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HELPING HANDS / Smither family’s recovery bolstered by community’s support
Having survived a head-on accident and an F3 tornado, the Smither family is relying on the generosity of others to rebuild their foundation. Overwhelmed by the Adairsville community's assistance, S...
Jan 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Payne an 'icon' after more than 50 years in public safety
In his dimly lit basement office, Johnny Payne reclines on a couch with a cigar clinched tightly between his teeth. At the age of 73, his command of a room would do his hero, John Wayne, proud. Aft...
Jan 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber hosts sold-out annual meeting
Recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments of the prior year, the 2012 Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting saw a sold-out crowd gather Friday at the Booth Western Art...
Jan 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow job tax credit tier changes
In an annual evaluation, Bartow County's job tax credit status shifted from tier 3 to tier 2 -- spelling good and bad news for the county. On the negative side, the four-tiered system developed and...
Jan 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tellus displays winning Small World photomicrographs
Opening today, Tellus Science Museum's newest temporary exhibit showcases the art of photomicrography. "We've never had an exhibit like this," said Tellus Curator Julian Gray. "Our exhibits have be...
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Benham highlights black community's economic contributions
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month, the Bartow History Museum featured Justice Robert Benham at its Lunch & Learn program Wednesday. A member of the Supreme Court of Geo...
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public comment closes soon for proposed Paulding reservoir
Area governments and environmental organizations disagree over the methods a bordering county is seeking to secure water for future need as time runs out for public comment. Paulding County is in t...
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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DAR recognizes good citizenship
Proud parents, grandparents, teachers, counselors and principals filled the Cartersville Civic Center Tuesday to honor 20 local students who represent good citizenship. The Etowah chapter of the Na...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville High graduate raising money for pediatric cancer research
Originally from Cartersville, Rachel Chesley Thienprayoon is participating in a fundraiser called St. Baldrick's, which raises money solely for research in pediatric cancer. "Last year, my first as...
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JDA discusses marketing proposals
With an announcement Tuesday that the Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development came in under budget for 2011, the Bartow-Cartersville Joint Development Authority was asked for ...
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Principal leaving Cartersville High
Cartersville High School Principal Jay Floyd on Tuesday confirmed an announcement to faculty that he will resign from his position this summer. He has served as CHS principal since 2004, previously...
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General Assembly looks forward to 'positive' session
Georgia lawmakers gathered at the state capitol last week to begin the 2012 legislative session. Local representatives spent the initial week in preparation for the 40 legislative days in which bil...
Jan 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow remembers life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
For Rev. Horace Lee Jones, participating in the local King Holiday Weekend Celebration is an ideal way to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In addition to attending Monday's activiti...
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Cottage industry expands printing into new location
With a passion for art, creativity and customer service, Mike Alexander and Janice Gravley expanded their screen printing business out of their home and into much more. Now in a retail location aft...
Jan 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students learn lessons of King
Students across the country are out of school today in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, and on Friday, Jan. 13, students at Taylorsville Elementary School learned about the c...
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