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2012 stories highlight a year of government changes
The past year was one of change for Bartow County and its municipalities. From the election of a new county commissioner and Taylorsville mayor, to the approval of tax increases and grants and a ne...
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GSP hits the road for New Year's
The Georgia State Patrol is gearing up for the New Year’s holiday and will be looking for impaired drivers. “We’re going to be paying attention to seatbelts and drunk drivers, but we’re also going ...
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The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
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Standoff Tuesday forces evacuation
A standoff in Taylorsville during the early hours of Christmas Day ended with the suspect’s death. According to Bartow County Sheriff’s Office reports, the Winterwood Court resident had fired two s...
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BDA signs Bass Pro Shops agreement
Members of the Bartow County Development Authority approved Thursday a memorandum of understanding with Bass Pro Shops to finalize an agreement for plans to build a 100,000 square-foot store on the...
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Ministry seeks to help homeless veterans
According to www.nationalhomeless.org, about 23 percent of the homeless population in the U.S. is made up of veterans. On Jan. 9, Action Ministries Housing will offer an in-person sign-up event in ...
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Bartow County clears holiday sewer spills
The Bartow County Water Department cleared two sewer spills over the Christmas holiday; both of which were caused by grease blocking the line. The first spill occurred Dec. 25, near Pettit Creek Fa...
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Cooper featured in 'The Potters of Orange'
Describing his creations as functional, traditional and folk, J.R. “Ron” Cooper has been turning pottery in Canton for the past 30 years. Born in Cass Station in 1945, he was introduced to the craf...
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Suspect charged in Gordon County crash
Staff Report Brent Leighton Lynch, the suspect in a Gordon County crash that killed three Cartersville residents, has been charged, according to the Georgia State Patrol Public Information Officer ...
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Cartersville High student named a YoungArts Finalist
Ryan Brideau of Cartersville, who hails from Cartersville High School, is a National YoungArts Foundation Finalist in Voice. Chosen from approximately 10,000 applications from students in nine disc...
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Cartersville audiologist offers new technology
While Dr. Megan Johnson has practiced audiology in the Cartersville area for nearly 7 years, she just recently made the move to her own practice earlier this year. In that transition, Johnson sough...
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DOJ takes action against brothers accused of $100M tax fraud
Two local brothers are the target of a federal complaint after they allegedly bilked the U.S. Treasury of millions. The United States asked a federal court in Atlanta to bar Larry J. Heath, who ope...
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Top human interest stories highlight Bartow's history, museums, personal achievements
From heritage organizations commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s Great Locomotive Chase to the arrival of the “Devil’s Knot” movie production crew, 2012 presented Bartow residents...
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The following information — names
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
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Holiday season brings challenges for many
As the holiday season comes to a close, many Americans are left feeling less than festive. For some, it may be a passing emotion, but for others holiday gatherings, family traditions and short wint...
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