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Barbecue benefit raises money for veterans
Members of the American Legion Carl Boyd Post 42 and the Etowah Valley Young Marines joined forces Saturday to host a benefit for veterans. The Legionnaires sold $8 barbecue plates while the EVYM s...
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Pickard brings Vietnam unit together online
Danney Pickard never did make it to Lockheed Martin. That was the plan for Pickard when he signed up for airframe repair after being drafted by the U.S. Army in 1968. “When I was growing up it seem...
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Mental illness lunch and learn on Wednesday
On Wednesday, the Rome chapter of the National Alliance of Mental Illness — an organization that hosts free mental illness programs and courses — will hold a lunch and learn event at the Cartersvil...
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Adairsville High Raiders bring home national title
The Adairsville High School JROTC Raiders on the weekend of Nov. 2 brought home a first for the school’s record books — AHS’ first-ever Raider National Championship, held at Gerald Lawhorn Boy Scou...
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Thieves steal scarecrows, carved pumpkins
Three thieves made off with Halloween decorations, scarecrows and decomposing pumpkins Wednesday night as they drove down Mercer Lane. According to the Cartersville police incident report, a woman ...
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Eggs and Issues focuses on economic development, growth
With the city of Adairsville sponsoring November’s Eggs and Issues breakfast, organizers believed economic development would be the most appropriate topic for the early morning discussion. Regional...
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Cartersville passes 'emergency' synthetic marijuana ordinance
Through an emergency move Thursday night, the Cartersville City Council adopted an ordinance declaring a ban on all synthetic cannabinoids and unregulated marijuana substitutes. The ordinance, whic...
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Cartersville schools to examine school purchase flexibility
The Cartersville Board of Education plans to look at ways to allow for more flexibility when schools are wanting to make purchases through their own budget. Superintendent Howard Hinesley said the ...
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Girl Scout Me and My BFF Party set for Friday, Nov. 15
Through the upcoming Me and My BFF — Best Friends Forever — Party, Girl Scout Troops 7920 and 79201 look to provide a fun experience for girls ages 5 to 17. “The overall purpose of the party is to ...
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Despite low numbers, Kirk pleased with elections
Despite an abysmal voter turnout, Bartow County elections supervisor Joseph Kirk felt pleased with the results of Tuesday’s election. “Overall it was very smooth,” he said. “This was the first year...
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Etowah expanding scholarship opportunities
The Etowah Scholarship Foundation has announced it is participating in a $500 fund-matching program for its donors. State Rep. Paul Battles, R-Cartersville, who serves as interim executive director...
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Unsung Heroes Banquet to honor retired educators
Bearing the theme “Remembering Our Educational Roots,” the 24th annual Unsung Heroes Banquet on Saturday will honor Bartow’s retired educators prior to and following integration. Presented by Noble...
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Train derails at Plant Bowen after delivery
After delivering a load of coal to Georgia Power Plant Bowen Tuesday night, a CSX locomotive derailed, injuring two people. CSX spokesperson Kristin Seay said those injured were transported to a lo...
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Hearings continue in Hodges Mine landfill suit
Area residents’ fight to stop a planned landfill near Hodges Mine Road continued Wednesday morning as Judge Shepherd Howell allowed a 90-day stay leading up to a December hearing. The next hearing ...
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Euharlee awaits runoff information
A runoff election is slated for the two Euharlee City Council seats at large, contested by four candidates. However, County Elections Supervisor Joseph Kirk said details regarding the runoff will b...
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