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Bartow County Extension Office to offer seminars at Saturday's farmers market
Due to the public's renewed interest in gardening and food preservation, the Bartow County Extension Office will offer free seminars on the topics Saturday morning. "We've had such a surge in garde...
Aug 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Booth Western Art Museum turns 8
The American West was alive and thriving as community members invaded the Booth Western Art Museum Saturday for the museum's eighth birthday. Wagon rides under the bridge and around the block broug...
Aug 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heartworm treatment supply runs dry
As the old saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. For veterinarians and pet owners, these words ring truer today than ever before. Under normal circumstances, the damaging ef...
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Keith Sandlin: In the business of well-being
Serving in the Bartow County community for more than 25 years, Keith Sandlin oversees the daily operation of 600 employees caring for more than 100,000 patients annually. As CEO of Cartersville Med...
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Master puppeteer to lead children's workshop at The Grand
From a guitar playing camel to a talking train engine, attendees of The Grand Theatre's puppet workshop will have the opportunity to interact with Angie Alexandersen's colorful host of characters. ...
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City schools see increased enrollment
Cartersville City Schools is reporting an increase in total enrollment of 66 students over the previous year — the first time in history the city schools have begun the year with a kindergarten thr...
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Exec. committee announces TSPLOST draft project list
A 2012 vote will be had on a Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax supplementing diminished Georgia Department of Transportation funds for local road projects. Before the tax comes ...
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Man killed in Sunday I-75 crash identified
A man killed in a fiery crash on Interstate 75 at Sandtown Road Sunday has been identified as Kang Chang, 61, of Acworth, according to Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton. Guyton said that the wreck ...
Aug 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three directors provide fresh perspective for 'Plaza Suite'
Opening Aug. 26, Neil Simon's "Plaza Suite" will provide three thespians -- Al Calsetta, Mallory Grantham and Laurel Lowe -- the opportunity to direct their first Pumphouse Players' production. "Th...
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Wholesale Produce aims to please public
For Brenda Faye Cole, business is a family affair. Along with her two sons, Jimmy and Peter Casey, Cole has pursued entrepreneurial aspirations by opening Wholesale Produce Farmer's Market. Getting...
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City of Cartersville new ward voting map changes approved
The Justice Department has approved the new voting ward/district map for the city of Cartersville. Due to the numbers obtained from the 2010 U.S. Census, the majority of wards have experienced some...
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Euharlee council discusses ball field and ordinance changes
Continuing improvements to Euharlee's ball fields and changes to ordinances were the highlights of the city council's regularly scheduled work session Tuesday night. Ron Goss presented issues among...
Aug 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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JDA gets update on Highland 75
The Cartersville-Bartow County Joint Development Authority met Tuesday to hear updates including news of economic woes further impeding development at Highland 75. A 707-acre master-planned industr...
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Tellus' Mineral Symposium highlights fluorescent minerals
Fluorescent minerals -- a visual delight and a scientific wonder -- will be the topic of conversation at the Tellus Science Museum's Mineral Symposium on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. "[We are] v...
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Four-way stop goes up at U.S. 411, Ga. 140 intersection
U.S. Highway 411 runs north of Cartersville predominantly uninterrupted with the exception of a newly erected four-way stop in Rydal at the Ga. 140 intersection. Georgia Department of Transportatio...
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