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Jury receives home invasion case
Jury deliberations will continue this morning in Bartow County Superior Court Judge Shepherd Howell’s courtroom in the case of a July 2013 home invasion. Four people — Yvonne Irene Alexander, Austi...
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Shultz ends campaign for state superintendent
Republican candidate for state school superintendent Matt Shultz, who also serves District 3 for the Bartow County Board of Education, announced Wednesday, Feb. 19, he is ending his campaign and en...
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‘My Day’ hits close to home for Cartersville couple
With “My Day” serving as a featured song in NBC’s 2014 Winter Olympics coverage, Wayne and Janet Swett are delighted to frequently hear this familiar tune. Sung by Danielle Bradbery, winner of seas...
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Organization tops Euharlee council debates
Debates concerning Euharlee’s organization chart continued Tuesday night, with two council members expressing themselves at length. During the Euharlee City Council’s work session, Mayor Dennis Tha...
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Two injured in propane fire
Two people working on a propane heater Tuesday afternoon were injured when the gas ignited. The man and woman were connecting a propane bottle to a “campfire-type heater,” Bartow County Fire Depart...
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Library hosts work of Mission Road Students, Teague
Proud family members on Tuesday convened at the Cartersville branch of the Bartow County Library System to enjoy the library’s bi-weekly art display in the Children’s section, which currently featu...
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Adairsville council debates closing crossing
Adairsville City Council considered hiring more cops, closing railroad crossings and making four city streets one way. Police chief Robert Jones described his department as being in “dire straits,”...
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Museums tailor George Washington programs to homeschool students
In honor of Presidents Day, Georgia Museums Inc. on Friday will offer programs at Bartow History Museum and Booth Western Art Museum for homeschool students and their parents. Geared for students i...
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Man sees multiple charges at county jail
On Sunday about 9 a.m., a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was assigned to the Bartow County Jail and was informed by medical staff that James Costlow needed to be placed into the restraint ch...
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3 arrested on federal charges to appear in court
Three men arrested Saturday on federal charges will make their first court appearance today. Federal Bureau of Investigation Atlanta Field Division Special Agent Stephen Emmett said Terry Eugene Pe...
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Autopsy expected Monday in fatal officer-involved shooting
An autopsy was expected to be conducted Monday in a fatal officer-involved shooting. Christopher Roupe, 17, was shot once Friday night by a female Euharlee Police Department officer. Georgia Bureau...
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Summer Hill history program to feature Gerald Rose
Despite schools being dismissed for nearly a week due to snow and there being a current winter break, the Summer Hill Heritage Museum’s African American History Program is in full swing. Local kind...
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Evans continues economic development endeavors
Even in retirement, Ronnie Evans is no stranger to economic development. Though recently reappointed to another term on the Development Authority of Bartow County, Evans has more than 25 years of e...
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Home invasion, child molestation cases top court calendar
Almost 20 cases were listed as potential priority cases when Bartow County Superior Court convenes Monday. Cherokee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Rosemary Greene released Friday a list of crim...
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Handel continues campaign for Senate seat
Republican Karen Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, is preparing to accelerate her Senate campaign before the May 20 primary. In Bartow County, Handel had planned an event at the Cartersv...
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