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Ernest Cochran, 90, passes, leaves legacy in community, business effort
Ernest Cochran, founder of City Motors, died Wednesday at the age of 90. Cochran owned and operated the Cartersville automotive garage and dealership for 64 years. Cochran founded City Garage in 19...
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Details emerge on stabbing death of woman, 29
Elements of a Tuesday stabbing suggest the alleged perpetrator may have a violent history. During a press conference Wednesday morning, Cartersville Police Chief Tommy Culpepper said Deandre Highto...
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Commissioner opposes charter school amendment
Bartow County Commissioner Clarence Brown has announced his opposition to Constitutional Amendment 1, which calls for the establishment of state run charter schools. His opposition came in the form...
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Woman, 29, dead in stabbing
A 29-year-old female was killed Tuesday morning in a stabbing incident at 370 Old Mill Road. According to Cartersville Police Department Capt. Mark Camp, about 9:50 a.m. Deandre Davoughin Hightower...
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Wet weather leads to multiple wrecks
Monday saw numerous calls for first responders due to the weather. Cartersville Fire Department Capt. Johnny Fraiser said the calls began at roughly 7 a.m. with a seven vehicle wreck on Interstate ...
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Home Depot lends support to local Army vet
Matt Akers spent a total of 30 months in Iraq over the course of two deployments serving in the U.S. Army as a combat medic attached to a company of combat engineers in the 3rd Infantry Division. A...
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Marching bands to perform Monday
On Monday evening all four local high school marching bands will perform on the Adairsville High School football field for the second annual Bartow County Marching Exhibition. “We kind of just talk...
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Cartersville Fire Department graduates 13 firefighters
Out of more than 300 who applied last year for openings with the Cartersville Fire Department, 13 graduated Friday, joining the ranks of the city’s fire service. Held at the Clarence Brown Conferen...
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Attempted kidnapping and battery reported
On Friday at about 9:36 p.m., a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to 470 Old Highway 41, Adairsville, in reference to criminal attempt kidnapping, burglary and simple battery. Up...
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CMC Auxiliary celebrates 50 years
Whether they were experiencing their greatest joy or most devastating moment, thousands of people have received a helping hand from Bobbie Kincannon over the past 50 years. As a founding member of ...
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Ron Newcomb seeks growing classes, growing industries
By Mark Andrews mark.andrews@daily-tribune.com Chattahoochee Technical College President Ron Newcomb has been serving higher education in the state since the early 1980s. Leading the largest techni...
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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 a ...
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Battle of Allatoona Pass observance set for Oct. 6, 7
For Etowah Valley Historical Society member Guy Parmenter, the Allatoona Pass Battlefield’s compact nature provides visitors a rare glimpse into the warfare that unfolded on Oct. 5, 1864. “You get ...
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State, federal legislators connect with local government
State and federal legislators, and candidates running for office, gathered at Cartersville City Hall Friday morning for a Hometown Connection meeting sponsored by Cartersville and the Georgia Munic...
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Burn ban lifts Monday
The annual burn ban imposed on 54 Georgia counties will officially lift Monday, but a continuing drought may lead to unsafe conditions for outdoor burning. Officials remind residents of affected co...
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