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TIM team meeting focuses on traffic backup, safety
Dealing with the backup created by traffic incidents and the safety hazards that go along with both was the focus of the latest traffic incident management team meeting on Wednesday. Gathering at L...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville ranked best Ga. city to live in
According to CreditDonkey, a credit card comparison website, Cartersville is the best city to live in the state of Georgia. The study, published on www.creditdonkey.com, based its rankings on the o...
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Judge closes court hearing for juvenile defendant
During a hearing Tuesday afternoon, Juvenile Court Associate Judge Jamie Averett granted a motion to close the dependency hearing for a defendant in a child molestation case. The 13-year-old is one...
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Commercial vehicle break-ins reported
Three automotive break-ins were reported at two businesses early Monday morning, with a number of tools stolen along with other smaller items and cash. At Ready Mix USA, the victim told a Cartersvi...
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Butkovich pens 'The Battle of Allatoona Pass'
Through “The Battle of Allatoona Pass,” author Brad Butkovich embraced the opportunity to explore Cartersville’s “hidden gem” and delve into the history of the lesser-known Civil War skirmish. Alon...
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Body found on CSX freight train
A man’s body was found on a southbound CSX train just before 10:30 Monday morning. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, a person called 911 to report seeing what appeared to be a man’s body on a sou...
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Elrod shepherds growing demand for Animal Control services
With growth projected around Bartow County, Animal Control Director Debbie Elrod expects an increase in services needed. “Yes, [I think the changes will affect Animal Control] with both more animal...
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Taylorsville Masons serve barbecue for 44th year
Once a year, there is a traffic jam in Taylorsville. The normally sleepy sidewalks and streets swell with people and cars all waiting for their plates of chopped barbecue pork, brunswick stew, ligh...
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Cartersville Building Authority approves lease amendment for business park
By approving a lease amendment during its Thursday afternoon meeting, the Cartersville Building Authority removed the final barrier for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax funds to start paying ...
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Patriotic events take center stage in downtown Cartersville
As the July Fourth holiday draws near, downtown Cartersville will play host to several patriotic offerings. Along with the Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence July 1, other events wil...
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Adairsville Boys & Girls Club receives local donations, volunteers
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County’s Adairsville branch received a donation Thursday from Vista Metals in another act of corporate sponsorship. In the sum of $650, the donation came from a com...
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Sign-ups ongoing for Bartow Give a Kid a Chance
Preparations are being made for the 2014 Bartow Give a Kid a Chance, which aids local, underprivileged children. On July 26, students in need will receive free health screenings, a new backpack, sc...
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Cartersville Century registering cyclists for June 28 benefit
Gearing up for the nonprofit’s largest fundraiser of the year, Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County Inc.’s supporters are seeking cyclists for the Cartersville Century June 28. “This is our 15th yea...
Jun 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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CMC employee houses dog for traveling patient
When Rodney Harms’ mother fell down at a gas station in Cartersville on their way back to Minnesota, he was not sure what he would do with his dog, Willow. After tethering her between two trees in ...
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Electrical panel catches fire at hotel
A dripping air conditioning unit caused a minor fire Friday morning at Hilton Garden Inn in Cartersville. The blaze began on the second floor of the 24 Liberty Drive hotel about 9 a.m. Stations 2, ...
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