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Euharlee Road intersection now safer for drivers
Drivers going through Euharlee will have a safer trip now that the city has nearly completed improvements to the Euharlee Road and Covered Bridge Road intersection. The improvements came in the for...
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Deck the Halls: Handmade holiday creations provide personal touch
Encouraging people to think outside the box and use natural elements, the Adairsville Public Library and Bartow County Master Gardeners are helping individuals create one-of-a-kind holiday decorati...
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Tellus unveils NASA-inspired exhibit today
Artificial heart pump. GPS. Thermal imaging. Super Soaker. Dustbuster. An odd mix of technology for sure, but each one benefited from NASA’s space program. Tellus Science Museum on Saturday offered...
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Woodland fire closes Hwy. 41 in Emerson
A woodland fire Saturday afternoon closed a portion of the roadway in Emerson. According to Bartow County Fire Department, the fire began just after noon Saturday in the area of U.S. Highway 41 and...
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@White=[C] Maxine O. Bailey
@White=[C] Maxine O. Bailey, 80, of Indian Hills Drive, Rydal, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, in a local hospital. Mrs. Bailey was born Feb. 11, 1932, in Atlanta, daughter of the late John Rob...
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@White=[C] Charles Junior Thacker
@White=[C] Mr. Charles Junior Thacker, 88, of Cartersville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at his residence. Born on Feb. 2, 1929, in Cartersville, he was the son of the late Charles Thacker a...
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Heaven Scent Cakes finds sweet success despite recession
In August 2009, the Gore family struck out on a new venture with the opening of Heaven Scent Cakes. Less than three years later, the family opened their second location with Cartersville’s Heaven S...
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Hands of Christ at FPC celebrates 10 years
Currently in its 10th year of operation, the Hands of Christ After School Program at First Presbyterian Church of Cartersville is serving more than 100 children, kindergarteners to third graders. W...
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4-H'ers return from annual conference
Each year, hundreds of volunteers and 4-H members gather at the Rock Eagle 4-H center in Eatonton for the annual Georgia 4-H Junior Conference. This year, there were more than 695 participants at t...
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Two weeks remain for Shop With A Cop fundraising
By Carly Grady Staff Writer Shop With A Cop will hold its first county-wide shopping event, and with an increase in children participating this year, event coordinators hope for an increase in fund...
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Local chorus, band to perform for governor
Cass High School’s women’s chorus and the Woodland Middle School band will both be performing Dec. 8 at the home of Gov. Nathan Deal. “We haven’t had a tradition here in the last several years of b...
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Brown to celebrate a career of public service
After 40 years of public service, 21 of them as commissioner, Bartow County Commissioner Clarence Brown is set to celebrate his retirement Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Clarence Brown Conference Center at...
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Campbell celebrates end of 20 years as DA
Joseph Campbell greeted guests Tuesday night at the Clarence Brown Conference Center, shaking hands, joking with colleagues and reminiscing on the years he has spent in law. The man greeting visito...
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America Recycles Day prompts action at GHC
Students and faculty alike chipped in earlier this month at Georgia Highlands College in recognition of America Recycles Day. To raise awareness in their school, members of Green Highlands student ...
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White discusses water main, filtration projects
White could become its own contractor on a well filtration project planned for the city’s water department. While no decision will be made until the next city council meeting, City Manager Jane Ric...
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