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5K to benefit church ministry, shoe charity
For the second year, Greater New Fellowship Baptist Church in Cassville wil host its Run for the Son 5K and 1 mile walk/run this Saturday at Dellinger Park beginning at 8 a.m. “The Run for the Son ...
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Court orders WYXC owners to cooperate
Playing the role of an inverse Solomon, Bartow County Judge D. Scott Smith ordered the owners of NewsTalk AM 1270-WYXC to temporarily work together for the good of their business until the original...
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Man cuts himself, flees police
A man was tased Tuesday morning after injuring himself, fleeing police and forcing his way inside a home. Deputies were called to the Salacoa Road residence just after 10:30 a.m. where the resident...
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GSP hits field for training
As the instructor calls out orders, Georgia State Patrol troopers armed with batons and equipped with helmets and gas masks walk through the procedure for crowd situations involving tear gas. The g...
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Bartow Family Resources presents Night of Life Oct. 3
Through the Bartow Family Resources’ Night of Life, the nonprofit looks to spur funding and awareness. Set for Oct. 3 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the benefit will be held at Georgia Highlands College, ...
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CFD improves response times
In an emergency, every second counts. Cartersville Fire Department this week released that July 2013’s response times for the agency had improved over those of 2012. “Response times are critical to...
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Institute aims to aid students, families
On Tuesday, Andrew Windham, proprietor of the College Planning Institute, made a visit to the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce to speak on the institute, which aims to help students a...
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JDA gets preview of new economic development website
Bartow County will soon have a new way to promote itself as the “location of choice” for businesses. The phrase has long been the address for the Bartow-Cartersville Joint Development Association’s...
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Euharlee festival plans ahead of schedule
Plans for Euharlee’s Covered Bridge Festival are moving along ahead of schedule, festival coordinator Samantha Berry told the Euharlee City Council at its monthly work session. “We are a lot furthe...
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Entertainment industry yields exposure, economic gains
As a member of Cartersville’s arts community, Angie Alexandersen was thrilled to serve as an extra in “Hamlet and Hutch.” While her family joined about 225 people in an audience scene at The Grand ...
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Garren guides EMS as new director
Kevin Garren is a soft-spoken man, preferring to talk about his department — Bartow County Emergency Medical Services — instead of himself. That modest and team-driven approach certainly were facto...
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DTF donates greenhouse equipment to high schools
Once used to grow illegal drugs, hydroponic greenhouse equipment this week moved on to better uses in high school agriculture programs. Donated Tuesday by the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force, t...
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County drivers improve skills behind the wheel
At 96 inches wide and more than 30 feet long, maneuvering a fire engine takes practice and skill. Bartow County Fire Department firefighters for the past two weeks were among county employees able ...
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Bartow residents allegedly involved in moving dead body
The Pickens Progress reports the body of a 20-year-old who was moved after being found dead on Thursday, Aug. 29, has led to charges against two people and a continuing investigation by the GBI and...
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Grateful merchant donates vehicle to Adairsville
The city of Adairsville, and the police department in particular, received an automobile from a grateful local businessman for the assistance given to him during the Jan. 30 tornado that totally de...
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