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Adairsville man arrested for kidnapping
According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, deputies and investigators responded to an Adairsville residence off Highway 140 near Floyd County on Wednesday, Feb. 30, in reference to a domestic dispute. Upo...
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Shultz to serve on school board
Former Bartow County Board of Education member Matt Shultz has been the only resident to qualify for the board’s Post 3 seat. Elections Supervisor Joseph Kirk said because Shultz was the only perso...
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Relief efforts gear up in Adairsville
Organizations ranging from the United Way and the Red Cross to local churches have begun taking donations and distributing food, clothing and other goods in the opening rounds of providing Adairsvi...
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Radiothon to benefit tornado victims
Three local media outlets — WBHF 1450 AM, The Daily Tribune News and Cartersville Uncut — will once again take to the airwaves to raise money for tornado victims. From 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, the rad...
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Storm damage estimated at $75 million
Severe weather has left its mark on northwest Georgia, as damage from tornadoes touching down in Bartow and Gordon counties has been initially estimated at $75 million. The Georgia Department of In...
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Bus safety system funded by tickets
Since fall 2012, several Bartow County Public School buses have operated with an automated stop arm system to aid in student safety as children enter or exit a school bus. “During the first semeste...
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Adairsville in 'full-blown recovery mode'
The scene in Adairsville midday Thursday was one of progress. Twenty-four hours after a deadly tornado ripped through the town, crews and volunteers took the first steps on the road to recovery. Ut...
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Euharlee approves URA plan amendments
The Euharlee Urban Redevelopment Area now has three new projects with the Euharlee City Council’s approval of the plan during a called Thursday night meeting. The new projects added to the plan inc...
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Three businesses report stolen catalytic converters
According to a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office report, on Tuesday three separate businesses reported catalytic converters had been cut off and stolen from vehicles left at their facilities overnight...
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GDOT taps board member Jeff Lewis to chair P3 committee
The Georgia Department of Transportation’s Public Private Partnership program invites private enterprise into the commission of traditionally public projects, which in turn reduce the department’s ...
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Agencies to accept donations, provide relief
As those in Adairsville affected by Wednesday’s tornado assess damage, local agencies are working to help tornado victims. United Way of Bartow County, 770-386-1677, previously established a tornad...
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Tornado cuts path through Adairsville; 1 dead
A tornado that left a path of destruction through the heart of Adairsville Wednesday morning left one dead and homes and businesses damaged. The reported EF-2 tornado cut a swath along the Ga. High...
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Ag forecast emphasizes export opportunities
Local forecast hinges again on rain
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Cherokee Circuit judges seek supplement increase
In a letter to area legislators dated Jan. 4, the chief judge of the Cherokee Judicial Circuit has requested a supplement increase. Cherokee Judicial Circuit Chief Superior Court Judge Shepherd How...
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Behind the badge: Millsap fulfills 'dream,' 'destiny' of being sheriff
Sheriffs across the country have made headlines and social media sites in recent weeks with letters and statements concerning gun control. Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap this week spoke out in...
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