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D-Day celebration in Normandy stirs patriotism in GHC students
On June 2, six Georgia Highlands College students and two professors set out on a journey to Europe to celebrate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, but they had no idea they were embarking on a “once i...
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Euharlee council takes back bridge
The Euharlee City Council began its meeting Tuesday by giving away its famed covered bridge. Or a model of it anyway. In June, Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor approved a quit claim deed tra...
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Pair arrested after gas station robbery
A juvenile and a 17-year-old were arrested Monday night after they robbed a gas station and ran from police. The two suspects allegedly robbed Mack’s Marathon on Tennessee Street at approximately 9...
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Grant funds ADA, drug prosecutor positions
After being denied last year, the Cherokee Judicial Circuit Office of the District Attorney received this spring funds through the state for additional positions with the department. The grant is a...
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Cartersville council approves emergency water, sewer rate ordinance
Cartersville water and sewer rate increases scheduled to take effect July 1 are now officially part of their respective ordinances, as approved by the city council Tuesday night. Finance Director T...
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Voting underway for People's Choice Awards
For Swheat Market Deli Owner Kari Hodge, receiving the best restaurant accolade from last year’s People’s Choice contest was a humbling experience. Established in 2005 by the Cartersville-Bartow Co...
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Local GED graduate sees new doors open
For the approximately 60 students participating in the Chattahoochee Technical College Adult Education Recognition Ceremony, this was a celebration they missed out on in high school. The graduates ...
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Motorcyclist fleeing BCSO deputy killed in crash
A motorcyclist believed to have evaded a checkpoint a week prior was killed Saturday night while fleeing from a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy. At approximately 10:02 p.m. a deputy was runni...
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Rowell says goodbye to Bartow economic development
After spending 10 years working to further Bartow County’s economic development goals, former Existing Industry Director Rachel Rowell bowed out this month to take another position in Polk County. ...
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Bartow County's Rucker wins DYW competition
Bartow County’s Brooke Rucker was named the Distinguished Young Woman Saturday in Mobile, Ala. Rucker was presented with a cash scholarship of $50,000 at the conclusion of the 57th Distinguished Yo...
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‘Dirty bombs’ located in field near church
Two explosive devices located Friday night in a field on Indian Trail may have been the act of juveniles seen in the area. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the scene at 35 Ind...
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Legislation changing gun carry laws takes effect Tuesday
When House Bill 60 takes effect Tuesday, officials recommend citizens just keep calm and carry on. The legislation, signed by Gov. Nathan Deal in April, broadens the state’s gun carry laws, but how...
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AIDS Alliance to close after 22 years of service
Preparing to enter the next stage of her life, Lola Thomas is referring to her retirement from the AIDS Alliance of Northwest Georgia as “bittersweet.” With her retirement date concurring with the ...
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Barr, Loudermilk tussle in District 11 runoff
With early voting starting Monday, voters will be able to have their say in who will represent Georgia’s District 11 in the U.S. House. Republicans Bob Barr and Barry Loudermilk are the two candida...
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'Dirty bombs' located in field near church
Staff Report Two explosive devices located Friday night in a field on Indian Trail may have been the act of juveniles seen in the area. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the sc...
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