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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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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Bartow schools' tax proposal questioned
One Adairsville resident and the chairman of the Bartow County Republican Party spoke during Monday's Bartow County Board of Education meeting, questioning the board's decision to include an increa...
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Emergency responders report hectic Sunday
Sunday's warmer temps brought several Bartow residents out to play and kept Cartersville and Bartow firefighters and EMS on their toes. Cartersville Fire Station 3 responded to a fire off Ga. Highw...
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Local business networking groups combine efforts
Area business owners accustomed to attending Bartow County networking functions may have an easier time scheduling the regular meetings as two groups merge. The Bartow Business Connection, formed i...
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'Foxfire' to open Friday at The Grand Theatre
In StageWorks' production of "Foxfire," universal themes of family and letting go of one's way of life will be explored. Opening Friday, the play is based on the stories published in the Foxfire st...
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DOL offers big savings to employers through training program
With a stubbornly high unemployment rate nationwide and a higher-than average long-term unemployment rate here in Georgia, federal dollars are available to employers for qualifying new hires. Last ...
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Master Gardeners provide horticulture knowledge through community service
Calling Georgia home for more than 30 years, Kate Posey credits the Bartow County Master Gardener program for helping her maintain a thriving garden with ease despite the state's stubborn red clay ...
Mar 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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BARTOW BIO — Gaines committed to preserving, sharing Bartow's history
For Trey Gaines, being the director of the Bartow History Museum is a rewarding, educational experience. "What I enjoy most about working at the Bartow History Museum is learning something new ever...
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Bartow History Museum to celebrate 25th anniversary
As the Bartow History Museum's 25th anniversary nears, its director Trey Gaines is extending thanks to the community for financial and tangible assistance. Along with helping build its collection, ...
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