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Man demands money at gunpoint
A woman looking for a friend’s residence received a very different welcome Monday night at a Cartersville residence. While attempting to locate an old friend on Akin Road about 9:30 p.m., the woman...
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Organizers still seeking volunteers, desserts, coats
On Saturday, Dec. 15, community members are invited to the Cartersville Civic Center for the annual Toyo Tire Community Christmas Luncheon for a free holiday meal, live entertainment and a warm coa...
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Cartersville Medical Center named to Top Small Hospitals list
In its December issue, Georgia Trend ranked Cartersville Medical Center fifth on the state’s Top Small Hospitals list. Coffee Regional Medical Center in Douglas was first, followed by Fannin Region...
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Adairsville PD checkpoint nets nine arrests
Adairsville Police Department established highway safety checkpoints Saturday around the city after several entering auto reports in the areas of Kuhlman and Lawrence streets. The checkpoints were ...
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CFD receives 2,500 smoke alarms from Home Depot
Due to a donation from The Home Depot, more Cartersville residents will be able to receive smoke alarms this year after the Cartersville home improvement store gifted 2,500 smoke alarms to the Cart...
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Eye of the Storm: Barden at center of Cartersville gridiron action
Two wins. That’s all Frank Barden and the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes need to bring home the second state championship of Barden’s reign as head coach. The 50-year-old father of two landed in Ca...
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Report shows Ga. spending less on students
A recent report by the Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution shows Georgia is on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of money spent per pupil on student assessments. The ...
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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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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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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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