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United Way celebrates successful campaign
Giving thanks to their supporters, representatives of the United Way of Bartow County celebrated its recent fundraising campaign at the nonprofit's annual meeting Tuesday. Started in September, the...
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Emerson closes Old Alabama, Seventh Street for improvements
The city of Emerson will begin repair work on two streets within the city, with the first part of both projects calling for the removal of trees from within rights of way. Old Alabama Road is set t...
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Floyd named principal at Lowndes High
Cartersville High School principal Jay Floyd has been named as principal of Lowndes High School in Valdosta. Lowndes County Board of Education Superintendent-Elect Wes Taylor made the announcement ...
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Group schedules second meeting to address concerns about loss-share banks
Two weeks after their first meeting, a loosely organized group of concerned business owners are planning a second gathering to address concerns over the practices of loss-share banks. Meeting March...
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Emerson holds rezonings reading
In a meeting that saw little action, Emerson City Council on Monday held several first readings on rezoning requests. The city heard first readings of the applications for: 0.5 acres at 43 Gaston W...
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BCFD battles two south county structure fires
Bartow County Fire Department firefighters were busy Monday night -- two structure fires within hours of each other kept units in the southern portion of the county busy until well into the evening...
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Bartow schools' budget cut across all levels
The Bartow County Board of Education on Monday voted unanimously to approve its budget reduction plan for the 2012-2013 school year, which includes additional furloughs, the termination of more tha...
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Etowah Hills of Iron, Artifact Identification Day Saturday
Even though its villages have long since been disbanded, the town of Etowah and the Etowah Indian Mounds will take center stage Saturday at Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites' Cartersville venues...
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Rep. Gingrey speaks to area business leaders
A larger-than-usual crowd of Bartow County business leaders attended Monday's meeting of the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee to hear from guest speaker...
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Euharlee treats termites
Warmer weather and spring's approaching April showers and May flowers will bring about colorful blooms and an array of creepy-crawlies. With that in mind, the city of Euharlee wasted no time in tre...
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Rowdy's Custom Detailing finds success with social media
With unemployment in the state at 9.2 percent, layoffs and furloughs are occurrences seen all too often. Success found at rock bottom, however, is not often heard of but that didn't stop Lee Dowdy ...
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'It's all in the Timing' to open March 23 at The Legion Theatre
In The Pumphouse Players' upcoming production of "It's all in the Timing," Kip Henderson will juggle a variety of responsibilities. Along with being its playwright, he also will be directing and pe...
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Dryer fire injures two
A structure fire Sunday afternoon sent one resident to an Atlanta hospital by air transport. The home at 20 Carnes Drive in Cartersville erupted into flames after a malfunction with a dryer, accord...
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BARTOW BLOTTER — 3.11
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 ...
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LakePoint Sports development to include spiritual ministry
The proposed LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center has been touted as a game changer for Bartow County economics bringing in an estimated 3 million visitors a year but a group of community mem...
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