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Cartersville council names Jones water superintendent
Cartersville City Council welcomed the new year by appointing a new water superintendent. Bob Jones, Cartersville’s assistant superintendent, replaces Jim Stafford who recently retired. “Bob has be...
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Missing man found in Bartow County
A man reported as missing out of Douglasville was found Wednesday night at a Chevron gas station on Ga. Highway 113. When the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrived on scene, the complainant...
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‘Every Child’s a Star’ auditions set for Jan. 16, 18
In its 21st offering, Advocates for Children’s “Every Child’s a Star” will continue to highlight the talents of Bartow’s youth while supporting the nonprofit’s efforts to assist in the awareness, p...
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City hall project tops Adairsville’s 2013 SPLOST
Before 2013 ended, local governments released their final numbers on how Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax dollars were used during the year. Adairsville’s only project expenditure for the yea...
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Magistrate Judge Jones passes away
Magistrate Court Judge John Paul Jones passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Jones had served in the magistrate court since 2000 and continued his work up until his death, said Chief Magistrate Court...
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Cartersville motorcyclist dies in New Year’s Day crash
A Cartersville resident was killed in a motorcycle crash Wednesday about 1:20 a.m. on Interstate 75 at mile marker 291. The motorcycle was traveling southbound on I-75 when it began to slide on its...
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‘Love of Linda’ to benefit GateKey scholarship
On Thursday, Feb. 6, local educators and community members will have the opportunity to gather at the Sam Jones Memorial United Methodist Church Family Life Center to celebrate longtime Cartersvill...
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Cartersville Medical Center welcomes first baby of 2014
Jasper Searcy Boley was born at 2:22 a.m. Wednesday, claiming the title of first baby born at Cartersville Medical Center for 2014. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 19 1/2 inches. Jasper ...
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Registration underway for The Grand’s Youth Acting Classes
Through the upcoming Youth Acting Classes, The Grand Theatre will provide aspiring actors the opportunity to focus on the ins and outs of the craft. “I believe this is the ninth year that we’ve off...
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Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign generates $53K
With The Salvation Army’s Cartersville Corps recently wrapping up its successful Red Kettle campaign, Lts. Lee and Michelle Wilson are extending thanks to the public for their ongoing support. Alon...
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Authorities target unsafe motorists for holiday
Those on area roadways this New Year’s holiday will see increased law enforcement as agencies gear up for unsafe drivers. The holiday travel period, which begins at 6 p.m. and runs until midnight W...
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Morgan DAREs students to be successful
For more than 20 years, Lt. John Morgan of the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has become a name synonymous with the D.A.R.E. program. As a D.A.R.E. officer and sheriff’s deputy, Morgan has spent mo...
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Local schools grow in 2013
In 2013, local school districts saw an expansion of facilties and programs, and leaders in the realm of education have announced their candidacy for various offices. Ranked by the newsroom of The D...
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Goodwill prepares for end-of-year donations
For many local residents, the end of the year marks the time of reflecting on the past and planning for the future, cleaning out the old and embracing the new. At Goodwill this process translates i...
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Legislators looking toward fast 2014 session
Local state legislators foresee a fast 2014 session, starting Jan. 13, so their colleagues will make it back to their home districts before the May primaries. “If there’s something that’s very easy...
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