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Dive team prepares for July 4 holiday, summer season
The water at Dive Haven is clear and a balmy 82 degrees at the surface. At 20 feet -- the deepest a try SCUBA, or a person's first dive, can go -- the water is cold with limited visibility and a bo...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Unofficial visit' highlights area, int'l law enforcement cooperation
An "unofficial visit" to the U.S. -- with a side trip to Cartersville -- still meant work for Cpl. Terrance Roopchan of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service's Criminal Gang Intelligence Unit. Roo...
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Camp shows young women a world of opportunities
No one pulled rabbits from a hat or sawed an assistant in half at MAGIC Camp last week, but young women from nearly every high school in the county were exposed to new skills and experiences in the...
Jun 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stars, Stripes and Cartersville to benefit Optimist Club's outreach projects
Through Stars, Stripes and Cartersville on July 4, area residents will have the ability to celebrate America's birthday as well as supporting the community's youth. The daylong offering, consisting...
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Blood Assurance issues appeal due to summer shortage
Blood Assurance is issuing a public appeal for O positive, O negative, A negative and B negative donations. The regional blood center donations are down due to the normal summer shortages. The Four...
Jun 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Learning Center aids with summer reading
In between swimming, sports and summer camps, about 76 Bartow County students have spent the last few weeks at the Bartow County Learning Center brushing up on reading skills in order to be on leve...
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Cartersville Century seeks cyclists for Boys & Girls Clubs benefit
With the Cartersville Century set for June 30, supporters of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County are busy organizing the nonprofit's largest single fundraiser of the year. Started in 2000, the ...
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Acworth Residence Lost in Fire
Bartow County firefighters extinguish a fire on Clark Circle in Acworth around noon Thursday. BCFD Battalion Chief Sandy Turner, foreground, said the fire began in a bathroom after an electrical ma...
Jun 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Grand's Elementary Camp presents 'It's Saturday!'
As a director for The Grand Theatre's Summer Music Theatre Camps, Craig Hurley has introduced the ins-and-outs of theater to aspiring thespians for nearly 10 years. Along with assistant director Kr...
Jun 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingston resident recognized for help with book research
Enjoying a national release this week, "American Tapestry" looks at the ancestry of First Lady Michelle Obama and traces her roots to Kingston. In her research for "American Tapestry: The Story of ...
Jun 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sheriff's candidates address issues on drugs, open communication
Hot topics soared across the stage of The Grand Theatre Tuesday night as candidates Dan Knowles and Clark Millsap politely addressed current issues of concern to Bartow citizens. Drugs and public e...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Booth's Summer Entertainment Series opens July 19
Impersonating Mark Twain for nearly five decades, Jim Dunham is delighted to continue providing the public a glimpse into the American author and humorist. Presenting about three shows annually, Du...
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Bartow schools Post 5 candidates take on law and board distractions
Bartow County Board of Education Post 5, Adairsville, candidates Anna Sullivan and Greg Bowen answered questions from the panel Tuesday at The Grand Theater ranging from the status of the Post 5 se...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate District 52 hopefuls share stage Tuesday, tout individual records
Three candidates looking to fill the newly created Senate District 52 seat faced one another Tuesday at The Grand Theatre in an evening of debates. Hayden Collins, David Doss and Chuck Hufstetler t...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Legacy of Summer Hill to spur membership
On Saturday, the Summer Hill Heritage Group's membership drive looks to highlight and strengthen the legacy of the former African-American school. "It's sort of like a reunion/homecoming but the pu...
Jun 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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