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Voter turnout matches 2008 levels
With 36,149 ballots cast in Bartow County, the 2012 general election pulled 71.28 percent of registered active voters — a turnout rate nearly equal to that of the 2008 general election. In 2008, du...
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Final, unofficial Bartow County election results
Final election-night results from Bartow County came in late Tuesday after tabulating 16,078 absentee votes and were not included in Wednesday’s edition of The Daily Tribune News. The following are...
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Emerson leaders pleased with local election results
With the passage of a Freeport Tax Exemption referendum and Sunday sales referendum, Emerson City Council member Charles Lowry and Mayor Al Pallone see their city becoming more competitive economic...
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Taylorsville Elementary named a 'Highest-Performing School'
Taylorsville Elementary School has ranked among the 5 percent of Title I schools in the state, being named a “Highest-Performing School” recently by the Georgia Department of Education. “These scho...
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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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Bartow backs Mitt Romney; Obama re-elected
Bartow County voters on Tuesday night heavily favored Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on a night that did not go his way. In Bartow, Romney pulled in 75.15 percent of the vote, or 14,...
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Election officials expect crowds
Bartow County polling places will be open today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for voters to cast their ballots for president, a number of local offices and two state constitutional ammendments. Between in-...
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Making a difference: Cass High graduate discovers medical calling through Georgia Army National Guard
As he eyes his second deployment to Afghanistan, Jesse Bagley considers himself fortunate to be a member of the Georgia Army National Guard’s 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. Along with helping h...
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Witnesses: Man acting ‘kind of crazy’ before being hit by train
A 48-year-old man struck and killed by a train Thursday night about 9:50 was acting strange, according to witnesses. A Cartersville police report said John Martin Ceresoli Jr. of Cartersville was e...
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Cartersville approves electric rate increase
Cartersville Electric Service customers can expect increased fees on Feb. 19, 2013, for metered consumption and on Nov. 20 for outdoor lighting with the Cartersville City Council’s approval of an e...
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Bartow Health Access appeals to physicians, other medical professionals
Citing a clinic in Jasper, Bartow Health Access representatives on Thursday reached out to medical professionals in hopes of adding a physician to the staff. The Cartersville nonprofit is looking t...
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Holiday offerings to benefit Bartow County Library System Saturday
On Saturday, the Friends of the Bartow County Library System will present a pair of events that will benefit the library’s three branches. Area residents are encouraged to kick off their holiday sh...
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LakePoint breaks ground on 'revolutionary' sports complex
Applause and fanfare was in no short supply Thursday as the first dirt was moved in a ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on LakePoint Sporting Community and Town Center. Billed as “revo...
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BCSO searching for wanted fugitive
Staff Report The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a fugitive by the name of Derrick Ramone Walker after he eluded police following a high-speed chase down Interstate 75. At approxima...
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Local 2011 crime stats follow national agency, conflict with data from FBI
National statistics released within the past month by two government agencies paint a conflicting picture of personal and property crimes in this country. The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics repo...
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