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McKee continues to share passion for music
Hailing from a musical family, Rick McKee is known for his compositions and work with children. “My great-grandfather, Angus Gainey, started the first high school orchestra in South Carolina,” he s...
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Car stolen near Lake Allatoona
On Friday, a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to the parking lot located on the Corps of Engineers’ property at 6817 N. Main St. in Acworth. According to the BCSO incident repor...
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Eggs and Issues focuses on health care, Harbin Clinic
For its December talk, the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce’s Eggs and Issues breakfast hosted Dr. Ken Davis, CEO and president of Harbin Clinic, for a discussion of the clinic’s hist...
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County road work to begin in January, weather permitting
Improvements to nine Bartow County roads should begin at the start of the new year, weather permitting, says county Road Director Randy Gray. “We’ll be doing thermal striping, which is the high ref...
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Christmas on the Hill rings in the season
The annual performance of Christmas on the Hill will bring together more than 100 residents from the community to sing, dance and act on Sunday at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Starting at ...
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DNR and Red Top seek controlled deer population
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources held its controlled deer hunt of the year at Red Top Mountain State Park. “[The hunt is] done specifically for deer population ...
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Santa Arthur brings year-round Christmas cheer
As the countdown to Christmas morning continues, Arthur Heller — affectionately known as Santa Arthur — is helping create magical memories for thousands of children. Along with revving up parade cr...
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Stop the Dump float barred from Christmas parade
The Cartersville-Bartow County Exchange Club has refused to allow a float made by the Stop the Dump movement to participate in the Dec. 12 Christmas parade. Members of the anti-dump organization ar...
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Toyo breaks ground on fourth expansion
Toyo Tire broke ground Friday on its fourth expansion, which is expected to add a total of 700,000 square feet to its facility over four years. Gov. Nathan Deal was on hand to mark the occasion, as...
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Bartow County Superior Court convenes Monday
Criminal trials will begin Monday in Bartow County Superior Court. The office of Cherokee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Rosemary Greene released this week the top cases expected to sound in th...
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Cartersville Elementary receives iPads through grant
Beginning in January, Cartersville Elementary School fourth graders will have to apply a myriad of learning skills to a new lesson that incorporates the use of technology thanks to a $2,500 grant f...
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Hattaway elected Ga. Baptist Convention president
Garnering three-fourths of the vote, Don Hattaway — senior pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cartersville — recently was elected president of the Georgia Baptist Convention. The Cartersville r...
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Business twice struck by burglars
With the arrival of the holiday season so come the thieves, burglars, larcenists, shoplifters. Businesses and residences alike find themselves the target. Burglars twice struck Edward Ford-Ball’s S...
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BCFD recognizes girl, 6, for actions during Sept. fire
Three months ago, Krystal Blake calmly roused her brother and gathered the dogs, likely saving lives and property from a fire that began in the kitchen. On Tuesday, the Bartow County Fire Departmen...
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GSP seeks information on fatal crash
The Georgia State Patrol’s Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team in Calhoun is asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle and driver in connection with a fatal crash Tuesday morning on ...
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