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Cartersville schools to increase millage rate by one mill
The Cartersville City Board of Education on Monday announced a proposal to increase the property tax rate, or millage rate, by one mill for fiscal year 2013, raising the rate to 18.23 mills. The pr...
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Housing authority updates 66 apartments
With the first portion of Etowah Area Consolidated Housing Authority's beautification project complete, 66 apartments on Postelle, Stonewall and Puckett streets are sporting a modern look. "My role...
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Film crews have little effect on local business
While the film industry has proved lucrative for the state since an incentive was originally passed in 2008, the latest crew to shoot a major motion picture in Cartersville has yet to make a notice...
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Home Depot constructs ramp for resident
And we do things like that. We've partnered with [Advocates] for Children, the Good Shepherd ... [so] it's really part of our core values. It's something we take quite passionately. We get inundate...
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Outdoor workers have to cope with extreme heat best they can
Those who work outdoors don't have the luxury of calling in sick due to extreme heat. Crews working manual labor in record high temperatures are taking measures to beat the heat. Last week saw reco...
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Lawyers, judges celebrate Fourth with patriotic reading
Ringing in the holiday with an homage to the country's foundation, local attorneys and judges gathered on the courthouse steps Tuesday to collectively read the Declaration of Independence. A crowd ...
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Summer Classic Film Series opens Friday at The Legion Theatre
The Legion Theatre will return to its roots with the Summer Classic Film Series. From Friday to July 29, the offering will highlight a different film genre each weekend at the Cartersville venue, 1...
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Fire marshal: 'Extreme caution' urged with holiday celebrations
Fireworks. Grills. Boats. There will be plenty of each going today in Bartow County as residents mark Independence Day. Officials are urging residents to use "extreme caution" while celebrating. Ba...
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Bomb threat at Kmart yet another hoax
For the fifth time in just over a month, authorities were forced to evacuate an area after what proved to be a false bomb threat. Cartersville police were called about 10:30 a.m. Monday morning to ...
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BCSO works on active shooter training
* Editor's note: This is the first in an ongoing series focusing on training and education for local law enforcement officers. "Engage!" A cacophony of gunshots ring out, sending a cloud of red dus...
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Gilbert captures top-10 finish in America's DYW
Continuing to set the bar for future Bartow County contestants, Mary-Clayton Gilbert captured a top-10 finish in the America's Distinguished Young Women National Finals Saturday. The Cartersville r...
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BARTOW BLOTTER — 7.3
The following information -- names, photos, addresses, charges and other details -- was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff's Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and ...
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State parks and historic sites finds a 'friend' in Kirkpatrick
Through his work and volunteer efforts, Damon Kirkpatrick is passionately involved in helping support Georgia's state parks and historic sites. Along with serving as the president of the Friends of...
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BARTOW BLOTTER — 7.1
The following information -- names, photos, addresses, charges and other details -- was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff's Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and ...
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Area businesses unsure on effects of health care act
The Affordable Care Act was signed into law two years ago, but Thursday's 5-4 Supreme Court ruling upholding the controversial individual mandate has again brought the issue to the forefront of eco...
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