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Institute aims to aid students, families
On Tuesday, Andrew Windham, proprietor of the College Planning Institute, made a visit to the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce to speak on the institute, which aims to help students a...
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JDA gets preview of new economic development website
Bartow County will soon have a new way to promote itself as the “location of choice” for businesses. The phrase has long been the address for the Bartow-Cartersville Joint Development Association’s...
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Euharlee festival plans ahead of schedule
Plans for Euharlee’s Covered Bridge Festival are moving along ahead of schedule, festival coordinator Samantha Berry told the Euharlee City Council at its monthly work session. “We are a lot furthe...
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Entertainment industry yields exposure, economic gains
As a member of Cartersville’s arts community, Angie Alexandersen was thrilled to serve as an extra in “Hamlet and Hutch.” While her family joined about 225 people in an audience scene at The Grand ...
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Garren guides EMS as new director
Kevin Garren is a soft-spoken man, preferring to talk about his department — Bartow County Emergency Medical Services — instead of himself. That modest and team-driven approach certainly were facto...
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DTF donates greenhouse equipment to high schools
Once used to grow illegal drugs, hydroponic greenhouse equipment this week moved on to better uses in high school agriculture programs. Donated Tuesday by the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force, t...
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County drivers improve skills behind the wheel
At 96 inches wide and more than 30 feet long, maneuvering a fire engine takes practice and skill. Bartow County Fire Department firefighters for the past two weeks were among county employees able ...
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Bartow residents allegedly involved in moving dead body
The Pickens Progress reports the body of a 20-year-old who was moved after being found dead on Thursday, Aug. 29, has led to charges against two people and a continuing investigation by the GBI and...
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Grateful merchant donates vehicle to Adairsville
The city of Adairsville, and the police department in particular, received an automobile from a grateful local businessman for the assistance given to him during the Jan. 30 tornado that totally de...
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Barnsley Gardens hosts 2014 Toyota Tundra preview
Journalists and bloggers from up and down the East Coast spent two days at Barnsley Gardens this week as guests of Toyota’s East Coast Drive Camp. The Wednesday and Thursday camp served as a media ...
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Students gain insight at college fair
On Thursday morning, local high school seniors emerged upon the Clarence Brown Conference Center to speak with recruiters and representatives from nearly 100 colleges and universities as well as th...
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Commissioner approves Freeport tax exemptions
After reading a proclamation commemorating the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and observing a moment of silence for the victims that perished in those attacks, Bartow County Commissioner Stev...
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Man tased twice at Efficiency Lodge
About 9:14 a.m. Tuesday, a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to the Efficiency Lodge, 5590 Highway 20, Cartersville, in reference to an attempt to locate a man who currently had ...
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County targets synthetic 'marijuana substitutes'
Coming off reports of 12 people sickened by synthetic marijuana in coastal Georgia, Bartow County on Wednesday took action to tackle the issue locally. During his regular meeting, Commissioner Stev...
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Harvest at Homestead interprets pioneer life
Once a spectator at Red Top Mountain State Park’s events, Keith Bailey now is helping others discover their roots as a blacksmith demonstrator. On Sept. 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Fairmo...
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