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Bartow Blotter 5-18
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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Carterville Fire Department’s ‘Give Burns the Boot’ drive this week
The Cartersville and Bartow County fire departments will be having their yearly Give Burns the Boot drive Thursday through Saturday. They will be taking donations from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday...
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Kitchen fire destroys Acworth home
The American Red Cross is assisting an Acworth family whose home was destroyed in a Tuesday afternoon fire. According to firefighters on the scene, Krystle Cechura was cooking in the kitchen where ...
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Euharlee plans for holidays
Even though the holiday season is still many months away, Euharlee has entered the planning stage for fall and Christmas activities. The council will vote at their next meeting on allowing the haun...
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Health department issues food inspection report
The following food service inspections were issued by the Bartow County Health Department from May 8 to 14: * Allatoona Elementary School, 4150 New Hope Road in Acworth, inspected May 10, 96/A; * B...
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Adairsville approves rezoning 180 acres
In a short session Tuesday evening, Adairsville City Council made short order of the four-item agenda. The council voted to approve the rezoning of roughly 180 acres at the intersection of Intersta...
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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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