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Baby Born at 11:11 on 11/11/11
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Nov 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holiday Open House to feature Santa, extended downtown shopping hours
Santa Claus will arrive more than a month early to Bartow County, courtesy of the Cartersville Fire Department, Cartersville Downtown Development Authority and downtown merchants. Jolly Old St. Nic...
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Plott represents Bartow in Miss Georgia Teen USA
The third time hopefully will be the charm for Samantha Plott as she prepares for the upcoming Miss Georgia Teen USA Pageant. Looking to surpass her top-five finish in 2009's contest, the current M...
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BARTOW BIO — Attorney Boyd Pettit represents communities with honor
In a word, "thankful." Thankful for his work; thankful for family, for friends and a community he calls home -- Boyd Pettit is grateful for many things. As a former state representative, serving 10...
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BARTOW BLOTTER — 11.13
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 ...
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Man observes assault
A man was driving toward Sugar Valley Road before 4 p.m. when -- according to his account -- he thought he saw a man kicking a large rug. The driver slowed his car and realized the rug to actually ...
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Cassville KOA receives corporate award
For Shawn and Tammy Miller, managers of the Cartersville-Cassville/White KOA, economic obstacles have not kept their campground from ranking among the corporation's best. Based on customer satisfac...
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Cartersville gains three GSP troopers
Thirty-five new Georgia State Troopers will be ready to patrol Georgia highways by the time the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday travel period begins, including three -- Michael Brown, John Daniel and...
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Veterans, students celebrate county's servicemembers
Saturday morning at 10 a.m., Bartow County celebrated its veterans with the annual Veterans Day Parade in downtown Cartersville. Marching alongside the veterans were students from the Cass High Sch...
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Adairsville approves water system upgrades
Several items regarding improvements to Adairsville's aging water system made the agenda at Thursday's regular meeting. Each item concerning system upgrades met with approval from the mayor and cou...
Nov 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pedestrian hit, killed on Hwy 41
A pedestrian was struck and killed Wednesday evening on Highway 41 at Kelly Clark Court in Acworth. The Georgia State Patrol confirmed Thursday a white male died after being hit by an unknown type ...
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Fundraising under way for Community Christmas Luncheon
With the holiday season quickly approaching, supporters of the Toyo Tire Community Christmas Luncheon are busy securing funds to ensure about 3,000 people receive a hot meal on Dec. 17. Along with ...
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Body of drowning victim recovered
Area dive teams and a private contractor recovered Thursday the body of an Oct. 15 drowning victim, according to Bruce King, acting battalion chief for Bartow County Fire Department. Tommy Moore of...
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Bartow Blotter 11.11
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 ...
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Motorcyclist crashes, dies fleeing cop
A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday afternoon on Douglas Street near Porter Street after a police chase. About 1:45 p.m., a Cartersville police officer noticed the man driving erratically in the ar...
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