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Threats and DUI lead to firefighter’s arrest
A Bartow County Fire Department employee on Sunday night was arrested after showing up at the department to confront another firefighter. About 8:30 p.m., a BCFD firefighter at station 1 on Highway...
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Kingston council tackles housekeeping
Kingston City Council tackled a long list of housekeeping chores at its Monday night work session. John Sweitzer, president of Sweitzer Engineering in Acworth, updated the council on work at the Da...
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After 30 years, Cox closes career as DNR ranger
Patrolling the forests and waterways in Bartow County since 1989, Chip Cox will retire from his career with the Department of Natural Resources next month. “After graduating from Abraham Baldwin Co...
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St. Francis of Assisi presents Live Stations of the Cross
“Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Oh ... Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble. Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Were...
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Sly burglar swipes woman's $100 bill at Fred's
A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to Fred’s, located at 264 Nelson St., in reference to a robbery that occurred inside the store on Thursday. The deputy met with the victim who...
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Euharlee Police Department hosts Easter egg hunt
On Saturday, children filled with anticipation as Euharlee Police Chief Terry Harget counted down the last 10 seconds until 11 a.m., when the Euharlee Easter Egg Hunt, at Frankie Harris Park, offic...
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GHC to host NWGA Management Conference
At the end of April, Georgia Highlands College’s Cartersville campus will host the first Northwest Georgia Management Conference, titled “Learn and Lead — Managing People Through Change.” The event...
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State agencies release 2012 domestic violence fatality report
It reads like a nightmare — 50 pages of staggering statistics and horrifying tales of domestic violence. The Georgia Commission on Family Violence and the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violenc...
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Bartow County Cooperative Extension offers vegetable gardening seminar
With the growing season kicking off in mid-April, people can learn the ins and outs of vegetable gardening through a free seminar, courtesy of Bartow County Cooperative Extension and Bartow County ...
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Bartow SkillsUSA leaves impact at state competition
On the weekend of March 23, students from each Bartow County high school headed to the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta to compete in the annual SkillsUSA State Leadership and Ski...
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Friday water outage side effect of tornado damage
Two months after a tornado ripped the roof off the Collins Mountain water tank, the city of Adairsville on Friday experienced spotty water outages. City Manager Pat Crook said late Friday morning t...
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State DNR to host first boating safety course in Bartow County
Although the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ first Bartow County boating safety course isn’t set to take place until June, rangers are looking to fill seats early to determine the need and...
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County, city schools recognized for military support
Each year, the U.S. Department of Defense recognizes employers from across the country for their efforts to support members of National Guard and Reserve military units. Before the final winner is ...
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Pedestrian in fatal accident identified
A man struck and killed Thursday night in Cartersville has been identified. According to Cartersville Police Department Public Information Officer Capt. Mark Camp, Robert Patrick Johnson, 48, of Ca...
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Wilbanks named an 'amazing' Senior Miss
On March 2, Rene Wilbanks captured the Senior Miss title in the 2013 North Carolina Miss Amazing Pageant. As part of the Miss Amazing Pageant, the offering highlights girls and women with disabilit...
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