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Flapjack fundraiser helps scout become Eagle
Woodland High School student Cody Cunnea served flapjacks to the community on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Applebee’s in Cartersville, to raise money for his Eagle Scout community service project. “This ev...
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Volunteer chaplains answer a higher call through work with officers, inmates
In a barren room at the Bartow County Jail, Wesley Morris folds his tall frame into a low blue chair. On the table in front of him rests the Bible. Morris sits in the small room used for attorney-i...
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Advocates for Children to celebrate 20 years of Every Child's a Star
Advocates for Children is announcing the 20th anniversary of its Every Child’s a Star fundraiser. The stars are now polishing their acts for the Friday, Feb. 15, performance at 7:30 p.m. at the Woo...
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The following information — names
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
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Major changes coming to state's automotive tax
On March 1, any vehicles purchased in Georgia, whether through a dealer or casual transaction, will be subject to a 6.5 percent title ad valorem tax. The sales tax and annual ad valorem tax payment...
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New barbershop offers traditional service
Continuing a long tradition of local barbershop services, Jonette Roberson began Cartersville Barbershop in December with partners Apryl Cole and Verna White. Local customers were again filling the...
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White approves raise for city employees
City of White employees will be getting a 5 percent raise this year, as approved by the city council during its Feb. 4 meeting. City Manager Jane Richards said the raise was built into the 2013 bud...
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County sees low animal euthanasia rate
As the Etowah Valley Humane Society prepares for its annual Casino Night this month, it also is reporting a low euthanasia rate for Bartow County. “The euthanasia rate is a Bartow County Animal Con...
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Etowah Jazz Society concert brings sounds of love to Grand Theatre
Love notes of a musical variety will fill The Grand Theatre on Thursday. Performing its third annual Valentine’s Day concert, the Etowah Jazz Society, comprised of 17 volunteer musicians, will take...
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GEMA, FEMA address disaster aid
State and federal officials Thursday said the Jan. 30 severe weather in Bartow and Gordon counties failed to fall within the guidelines for disaster assistance. In a conference call, Georgia Emerge...
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Adairsville chamber breakfast focuses on disaster, recovery
The Adairsville “Eggs and Issues” Breakfast met Thursday for the first time since January’s devastating tornado. Like the home owners surrounding them, businesses also are rebuilding and finding st...
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Love is in the air as barbershop chorus offers singing valentines
The Big Chicken Chorus is looking to increase its exposure in Bartow County this Valentine’s Day as the group takes reservations for its annual singing valentines fundraiser. Although the Marietta-...
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Cartersville approves commercial garbage truck purchase
For the second time in less than three months, the Cartersville City Council approved the purchase of a new commercial garbage truck chassis. During its Thursday night meeting, the council heard fr...
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Jail deputy arrested, fired for alleged drug use
Well, that didn’t last long. A 20-year-old Bartow County Sheriff’s Office employee of just a few months was fired this week after allegedly using drugs. Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force Commande...
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City schools to maintain tuition rate
The Cartersville City Board of Education on Thursday held its regular work session, during which it discussed the agenda for Monday’s regular business session, which included a proposal to maintain...
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