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BCBOE sees ‘dismal’ FY14 tentative budget
According to the tentative proposed FY14 budget approved at Monday’s business meeting, Bartow County Schools will see a $6 million shortfall in the coming year — further reducing the system’s fund ...
May 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Private eye: Owner of Action Detective Agency named to state board
Nothing about Bart Mitcham says detective, but that works to his benefit. Coming from a military family — his father and mother met through the military in World War II and his brother was an Army ...
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SCMS student wins shirt design contest
Brandon Gonzalez, an eighth-grade student at South Central Middle School, has won the annual county-wide T-shirt design contest for the upcoming Bartow County school bus rodeo. “We have a Bartow Co...
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Summer H.E.A.T. crackdown on DUI, speed begins
The temperatures won’t be the only thing heating up this summer. Across the state, law enforcement agencies will roll out the 10th season of 100 Days of Summer H.E.A.T. (Highway Enforcement of Aggr...
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'Love Thy Neighbor': Community bands together through Bartow Christian Disaster Recovery
For Buck Dempsey, helping Adairsville’s tornado victims rebuild their lives is a labor of love. Through Bartow Christian Disaster Recovery, the Armuchee resident has volunteered since the beginning...
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Community Foundation awards area nonprofits $21,000
The Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia recently announced recipients in its spring grant cycle, in which more than $80,000 was awarded to organizations across the region, including $21,000 f...
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Louie's Cafe moves downtown, construction underway
For the past three years, Will and Mary Elizabeth Sprague have watched their family and business grow. Louie’s Cafe — the family’s breakfast, lunch and catering business — is named after their 3-ye...
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Suspect in White pot operation faces 45 felony counts
A Kennesaw man with a checkered past is in custody after White police say he was behind marijuana plants and stolen credit cards found at a home in the city limits. White Police Chief David King sa...
May 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chasing December competes in Battle of the Bands
Describing themselves as “the definitive modern rock band,” Chasing December is the only Bartow County musical act competing in the fourth annual State Mutual Insurance Battle of the Bands. Along w...
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Child abandoned at Wal-Mart during shoplifting attempt
A 5-year-old boy was left behind in Wal-Mart Thursday afternoon when his custodian fled the store during a shoplifting attempt. When dispatched to the scene, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office depu...
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Bartow schools to vote on budget, increase meal prices
Late Friday afternoon, the Bartow County Board of Education added to its Monday, May 20, business session agenda an item regarding the approval of the Fiscal Year 2014 agenda. Calls to Superintende...
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Taylor authorizes $30 million bond issuance
When it comes to financial stability, Bartow County is in elite company, County Commissioner Steve Taylor told those attending the monthly county commission meeting Wednesday. “As many of our neigh...
May 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dixie Highway Yard Sale sellers to promote wares online
As the Dixie Highway 90-Mile Yard Sale approaches, prospective sellers are encouraged to promote their wares on two online sites. “We have a new website. It is olddixiehighwayyardsale.com,” said Re...
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Cartersville council OKs spending measures
After shaking wings with Cartersville Mayor Matt Santini and members of the Cartersville City Council, “Quacky,” the super-sized mascot of the 12th annual Duck Derby, ended its tour of Bartow Count...
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Suire award to go toward charities
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Olen Suire recently received the Edward Jones Trust Company Community Service Impact Award, based on his fundraising efforts with the Bartow Education Foundation and ...
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