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Fire hydrant testing schedule for May 31, June 1 and 2
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 use...
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Bartow Blotter - 5-29
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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BARTOW BIO — Georgia Museums Inc.'s venues see tremendous growth under Hopkins' leadership
As the executive director for Georgia Museums Inc. and the Booth Western Art Museum, Seth Hopkins has spearheaded numerous projects to fruition. Along with the Bartow History Museum moving into its...
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Student takes steps toward lifetime goals
Cartersville High School senior Michael Alexander on Friday, May 20, joined his long-time friends during the school's graduation ceremonies. Although all seniors had been working toward the goal of...
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Preservation highlights Cartersville's rich architectural heritage
While the Craftsman-style home was designed to complement other structures along Etowah Drive, it took the spotlight on May 5, winning an award from the Cartersville Historic Preservation Commissio...
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U.S. Marshals searching for Adairsville native
A nationwide manhunt is underway for a man involved in security fraud. Rufus Paul Harris, 43, a native of Bartow County, was convicted last week in U.S. District Court in Atlanta for security fraud...
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Search on for missing woman
An Adairsville man who last saw his wife Thursday morning has filed a missing person report. According to a Bartow County deputy's report, Barbara Mocik was last seen at 7 a.m. when her husband lef...
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Boating safety encouraged during water activities
As Memorial Day kicks off the unofficial start of summer activities, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks people to put safety ahead of fun, especially where boating is involved. "We welcome visit...
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Bartow Blotter 5.27
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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Memorial Day observances set for Monday
For Ken Temples, commander of the American Legion's Carl Boyd Post 42, Memorial Day is an opportunity to pay tribute to the departed veterans of Bartow County. Through observances, like those that ...
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Police investigating robbery at convenience store
Cartersville police are searching for a suspect in connection with a robbery that occurred Thursday morning at Get-N-Fly Food Mart on West Ave. Chief Thomas Culpepper said authorities are searching...
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Kingston investigating alleged gang activity
One week into summer vacation and with the teens of Kingston unoccupied, city officials are worried gang activity could be on the rise. "When a bunch of kids get together, something is bound to tak...
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Bartow Blotter 5.26
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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Bartow County Animal Control to offer service to Kingston
The city of Kingston's problem with stray dogs and other animals could soon be a thing of the past. On Wednesday, Commissioner Clarence Brown signed an agreement with the city of Kingston for anima...
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Woman falls victim to 'good Samaritan'
A woman who was recently released from the hospital had her prescription stolen by a man who offered her a ride home. A Bartow County deputy responded to Maple Ridge Apartments Tuesday afternoon in...
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