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Driver airlifted after dump truck accident
A single-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon left the driver in critical condition. According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Jeremy Battle, the driver of a dump truck was traveling northbound on I...
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Students see variety of options at PROBE
Students across Bartow County had the opportunity to speak with 90 colleges at the Clarence Brown Conference Center Wednesday during the Georgia Education Articulation Committee’s PROBE fair. “We h...
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Cartersville schools approve contract, policies
During the regular September meeting of the Cartersville City Board of Education, the board approved an agreement with Lockstep Technology Group Services for the remainder of the fiscal year in an ...
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Fall brings ideal planting conditions
As nighttime temperatures continue to dip into the 60s, area gardeners are preparing for the fall planting season. “This time of year, ornamental plants are going to be slowing down as far as getti...
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Brown, Santini sign Constitution Week proclamation
Bartow County and Cartersville will celebrate the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution the week of Sept. 17 to Sept. 23, as declared by Bartow County Commissioner Clarence Brown and Cartersvi...
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White approves replacement of wrecked police vehicle
White police will soon receive a new 2013 Dodge Charger police vehicle, as approved by the White City Council during its meeting on Sept. 4. The department needed a new vehicle to replace a 2009 Fo...
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Emerson renews Animal Control contract
Emerson will continue to work with the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office to provide animal control services within the city limits, the Emerson City Council decided during its Sept. 10 meeting. The de...
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Foot chase leads to drug bust
After a short foot chase Tuesday night, Cartersville police found small amounts of methamphetamine in a plastic bag and folded dollar bill. While patrolling 1400 Joe Frank Harris Parkway, Parkway N...
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Soldier watches son’s birth 7,000 miles from home
Tomek and Hannah Boley welcomed their first child into the world Monday. Ivan Bolek was born 19.5 inches long, weighing 7 pounds, 7 ounces. The scene was picture perfect, with one exception — the f...
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Public Servants Luncheon serves record attendance
Just a day ahead of Sept. 11, public servants, government officials and volunteers gathered at the Clarence Brown Conference Center for the 13th annual Public Servants Luncheon. Sponsored by ShawHa...
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After years of appreciating quilts from afar
After years of appreciating quilts from afar, Anne Marshall has immersed herself in the sewing craft, creating heirloom pieces for her family to pass down through the generations. “[Quilting] is so...
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Free GED prep this week at CTC
In an effort to promote National Adult Education & Family Literacy Week in Georgia, Sept. 10-14, Chattahoochee Technical College will offer for free the General Education Development practice test ...
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Relay For Life gives support to survivors, research
Cancer survivors, their friends, family, supporters and caretakers gathered Friday night to raise money for cancer research. The 19th annual Relay For Life, held at Dellinger Park, also was a chanc...
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Swine flu heats up as fair season kicks off
As fall returns, so will fairs and livestock shows across the state and nation. Officials are urging “common-sense” precautions this year as the country is seeing an outbreak of H3N2v, a swine flu ...
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Thomas provides key support through AIDS Alliance
As the executive director of the AIDS Alliance of Northwest Georgia, Lola Thomas is helping HIV-positive individuals “live meaningful and productive lives.” Since establishing the organization abou...
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