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Feeding Our Future: Summer feeding program fills hearts, stomachs
Five days a week, workers and volunteers deliver 5,000 to 6,000 meals to hungry children in Bartow County via the United States Department of Agriculture’s Summer Feeding Program. With about 50 sit...
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Bartow Rodeo returns July 12-13
Paying respects to American history and tradition, the Bartow County Championship Rodeo returns to the Bartow County Saddle Club arena this week to entertain and educate while giving back to those ...
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Pumphouse Players to open 39th season with 'Arsenic and Old Lace'
For Pumphouse Players President Mike Harris, directing the community theater group’s season opener will be a reunion of sorts. Since Harris was about 20, he has worn many hats in “Arsenic and Old L...
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Troop 15 returns from trip to Philmont
Cartersville Boy Scout Troop 15, joined by members of Troop 24, recently returned from Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, N.M. For Paul Swinney, an upcoming freshman at Cartersville High School, com...
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Man robbed at gunpoint, suspect still at large
A man was robbed at gunpoint near Donn Drive Thursday evening as he walked down a trail. According to the Cartersville police incident report, the victim was on the trail at approximately 5 p.m. wh...
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Bagley to host annual motorcycle ride in memory of wife
For the past three years, Darlene Bagley oversaw efforts to raise money for fellow cancer patients, helping as she was able in the annual motorcycle ride hosted by her husband Buddy Bagley. After h...
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Red Cross recognizes pair of Bartow volunteers
Bartow County residents captured half of the four accolades at the American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia’s annual volunteer celebration. At the gathering at Grace Baptist Church in Cartersville J...
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Academy Sports set to add Cartersville store
National retailer Academy Sports + Outdoors has confirmed plans to build a new store in Cartersville expected to employ 150 people. The 72,000-square-foot sports and outdoor recreation store will l...
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Flash flood watch extended thru tonight
A flash flood watch is in effect for parts of north-central, northeast and northwest Georgia until 8 p.m. tonight. The National Weather Service updated the severe weather alert at 3:37 p.m. Thursda...
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Band to rock out for 4-H
On Saturday, Aug. 17, classic rock cover band Shakin’ Grace will perform at The Grand Theatre with all proceeds going to benefit Bartow County’s 4-H club. Playing together as a group of friends, th...
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Acworth WWII veteran honored at Fort Gordon
Spending 33 months in the U.S. Army Air Corps, Bill Cheatham downplays his service in World War II, placing credit elsewhere. “We get a lot of credit for it and we appreciate every minute of it, bu...
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Officials urge caution on lake July 4
Foul weather is being forecasted to coincide with Fourth of July festivities, but in case the expected heavy rain holds out, Georgia Department of Natural Resource officials are urging boaters to p...
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Weather threatens events planned for Independence Day
With rainy weather forecasted for Independence Day, organizers of Cartersville’s Fourth of July events are in a wait-and-see mode as they contemplate whether to cancel or reschedule public offering...
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Authorities arrest second person for concealing man's death
Arrested at his home Monday morning, Phillip Jared Martin, 33, of Kingston, was the second person taken into custody in the case of remains found in Kingston. Authorities located the remains on a f...
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Brown reflects on DYW top-10 finish
Continuing Bartow County’s success in the Distinguished Young Women program, Avian Brown became the second consecutive local representative to capture a top-10 finish at the National Finals. “When ...
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