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DNR urges safety as outdoor enthusiasts spring into action
With temperatures in the 70s this weekend, many outdoor enthusiasts are getting the itch for spring recreational pursuits. In hopes of keeping Bartow County residents and guests safe, Georgia Depar...
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Young Marines receive state proclamation
The Georgia House of Representatives recently issued a resolution recognizing the efforts of the Etowah Valley Young Marines, the local chapter of the Young Marines. Last month, cadets were invited...
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Visitors help celebrate state's Native American heritage
Visitors at the Etowah Indian Mounds celebrated Georgia’s Native American heritage on Saturday, learning firsthand how the natives used blowguns and the chunky stone to help build survival skills. ...
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Three arrested after deputy finds mail, pry bar in vehicle
Three people were arrested in connection with mailbox destruction after a routine traffic stop on Saturday, when a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was patrolling the area of Highway 41 at Bak...
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Rape, homicide by vehicle cases among expected trials
When criminal jury trials begin Monday in Bartow County Superior Court, 14 cases are at the top of those expected to be tried. Seven cases, including a rape trial, top those expected to be heard th...
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Pi Day celebrated with Math Fest
At the Bartow County Learning Center on Thursday, local elementary school students celebrated the calendar date known as Pi Day by engaging in the annual math competition known as Math Fest, held a...
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Leadership Bartow sees inside local government
From the firing range to superior court, Leadership Bartow participants got an up-close look into the workings of local government Wednesday. Visiting the 1903 Gold Dome Courthouse and the Frank Mo...
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Child struck by car in Cartersville
Early Friday evening, a child was injured after being struck by a vehicle. According to Cartersville Police Department Capt. Mark Camp, the accident occurred in the vicinity of Martin Luther King D...
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CMC offers colorectal cancer awareness event at The Hope Center Saturday
To spread awareness about colorectal cancer prevention, Cartersville Medical Center will present the Prevent Cancer Super Colon exhibit Saturday. Ongoing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the outreach event ...
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Adairsville receives praise for cooperation in tornado relief
After regular business was conducted at Thursday’s Adairsville City Council meeting, the city received praise for its efforts and cooperation with volunteers in the cleanup and relief work followin...
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Capitol eyeing gun laws
As the Georgia General Assembly nears the end of its session on March 28, Georgia lawmakers continue to debate proposed changes to the state gun laws, ranging from allowing guns in otherwise gun-fr...
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The following information — names
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
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Taylor approves 2 measures in short session
In a called meeting Wednesday, Commissioner Steve Taylor made brief work of a short agenda. Taylor approved a measure to grant a small piece of property to the Georgia Department of Transportation ...
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Deadlines set for citizens' police academies
Those on the north end of the county wishing for an inside look at law enforcement will have their chance this spring. Adairsville Police Department will bring back the Citizens’ Police Academy for...
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Easter egg hunts to attract thousands
Drawing thousands of children each year between them, West Ridge Church’s Cartersville Egg Drop and Priscilla Mays’ Easter egg hunt have become springtime staples for many Bartow families. Billed a...
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