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K-9s search two Bartow schools
"Attention teachers, we are entering code red. Please follow those instructions." The announcement that Woodland High School was on lockdown frightened unsuspecting students, teachers and parents a...
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'Georgia Traveler' episode to highlight Tellus tonight
While Tellus Science Museum has attracted more than 550,000 visitors since opening January 2009, the Cartersville venue will soon receive a broader audience, courtesy of Georgia Public Broadcasting...
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Salvation Army to temporarily close thrift store Jan. 31
Due to the sluggish economy, The Salvation Army's Cartersville Corps is vacating its location at 17 Apex Drive Jan. 31. While the nonprofit's thrift store will temporarily close its doors, its soci...
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Labor report suggests improvements to seasonal employee program
State Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black on Wednesday released a report on agriculture labor in Georgia, offering solutions to address the concerns of Georgia's largest and oldest industry. The...
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Fire scorches HVAC system at Barnsley Gardens
Bartow County Fire Department on Wednesday worked a fire that damaged the ductwork at Barnsley Gardens. According to BCFD, the blaze began just before 2 p.m. in the HVAC system in the kitchen of 59...
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$30 million expansion plans approved for CMC
Cartersville Medical Center will soon benefit from a $30 million expansion and enhancement project to include new rooms, technological advancements and an exterior facelift. With the certificate of...
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Active community member dies in train accident
One man has died after his vehicle collided with a train on Cass-White Road near Highway 411 in White Wednesday around 11 a.m. The victim, identified by Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton as 77-year...
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Cartersville Police Department enters social media world
Cartersville residents can now link to the city's police department via social networking sites Twitter and Facebook. According to CPD's Lt. Mark Camp, the sites will be used to post alerts and adv...
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Cartersville DDA seeks corporate partners for Summer Concert Series
To continue bringing quality entertainment to Friendship Plaza, the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority is seeking corporate partnerships for its 2012 Summer Concert Series. "Advance Auto P...
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SBA opens outreach center for Dec. 22 tornado
Georgia residents and businesses affected by a tornado on Dec. 22, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration in person at a Disaster Loan Outreach Center...
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Edward Lamar Wade
Edward Lamar Wade, 89, of Euharlee Road, Kingston, passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. Mr. Wade was born April 20, 1922, in Bartow County, the son of the late Charlie W. and Floy (Black) Wade. He was...
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Bartow economic development enters 2012 with cautious optimism
Looking back at 2011, the Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development had a busy year laying groundwork for future progress. Despite double digit unemployment rates, Bartow County...
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Cold weather arrives for return to work, school
Students heading back to school and those going back to work following the holidays should bundle up -- the coldest weather of the season has arrived. The National Weather Service has issued a weat...
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Advocates announces audition dates for 'Every Child's a Star'
As the director and producer of "Every Child's a Star," Mary-Clayton Gilbert is encouraging students in kindergarten through 12th grade to lend their talents to support youths assisted by Advocates...
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Resolve to keep New Year's resolutions
With the new year comes New Year's resolutions, personal commitments to a better life -- out with the old and in with the new -- but most resolutions never last past Valentine's Day. The perennial ...
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