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Ga. Power goes to work on post-cleanup cleanup
Covering 274 miles of shoreline, picking up thousands of bags of trash, employees of Georgia Power Plant Bowen will work this week to make Lake Allatoona a little cleaner. Over the weekend, nearly ...
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Bartow County Superintendent Harper's contract extended
The Bartow County Board of Education on Monday voted to renew Superintendent John Harper's contract for another year. "I asked the board to extend my contract for another year to 2014 ... and I'm v...
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TSPLOST public meeting set for Cartersville Tuesday
Georgia Department of Transportation officials will visit Cartersville Tuesday for a public meeting on the proposed regional Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax to be voted on nex...
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Bartow designated Camera Ready
On Wednesday, Bartow joined 111 of the 159 counties in Georgia that have the designation of Camera Ready. Bartow received the distinction -- along with 22 other newly inducted counties -- from Gov....
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Synthetic drugs bought locally
Synthetic marijuana was found by a Cartersville officer during a routine traffic stop on a speeding vehicle with a tag light out at approximately 1:30 a.m. Friday. During the investigation, two occ...
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Rose Lawn Art
Photos by SKIP BUTLER, The Daily Tribune News
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Crowe Springs church set to rebuild five months after tornado
After months of agonizing wait, the Crowe Springs Baptist Church family and friends broke ground for the foundation of a new building Saturday morning. "In the storm, you see what's around you," As...
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Free grant writing workshop set for Wednesday
The current economic climate has taken a toll on individuals, businesses and organizations alike. Those trying to help others are now searching for new sources of funding and organizers hosting a w...
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Campaign emphasizes importance of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites
In hopes of spurring volunteerism and visitation, Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites is organizing Save My State Parks Day on Saturday. Area residents will have ample opportunity to su...
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BARTOW BIO — Linda Bass: A lifetime of learning and serving
She can be seen walking oak-lined streets or on the square in historic downtown, either way Linda Bass is at home in Adairsville. Currently serving as director of the Downtown Development Authority...
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Sears shows interest in local Hometown store
Sears, Roebuck and Co. has served rural customers through its Authorized Hometown Store program since the early 1990s. As part of its strategy to provide more convenient shopping for customers, Sea...
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Foundation awards grants; fall deadline approaching
The Cartersville-Bartow Community Foundation recently announced $22,740 in grants was awarded to 11 nonprofit organizations and programs, targeting an array of causes throughout Bartow County. "Thi...
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Evidence seen locally of poverty rate increase
More Americans are now living in poverty than they have in the 52 years of record keeping by the U.S. Census Bureau. Although the percentage is 7.3 points lower than that of when the study began in...
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Cartersville processing center makes list of USPS sites under review
Faced with a massive nationwide infrastructure that is no longer financially sustainable, the U.S. Postal Service Thursday proposed sweeping changes designed to save the organization up to $3 billi...
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Splash Celebration set for Sunday
To highlight those blessed by the local church community's mission work, SPLASH Celebration will be presented Sunday evening. Starting at 6 p.m., SPLASH Celebration will be held at the Clarence Bro...
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