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Emerson reunion hits 10-year milestone
On Sunday, March 2, Emerson residents will come together for the 10th straight year at Doug’s Place for a community-wide reunion. To be held at 5 p.m. at the restaurant, Emerson residents are encou...
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Woman forges almost $600K in checks
A Cartersville woman faces charges after forging checks worth almost $600,000. Jennifer Streetman, 39, of Cartersville, allegedly took the money using forged checks from Telenet Systems of Cartersv...
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Bartow's Relay for Life campaign kicks off tonight
Even though the event is more than six months away, Relay for Life of Bartow County’s organizers are rallying the community to start forming teams and fundraising for this annual event. Tonight at ...
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Man dies in I-75 crash
A single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning resulted in one fatality. Just before 8:30 a.m. a champagne-colored Mercedes SL500 traveling north on Interstate 75 at mile marker 296 in the left lane went...
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Bartow to extend school days
The Bartow County Board of Education during a special called meeting on Wednesday voted 4-1 to extend school days by 27 minutes beginning March 3 for the remainder of the school year in an effort t...
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Two sentenced in home invasion
Two men who pleaded guilty last week in a July 2013 home invasion were sentenced Tuesday in Bartow County Superior Court. Vernon Edroy Nisbett and Glenn Voice Payton were among four people charged ...
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Bartow schools to decide on makeup days
The Bartow County Board of Education tonight will hold a special called meeting to discuss and vote upon a revised school calendar and testing calendar due to recent school closings during the Janu...
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Cartersville Has Heart to feature 5k
For its fourth year of promoting heart health, the Cartersville Has Heart event is changing up its program with a 5-kilometer run and walk. Hosted by Cartersville Medical Center in cooperation with...
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Southeastern Cowboy Gathering to celebrate the West March 6-8
As the Southeastern Chuck Wagon Cook-off gets underway March 8, the 11th annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering will provide patrons a glimpse into how food was prepared on an 1800s cattle drive. Don...
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Cartersville BOE approves Saturday school
After more than an hour and a half of discussion from parents, students, educators and staff, the Cartersville City Board of Education on Monday approved an amended calendar that calls for full ins...
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Career Academy benefits from Exec on Loan program
By Mark Andrews mark.andrews@daily-tribune.com Georgia Power Co.’s Executive on Loan program, in which an employee is allowed to work in a community service setting, has come to the Bartow County C...
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CFD firefighter hike raises funds for fallen
By Jessica Loeding jessica.loeding@daily-tribune.com When Cartersville firefighter Joshua Pruitt began planning his hike of the Appalachian Trail, it only made sense to combine his two passions — h...
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Handel continues campaign for Senate seat
Republican Karen Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, is preparing to accelerate her Senate campaign before the May 20 primary. In Bartow County, Handel had planned an event at the Cartersv...
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Teen dies in officer-involved shooting
A 17-year-old died Friday night at his residence at 937 Euharlee Road, Lot 5, after being shot by a Euharlee police officer. Officials have not released the name of the teen. Euharlee Police Chief ...
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The City Cellar and Loft burgled
Staff Report On Monday, Feb. 17, at about 1:44 p.m., a Cartersville Police Department officer was dispatched to The City Cellar and Loft, 110 S. Museum Drive, Cartersville, in reference to a burgla...
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