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Fire burns 20 acres Sunday
Bartow County Fire Department said Sunday evening a woods fire left acreage in Kingston burned. The blaze occurred about 4:30 p.m. on Tom Jones Road. Roughly 20 acres were scorched in the fire, and...
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Campus crime rates remain low
College campuses are not necessarily known for their criminal activity, and Bartow's Chattahoochee Tech and Georgia Highlands students have little to worry about. "We haven't had anything happen he...
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Area under flash flood watch as storm moves inland
Tropical Storm Lee left the Gulf Coast drenched and raised concerns of flooding inland as it began its slow move north. Bartow County remains under a flash flood watch until Tuesday morning, accord...
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Business in Bartow: A chiropractic legacy changes hands
After 62 years of service in the chiropractic field, John Proctor, D.C., has turned over the reins of his Cartersville practice and officially retired -- again. As the saying goes, "third time's a ...
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Pumphouse Players diversifies offerings with 'A Bit of British Comedy'
To raise money for The Pumphouse Players' offerings at The Legion Theatre, "A Bit of British Comedy" will be presented Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. "We're going to be doing some sketches from, sha...
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The following information -- names
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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Paige Miller comes home to help community
The efforts of Bartow County native Paige Miller can be seen throughout the community, particularly in the funding of a student's academic future. Serving as executive director at the Etowah Schola...
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Container gardening provides year-round color for homeowners
Even though September's forecast features highs in the 70s and 80s, months of soaring temperatures and minimal rainfall have taken a toll on Bartow homeowners' once vibrant flower beds. According t...
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Goodwill career center helps community in need
With uncertainty surrounding global economic conditions and unemployment remaining high, Goodwill of North Georgia has opened a career center inside their Cartersville store. Opening last month, th...
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Woman injured in domestic dispute
Around 10 p.m. Friday, the Bartow County Sheriff's Office was contacted by a daughter in Acworth, who, according to the incident report, observed an argument between her mother and the mother's boy...
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TIA public meeting set in Cartersville
The Transportation Investment Act of 2010 (TIA) constrained draft investment list was approved unanimously by the Northwest Georgia Regional Roundtable Executive Committee Aug. 11. The five-member ...
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Pioneer Days fill weekend
Despite the hot weather, Cartersville residents and visitors alike gathered for Pioneer Days at Sam Smith Park on Saturday. The four-day festival featured a variety of family-oriented activities, i...
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Intersection of U.S. 41, Country Club Drive set for improvements
For those negotiating the intersection of Country Club Drive and U.S. 41, travel is going to become easier. Cartersville City Council approved two items Thursday dealing with improvements to that j...
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Lake levels affect Labor Day activities
All campgrounds operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are booked solid through the Labor Day weekend and all signs point to a busy holiday, but due to dry weather and low lake levels, some a...
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Tellus' fireball camera detects Martian meteor
On Monday morning, Tellus Science Museum documented its first meteor hailing from the vicinity of Mars. Captured at 3:58 a.m., the fireball is the brightest and most noteworthy object Tellus has de...
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