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Chattahoochee Tech to offer free CPR classes
Chattahoochee Technical College will be providing free American Heart Association CPR training to the community at the college’s North Metro campus in Acworth the week of June 1 through June 7. The...
May 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free Art Friday: Local talent begins giveaways as way to contribute to community
For Codey Bearden, there is beauty in the everyday. Working in several mediums, including his favorite — acrylics, the 26-year-old Kingston native now hopes to give back to the community through Fr...
May 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lake agencies prepare for Memorial Day weekend
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources hosted a multi-agency media day Friday to remind the public of boating laws and safety regulations as they gear up for a busy holiday weekend. While the ...
May 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Municipalities eye propane as potential alternative fuel
On Thursday, various city of Cartersville and Bartow County municipalities gathered at Commissioner Steve Taylor’s chambers to hear a presentation from ROUSH CleanTech and Alliance AutoGas represen...
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BHM's Thursday Evening Lecture to highlight Euharlee History Museum
With its exhibits highlighting the community’s past, the Euharlee History Museum resembles an overflowing family scrapbook, providing area residents snapshots of their ancestry. “Right now we have ...
May 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Motorcyclist dies in Thursday crash
An area funeral director was killed Thursday afternoon in a single vehicle crash. Jeff Eberhart, 58, manager and funeral director for Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home in Dallas, was operating a Harley-Da...
May 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville Council gets first look at 2013-14 budget
Cartersville City Council got its first look Thursday at the $145,329,420 budget prepared for fiscal year 2014. The bad news — revenues are down and expenses are up. The good news — no property tax...
May 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dellinger Park Pool to debut Saturday
Despite the recent rainy weather, the city of Cartersville’s newly constructed Dellinger Park Pool is on tap to open Saturday. “We’re so excited to see what kind of response that we will get for it...
May 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two enter guilty pleas in 2012 armed robbery
Two men charged in connection with the armed robbery of a downtown Cartersville business entered guilty pleas Tuesday in Bartow County Superior Court. Deric Christopher Williams and Raymond “Ray” A...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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BCBOE sees ‘dismal’ FY14 tentative budget
According to the tentative proposed FY14 budget approved at Monday’s business meeting, Bartow County Schools will see a $6 million shortfall in the coming year — further reducing the system’s fund ...
May 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Private eye: Owner of Action Detective Agency named to state board
Nothing about Bart Mitcham says detective, but that works to his benefit. Coming from a military family — his father and mother met through the military in World War II and his brother was an Army ...
May 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Foundation awards area nonprofits $21,000
The Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia recently announced recipients in its spring grant cycle, in which more than $80,000 was awarded to organizations across the region, including $21,000 f...
May 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louie's Cafe moves downtown, construction underway
For the past three years, Will and Mary Elizabeth Sprague have watched their family and business grow. Louie’s Cafe — the family’s breakfast, lunch and catering business — is named after their 3-ye...
May 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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SCMS student wins shirt design contest
Brandon Gonzalez, an eighth-grade student at South Central Middle School, has won the annual county-wide T-shirt design contest for the upcoming Bartow County school bus rodeo. “We have a Bartow Co...
May 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer H.E.A.T. crackdown on DUI, speed begins
The temperatures won’t be the only thing heating up this summer. Across the state, law enforcement agencies will roll out the 10th season of 100 Days of Summer H.E.A.T. (Highway Enforcement of Aggr...
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