likely be the two candidates taking part in a runoff determining who will represent state Senate District 14. The ...
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Unofficial results for unopposed races
The following candidates ran unopposed. The numbers are unofficial until confirmed by the secretary of state Friday at 5:05 p.m. • Adairsville City Council Post 4 — incumbent Buddy Bagley received ...
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