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Local man charged in Burger King robbery
A man in custody at the Bartow County Jail for possession of gun by a convicted felon is also a suspect in a Jan. 4 Cobb County robbery. According to published reports, 18-year-old Dustin Johnson w...
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Man gets 10-year prison sentence for statutory rape
Judge Scott Smith said he appreciated an apology from a man sentenced in a statutory rape case Tuesday morning in Bartow Superior Court. Robert Andrew Golden, 34, was sentenced to 25 years, 10 to s...
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LakePoint addresses questions on complex
Is financing finalized? When will the project begin? Where do we apply? And, where is the tennis and softball? These were just a few of the questions raised during Tuesday night's town hall meeting...
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Bartow History Museum lecture to highlight Western & Atlantic Railroad's history Thursday
At a young age, Robert Jones was introduced to The Great Locomotive Chase through the book "The Stolen Train." Now, as an adult, the Civil War historian's interest still is piqued by the subject, l...
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PSC Commissioner defends vote on Ga. Power rate case
Georgia Public Service Commissioner Lauren "Bubba" McDonald Jr., made a special presentation to members of the Cartersville Lions Club Tuesday on the reasoning behind the commission's vote to appro...
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Bartow Blotter 1-26
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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Every Child is a Star contestants named
The contestants for this year's Every Child Is A Star have been named. The dress rehearsal will be held on Friday, March 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. and the performance will be on Saturday, March 26, at 7...
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Southern places in state Corn Yield Contest
Steve Southern of Cartersville recently won second place in the A Non-Irrigated division of the 2010 National Corn Growers' Association's (NCGA) Corn Yield Contest in Georgia. Southern won with Pio...
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Bank teller given counterfeit bill
Staff Report A teller at Century Bank mistakenly took a counterfeit $100 bill early Monday morning. The teller told a Cartersville police officer that she took the money but didn't notice it until ...
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Town hall meeting about LakePoint project tonight
The proposed sports complex in Emerson created quite a buzz, and now, the public will have a chance to ask questions and hear more about the development. Emerson Mayor Al Pallone and representative...
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Bartow MEBH addresses concerns regarding upcoming closure of Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital
For Cynthia Wainscott, providing treatment as early as possible to individuals with a mental illness in their home community is vital to increasing their quality of life. As a member of Bartow Coun...
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CSX closing Burnt Hickory Road at 113, Douthit Ferry
CSX will be replacing the railroad track running behind the Shaw Industries plant on West Avenue/State Route 113 all the way through Stilesboro Road. As a result, the railroad crossing located on B...
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Bartow County GED classes have new home at Chattahoochee Tech
The Chattahoochee Technical College north metro campus in Acworth opened the doors to its new General Equivalency Diploma (GED) preparation and testing facility this winter quarter. Although CTC ha...
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Man threatens to kill wife
A Cartersville man admitted to a Bartow County deputy that he did threaten to kill his wife, but said he didn't mean it. Virgil Callahan of 32 Woodland Road said he was upset with her because she w...
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Kingston rehires former employee as clerk of court
Former City Treasurer Celeste Keeter was approved for hire on a temporary basis to serve part-time as the city of Kingston clerk of court. The Kingston City Council met Monday for their regular mee...
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