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After 23 years, Bartow County Fire Department’s first — and highest-ranking — female leaves fire service
Former Bartow County Fire Chief James Bailey recalls clearly the day Colleen Cochran took the physical agility test as part of the department’s hiring process. It was 1989. Cochran, who stands 5 fe...
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Home invasion, rape case among superior court cases
Criminal trials will begin this week in the courtrooms of Bartow County Superior Court judges Carey Nelson and David Smith. At the top of cases expected to be sounded is that of Jerry Jerome Kilgor...
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Cass sends seniors off with win
LAFAYETTE — A winless season deprived last year’s seniors of a proper sendoff, but the Cass High class of 2013 football players made sure the same fate did not await them on Friday. Instead, the Co...
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Veterans honored at local schools
As the nation prepares to honor members of the armed forces Sunday during Veterans Day, schools in Bartow County and Cartersville City on Friday showed appreciation through special programs. “The s...
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VARNELL — Among the seven senior starters on offense for Adairsville
VARNELL — Among the seven senior starters on offense for Adairsville, it is a sophomore who calls the shots. Quarterback Marcus Childers showed poise in the pocket that belied his age, completing 9...
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BCSO nabs armed robbery suspect
A suspect in a Wednesday afternoon armed robbery has been captured. According to a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office release, John Anderson Gibbs was arrested Wednesday at Cartersville Medical Center ...
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Operation Christmas Child collection week starts Monday
For local relay center coordinators Stacy Cook and Mandi Durham, Operation Christmas Child is a bonding experience for families that delivers a message of hope to youth across the globe. “I think y...
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Lung Cancer Awareness highlights dangers of radon gas
The month of November is recognized as Lung Cancer Awareness Month bringing attention to a disease claiming more than 160,000 lives each year. As the leading cause of cancer deaths in America, lung...
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Adairsville approves police software purchase
The Adairsville Police Department is set to become more efficient and potentially more effective after receiving approval to purchase mobile data terminals for its patrol vehicles. The terminals ar...
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UWG creates 'Bones'-like mock forensic crime scene
As the sun pierced through the autumn leaves in a quiet meadow behind the bustling University of West Georgia campus, the faux remains of a female “victim” rested in a staged crime scene, awaiting ...
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CSL taking orders for Poinsettia Sale
To help area residents decorate for the holiday season, the Cartersville Service League is taking orders through Nov. 14 for its Poinsettia Sale. Started in 2006, the fundraiser is among the organi...
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Suspect flees traffic stop, hides in trash can
While a Carterville police officer conducted a traffic stop the night of Nov. 5, one of the suspects fled the vehicle and was later discovered hiding in a trash can. The officer stopped a white Che...
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Voter turnout matches 2008 levels
With 36,149 ballots cast in Bartow County, the 2012 general election pulled 71.28 percent of registered active voters — a turnout rate nearly equal to that of the 2008 general election. In 2008, du...
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Final, unofficial Bartow County election results
Final election-night results from Bartow County came in late Tuesday after tabulating 16,078 absentee votes and were not included in Wednesday’s edition of The Daily Tribune News. The following are...
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Emerson leaders pleased with local election results
With the passage of a Freeport Tax Exemption referendum and Sunday sales referendum, Emerson City Council member Charles Lowry and Mayor Al Pallone see their city becoming more competitive economic...
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