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Officials identify pedestrian hit, killed by vehicles
A 30-year-old man hit Wednesday night during the storm has been identified as Joseph Bryan Cole of Cartersville. The crash occurred on Burnt Hickory Road near Sugar Valley around 9:20 p.m., accordi...
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Donations needed to assist storm victims
On Thursday, representatives from the United Way of Bartow County and its agencies provided relief to Pine Log residents, many of whom suffered extensive tornado damage. "What we've seen is a lot o...
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Cartersville police to participate in drug take back
Capt. J.K. Black with the Cartersville Police Department wants to be sure residents understand what's going on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.-- a prescription drug take back, no question...
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Bartow County businesses recognized this week
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Controversial employment bill nearly a done deal
Bartow County businesses last week had the opportunity to hear from agents with the Department of Homeland Security on E-Verify, the federal database service available online that will be required ...
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Tornadoes tear through county
Tornadoes that ripped through the South leaving 54 dead, including 40 in Alabama, left a trail of damage in Bartow County. A line of storms that moved through the area early Wednesday morning was j...
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Sam Jones documentary premieres at Rose Lawn Sunday
Through Ray Hughes' documentary on Rev. Samuel P. Jones, Rose Lawn Museum Director Jane Drew is hoping more people will be introduced to the late Cartersville evangelist, whose life and message ins...
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More severe weather rolling in
Bartow County residents are bracing for a second -- and potentially hazardous -- round of storms this evening. A line of storms that moved through the area early Wednesday morning was just a precur...
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Teen shot in stable condition
Daylon Gamble, 19, is reported to be in stable condition after being shot Tuesday when he allegedly entered a Cartersville residence at 46 Hannon Way, and an altercation with the residents ensued. ...
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Shooting sends one to hospital
A shooting on Hannon Way Tuesday night sent one victim to Floyd Medical Center. An 18 year-old male allegedly attempted a home invasion. Two residents, one identified as Joseph Collins, were inside...
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CPD officer retires following investigation
Cartersville Police Department Capt. J. Frankie Cline has retired his position with the agency following an internal affairs investigation. "I have decided to resign my employment with the City of ...
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Man pleads not guilty in '09 fatal shooting
Michael Thomas Morris Jr., 32, pleaded not guilty to murder during his arraignment Tuesday morning in Bartow County Superior Court. Morris is the alleged gunman in a Aug. 22, 2009, shooting at Ambe...
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Area museums to present Civil War Comes Alive! Saturday
As a Civil War re-enactor, Gary Turner is thrilled to answer questions about what it was like to be a Confederate soldier from inquisitive minds of all ages. On Saturday, the Cartersville resident ...
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Severe weather possible late
A weather system that rolled through the middle portion of the U.S. Tuesday will enter Northwest Georgia late today, bringing with it the possibility of tornadoes. Meteorologists are calling for se...
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Bartow Blotter 4.26
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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