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Tallatoona CAP taking applications for heating assistance
Even though Bartow County residents have enjoyed warmer temperatures recently, the Tallatoona Community Action Partnership is still working to ensure some residents can pay their heating bills. Thr...
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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CFD firefighter hike raises funds for fallen
When Cartersville firefighter Joshua Pruitt began planning his hike of the Appalachian Trail, it only made sense to combine his two passions — hiking and the fire service. Pruitt, who joined Carter...
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Saturdays targeted for school make up days
The Cartersville City Board of Education and Bartow County Board of Education currently are working toward individual decisions on how to address recent days missed due to inclement weather. Both C...
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March for Babies campaign kicks off
Born at 22 weeks and five days, Gracie Lynn Wilson is serving as an inspiration to supporters of Bartow County’s March for Babies campaign. “She weighed 1 pound, 3 ounces and was 12 inches long,” s...
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CMC opens expanded emergency department
After more than a year of construction, Cartersville Medical Center cut the ribbon for its expanded and renovated emergency department Thursday afternoon. As he welcomed guests in the hospital’s ne...
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Proposed 2014 budget up $7M
A property tax increase and improving economic indicators provide the basis for the roughly $7 million increase in Bartow County’s budget for 2014. Under the proposed budget, the general fund balan...
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Rumors circulate around Euharlee shooting
In the wake of Christopher Roupe’s death Friday, Feb. 14, during the serving of a warrant, rumors have circulated online and in the media as to what the 17-year-old was holding in his hand when he ...
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Cartersville moves forward with ‘Blue Trail’ launch
The Cartersville City Council during their regular business session Thursday moved forward with the construction of a canoe/kayak launch for the Etowah River “Blue Trail,” which Cartersville Parks ...
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Arbor Day celebration set for Friday
With each Arbor Day celebration, Keep Bartow Beautiful Director Missy Phillips is delighted to help bolster the county’s tree population. Purchased by KBB from the Georgia Forestry Commission, 2,00...
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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JDA annual meeting looks back at 2013
For its annual review, the Bartow-Cartersville Joint Development Authority reflected on the top business headlines for 2013, and how a variety of projects collectively added 1,570 jobs to the local...
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Jury receives home invasion case
Jury deliberations will continue this morning in Bartow County Superior Court Judge Shepherd Howell’s courtroom in the case of a July 2013 home invasion. Four people — Yvonne Irene Alexander, Austi...
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Shultz ends campaign for state superintendent
Republican candidate for state school superintendent Matt Shultz, who also serves District 3 for the Bartow County Board of Education, announced Wednesday, Feb. 19, he is ending his campaign and en...
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‘My Day’ hits close to home for Cartersville couple
With “My Day” serving as a featured song in NBC’s 2014 Winter Olympics coverage, Wayne and Janet Swett are delighted to frequently hear this familiar tune. Sung by Danielle Bradbery, winner of seas...
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Organization tops Euharlee council debates
Debates concerning Euharlee’s organization chart continued Tuesday night, with two council members expressing themselves at length. During the Euharlee City Council’s work session, Mayor Dennis Tha...
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Two injured in propane fire
Two people working on a propane heater Tuesday afternoon were injured when the gas ignited. The man and woman were connecting a propane bottle to a “campfire-type heater,” Bartow County Fire Depart...
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