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Bell to run for re-election
Gary Bell, Clerk of Superior Court, has announced his intent to run for re-election. Bell has served the public in this capacity since 2001. "I look forward to continuing to serve the citizens of B...
Mar 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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BARTOW BIO — Playing through -- Scott Mahr makes a living on the links
Barnsley Gardens may boast a captivating history, lush gardens and luxury accommodations, but for General Manager Scott Mahr his passion lies firmly on the rolling fairways and meticulously kept gr...
Mar 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Easter offerings to draw thousands to outdoor venues
For two Cartersville churches, Tabernacle Baptist and West Ridge, conducting Easter-related offerings in larger, outdoor venues has enabled them to reach thousands of people, many of whom are witho...
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BARTOW BLOTTER — 3.25
The following information -- names, photos, addresses, charges and other details -- was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff's Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and ...
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Labor commissioner sees positive signs in recent data
Numbers released Thursday indicate good news of sustained growth, a sign Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler hopes will lead to a continued recovery. Preliminary data showed the state's seventh ...
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3 awarded from Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County
In honor of their exemplary service last year on the local nonprofit's board, Ernest Cochran, Matt Santini and Anderea Williams recently were awarded the National Medallion from the Boys & Girls Cl...
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State superintendent, First Lady visit Bartow
State School Superintendent John Barge and First Lady Sandra Deal made a stop at Bartow County and Cartersville City schools on Thursday, speaking with administrators and teachers, reading to stude...
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Stovall remembered for contributions to Booth, Western culture
After decades of entertaining audiences with his selections of cowboy music and poetry, Doc Stovall is being remembered for his outgoing and loyal nature as well as his appreciation of the Old West...
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Farm Bureau celebrates 75 years, traces roots to county
In 1937, Robert M. Stiles, a Bartow County farmer, laid the groundwork for what would become the largest organization of its kind in the state of Georgia. Out of necessity, local farmers joined for...
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Atlanta pollen count breaks records
A yellow film covered much of the south Tuesday, marking the arrival of spring as the pollen count reached record highs. For two consecutive days, the Atlanta-area pollen count has set all-time rec...
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Good samaritan donates kidney to stranger in need
Once strangers, Tina Jennings and Bryson Dickman will be forever linked. On Tuesday, the Cartersville resident donated her kidney to help save the life of Bryson, an 11-year-old Acworth resident wh...
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Area hotel joins Advocates' Safe Place program
With National Safe Place Week currently under way, Marian Barber -- the local Safe Place coordinator -- is busy spreading the word about the youth outreach program. Operated in Bartow by Advocates ...
Mar 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Euharlee continues fall festival talks, more parking for river access
Whether or not the city and citizens want a fall festival in Euharlee was the first item on the council's work session agenda Tuesday night. Continued discussion on what type of event the city woul...
Mar 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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One airlifted after Vista Metals explosion
An explosion at an Adairsville manufacturer Monday afternoon sent two people to the hospital. Bartow County Fire Department Sgt. Mike Brown said the incident at Vista Metals just before 6 p.m. was ...
Mar 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighboring counties see rise in rabies
With inflated numbers of confirmed rabies cases, Floyd County currently is the center of concern over the deadly disease but officials warn of dangers spreading beyond county lines. Nearly 20,000 l...
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