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Georgia Power volunteers continue lake cleanup
In the wake of Saturday’s Great Lake Allatoona Cleanup, which saw a record 4,100 volunteers comb the beaches and banks of Lake Allatoona, the herculean task of collecting trash left in remote areas...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Superintendent: “We are Bartow County”
The Bartow County Board of Education central office boardroom was full of community members Monday, several of which were present for the public participation portion of business meeting. A number ...
Sep 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville author tackles growing genre
Leah Sherwin, a native of Cartersville as well as a 2006 graduate of Woodland High School and 2010 graduate of Berry College, has pursued a lifelong dream to publish a fantasy/science-fiction novel...
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Alpaca Farm Days invites public to local farms
In a region more accustomed to cattle and equine, two Bartow County farms hope to share some agricultural diversity with local residents in coordination with National Alpaca Farm Days. Next weekend...
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Vernon Donald (Don) Skelton
Vernon Donald (Don) Skelton, 85, of Cartersville, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Mr. Skelton was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Lake City, Ark., the son of the late William Clint and Viola (Pennington...
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'We Did This Ourselves: The Community's Effort to Elect a Governor' to open Thursday
Although his gubernatorial campaign was 30 years ago, Joe Frank Harris still treasures the unwavering commitment of his hometown supporters. Along with providing financial support, Bartow residents...
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Carol Sue Foster
Carol Sue Foster, passed away on her 71st Birthday, Sept. 21, 2012 surrounded by her sisters and family. She was born in LaGrange, the daughter of the late Curtis and Jewell (Ferguson) Harvell and ...
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Nighttime training pushes deputies to be prepared for low-light scenarios
* Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series on training for local law enforcement. As night falls, 16 deputies and I walk in a military-style formation for almost a mile, the only sound our ...
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In the Booth: Shinall moves to marketing for museum, grows small business
When you meet Tom Shinall, you smile. His personality is infectious. Quick to laugh, Shinall exudes a warm kindness even to those meeting him for the first time. A native of Bartow County, Shinall ...
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James B. Castleberry
James B. Castleberry, 79, of Cartersville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. Mr. Castleberry was born May 6, 1933 in Gainesville, the son of the late Mark and Verdell (Conner) Castleberry, was ...
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AHS students learn rules of voting
Students at Adairsville High School went to the polls for the first time Friday as the Bartow County Elections Office provided voting machines to the school for a mock election. “Basically, we just...
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Ioma Bell
Ioma (mama) Bell, 98, of Crestwood Road, Cartersville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Mrs. Bell was born Nov. 14, 1913, in Bartow County, a daughter of the late Columbus P. Westbrook and Min...
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Harriette L. Simmons
Harriette L. Simmons, 56, of Due West, S.C., wife of Douglas Kirk Simmons, died suddenly on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2012 at her residence. She was born in Cartersville to Eva Nell Woods Davis and the l...
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Community reaches out to young readers
At White Elementary School, this Friday’s Literacy Day was not only a day to celebrate the fun of reading, but to provide an opportunity for community members to share their love of reading with st...
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Bartow County continues personal property tax audits
For the fourth year, Bartow County Commissioner Clarence Brown renewed a contract with Traylor Business Services to conduct personal property tax audits on local businesses during his scheduled mee...
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