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Study commission eyes strategic plan for science, technology industry
A delegation of state legislators, government officials and industry leaders converged on Tellus Science Museum on Wednesday morning in the most recent public outreach forum gathering insight and o...
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Homeless by Choice speaker talks to area students
Roy Juarez Jr., 31, is living his dream by being homeless. On Wednesday, voices of students in the Cartersville Middle School gym fell silent as Juarez, now a college graduate of Hardin-Simmons Uni...
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Run for the Donut 5K raises dough for honor guard, charity
Did you hear the one about the cop chasing the doughnut? On Nov. 5, law enforcement members from around the county will be doing just that during the Bartow County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard's Ru...
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Adairsville City Council discusses water system maintenance
Several items discussed at Adairsville's work session Tuesday night dealt with necessary upgrades, repairs and maintenance of various water system components. The first items stem from a paving con...
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'Extremities' to open Oct. 21 at The Legion Theatre
Describing the script for "Extremities" as "moving" and "powerful," Barry King is pleased to bring playwright William Mastrosimone's thriller to the Cartersville stage this month. As the director f...
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Woman arrested after causing damage with flashlight, potato
Bartow County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to a domestic dispute Sunday evening after a woman threw a potato and began bashing the house with a flashlight. The deputy was called to the Woo...
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Heavy Metal in Motion

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Kingston hires two part-time police officers, bringing force to 3
Kingston will see its police force swell in size with the addition of two part-time officers approved at Monday's city council meeting. Currently staffed solely by Interim Police Chief Billy Picket...
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Euharlee gears up for fall festival
Food and fun are on the calendar for Euharlee's Frankie Harris Park on Saturday as the city celebrates its annual fall festival. "It's going to be a fun time for the city," Tom Shinall, one half of...
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CSL Fall Rummage Sale starts Oct. 20
For Cartersville Service League President Dana McElwee it is the community's unwavering support that has fueled the organization's charitable efforts for the past seven decades. "We appreciate peop...
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White sidewalks removed from SPLOST
White City Manager Jane Richards announced during Monday's city council meeting the city will not be seeing sidewalks as a result of the 2014 cycle of Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax funds. ...
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Financial advisors receive Five Star recognition
Four professionals serving Cartersville and Bartow County in the financial services arena have been recognized in Atlanta magazine. Of those named among the 2011 Five Star Wealth Managers, Chuck Ni...
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Weekend event hosts local flavor
Festival goers won't have to stray far from home Saturday for entertainment as Taste of Cartersville returns to historic downtown. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. the culinary event will offer guests a line...
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Bailey retiring, will not seek re-election as tax commissioner
Bartow County Tax Commissioner VaLenda Bailey announced Friday that she will not seek re-election in 2012. Bailey, who has served in the tax office for 38 years, plans to retire at the end of her t...
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Stolen cellphone leads to the arrest of five
On Friday about 1:35 a.m. two Cartersville police officers were dispatched to a West Church Street address in reference to a reported theft. Upon their arrival they met the complainant and his frie...
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