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Taking care of education: BCCCA, businesses prepare students for future careers
By coordinating with local businesses, manufacturers and nonprofits during its first year, the Bartow County College and Career Academy has worked to ensure the phrase workforce ready is not an emp...
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Phoenix Air flight with Ebola patient expected at Dobbins today
A Cartersville-based Phoenix Air Group Inc. flight will arrive in Georgia today with at least one of two American’s infected with Ebola. The Gulfstream jet is expected to land at Dobbins Air Reserv...
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Emerson Elementary ready for first day of school
Students, teachers, residents and Bartow County school board members gathered on Wednesday to unveil the new Emerson Elementary School to the public. Superintendent Dr. John Harper concluded the ce...
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Cartersville Wi-Fi goes live downtown
Downtown Cartersville became a little more connected July 24 when the city flipped the switch on its free Wi-Fi network. Covering an area roughly from Church Street to Main Street and Public Square...
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Phoenix Air to transport Ebola-infected aid workers
Phoenix Air, a Cartersville-based private contractor, is transporting two Ebola-infected American aid workers back to the United States for treatment. The Phoenix Air flight, carrying the number PH...
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Relay for Life fundraising underway
With 35 days remaining until Bartow’s Relay for Life, the event’s teams are busy generating funds for the American Cancer Society. “Everybody’s getting really excited. ... The response has been won...
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Child pornographer receives 30 years
Joshua James Geer, 22, of Rome, who pleaded guilty in May to charges of child pornography production, coercion of minors to engage in unlawful sex acts and possession of child pornography, was sent...
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Bartow school board approves millage rate increase
The Bartow County School Board voted to increase the millage rate to 19.4 mills on Wednesday night. The 3 to 1 vote took place after the final public hearing held at the Bartow County School System...
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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GHC annual HR seminar returns Aug. 6
For the eighth year, Georgia Highlands College will host its annual Managing Human Resources Seminar, giving area businesses the opportunity to hear annual economic forecasts and improve relations ...
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Inaba vies for Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia title
Looking to capture Bartow County’s fifth consecutive Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia title, Sophia Inaba believes her scholastics and talent will give her an advantage in the upcoming competit...
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Vandals damage the Village clubhouse
Bartow deputies were dispatched Tuesday to the clubhouse of the Village subdivision, 16 Hampton Drive, to investigate a burglary. Upon arrival, someone from the homeowners association told the depu...
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WYXC disc jockeys to return to the air
After a month of running on direct feed broadcasts, AM 1279 WYXC is planning to return local talent to the airwaves this weekend, starting on Sunday. Sam Jewell and Dale Head, also known as Brother...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Care-a-Thon to feature Cartersville 7-year-old's story
With Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s personalized care serving as a lifeline to Stacie Baggett’s family over the past three years, the Cartersville resident is excited to promote Scottish Rite a...
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Local artist's work to adorn walls of the Capitol
Nine years ago, Cynthia Dempsey picked up a paint brush for the first time. She had no idea her talent would later open the door to the governor’s office. Two paintings by the Cassville resident an...
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Truck driver conned out of nearly $3,000
A truck driver having his rig worked on at the TA Travel Center, 981 Cass-White Road, reported that he was a victim of theft by deception. While his truck was being serviced, he received a phone ca...
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