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Duck Derby: Ducks of the Etowah sets sail Saturday
With the 12th annual Duck Derby Festival: Ducks of the Etowah set for Saturday, Advocates for Children is encouraging area residents to participate in its largest fundraiser of the year. Supporters...
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Teachers to keep jobs in Bartow
Bartow County schools will maintain 100 percent of teachers who are seeking to remain employed in Fiscal Year 2014, says Human Resources Executive Director Macy Defnall. “In April, we had a goal of...
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Increasing budget woes limit Kingston expenditures
In an effort to hold onto a diminishing cash flow in the face of increasing expenses, the Kingston City Council voted to table four expenditures at its Monday, May 13, meeting. “We installed a 36-i...
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New boating laws go into effect tomorrow
A number of new laws affecting outdoor recreation will go into effect this week. On Wednesday, May 15, regulations regarding boating under the influence, hunting under the influence, life jacket us...
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Robber snatches cash, flees
A woman counting cash to pay for a hotel room was robbed by a so-called friend Friday. The woman said the suspect, who was not named in the Cartersville police report, had called her Friday when sh...
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Robin Hooker helps Habitat turn houses into homes
For Robin Hooker, the home dedication service is one of the highlights of being the president of Bartow Area Habitat for Humanity. “It is probably the most amazing moment because the families have ...
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Man threatens complainant with Glock 22
Staff Report A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was dispatched to 138 Hamilton Crossing Road, Cartersville, after a man, using vulgar language toward a female, produced a handgun, threatening ...
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Cartersville's districts maintain historic charm
Between relocating his business to downtown Cartersville and renovating its new home, 2012 proved to be an exciting adventure for Andy Bowen. In addition to meeting his approval, the preservation w...
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KBB highlights efforts of Adopt-A-Road volunteers
At least once a quarter, Bartow County residents concerned about the welfare of their neighborhoods and communities take to the streets to care for a place they proudly call their own. Through the ...
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Education officials weigh in on Deal's budget
Gov. Nathan Deal’s nearly $37.1 billion Fiscal Year 2014 budget signed Tuesday, May 7, shows increases in areas of education spending, including more than $320 million in combined lottery and budge...
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Bartow TRIAD to host GALA Friday at senior center
With senior citizens often the victims of crime, the Bartow TRIAD hopes the annual GALA Friday will provide information to area residents. Hosted in conjunction with Older American’s Month, the GAL...
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Results from MAGIC camp are no illusion
Bartow County is looking for female high school students ages 14 and up to participate in this year’s Mentoring a Girl in Construction camp, to be held June 17-21 at Cass High School and July 8-12 ...
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NA Infrared trucks roll into Bartow
North American Infrared, asphalt repair division of global equipment manufacturer Kasi Infrared, is making its debut in the Southeast with a new office located in Cartersville. The first of several...
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Child molestation tops criminal trials
When Bartow County Superior Court convenes Monday, the trial of a woman facing 13 counts in a child molestation case is among the cases expected to be sounded first. Miranda Dawn Henry faces more t...
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Cartersville mother-daughter duo now schoolmates at Medtech College
Even though they are 20 years apart, Tracie Hardy-Banks and her daughter, Ebony Banks, find themselves schoolmates at Medtech College’s Marietta campus. This turn of events happened at the encourag...
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