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Chamber receives grant for education initiative
Starting kids early with an education in microeconomics, the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce is looking to start a new initiative reaching students in local schools. Aiming to educat...
Jan 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sponsors, participants sought for Etowah Valley Humane Society's Casino Night
With its Casino Night benefit set for Feb. 4, Etowah Valley Humane Society's supporters are encouraging area residents to "place your bets for homeless pets." "It's one of our larger fundraisers," ...
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Cartersville High seniors back in the lounge
More than 70 Cartersville High School alumni spanning 15 years of graduating classes came together over the weekend for a reunion, and for many of the graduates, the Internet has put to bed the tim...
Jan 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area food service industry loses familiar faces
With the announcement of Buffets Inc. closing shop at 81 restaurants, the Cartersville Ryan's Buffet joined another local eatery closed just weeks earlier -- Greg's Tavern. The locally owned, downt...
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BARTOW BLOTTER — 1.22
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 ...
Jan 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rydal man arrested for multiple burglaries
On Thursday the Bartow County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested a Rydal man in connection to the theft of more than $50,000 worth of jewelry and valuables. Investigators ar...
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HELPING HANDS / Smither family’s recovery bolstered by community’s support
Having survived a head-on accident and an F3 tornado, the Smither family is relying on the generosity of others to rebuild their foundation. Overwhelmed by the Adairsville community's assistance, S...
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Payne an 'icon' after more than 50 years in public safety
In his dimly lit basement office, Johnny Payne reclines on a couch with a cigar clinched tightly between his teeth. At the age of 73, his command of a room would do his hero, John Wayne, proud. Aft...
Jan 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber hosts sold-out annual meeting
Recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments of the prior year, the 2012 Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting saw a sold-out crowd gather Friday at the Booth Western Art...
Jan 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow job tax credit tier changes
In an annual evaluation, Bartow County's job tax credit status shifted from tier 3 to tier 2 -- spelling good and bad news for the county. On the negative side, the four-tiered system developed and...
Jan 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tellus displays winning Small World photomicrographs
Opening today, Tellus Science Museum's newest temporary exhibit showcases the art of photomicrography. "We've never had an exhibit like this," said Tellus Curator Julian Gray. "Our exhibits have be...
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Benham highlights black community's economic contributions
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month, the Bartow History Museum featured Justice Robert Benham at its Lunch & Learn program Wednesday. A member of the Supreme Court of Geo...
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public comment closes soon for proposed Paulding reservoir
Area governments and environmental organizations disagree over the methods a bordering county is seeking to secure water for future need as time runs out for public comment. Paulding County is in t...
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DAR recognizes good citizenship
Proud parents, grandparents, teachers, counselors and principals filled the Cartersville Civic Center Tuesday to honor 20 local students who represent good citizenship. The Etowah chapter of the Na...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville High graduate raising money for pediatric cancer research
Originally from Cartersville, Rachel Chesley Thienprayoon is participating in a fundraiser called St. Baldrick's, which raises money solely for research in pediatric cancer. "Last year, my first as...
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