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First Friday to feature pub crawl
As the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority’s First Friday series moves toward spring, the March 7 event will feature a pub crawl to celebrate both Mardi Gras and St. Patrick’s Day. With fou...
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State recognizes Woodland and Cartersville AP performances
State School Superintendent John Barge last week named 462 Advanced Placement Honor Schools, including Cartersville High School and Woodland High School, recognizing both for their AP offerings as ...
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Qualifying to begin Monday
Qualifying for elected office will begin Monday, March 3, at 9 a.m. and run through Friday, March 7, at noon. The qualifying period is for political party candidates, nonpartisan candidates, indepe...
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Obesity rates decline in 2- to 5-year-olds
For Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest obesity report is a step in the right direction. Published in the...
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Suspected gang members fire round into home
Two suspected gang members are in custody after allegedly firing one round into a Cartersville home. Four people were playing video games in the living room of a Cassville Road residence when a bla...
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Roupe family to hold candlelight vigil
The family of Christopher Roupe, a 17-year-old who was killed in an officer-involved shooting, is planning to hold a candlelight vigil in his honor today. According to Martha Hines, Roupe’s grandmo...
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Cox retires from BCFD, moves to state position
After 26 years, Bryan Cox today ends his career with Bartow County Fire Department. Instead of leaving the fire service, Cox is changing positions. “My new role with the State Fire Marshal is fire ...
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SCMS makes the most of new band room
South Central Middle School band students are now practicing in their new, 5,000 square-foot band room. With about half of the student population participating in band, SCMS Principal Donald Rucker...
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Suspected gang members fire round into home
Staff Report Two suspected gang members are in custody after allegedly firing one round into a Cartersville home. Four people were playing video games in the living room of a Cassville Road residen...
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Rotary Club recognizes STAR Students, Teachers
The Cartersville Rotary Club on Wednesday recognized local high school seniors and a teacher of their choice during the annual Cartersville/Bartow County STAR Student/Teacher Awards luncheon held a...
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Man dies in I-75 crash
A single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning resulted in one fatality. Just before 8:30 a.m. a champagne-colored Mercedes SL500 traveling north on Interstate 75 at mile marker 296 in the left lane went...
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Woman forges almost $600K in checks
A Cartersville woman faces charges after forging checks worth almost $600,000. Jennifer Streetman, 39, of Cartersville, allegedly took the money using forged checks from Telenet Systems of Cartersv...
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Taylor outlines 2014 budget
Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor presented the 2014 budget — nearly a $7 million increase from 2013 — at a sparsely-attended public hearing Wednesday. “Good morning,” Taylor said. “This is t...
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Emerson reunion hits 10-year milestone
On Sunday, March 2, Emerson residents will come together for the 10th straight year at Doug’s Place for a community-wide reunion. To be held at 5 p.m. at the restaurant, Emerson residents are encou...
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Bartow to extend school days
The Bartow County Board of Education during a special called meeting on Wednesday voted 4-1 to extend school days by 27 minutes beginning March 3 for the remainder of the school year in an effort t...
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