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Motorhome fire closes interstate
Saturday afternoon at 3:17 a motorhome traveling northbound on Interstate 75 north of exit 290 caught fire closing all three lanes for an hour and a half. According to the Bartow County Fire Depart...
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Wheelchair bound man falls into lake
A man in a wheelchair fell into Lake Allatoona at Red Top Mountain's Park Marina Saturday afternoon around 3:35. He was reportedly attending a family reunion. According to an eyewitness who spoke w...
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New Frontier hosts 5th annual Teen Summit
On Saturday, New Frontier of Bartow County Inc. hosted its fifth annual Teen Summit at the Georgia Highlands College's Cartersville campus with the theme "Good Is Not Enough." According to Dwayne W...
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BARTOW BIO — Chamber exec. serves business through passion for community
For Joe Frank Harris Jr., president and CEO of the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce, business is conducted in a jovial manner, all are greeted with a smile and a handshake, and home i...
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Strut Your Pup show to benefit Humane Society
On Saturday, dog lovers can be entertained while giving back to their furry friends at the U.S. Disc Dog World Finals. Along with watching teams from across the globe compete at Dellinger Park, spe...
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Kirk addresses election ballots, polling
Although the Nov. 8 election will be simple for most of the county, voters in Emerson and White may experience a bit of confusion. Bartow County Elections Supervisor Joseph Kirk said residents in t...
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Systems' tobacco policy violations enforced, but 'not an issue'
The Bartow County Board of Education on Monday approved the first reading of a new "24/7" no-tobacco-use policy that prohibits any tobacco use on school grounds after school hours. "Student-wise it...
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Study commission eyes strategic plan for science, technology industry
A delegation of state legislators, government officials and industry leaders converged on Tellus Science Museum on Wednesday morning in the most recent public outreach forum gathering insight and o...
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Homeless by Choice speaker talks to area students
Roy Juarez Jr., 31, is living his dream by being homeless. On Wednesday, voices of students in the Cartersville Middle School gym fell silent as Juarez, now a college graduate of Hardin-Simmons Uni...
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Run for the Donut 5K raises dough for honor guard, charity
Did you hear the one about the cop chasing the doughnut? On Nov. 5, law enforcement members from around the county will be doing just that during the Bartow County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard's Ru...
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Adairsville City Council discusses water system maintenance
Several items discussed at Adairsville's work session Tuesday night dealt with necessary upgrades, repairs and maintenance of various water system components. The first items stem from a paving con...
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'Extremities' to open Oct. 21 at The Legion Theatre
Describing the script for "Extremities" as "moving" and "powerful," Barry King is pleased to bring playwright William Mastrosimone's thriller to the Cartersville stage this month. As the director f...
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Woman arrested after causing damage with flashlight, potato
Bartow County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to a domestic dispute Sunday evening after a woman threw a potato and began bashing the house with a flashlight. The deputy was called to the Woo...
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Kingston hires two part-time police officers, bringing force to 3
Kingston will see its police force swell in size with the addition of two part-time officers approved at Monday's city council meeting. Currently staffed solely by Interim Police Chief Billy Picket...
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