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Investigation continues into Plant Bowen explosion, injuries revised down
Georgia Power officials are investigating the cause of an explosion at Bartow County’s Plant Bowen Thursday, which tore metal panels from the plant, but left only three with minor injuries. Initial...
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Flint Knappers festival begins April 25
From April 25-28, Gatewood Park on Lake Allatoona will host the 14th Annual North Georgia Flint Knappers and Primitive Arts Festival. “This is a primitive arts festival and it’s kind of like an art...
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Development authority approves Burnt Hickory extension project
Preliminary engineering work will begin soon following Thursday’s approval by the Cartersville Development Authority to proceed with the Burnt Hickory Road extension in partnership with Bartow Coun...
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Cartersville City Council hears 2012 audit
The Cartersville City Council got good news and bad from last year’s audit. In his 133-page report, independent accountant Lloyd Williamson reported an increase in ready cash despite losing more th...
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Explosion rocks Plant Bowen; minor injuries reported
Georgia Power’s flagship coal plant in Euharlee was the scene Thursday of an explosion that was heard and felt for miles across much of Bartow County. Homes and businesses in Euharlee and Taylorsvi...
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Project updates given over Eggs & Issues
Along with coffee and a Southern breakfast served up by Chef Lee at the Adairsville Inn, the monthly Eggs & Issues meeting of the Adairsville chamber gave guests an update Thursday on current Barto...
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Former chief magistrate candidate arrested for threats against judge
An alleged threat to commit a “crime of violence” against a Cobb County judge landed a Rydal man behind bars Wednesday. Paul Nally, 67, who ran for chief magistrate in 2012, sent an email the morni...
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Explosion reported at Plant Bowen
An explosion at Georgia Power Plant Bowen rocked Euharlee Thursday just before 4 p.m. as coal unit 2 was being brought down for a maintenance outage. Georgia Power is reporting that all employees a...
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Taylor OKs zoning for north Bartow business park
An expected fight over a controversial rezoning proposal in north Bartow County never materialized and was approved by County Commissioner Steve Taylor at Wednesday’s meeting. Conspicuously missing...
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Cartersville actor selected to join Reynolds in 'Hamlet and Hutch'
After being instrumental in bringing various William Shakespeare productions to the local stage, Alan J. Sanders will portray one of the playwright’s most famous characters on the big screen. The C...
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Tellus to host Lunch and Learn with astronaut
Astronaut Shane Kimbrough will make a visit to Tellus Science Museum on Monday, April 15, for a Lunch and Learn event open to the public beginning at 12:15 p.m. A graduate of West Point and the Geo...
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Barr visits Cartersville on congressional campaign
After announcing his candidacy last week, former Congressman Bob Barr made his first campaign visit to Cartersville Wednesday for his bid to return to Washington, D.C., as Congressman Phil Gingrey ...
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Preacher charged with child molestation
Months after a complaint was filed with Cartersville Police Department, officers Tuesday arrested a local minister on child molestation charges. On Dec. 15 a Cartersville officer was contacted by a...
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Alternative Spring Breakers plant seeds of service
Beginning Monday, eight Cartersville High School students opted to delay the spring break traditions of hitting the beach or sleeping late in order to volunteer their time at the Flowering Branch C...
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AIDS Walk Cartersville stresses education, prevention
Encouraging the community to “paint the town red for AIDS education,” the AIDS Alliance of Northwest Georgia is seeking participants for its annual AIDS Walk Cartersville. “We have a real focus on ...
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