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Top human interest stories highlight Bartow's history, museums, personal achievements
From heritage organizations commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s Great Locomotive Chase to the arrival of the “Devil’s Knot” movie production crew, 2012 presented Bartow residents...
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Cartersville High student named a YoungArts Finalist
Ryan Brideau of Cartersville, who hails from Cartersville High School, is a National YoungArts Foundation Finalist in Voice. Chosen from approximately 10,000 applications from students in nine disc...
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Cartersville audiologist offers new technology
While Dr. Megan Johnson has practiced audiology in the Cartersville area for nearly 7 years, she just recently made the move to her own practice earlier this year. In that transition, Johnson sough...
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The following information — names
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 a ...
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Holiday season brings challenges for many
As the holiday season comes to a close, many Americans are left feeling less than festive. For some, it may be a passing emotion, but for others holiday gatherings, family traditions and short wint...
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Buildings, grants and academics in 2012
Bartow County and Cartersville City schools saw growth in 2012, also seeing recognition for academic endeavors that span from being honored by the Georgia Department of Education to receiving milli...
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Red Cross offers first aid, CPR/AED courses in Cartersville next month
Knowing how to administer CPR or use an automated external defibrillator can mean the difference in life and death for someone in an emergency. The American Red Cross in January will offer courses ...
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Man with fanny pack full of needles flees deputy
A man with a fanny pack allegedly containing dirty needles and meth was arrested Sunday night in Acworth. While responding to a call about a person looking into vehicles near Camelot Drive, a Barto...
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Angela James takes the helm at Flowering Branch
After serving as Flowering Branch Children’s Shelter’s interim director since August, Angela James recently took the reins of the 13-bed facility. An offering of Advocates for Children, the shelter...
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Gun sales, carry permits skyrocket
In the aftermath of the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, gun control debate among politicians has caused sales of guns and weapons carry permits to skyrocket. Rick Hawkins, owner o...
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Keep Bartow Beautiful promotes Bring One for the Chipper
While some people still are trimming their Christmas trees, Keep Bartow Beautiful has its sights set on Dec. 26, urging people to recycle their live conifers. From Dec. 26 to Jan. 15, area resident...
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WYXC 1270 comes under new ownership
More than 50 years after it first entered the airwaves, WYXC 1270 AM marks the beginning of another chapter coming under new ownership Friday. John and Brandi Underwood, who had served at the Carte...
Dec 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two die in wreck on Interstate 75
Two people were killed Friday afternoon when a tractor-trailer sideswiped their 1998 Ford Expedition and caused it to strike a guardrail. According to a Georgia State Patrol press release, Maria Ta...
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Grant aids local youth mental health services
As state and federal funding for public mental health services declines across Georgia and the U.S., the Advocates for Children Flowering Branch Children’s Shelter, in conjunction with local agenci...
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BCSO graduates first citizens' academy class in four years
Absent for four years, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday graduated the first Citizens Law Enforcement Academy class since 2008. “Back in ’08 when we had to cease doing this because of...
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