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Standoff Tuesday forces evacuation
A standoff in Taylorsville during the early hours of Christmas Day ended with the suspect’s death. According to Bartow County Sheriff’s Office reports, the Winterwood Court resident had fired two s...
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BDA signs Bass Pro Shops agreement
Members of the Bartow County Development Authority approved Thursday a memorandum of understanding with Bass Pro Shops to finalize an agreement for plans to build a 100,000 square-foot store on the...
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Cooper featured in 'The Potters of Orange'
Describing his creations as functional, traditional and folk, J.R. “Ron” Cooper has been turning pottery in Canton for the past 30 years. Born in Cass Station in 1945, he was introduced to the craf...
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Suspect charged in Gordon County crash
Staff Report Brent Leighton Lynch, the suspect in a Gordon County crash that killed three Cartersville residents, has been charged, according to the Georgia State Patrol Public Information Officer ...
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Cartersville High student named a YoungArts Finalist
Ryan Brideau of Cartersville, who hails from Cartersville High School, is a National YoungArts Foundation Finalist in Voice. Chosen from approximately 10,000 applications from students in nine disc...
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Top human interest stories highlight Bartow's history, museums, personal achievements
From heritage organizations commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s Great Locomotive Chase to the arrival of the “Devil’s Knot” movie production crew, 2012 presented Bartow residents...
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Cartersville audiologist offers new technology
While Dr. Megan Johnson has practiced audiology in the Cartersville area for nearly 7 years, she just recently made the move to her own practice earlier this year. In that transition, Johnson sough...
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DOJ takes action against brothers accused of $100M tax fraud
Two local brothers are the target of a federal complaint after they allegedly bilked the U.S. Treasury of millions. The United States asked a federal court in Atlanta to bar Larry J. Heath, who ope...
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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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Man with fanny pack full of needles flees deputy
A man with a fanny pack allegedly containing dirty needles and meth was arrested Sunday night in Acworth. While responding to a call about a person looking into vehicles near Camelot Drive, a Barto...
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Holiday season brings challenges for many
As the holiday season comes to a close, many Americans are left feeling less than festive. For some, it may be a passing emotion, but for others holiday gatherings, family traditions and short wint...
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Angela James takes the helm at Flowering Branch
After serving as Flowering Branch Children’s Shelter’s interim director since August, Angela James recently took the reins of the 13-bed facility. An offering of Advocates for Children, the shelter...
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Red Cross offers first aid, CPR/AED courses in Cartersville next month
Knowing how to administer CPR or use an automated external defibrillator can mean the difference in life and death for someone in an emergency. The American Red Cross in January will offer courses ...
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Buildings, grants and academics in 2012
Bartow County and Cartersville City schools saw growth in 2012, also seeing recognition for academic endeavors that span from being honored by the Georgia Department of Education to receiving milli...
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Gun sales, carry permits skyrocket
In the aftermath of the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, gun control debate among politicians has caused sales of guns and weapons carry permits to skyrocket. Rick Hawkins, owner o...
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