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School officials comment on graduation rates
With graduation rates being released last week, Bartow County and Cartersville city school officials have weighed in on the results. “Although our drop was not significant statistically, we still a...
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Money orders, equipment stolen from apartment office
Approximately $857 in money orders, and some equipment, was stolen from the Magnolia Gardens Apartments management office. According to the Cartersville police incident report, when a Magnolia Gard...
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WWII veteran's medals returned to family
Almost 70 years after Ivan Evans earned six medals during World War II, his wife and family now have new copies to remember his service. Sarah Evans received her late husband’s medals Tuesday after...
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Blood Assurance thanks Shaw for donations
With the employees of Cartersville’s Shaw plants providing 584 pints of blood this past year, Blood Assurance wanted to thank the company for its donation efforts. At a Monday morning breakfast hel...
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School board votes 3-2 on Adairsville demo
During Monday’s Bartow County Board of Education business session, the board saw a 3-2 vote in favor of approving Complete Demolition Services, LLC., to move forward with the demolition of the old ...
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Man with gun arrested at CMC
After allegedly threatening a woman with a gun and being driven to Cartersville Medical Center Monday, one man is now in jail. According to a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office press release, deputies ...
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God Never Fails Records releases 'Speak'
For Pastor W.J.E. Coombs, music is a powerful instrument to share the Lord’s message with people across the globe. “I really think that music has [had] an incredible impact [in my ministry] in that...
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Howell hanging up robe after 24 years
Cherokee Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Shepherd Howell comes from a long line of doctors and lawyers. Both his father and grandfather practiced medicine, and his namesake — great-grandfathe...
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Felony shoplifting at CVS
On Friday, at 4:36 a.m. Cartersville police were dispatched to the CVS Pharmacy located at 1152 West Ave. in response to a theft in progress. By the time the officer arrived on the scene, the suspe...
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Parent concerned over transportation policies at school
The guardian of a Cass Middle School student athlete said she is upset because her grandson recently rode home from a sporting event with a teammate, and the parent of the teammate, without her con...
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Extension Office begins advocates breakfast
Over breakfast Friday morning, Bartow County Cooperative Extension Coordinator Paul Pugliese addressed elected officials, natural resource agents and the media during the return of the Bartow Exten...
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Adairsville DDA launches new website for downtown businesses
The Adairsville Downtown Development Authority has taken to the web in order to highlight the businesses and attractions around the city’s central square. Launched at the beginning of November, the...
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Shop with a Hero provides smiles and essentials
Christmas came early this year for 300 Bartow County children at the fifth annual Shop with a Hero on Saturday. The event, which was formerly known as Shop with a Cop, treated school-aged children ...
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Cartersville ministers deliver message of love, hope for Christmas
As Christmas draws near, some of Bartow County’s religious leaders are reflecting on the reason for the season and their favorite holiday memories. While their Cartersville churches vary in size an...
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Taylorsville Elementary School wins Battle of the Books
On Friday, each of Bartow County’s 12 elementary schools were represented at the 2013-2014 Battle of the Books, during which Taylorsville Elementary School’s Boys Reading Books team was named the y...
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