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Magistrate Judge Jones passes away
Magistrate Court Judge John Paul Jones passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Jones had served in the magistrate court since 2000 and continued his work up until his death, said Chief Magistrate Court...
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Achieving resolutions an ongoing effort
As many Americans work to begin the new year on the right foot by beginning their New Year’s resolutions, experts in goal setting say it’s important to aim for long-term results rather than a quick...
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Registration underway for The Grand’s Youth Acting Classes
Through the upcoming Youth Acting Classes, The Grand Theatre will provide aspiring actors the opportunity to focus on the ins and outs of the craft. “I believe this is the ninth year that we’ve off...
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Cartersville motorcyclist dies in New Year’s Day crash
A Cartersville resident was killed in a motorcycle crash Wednesday about 1:20 a.m. on Interstate 75 at mile marker 291. The motorcycle was traveling southbound on I-75 when it began to slide on its...
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‘Love of Linda’ to benefit GateKey scholarship
On Thursday, Feb. 6, local educators and community members will have the opportunity to gather at the Sam Jones Memorial United Methodist Church Family Life Center to celebrate longtime Cartersvill...
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Cartersville Medical Center welcomes first baby of 2014
Jasper Searcy Boley was born at 2:22 a.m. Wednesday, claiming the title of first baby born at Cartersville Medical Center for 2014. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 19 1/2 inches. Jasper ...
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Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign generates $53K
With The Salvation Army’s Cartersville Corps recently wrapping up its successful Red Kettle campaign, Lts. Lee and Michelle Wilson are extending thanks to the public for their ongoing support. Alon...
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Authorities target unsafe motorists for holiday
Those on area roadways this New Year’s holiday will see increased law enforcement as agencies gear up for unsafe drivers. The holiday travel period, which begins at 6 p.m. and runs until midnight W...
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Morgan DAREs students to be successful
For more than 20 years, Lt. John Morgan of the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has become a name synonymous with the D.A.R.E. program. As a D.A.R.E. officer and sheriff’s deputy, Morgan has spent mo...
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Legislators looking toward fast 2014 session
Local state legislators foresee a fast 2014 session, starting Jan. 13, so their colleagues will make it back to their home districts before the May primaries. “If there’s something that’s very easy...
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Vietnam veteran posthumously honored
Although it happened more than a year ago, Janel Harrison still appreciates the plaque her son’s comrades gave her in his memory. Staff Sgt. Larry Harrison, serving in B Company, 3rd Battalion, 187...
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Thousands of dollars stolen in forgery incident
According to a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report, a complainant advised police her purse was stolen from a friend’s vehicle while parked at the recreation area located on Bartow Beach ...
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Goodwill prepares for end-of-year donations
For many local residents, the end of the year marks the time of reflecting on the past and planning for the future, cleaning out the old and embracing the new. At Goodwill this process translates i...
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Local schools grow in 2013
In 2013, local school districts saw an expansion of facilties and programs, and leaders in the realm of education have announced their candidacy for various offices. Ranked by the newsroom of The D...
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Chamber to celebrate 125 years at annual dinner
When 2014 arrives, the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 125th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the annual chamber dinner, to be held on Jan. 11, will have a rough...
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