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Community reaches out to young readers
At White Elementary School, this Friday’s Literacy Day was not only a day to celebrate the fun of reading, but to provide an opportunity for community members to share their love of reading with st...
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Facilities department keeps county's buildings up in down economy
* Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series looking at the county’s budget by department. Steve Stewart and the 15 employees of the Bartow County Facilities Department clean, spray and shred...
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Voter registration deadline Oct. 9
In honor of September being National Voter Registration Month, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is informing eligible voters of approaching registration deadlines. To cast a ballot in the Nov....
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Bartow County continues personal property tax audits
For the fourth year, Bartow County Commissioner Clarence Brown renewed a contract with Traylor Business Services to conduct personal property tax audits on local businesses during his scheduled mee...
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Harriette L. Simmons
Harriette L. Simmons, 56, of Due West, S.C., wife of Douglas Kirk Simmons, died suddenly on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2012 at her residence. She was born in Cartersville to Eva Nell Woods Davis and the l...
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@White=[C] Vernon Donald 'Don' Skelton
@White=[C] Vernon Donald (Don) Skelton, 85, of Hampton Lane, Cartersville, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Owen Funeral Home.
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Salvation Army appeals to the public for assistance
Due to an increased need in the community, The Salvation Army’s Cartersville Corps is reaching out to the public for support. Along with financial assistance, the nonprofit also is seeking nonperis...
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Georgia Power issued bonds for $700 million project
Georgia Power will again see construction at Plant Bowen as environmental efforts continue with the addition of a “baghouse” to reduce mercury emissions at a cost of $700 million. “What we’re plann...
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GHC's Watterson speaks on growth based on need
For Georgia Highlands College Interim President Renva Watterson, recent structural improvements and additions to college curriculums are a step in the right direction for the college as well as the...
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Cartersville gives final approval for home demolition
After two years of studies, checks and historical evaluations, three homes on West Etowah Drive received their final approvals to be demolished under a Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant acquired by Car...
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Rose Marie O'Lague
Rose Marie O’Lague, 75, of Wilderness Camp Road, White, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Mrs. O’Lague was born Nov. 3, 1936, in Minneapolis, Minn., a daughter of the late Major Easthagen and D...
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Community marks second National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims
For Stephanie Chastain, National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims holds special meaning. Chastain was the motivation behind the local ceremony in 2011. “Back in April 2011, I had received a ca...
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Fall Festival to benefit Steps of Faith mission trip
To support its upcoming mission trip to Europe, Steps of Faith will present a Fall Festival Saturday at its dance studio, 65 Walnut Grove in Cartersville. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the second annual ...
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Bartow County delegates return from Japan
After more than a week in the land of the rising sun, two local representatives returned home from an economic development mission promoting Bartow County to Japanese officials. Executive Director ...
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Parents head back to school
The halls of Cartersville Kids and Co. Pre-K were filled with excitement, open ears and wide eyes Tuesday as the school introduced areas from its curriculum to a few dozen newcomers. These weren’t ...
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