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Cartersville approves commercial garbage truck purchase
For the second time in less than three months, the Cartersville City Council approved the purchase of a new commercial garbage truck chassis. During its Thursday night meeting, the council heard fr...
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Jail deputy arrested, fired for alleged drug use
Well, that didn’t last long. A 20-year-old Bartow County Sheriff’s Office employee of just a few months was fired this week after allegedly using drugs. Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force Commande...
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City schools to maintain tuition rate
The Cartersville City Board of Education on Thursday held its regular work session, during which it discussed the agenda for Monday’s regular business session, which included a proposal to maintain...
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Four locals honored during Firefighter Recognition Day
Three current Cartersville firefighters and a retired Bartow County captain were among the honorees during Tuesday’s 41st annual Firefighters Recognition Day at the state Capitol. Originally earnin...
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Emerson considers CID to help drive LakePoint development
The LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center complex could receive an additional boost in its development as the Emerson City Council considers the developer’s proposal to form a Red Top Communit...
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Recovery effort shifts focus in Adairsville
Workers, volunteers and victims hustled through the Adairsville Church of God Tuesday, eating, sorting donations and planning continued recovery efforts from the Jan. 30 tornado. Pews in the church...
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State recognizes Severe Weather Awareness Week
What would you do if severe weather struck your home? Recognized this week, Georgia marks Severe Weather Awareness Week as Bartow and Gordon counties recover from the very idea stressed in the camp...
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Wheeler to extend classrooms into Booth
For Lisa Wheeler, orchestrating education programs at the Booth Western Art Museum is a continuation of her long-time career in education. Working with the museum as it was still under construction...
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Loudermilk introduces new weapons carry bill
Sen. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, introduced a bill Jan. 30 that would allow 18- to 21-year-olds to apply for a Georgia weapons carry license so long as they have had military training. The curre...
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Deputy responds to suspicious grass fire
A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to 400 Cedar Creek Road on Friday in reference to a suspicious fire. According to the complainant, he heard his dog barking earlier that day b...
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Community aids in Adairsville recovery
More than 1,000 volunteers gathered Saturday in Adairsville to help with the cleanup effort following Wednesday’s tornado. “A huge step was taken today and we need to continue on with volunteers,” ...
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Chamber develops econ. dev. plan for Atlanta Steeplechase
Guests attending this year’s Atlanta Steeplechase can expect to see more local flair than past years as the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce rolls out an initiative to increase the ev...
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'Dream come true': Barkley brings adoption experience to Relationship Center
An adoptive mother herself, Amy Barkley understands the issues facing those looking to adopt a child and those facing a family with adopted children. Her knowledge and experiences in the adoption p...
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Chatt Tech expands libraries, student centers
The library at Chattahoochee Technical College’s North Metro Campus in Acworth is undergoing changes, with a new 5,200-square-foot, $785,875, facility currently being constructed and expected to op...
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Adairsville man arrested for kidnapping
According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, deputies and investigators responded to an Adairsville residence off Highway 140 near Floyd County on Wednesday, Feb. 30, in reference to a domestic dispute. Upo...
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