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Adairsville police begin using Nixle to alert residents
After tornados swept through Bartow County in the spring and other severe weather incidents, including one last week, Adairsville police moved forward with providing alerts to residents. Adairsvill...
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2011 kept emergency responders on their toes
April proved to be a busy month for emergency responders throughout the county after a battery recycling plant exploded and a tornado devastated the area. The remainder of the year, though hectic a...
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Winter safety, preparation urged for residents
With the year coming to a close and winter weather worsening, safety and preparation measures are urged to aid against unforeseen challenges and tragedies. Bartow County Emergency Management Agency...
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Grading for Euharlee's Joe Cowan Park nears completion
Euharlee residents along Euharlee Five Forks Road can expect to see a change in their area in the upcoming weeks as grading for the new Joe Cowan Park is coming to a close. "It's a pretty 53 acres,...
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Deadline nears for year-end financial strategy
As resolutions and midnight toasts near, so do deadlines for 2011 tax advantages and financial strategy. With only a few days left in the year, little time remains for long-term planning to be made...
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Kingston man and home saved by his dog
By John DeFoor Staff Writer Early one June morning, Lance Johnson lay sound asleep in his bed. Meanwhile his dog Harley frantically licked his face, briefly waking him. Johnson fell back sleep as s...
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Investments, closures top Bartow County business stories of 2011
Business and industry news in Bartow County covered a wide array of topics throughout 2011 from the closure of a long-time community financial institution to the announcement and progression of agg...
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War on Drugs keeps local forces hopping
The Daily Tribune News rides along during day-to-day Drug Task Force operations
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Apartment fire sends one to hospital
An apartment fire on North Erwin Street at 3:45 a.m. Monday morning alerted Cartersville Fire Department personnel to respond to the location. According to a CFD spokesperson, the fire was containe...
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Celebration to highlight Emancipation Proclamation Saturday
On Saturday, a celebration will commemorate the Emancipation Proclamation, which was issued by President Abraham Lincoln on Jan. 1, 1863. To be held at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 521 Mart...
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Cartersville family grows in faith and number
This Christmas, like all others, will be remembered by each family for many different reasons but this year will be remembered by one local family as a season of growth. Following the long process ...
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Tornado response, 'Three Stooges' top human interest stories of 2011
From the arrival of "The Three Stooges" movie production to the community's display of generosity following the April tornadoes, 2011 presented Bartow residents and organizations with a bevy of mem...
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Vulcan to layoff 200 companywide
Vulcan Materials Company recently announced that it is consolidating its eight divisions into four operating regions as part of ongoing efforts to reduce overhead costs and increase operating effic...
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CVB tallies economic impact of Clarence Brown Conference Center
With The Singing Cookes in Concert marking the venue's last public event for 2011, the Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visitors Bureau is starting to size up the Clarence Brown Conference C...
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No white Christmas, mild winter ahead
Although Thursday marked the first day of winter, the National Weather Service reported Bartow seeing a record high near 71 degrees -- the first time the temperature has reached 70 degrees since 18...
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