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County health rankings provide glimpse in changes from last year
The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently released county health rankings that rank Bartow County as the 50th healthiest county out of ...
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Natural dyes, helicopter release put new twists on Easter traditions
With Easter peeking around the corner, the Bartow County Extension Office's kitchen turned into a testing station Tuesday as Kathy Floyd experimented with the art of egg dyeing. Instead of immersin...
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Lie Detector: BCSO polygraph examiner seeks justice
"You bare your soul to Jerry Rowe." That is how a friend and colleague sums up the Bartow County polygraph examiner's abilities. A soft-spoken man, Rowe's earnest, humble demeanor may provide a fal...
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Gov't shutdown looms, local effects limited
At 6 p.m. today there was no word from Washington on a budget agreement that would avoid a partial shutdown of the federal government. Barring an agreement or perhaps another temporary bill to keep...
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Man found guilty of cruelty to children; two arrested after verdict read
After nearly five hours of deliberation, a jury found Carl Tommy Barnett Jr. guilty on two counts of cruelty to children in the second degree Friday in Bartow County Superior Court. However, he was...
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Local vocalists recognized at North American Country Music Associations Int'l.s
As the lead singer for Renewed, Brian Bagley is constantly amazed and humbled by the Adairsville-based trio's ability to connect with listeners around the globe. Since the Southern gospel group sta...
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CTC sees growth in students and facilities
Chattahoochee Technical College this week began its last quarter before an abbreviated summer and transition to a semester system this fall. Enrollment at the North Metro campus is up to about 3,52...
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Both sides rest in molestation, cruelty to children case
Both sides rested in the trial of Carl Tommy Barnett Jr. and Melanie Barnett after a full day of testimony Thursday. The trial started Wednesday morning with opening statements and testimonies from...
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City partners with Dept. of Revenue
While most people are opposed to the way a city of Cartersville partnership with the Georgia Department of Revenue on Sales Tax Collections sounds, Mayor Matt Santini believes "that is an uneducate...
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USPS: No plans to consolidate area post offices
Michael Miles, communications director for the Atlanta district of the United States Postal Service, said the agency doesn't have any plans to consolidate the White post office into the Cartersvill...
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Charity rummage sales on tap this month
Goodwill and good deals will go hand-in-hand this month as the Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter, Good Shepherd Foundation and Cartersville Service League organize individual rummage sales. Good Neigh...
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Jury finds man not guilty of attempted rape
It took less than an hour for a jury to find Joseph Allen Wilson Jr., on trial for the attempted rape of an ex-girlfriend, innocent. The defense opened Wednesday morning with testimony from Wilson'...
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Local agencies offering informational session on E-Verify April 20
The Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development in conjunction with the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce will be offering an informational session regarding E-Verify...
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Area post offices to host one-day passport fairs
Twenty-eight Atlanta-area post offices are making it convenient for residents to apply for a passport by hosting one-day passport fairs Saturday, April 9, from noon to 4 p.m. Area branches taking p...
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Cartersville festival offers taste of local flair
The Cartersville Downtown Development Authority on Saturday, April 30, will host the fifth-annual Taste of Cartersville, a community-wide event featuring food, art, entertainment and free admission...
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