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AMS looks forward to possibly its best year ever
Long, orderly lines of students moved seemlessly in and out of the Adairsville Middle School media center on Wednesday morning as a seventh-grader excitedly announced to passers-by that he had just...
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Sen. Isakson speaks to Rotary Club gathering
While taking a statewide trip during the August recess, Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson addressed a combined meeting of the Bartow County, Cartersville and Etowah Rotary clubs Thursday. For approximate...
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Bell to be Kingston chief through Aug. 31
According to his resignation letter dated Monday, Aug. 18, Gary Bell will be Kingston’s police chief through Sunday, Aug. 31. Bell wrote two letters, one to Kingston Mayor Wanda Penson and another ...
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Hope Center to offer free cancer screenings
To raise awareness and provide early detection, The Hope Center at Cartersville Medical Center will present free oral, head and neck cancer screenings Sept. 19. “This will be our third year to offe...
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Cartersville council OKs restaurant expansion
Two weeks of searching failed to produce a satisfactory compromise in the debate over a proposed parking lot at Moore’s Gourmet Market at 221 Fite St. Cortney Hultman, owner of the popular restaura...
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Bartow student named top shooter in the nation
Fifteen-year old Sam Payne is the most recent standout in a long line of Bartow County 4-Hers who have garnered attention for their achievements. Payne was named top shooter in the nation at the 4-...
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Cut-a-Thon for Autism offers Cartersville sites
For the fourth year, The Association of Stylists and Barbers will be “transforming looks and transforming lives” during its Cut-a-Thon for Autism Saturday and Sunday. While the organization encoura...
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Kingston council discusses replacement chief, water options
In a called work session Thursday night the Kingston City Council discussed its options in terms of how to address needed water utility repairs, Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax expenditures ...
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Tate wins Freedom of Information Award as part of JQC
Earlier this year Cartersville Attorney Lester Tate won the Charles L. Weltner Freedom of Information Award from the Georgia First Amendment Foundation in recognition of his work on the Judicial Qu...
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Hedge trimmer used in domestic incident
When a son attacked someone Monday afternoon, his mother tried to break up the fight by hitting him with a hedge trimmer. A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrived at the Vaughn Spur residenc...
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Guilty pleas entered in superior court
Bartow County Superior Court Judges Scott Smith and Carey Nelson took pleas and handed down sentences in criminal actions. In Nelson’s courtroom, the following guilty pleas were entered: • Christa ...
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Booth to celebrate 11 years Saturday
On loan from the U.S. Army Center for Military History, the newest component of the War is Hell Civil War Gallery will be unveiled Saturday at the Booth Western Art Museum’s Birthday Party and Memb...
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Friends of the Library gets a boost for book sale
Every year Modern Woodmen of America chooses a local organization to offer matching funds up to $2,500. On Aug. 12, they presented a check for the full amount to the Friends of the Bartow County Li...
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Nonprofit University to host 'tune up' forum
Area nonprofits will have the opportunity to “tune up” their organization Friday by taking part in a Georgia Center for Nonprofits program. To be held Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cartersvil...
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Euharlee council holds mumble-free work session
Before the Euharlee City Council’s work session began Tuesday evening, council member Joseph “Jo-Jo” Turner established a special rule of order — no mumbling. Not that there hasn’t been mumbling be...
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