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American Elm takes root at IMU Douglas St. UMC
In honor of Georgia's Arbor Day, which was celebrated on Feb. 17, organizations and businesses recently rallied around Iglesia Metodista Unida Douglas Street United Methodist Church, helping the pl...
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Three sentenced in FBI fraud investigation
Rufus Paul Harris, 43, originally of Adairsville, Benjamin Stanley, 48, of Kennesaw, and Darryl Horton, 50, of Okemos, Mich., were sentenced Thursday by United States District Judge Timothy C. Batt...
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Fluellen remembered for contributions to community
Three days after his passing, those close to the Rev. Charles Fluellen are remembering his life as one of compassion, service and devotion to his Lord and family. A resident of Cartersville, Fluell...
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Students, educators receive recognition for achievements
High school seniors from across the county were honored Monday by members of the civic and business community for academic achievements. Five students and their teachers were recognized by the Cart...
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Emerson OKs resolution on LakePoint tourism application
LakePoint received backing Monday from the Emerson City Council in its application for designation under the Georgia Tourism Development Act. Effective July 1, 2011, the act provides for a program ...
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February highlights importance of pet sterilization
With February being National Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, Bryan Canty -- director for the Etowah Valley Humane Society -- is urging area pet owners to help curb Bartow's ongoing problem of animal o...
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Businesses gather for Home and Garden Show
Around 70 businesses gathered together Saturday at the Cartersville Clarence Brown Conference Center for the 2012 Northwest Georgia Home and Garden Show. The event -- hosted by Rome Radio Partners,...
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Kingston begins budget analysis for future adoption
As March approaches and the city of Kingston has not yet adopted a final operating budget for the new year, the mayor and council are holding public meetings to offer ideas on how to solve financia...
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Friendship Table brings warm food to many
Just like the Friendship Table's warm food and generous volunteers, Clifford Landrum has become a fixture at the First Presbyterian Church of Cartersville's weekly offering. In addition to dining w...
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BARTOW BLOTTER — 2.26
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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Woodland graduate excels on stage in New York
With determination and effort, 2007 Woodland High School Graduate Damian Lemar Hudson is now taking the stage in New York under the direction of an award winning playwright. Hudson left Bartow Coun...
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BARTOW BIO — After 20 years, Campbell rests his case as district attorney
Joseph Campbell leaves an impression -- on judge, jury, witness and press. His imposing manner and no-nonsense demeanor make him a force inside the courtroom -- and out. Before Campbell began his b...
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Bartow's Budget: Rising gas prices may raise Bartow transit fees
* Editor's Note: This is part of an ongoing series that will look at Bartow County's budget by department. Traveling through Bartow County is not always simple with hectic traffic. To help ease the...
Feb 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Improper insulation disposal initiates HAZMAT incident
A company's improper disposal of polyurethane foam insulation products Thursday evening led to an hours-long hazardous materials situation on Northpoint Parkway in Acworth. The two chemicals used i...
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Cartersville mail processing center slated for closure
With no financial relief in sight, the U.S. Postal Service is pushing ahead with planned cuts to more than 260 mail processing centers around the nation, part of a billion-dollar cost-cutting effor...
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