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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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Explorer program brings the heat
Since 2008, the Cartersville Fire Explorer Training Program has provided an opportunity for youths age 14 to 20 to learn the ins and outs of fire fighting. "We're basically looking for kids who hav...
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Rocks thrown at Cartersville Public Works employees
A Cartersville Police officer was called to the area of North Tennessee Street and Greenbriar Avenue Friday at 9:55 a.m. in reference to a battery report. During trash removal, two employees on the...
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Cartersville Century draws about 700 cyclists
As a cyclist in Saturday's Cartersville Century, Liz Fox braved the scorching temperatures to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County. Riding alongside other members of the Cartersville-bas...
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Business in Bartow: Kathy Cares brings touch of home to hospice care
For families facing the challenge of an ill loved one, Kathy Cares Hospice House sought to fill a need in Bartow County. Offering inpatient hospice care, Kathy Cares takes a different approach to e...
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Republicans square off for tax commissioner
In the July 31 primary election, Republicans Vicki Beck, Chuck Holt, Judy Kilgore and Steve Stewart will vie for the office of Bartow County's tax commissioner. According to www.bartowga.org, "The ...
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