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Cartersville’s outdoor pools open Saturday
With its outdoor pool season kicking off Saturday, Cartersville Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up to offer a safe yet fun summer experience. “It is very exciting,” said Megan Hix, aquat...
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow County primary turnout ‘disappointing’
Bartow County turnout for Tuesday’s statewide primary was best described as “disappointing,” according to election officials. The county’s voter turnout for the May 20 primary was 16.60 percent, ac...
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vehicles burglarized in gym parking lot
Three vehicles were entered Tuesday while their owners were working out at a gym. The first call to Cartersville police came at approximately 10:02 a.m. The victim said someone entered her Ford Exp...
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Tech to offer free CPR training
Chattahoochee Technical College plans to celebrate National CPR Week by offering American Heart Association CPR training at its North Metro Campus. Three types of CPR will be offered at the college...
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jail institutes riot control training
The clacking of wooden batons and calls of “Move back” echo around the sally port of the Bartow County Jail as 14 jail deputies undergo riot control training. Administrators introduced the training...
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clarence Brown Conference Center’s Summer Concert Series kicks off June 21
The Clarence Brown Conference Center will usher in the first day of summer with the debut of its Summer Concert Series. The free-admission performances will begin June 21 with a concert by Little K...
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carson sweeps to victory in Adairsville mayoral contest
Kenneth “K.C.” Carson tallied 53.6 percent of the vote, scoring a surprisingly easy victory in Adairsville’s special mayoral election. Carson, 49, will fill the unfinished term of former Mayor Evan...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Derek Keeney takes school board seat
Derek Keeney won the Republican primary election for a seat on the Bartow County School Board on Tuesday. The post, which will be vacated by Matt Shultz, services District 3. Keeney carried the vot...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loudermilk leads in District 11 race
In the race to represent Georgia District 11 in the U.S. House of Representatives, former State Sen. Barry Loudermilk led a pack of six candidates Tuesday night, ensuring his spot in a runoff elect...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bond set at $1M for Payne
A man accused in connection with the death of his girlfriend’s daughter in January was granted bond Tuesday in Bartow County Superior Court. Judge Carey Nelson set cash or property bond at $1 milli...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Electrical malfunction sparks powerhouse fire
An electrical malfunction caused a fire below ground level at the Allatoona Dam Powerhouse on Monday afternoon. Bartow County Fire Chief Craig Millsap said Bartow County and Cartersville fire depar...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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BREAKING: Electrical malfunction causes fire at dam powerhouse
An electrical malfunction caused a fire below ground at the Allatoona Dam Powerhouse. Bartow County Fire Chief Craig Millsap said at 6:15 p.m. that Bartow County and Cartersville fire department cr...
May 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food pantries benefit from letter carriers’ drive
With their food supplies dwindling recently, North Bartow Community Services’ staff was delighted for the nonprofit to be the beneficiary of Adairsville’s National Association of Letter Carriers’ F...
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fifth-graders lead Career Day at EES
Euharlee Elementary School gave Career Day a new look on Thursday. Instead of the traditional model of community members and parents speaking to the students about their particular job, the fifth-g...
May 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ledbetter wins Downtown Cartersville Selfie Scavenger Hunt
With a total of 87 points, Christy Ledbetter won the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority’s debut Selfie Scavenger Hunt. During the contest, participants took self-portrait images at designa...
May 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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