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Harvest at Homestead interprets pioneer life
Once a spectator at Red Top Mountain State Park’s events, Keith Bailey now is helping others discover their roots as a blacksmith demonstrator. On Sept. 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Fairmo...
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County targets synthetic 'marijuana substitutes'
Coming off reports of 12 people sickened by synthetic marijuana in coastal Georgia, Bartow County on Wednesday took action to tackle the issue locally. During his regular meeting, Commissioner Stev...
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Man tased twice at Efficiency Lodge
About 9:14 a.m. Tuesday, a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to the Efficiency Lodge, 5590 Highway 20, Cartersville, in reference to an attempt to locate a man who currently had ...
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LakePoint abatement extension fails in Emerson
A hung Emerson City Council failed to pass a tax abatement extension for LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center Monday night. The extension was an amendment to the existing memorandum of unders...
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Bartow schools to see construction upgrades
While the Bartow County School System has made efforts to build new schools and expand its technology and infrastructure, structural improvements to existing facilities remain on the horizon, says ...
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New GED test launches in January
The GED is facing big changes in 2014. As sites prepare to facilitate the test, GED Testing Service and Chattahoochee Technical College are working to inform the public on what to expect through th...
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Laughridge announces state Senate campaign
Matt Laughridge, vice president of Terry Reid Kia, has thrown his hat into the state Senate District 14 ring. Laughridge joins Bruce Thompson and Dwight Pullen in the race for Barry Loudermilk’s fo...
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Adairsville council honors storm recovery volunteers
Adairsville’s mayor and city council set aside planning the city’s future to honor some heroes of the recent past at last night’s work session. Mayor Evan King recognized four volunteers from Barto...
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Teen threatens grandmother, flees police
A 14-year-old fled deputies Monday on Benefield Circle after threatening his grandmother with a knife. The victim said she argued with the boy about his disrespect for her and his siblings. She sai...
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Arts Festival at Rose Lawn returns this weekend
Describing Rose Lawn Museum as a “marvel of architecture,” Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visitors Bureau Deputy Director Regina Wheeler believes the Rev. Samuel Porter Jones’ former resid...
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Service League rummage sale begins Thursday
To generate funds for children’s charities, the Cartersville Service League will offer merchandise for discount prices at its annual rummage sale. On Thursday, the benefit will kick off from 10 a.m...
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Archer helps Cartersville's downtown buildings maintain their historic integrity
As chairperson of the Cartersville Historic Preservation Commission, Daneise Archer enjoys helping the city retain its historic charm. Appointed by the Cartersville City Council, the HPC hears and ...
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Alliance provides lifeline to Bartow's arts community
As Kindermusik Educator Katie Hurley prompted toddlers to wiggle their fingers and toes, The Arts Center was filled with an abundance of smiles and creative energy Wednesday. A music and movement p...
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A sick child holds on to hope
Eleven-year-old Dalton Robinson knows what it means to fight; he has endured multiple surgeries and many long-term hospital stays since the age of 2. In 2004, Dalton became very sick when his esoph...
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Relay for Life raises money, inspires hope
Once again, Relay for Life combined joyous moments of celebration with somber times of reflection while raising funds for a cause that has affected so many. On Friday night, lasting into Saturday m...
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