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Toyo Tires announces $210 million plant expansion
Toyo Tire announced Friday the fourth expansion of its plant in Bartow County, which is expected to add approximately 470,000 square feet to the building and 450 jobs to the workforce. The expansio...
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County considers rezoning
Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor and his staff presented an amended version of the county zoning codes at a monthly meeting Wednesday. “It’s really a proactive approach that may head off fut...
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Cartersville schools see increased security
Cartersville Superintendent Howard Hinesley on Thursday reported that along with having a Cartersville Police Department officer directing traffic at Cartersville Elementary School, the system also...
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Man arrested during girlfriend's traffic stop
A man was arrested Thursday night when he pulled his motorcycle into the middle of a traffic stop. The man, later identified as Jeffery Townsend according to the incident report, rode his Harley Da...
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Cartersville author highlights Alzheimer's in 'Call Me Crazy'
For her debut novel, “Call Me Crazy,” Kate Taylor explores a subject that is dear to her heart. Released in March by Dog Ear Publishing, the book’s main character, Evelyn Wilson battles Alzheimer’s...
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Adairsville council honors fallen police officer
Before tackling the Aug. 8 meeting agenda, the Adairsville City Council paid its respects to a fallen police officer. “Wednesday morning, we became aware that K9 Harley, who had been with the depar...
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Bow Wow Meow Family Festival to stress responsible pet ownership Aug. 17
Focusing on the younger generation, the Etowah Valley Humane Society will present the Bow Wow Meow Family Festival Aug. 17. To be held at the Cartersville Civic Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the s...
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Citizens academy comes back to BCSO
Staff Report As part of its community involvement efforts, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office once again plans to host a Citizens’ Law Enforcement Academy. Last fall, the course returned after a fo...
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Woman leaves children in car, lies about missing child
A woman arrested after leaving her two children in the car admitted she lied to police about a missing child “so she would not get in trouble.” Deputies were called to Wal-Mart on Wednesday about 6...
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Systems prep for school traffic; tax-free holiday begins
City and county roads this week experienced an influx of back-to-school traffic with hundreds of school buses making their rounds for the first time since May. Jody Elrod, Bartow County School Syst...
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HR seminar attracts crowd
The Georgia Highlands College Advisory Council held its annual Managing Human Resources Seminar Thursday at the college’s Cartersville campus, providing guests with information on a myriad of topic...
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Vehicle strikes woman, driver still at large
One man is still at large after allegedly striking a woman with his vehicle, while another was arrested for allegedly throwing a log at the suspect. Tuesday at approximately 7 p.m., a Bartow County...
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Euharlee approves 5 Forks Road project
The drive down 5 Forks Road in Euharlee will be easier in a few months with the widening of the bridge near Frankie Harris Park. The Euharlee City Council approved the bridge widening project durin...
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Downtown Cartersville's Historic Wellness Walk takes shape
Placing an educational spin on physical activity, the Community Health Network is creating the Downtown Cartersville’s Historic Wellness Walk in partnership with Bartow History Museum and Cartersvi...
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Schools discuss policies in light of drug arrests
Although county school officials said they had received no outside pressure, Bartow and Cartersville school system representatives and law enforcement officials gathered Tuesday for a press confere...
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