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GHC to host NWGA Management Conference
At the end of April, Georgia Highlands College’s Cartersville campus will host the first Northwest Georgia Management Conference, titled “Learn and Lead — Managing People Through Change.” The event...
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State agencies release 2012 domestic violence fatality report
It reads like a nightmare — 50 pages of staggering statistics and horrifying tales of domestic violence. The Georgia Commission on Family Violence and the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violenc...
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Bartow County Cooperative Extension offers vegetable gardening seminar
With the growing season kicking off in mid-April, people can learn the ins and outs of vegetable gardening through a free seminar, courtesy of Bartow County Cooperative Extension and Bartow County ...
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Bartow SkillsUSA leaves impact at state competition
On the weekend of March 23, students from each Bartow County high school headed to the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta to compete in the annual SkillsUSA State Leadership and Ski...
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Friday water outage side effect of tornado damage
Two months after a tornado ripped the roof off the Collins Mountain water tank, the city of Adairsville on Friday experienced spotty water outages. City Manager Pat Crook said late Friday morning t...
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State DNR to host first boating safety course in Bartow County
Although the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ first Bartow County boating safety course isn’t set to take place until June, rangers are looking to fill seats early to determine the need and...
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County, city schools recognized for military support
Each year, the U.S. Department of Defense recognizes employers from across the country for their efforts to support members of National Guard and Reserve military units. Before the final winner is ...
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Pedestrian in fatal accident identified
A man struck and killed Thursday night in Cartersville has been identified. According to Cartersville Police Department Public Information Officer Capt. Mark Camp, Robert Patrick Johnson, 48, of Ca...
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Wilbanks named an 'amazing' Senior Miss
On March 2, Rene Wilbanks captured the Senior Miss title in the 2013 North Carolina Miss Amazing Pageant. As part of the Miss Amazing Pageant, the offering highlights girls and women with disabilit...
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Extension office readies farmers for market
As the weather warms, farmers and gardeners will soon ready their land for the production of fruits and vegetables, many of which may wind up at a local farmers market destined for the dinner table...
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Pedestrian killed on Highway 41
A Cartersvilled pedestrian died Thursday evening when an oncoming vehicle struck him on Joe Frank Harris Parkway, just north of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on the southbound side of the roadway. A...
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Local entities plan closures for Good Friday, spring break events
Today, all Bartow County and Cartersville city government offices will be closed, along with the Bartow County Library System. While the library will be closed, the Cartersville branch will be host...
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Outdoor urination leads to assault with baseball bat
On Wednesday, March 28, at approximately 8:52 p.m., a Bartow County Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to an Ann’s Trace residence in reference to aggravated assault. According to the deputy’s report,...
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State Supreme Court sides with Cartersville woman
The Georgia Supreme Court on Thursday sided with a Cartersville woman in a case of “appropriation of likeness.” The court ruled, according to a Georgia Supreme Court press release, that a young wom...
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Jury finds man guilty of murder
A jury Wednesday returned a verdict following two days of testimony in the trial of Ted Robinson. Robinson faced charges in the death of Timothy Buck, 46, of Marietta, who was found shot once in th...
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