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Career Academy aims for internship program
The Great Promise Partnership is growing and seeking to collaborate with the Bartow County College and Career Academy, as well as local business and industry, to expand student internships. The GPP...
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County development authority approves Shaw agreement
Adairsville’s new Shaw plant is a little closer to becoming a reality with the second approval of an incentive package for the company. The Development Authority of Bartow County approved the incen...
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@White=[C] Fire depts handle house fires
@White=[C] A kitchen fire damaged a Cartersville residence Thursday afternoon. Cartersville Fire Department Battalion Chief Mark Bagley said the blaze began in the kitchen at 25 Ohio St. about 2:15...
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Cartersville Middle honors veterans
On Wednesday, Cartersville Middle School held its annual Veterans Day Program, which featured guest speaker Capt. Donna Rowe of the Army Nurse Corps. Rowe, who is featured in the film “In the Shado...
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United Way seeks runners for Turkey Trot
With 200 people already signed up for the United Way of Bartow County’s Turkey Trot 5K, the nonprofit’s president, Brenda Morehouse, is looking to see the event grow in its eighth offering. “Last y...
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Taylor approves Shaw incentive agreement
Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor wasted little time Wednesday morning approving an incentive agreement between the county, the city of Adairsville and Shaw Industries. Shaw announced in Augu...
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Tennessee Street utility work preparation for repaving
Any motorist who has driven down Tennessee Street in the past two weeks has certainly noticed the lane closings, steel plates and construction equipment on the side of the road. The work is an effo...
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Cloverleaf students explore Civil War
Students at Cloverleaf Elementary School this week were able to engage in a hands-on learning experience on the Civil War thanks to the Stiles-Akin Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp No. 670. “We’re...
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Veterans Day observances held around county
Ceremonies were held around the county Monday to mark Veterans Day. For more photos from local happenings, pick up a copy of Tuesday's The Daily Tribune News.
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Humphreys takes the helm of The Pumphouse Players
Currently serving as The Pumphouse Players’ president, Meghann K. Humphreys’ love of theatre started as a youth. “My first ‘real theater’ experience happened when I was in middle school,” she said....
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Breaking Bread: Community organizations seek support for pre-Thanksgiving meal gatherings
For Catherine Teems, volunteering at last year’s Feed the Community Dinner in Honor of Michael T. Dean was a touching experience she always will remember. “[I wanted to volunteer] to help my fellow...
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Mental illness lunch and learn on Wednesday
On Wednesday, the Rome chapter of the National Alliance of Mental Illness — an organization that hosts free mental illness programs and courses — will hold a lunch and learn event at the Cartersvil...
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Georgia named top state for business investment
In its November issue, Site Selection magazine named Georgia the number one state for business. The publication, which focuses on economic development, ranks the business environment of every state...
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Barbecue benefit raises money for veterans
Members of the American Legion Carl Boyd Post 42 and the Etowah Valley Young Marines joined forces Saturday to host a benefit for veterans. The Legionnaires sold $8 barbecue plates while the EVYM s...
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Pickard brings Vietnam unit together online
Danney Pickard never did make it to Lockheed Martin. That was the plan for Pickard when he signed up for airframe repair after being drafted by the U.S. Army in 1968. “When I was growing up it seem...
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