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Teachers get schooled on Common Core
On Thursday and Friday, educators from Georgia, Alabama and Florida attended day-long Common Core State Standard workshops conducted by the company Discovery Education and held at the Bartow Learni...
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Children need fathers, fathers need children
I became a father for the first time on Dec. 23, 1992. I was barely more than a child myself, having married the love of my life on her 19th birthday, with me a scant six months older than her. Hav...
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Tyra markets CMC from director position
By Jessica Loeding jessica.loeding@daily-tribune.com It’s no wonder Ginger Tyra had no problem fitting into her new community three years ago. The effervescent 50-year-old treats everyone she meets...
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Daylily society highlights private gardens on fundraising tour
Coming on the heels of its annual daylily exhibition and plant sale, the Northwest Georgia Daylily Society is hoping to grow funds for future endeavors through a garden tour. Scheduled for Saturday...
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Men run from police
On Friday, at approximately 9:10 p.m. on Red Top Mountain Road and Waterside Drive in Emerson, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office and Georgia State Patrol conducted a highway safety check, during w...
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Cartersville Ducks Unlimited brings home fundraising award; information meeting set for June 27
The Cartersville Ducks Unlimited Chapter found itself in the spotlight earlier this month with chapter-wide recognition for fundraising and an individual award going to Co-Chair Sarah Tonsmeire for...
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Man attacked with knife during domestic dispute
While trying to calm a domestic dispute early Friday morning, a man was assaulted with a knife. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report, Brandon Alston assaulted a man who h...
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Fundraising underway for Relay for Life
With Bartow’s Relay for Life less than three months away, participating teams are busy fundraising for the American Cancer Society. “The different ways the teams are fundraising, a lot of them are ...
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Checkpoints target safe driving habits
Flashing lights and orange cones, deputies and a transport van. The scene at Waterside Drive near Red Top Mountain State Park was repeated across the county Friday night as authorities worked safet...
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@White=[C] Federal agency calls for 411 alternatives
@White=[C] Gov. Nathan Deal this week received a letter from the Federal Highway Administration requesting the state begin an analysis to determine reasonable alternatives to the proposed route D-V...
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Stormy weather blamed in house fire, traffic crashes
Stormy weather that swept through Thursday evening was blamed for a house fire and a traffic mess. The line of strong storms moved through about 7:30 p.m., bringing hail, lightning, rain and heavy ...
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Suspect who shot woman in leg remains at large
Alert and talking, the victim of a shooting Wednesday told bystanders to call her mother while being loaded into a waiting ambulance. Helped onto the stretcher by emergency personnel, the Stokely S...
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‘Kamp KAOS’ first of three offerings from The Grand’s Summer Music Theatre Camps
In her fifth year assisting The Grand Theatre’s Summer Music Theatre Camps, Morgan Brooks is enjoying the opportunity to foster young thespians. As the stage director for the Middle School Camp, sh...
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DTN garners four GPA awards
Taking home four awards, The Daily Tribune News walked away with honors over the weekend during the Georgia Press Association 2013 Better Newspaper Contest. Announced during the group’s 127th annua...
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Emerson Council approves budgets, personnel policies
At its June 10 meeting, the Emerson City Council approved all FY 2014 budgets — general, water, solid waste, confiscated assets and capital funds — submitted by City Manager Kevin McBurnett and ado...
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