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Three candidates running for Kingston council
Three candidates are in the race for Kingston’s Post 4 seat. Incumbent Edward Miklas is facing challengers Michael C. Abernathy and Vivian Shaw. However, only Abernathy and Miklas responded to The ...
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Halloween events planned in Adairsville, Emerson
Even though the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority has discontinued its annual trick-or-treating event, hundreds of children still are expected to converge on a pair of Bartow County downt...
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LakePoint continues site work, welcomes new partners
The LakePoint Sporting Community is on the move, as are a few million cubic yards of dirt. Those driving down U.S. Highway 41 or Ga. Highway 293 have an opportunity to see the extent of the work go...
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'Bad Seed' opens tonight
“It’s a really fun play that takes people back to the 1950s, and it is very creepy but it has some amusing parts to it,” said Meghann Humphreys, director of “Bad Seed.” “... It kind of makes me thi...
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Victim in Joe Frank Harris Parkway accident identified
The man stuck and killed on Joe Frank Harris Parkway near Grassdale Road Wednesday night has been identified. Jack Errol Smalley, according to the Cartersville police incident report, was crossing ...
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Brandie Freeman is Bartow County's Teacher of the Year
The Bartow County Education Foundation on Thursday held its annual Teacher of the Year banquet at the Bartow County College and Career Academy. Each of the 20 county schools named their own teacher...
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SBDC hosting GrowSmart seminar for business owners
To help local business owners move their businesses to the next level, the Rome branch of the University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center is holding a GrowSmart seminar in Bartow Coun...
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Students learn building blocks of robotics
Elementary, middle and high school students from Bartow County now have the opportunity to put their minds together for the creative and innovative activity of LEGO Robotics. Beginning this year, 1...
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Soup Kitchen Open Closet set for Saturday
Through The Soup Kitchen Open Closet, more than 100 people are expected to receive warm meals and gently-used clothing and blankets. To be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the offering will be...
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Taylor Farm Supply marks 65 years in business
Much can change in 65 years, and Taylor Farm Supply is no exception. After selling feed, eggs and even gasoline in its early years, the family-owned business has shifted toward lawnmowers and other...
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Historic Cartersville building finds new life
The Gilreath Building, one of Main Street’s oldest buildings, will soon be resurrected as a downtown entertainment venue. The circa 1879 building, for decades a hardware store, will feature live mu...
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Bluegrass & Folk Festival not dampened by rain
The unique sounds of Appalachian-influenced music filled Friendship Plaza as bluegrass-music lovers cheered for more at the first-ever Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival. Despite the drizzling ...
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BCCCA students get behind-the-wheel experience with donation
Hands-on training for students at the Bartow County College and Career Academy now includes getting their hands on the wheel. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday donated a surplus patrol veh...
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Good Neighbor shelter hosting 'Boot Kickin'' 5K
For the fourth year, Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter is holding its “Boot Kickin’ Harvest Hustle 5K Run for the Shelter.” To be held Oct. 26 at 8 a.m., all proceeds from the benefit will go toward r...
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Three candidates vying to be Kingston mayor
This year three candidates are in the running to be Kingston’s mayor. Incumbent Ron Casey is facing off against challengers Wanda Penson and Jeannette Perkins-Graves. Kingston residents will decide...
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