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Kingston's general fund $24,000 in the red
After several months of waiting for overdue audits, the Kingston City Council learned Monday that the city’s general fund was $24,373 in the hole. With Mayor Ron Casey absent, Mayor Pro-Tem Louise ...
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Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival takes center stage Saturday
Based on the number of inquiries, representatives of the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority and Main Street Program are expecting a large turnout for the first Cartersville Bluegrass & Fol...
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Forum sees civil discussion over District 14 issues
Out of the possible five candidates who could appear at Monday night’s political forum for state Senate District 14, only Republicans Matt Laughridge and Dwight Pullen and Democrat Christopher Nesm...
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Victim identified in fatal accident
The name has been released for the victim of a fatal, single-vehicle accident that occurred around 2:45 p.m. Sunday in Bartow County. According to the Georgia State Patrol, Kenneth Eugene Ozier, 32...
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Silver lining: Firefighter finds success in service, song
Payton Silvers sings. A lot. The Bartow County Fire Department sergeant — and former mayor of Kingston — is booked almost nightly in what has quickly become his second calling in life — singing and...
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Dance to benefit Orphan Aid Liberia
Bartow County resident Hayley Benefield of the organization Orphan Aid Liberia is again hoping to raise money for the cause through the upcoming “Dance for Their Chance” event to be held later this...
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Local groups hit the road for autism
Autism in Bartow on Saturday teamed up with around 35 members of local law enforcement to present Ride for Autism — a motorcycle ride with the intent of raising funds to benefit the non-profit orga...
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Three candidates vie for Emerson City Council seats
Three candidates are running for two at-large seats on the Emerson City Council this year. Incumbents Ed Brush and Brenda Tidwell are running to keep their positions while Donnie Bagwell is challen...
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CMC prepares to open new patient floor, other improvements
Although construction continues on the hospital’s entrance, Cartersville Medical Center is nearing the opening date for its new orthopedic floor and is already enjoying the benefits of other renova...
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CMC prepares to open new patient floor, other improvements
Although construction continues on the hospital’s entrance, Cartersville Medical Center is nearing the opening date for its new orthopedic floor and is already enjoying the benefits of other renova...
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KSU celebrates Founders Week
During Kennesaw State’s Founders Week, campus officials on Wednesday broke ground on a $4.4 million renovation and expansion project that will provide a makeover for the historic Horace W. Sturgis ...
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Local wealth managers again win Five Star Awards
Every October Atlanta Magazine releases a list of wealth managers, among other professionals, who have met a high standard in servicing their clients. For 2013, Bartow County is home to three such ...
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Burglaries abound in Bartow on Thursday
About 11 a.m. Thursday, a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to a Manning Mill Way address in reference to a burglary in progress, according to an incident report. Upon arrival, t...
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Taylorsville 68-year-old reunites with birth mother
Separated for more than six decades, Marty Morris was delighted to celebrate her first birthday with her birth mother at age 68. In June, the Taylorsville resident obtained her original birth certi...
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Heavy Metal in Motion returns Oct. 19
Striving to engage children of all ages, Tellus Science Museum will present its fourth annual Heavy Metal in Motion event Oct. 19. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the offering will display various vehicles...
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