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Report reveals details on shooting incident involving BCSO deputy
Details have been released regarding a shooting incident involving a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy on April 4. According to the incident report, the deputy was dispatched to 79 Linwood Road...
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JDA makes move to improve marketing campaign
Prospective industrial sites and properties in Bartow may get a marketing makeover in coming months with a proposal selected Tuesday for further consideration. The Cartersville-Bartow County Joint ...
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Bartow County Fire Department adds rescue boat to fleet
With the Etowah River and Lake Allatoona under its jurisdiction, the Bartow County Fire Department last week added a third boat to its rescue fleet. The flat-bottom, Rescue 1 Connector craft uses a...
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Fire department warns against getting too close to scenes, driving over hoses
Not driving over a fire hose may seem like a common sense rule, but the Bartow County Fire Department says they have had problems with this type of violation in the past, with their most recent enc...
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Cliff Martin family wins top award at 50th B.C. Farm Family Banquet
In recognition of their contributions to Bartow County's agriculture industry, the Cliff Martin family was named the 2011 Farm Family on Tuesday at the 50th Bartow County Farm Family Banquet. Held ...
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Adairsville declares April 'Heart of the Chase Month'
At the end of Adairsville City Council's Tuesday work session, Mayor Pro Tem Buddy Bagley signed a proclamation declaring April to be "Heart of the Chase Month." The proclamation is one way the cit...
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Fatal accident still under investigation
The Cartersville Police Department has released a report detailing the March 21 fatal motor vehicle accident resulting in the death of Doc Stovall, Booth Western Art Museum's entertainment and spon...
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Advocates for Children, community hold candlelight vigil
Advocates for Children members and visitors met on the steps of the Frank Moore Administration and Judicial Center Monday night, gathering for Advocate's newest event, called a Light of Hope ceremo...
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Bio-fuels company announces plan for Cartersville facility
New industry will come to Cartersville's west side in the form of bio-fuels, bringing with it capitol investment and jobs. The Tennessee-based Eco-Energy Holdings announced Monday their plans to ex...
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Emerson council hears storm drain report
Emerson City Council met Monday night to hear the annual report on the city's storm sewers. Todd Heath delivered the report and described the problems facing Emerson's storm water system, which car...
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Great Locomotive Chase highlighted in free CD audio tour, brochures
As Georgia prepares to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War's Great Locomotive Chase on Thursday, the state has produced a CD audio tour and brochure that will help bring to life the ...
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Experience Etowah mounds by torchlight
With hundreds of torches and luminaries dotting the landscape of the former Mississippian culture village, patrons will feel like they are walking back in time at the Etowah Indian Mounds Historic ...
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Bartow commemorates 150th anniversary of the Civil War
For the Etowah Valley Historical Society and other heritage organizations, the 150th anniversary of the Civil War will provide residents and tourists a "fresh look" at Bartow's history. While this ...
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Last minute tax tips from experts
The deadline for filing taxes and making any payments to the federal government is a little more than a week away, Tuesday, April 17. Local Certified Public Accountant Gary Fox and H&R Block have p...
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Colleen Knight doesn't go by the book
The Bartow County Library System's Colleen Knight, among other roles, is responsible for making sure the system's adult programs run smoothly. Whether one is interested in attending an informative ...
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