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Duck Derby expected to raise $75K
Even though Advocates for Children still is counting the proceeds from its Duck Derby related events, the nonprofit's officials are expecting its largest benefit of the year to generate at least $7...
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Cartersville city hydrant testing continues this week
The Cartersville Fire Department will be partnering with the Cartersville Water Department over the next several weeks as the fire hydrant testing process begins for 2011. Since hydrants do not get...
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Pettit Environmental Preserve presents fourth annual Family Festival Saturday
With the 70-acre forest and lake ecosystem primarily accessed by appointment only, Saturday's fourth annual Family Festival will provide the public a free glimpse into The Margaret & Luke Pettit En...
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Former Adairsville mayor Doyal Penson passes away
Doyal Penson left his position as Adairsville mayor less than four years ago after overseeing a period of heavy growth for city. He passed away Sunday at the age of 75. Penson served as mayor for t...
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FEMA: Use disaster assistance grants wisely
Disaster survivors who receive state and federal assistance payments are advised by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to be cautious, use funds wisely and only for their intended purpose. Mis...
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Truck driver arrested after striking motorist
A truck driver from Albany was arrested Sunday evening after a confrontation with a motorist. According to the Cartersville police report, an officer met with the victim who said he was attempting ...
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Adairsville bank, store set to close by end of summer
After years of service to the Adairsville community, two local businesses will be closing their doors by the end of the summer with one already closed. S&H Supermarket, locally owned and operated f...
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National Police week continues honoring law enforcement officers
A need to give back to the community When Walter Harrell was a little boy, a police officer put him on a motorcycle and gave him a helmet -- that was all it took for Harrell to decide he wanted to ...
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Law enforcers fly blue ribbons in honor of National Police Week
This week the nation celebrates National Police Week. President John F. Kennedy signed a law in 1962 that designates May 15 as Peace Officer's Memorial Day in honor of officers who have been killed...
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Online registration free for Dixie Highway 90- Mile Yard Sale vendors
For those wanting to sell their wares along the Dixie Highway 90-Mile Yard Sale, the process of promoting their varied treasures has become more streamlined. This year, the registration fee has bee...
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Cartersville Middle to see additional facility
Cartersville Middle School is expected to see a 7,000-square-foot multi-use facility by fall 2012. The school board this week approved the $1.9 bid of Womack, Lewis, & Smith of Cartersville to cons...
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Adairsville High principal headed to Gainesville
Adairsville High School Principal Stan Lewis will be leaving the school this year to return to Hall County in Gainesville to reside as principal of Johnson High School. "I have thoroughly enjoyed m...
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Ducks on the River

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Family of three prepares to move into Habitat home
In a few weeks, Becky Frasier's dream of having a home will become a reality, courtesy of the Bartow Area Habitat for Humanity. Located on Courrant Street in Cartersville, the 1,350-square-foot, th...
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European Adventure: On Sacred Ground
From Easter to Israel, a trip designed to explore Europe quickly turned into so much more. Itineraries changed and destinations were added landing us on another continent exploring lands only read ...
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