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Senate approves home school bill, House eyes charter
Local school districts will no longer be responsible for keeping up with what students are enrolled in home school programs under a bill passed by the Georgia Senate. The Senate voted 41-9 this mon...
Mar 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingston media center recognized during open house
In September, Kingston Elementary School received an Exceptional Library Media Program Award, which, according to the Georgia Department of Education's Judy Serritella, "honor[s] and recognize[s] o...
Mar 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report naming Georgia last in corruption laws receives rebuke
A report released last week named Georgia the worst in the nation when it comes to corruption risk. The study conducted by State Integrity Investigation in cooperation with the Center for Public In...
Mar 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
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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 ...
Mar 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Mar 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Mar 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Mar 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Mar 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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