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Bartow school board approves millage rate increase
The Bartow County School Board voted to increase the millage rate to 19.4 mills on Wednesday night. The 3 to 1 vote took place after the final public hearing held at the Bartow County School System...
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Vandals damage the Village clubhouse
Bartow deputies were dispatched Tuesday to the clubhouse of the Village subdivision, 16 Hampton Drive, to investigate a burglary. Upon arrival, someone from the homeowners association told the depu...
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Local artist's work to adorn walls of the Capitol
Nine years ago, Cynthia Dempsey picked up a paint brush for the first time. She had no idea her talent would later open the door to the governor’s office. Two paintings by the Cassville resident an...
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WYXC disc jockeys to return to the air
After a month of running on direct feed broadcasts, AM 1279 WYXC is planning to return local talent to the airwaves this weekend, starting on Sunday. Sam Jewell and Dale Head, also known as Brother...
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Truck driver conned out of nearly $3,000
A truck driver having his rig worked on at the TA Travel Center, 981 Cass-White Road, reported that he was a victim of theft by deception. While his truck was being serviced, he received a phone ca...
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Care-a-Thon to feature Cartersville 7-year-old's story
With Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s personalized care serving as a lifeline to Stacie Baggett’s family over the past three years, the Cartersville resident is excited to promote Scottish Rite a...
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Attorneys part of state program to receive national award
When Karen Geiger got into law, she wanted to make sure people were treated fairly. On Aug. 8, she will be part of a state program recognized at the national level for its public service. Geiger an...
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Emerson council issues moratorium on conditional use permits
The Emerson City Council declined to approve a request from Mad Dog Headers, an automobile accessory manufacturer, to rezone the property at 105 Second St. from C-1, neighborhood retail commercial,...
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Kingston hosts empty public hearing
When the Kingston City Council opened its Monday night public hearing on the 2014 budget, it faced an empty room. No Kingston residents came before the chamber to voice any opinion on the overdue b...
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'Night at the Museum' returns to Tellus Aug. 9
Through “Night at the Museum,” Tellus employees aim to provide patrons an entertaining encounter with science. Returning to Tellus Science Museum Aug. 9 from 6 to 10 p.m., the sixth annual event wi...
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Gwinnett man drowns in Lake Allatoona Sunday
A 26-year-old Snellville man drowned while trying to retrieve an inflatable float that had blown away from shore on Lake Allatoona Sunday. Ryan Tyndall’s body was found by divers from the Georgia D...
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Hall settles in as chamber CFO
With just more than a month under her belt as the new executive assistant and CFO for the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce, Kathy Hall has settled into her job of helping promote and ...
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Bartow Give a Kid a Chance preps students in need
For its seventh year, Bartow Give a Kid a Chance distributed school supplies to approximately 1,660 students with a demonstrated need Saturday. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., more than 250 volunteers worke...
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Quarterly Luncheon brings Benham as featured speaker
With an extensive family business history, Georgia Supreme Court Justice and Bartow native Robert Benham brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise as the guest speaker for the Cartersville-Bartow ...
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C. Mo's Kids opens new doors to the outdoors
In 2013, Aaron Wood of Taylorsville serendipitously stumbled upon an organization that captured his heart. While at a Georgia Outdoor Network Outdoor Blast event, he met representatives from the Ki...
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