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Liberty Mutual celebrates bus drivers
Bartow County School System employees this past week were able to blow off a little steam while getting ready for the Thanksgiving holiday through an event known as turkey bowling. Holly Miller, wh...
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Local officials attend international trade conference
Local officials once again attended the annual Southeast US-Japan conference that brings together American delegates and Japanese business leaders in order to foster economic ties and growth. For 2...
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Hundreds fed at community event
The New Frontier of Bartow County estimated it served 1,500 people on Saturday at the 13th annual Feed the Community Dinner. Held at the Cartersville Civic Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the event ...
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$500 million in bonds approved for LakePoint
With construction underway on its south campus, LakePoint Sporting Complex is now looking to access the $500 million available to it in the form of bonds. According to Development Authority of Bart...
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Participants sought for Cartersville’s parade, Jingle Jog
Runners and parade entrants are being recruited by a pair of organizations to help prevent child abuse and kick off Cartersville’s holiday season Dec. 5. At 4 p.m., participants will dress in festi...
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SCMS band preparing for upcoming performances
South Central Middle School’s honor band next month will head to Athens to perform at the University of Georgia Middle School Band Festival with about 1,500 to 2,000 middle school band students fro...
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Man kicks in bedroom door, attempts to stop deputy
After allegedly kicking in his girlfriend’s bedroom door, a man tried to keep a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy out of his home early Friday morning. According to the incident report, the vic...
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Mount Zion Missionary Baptist to recognize public safety personnel
To pay tribute to the contributions made by public safety personnel, Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Law Enforcement and Firefighters Recognition program Sunday. Implement...
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JDA approves $38 million bonds for Toyo warehouse
Investments continue at the Toyo Tires plant with the approval of $38 million in bonds to finance expansion of the site’s warehousing capabilities. During its Thursday meeting, the Bartow-Cartersvi...
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Guilty verdict, life sentence handed down in murder trial
A jury Thursday evening returned a verdict on eight counts in the murder trial of Herbert Drews. Deliberations began before 3 p.m. for the jury in Superior Court Judge Carey Nelson’s courtroom. At ...
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House Education Committee chair speaks at Career Academy
On Thursday, more than 100 community members arrived at the Bartow County College and Career Academy to hear from State Rep. Brooks Coleman, R-Duluth, who serves as chairman of the House Education ...
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Master Plan 2024 approved by Cartersville council
The Cartersville City Council gave its blessing to the city’s Downtown Master Plan 2024, a plan developed by the Downtown Development Authority to “enhance downtown and encourage private investment...
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Defendant to take stand in murder trial
As testimony wrapped up on the third day of Herbert Drews’ trial, the man accused of stabbing his former roommate confirmed he would take the stand. Drews, who will testify today, is charged with e...
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Thompson faces Cherokee voters’ questions
When Cherokee County voters arrived at a community center on Bells Ferry Road in Canton Wednesday night, they were expecting a debate between Senate District 14 candidates Matt Laughridge and Bruce...
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Georgia DNR offering electronic hunting courses
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division is offering online and electronic courses to provide a broader opportunity for anyone seeking to fulfill their hunter education require...
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