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Bartow residents allegedly involved in moving dead body
The Pickens Progress reports the body of a 20-year-old who was moved after being found dead on Thursday, Aug. 29, has led to charges against two people and a continuing investigation by the GBI and...
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Barnsley Gardens hosts 2014 Toyota Tundra preview
Journalists and bloggers from up and down the East Coast spent two days at Barnsley Gardens this week as guests of Toyota’s East Coast Drive Camp. The Wednesday and Thursday camp served as a media ...
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Students gain insight at college fair
On Thursday morning, local high school seniors emerged upon the Clarence Brown Conference Center to speak with recruiters and representatives from nearly 100 colleges and universities as well as th...
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Grateful merchant donates vehicle to Adairsville
The city of Adairsville, and the police department in particular, received an automobile from a grateful local businessman for the assistance given to him during the Jan. 30 tornado that totally de...
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Commissioner approves Freeport tax exemptions
After reading a proclamation commemorating the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and observing a moment of silence for the victims that perished in those attacks, Bartow County Commissioner Stev...
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Harvest at Homestead interprets pioneer life
Once a spectator at Red Top Mountain State Park’s events, Keith Bailey now is helping others discover their roots as a blacksmith demonstrator. On Sept. 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Fairmo...
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County targets synthetic 'marijuana substitutes'
Coming off reports of 12 people sickened by synthetic marijuana in coastal Georgia, Bartow County on Wednesday took action to tackle the issue locally. During his regular meeting, Commissioner Stev...
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Bartow schools to see construction upgrades
While the Bartow County School System has made efforts to build new schools and expand its technology and infrastructure, structural improvements to existing facilities remain on the horizon, says ...
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Man tased twice at Efficiency Lodge
About 9:14 a.m. Tuesday, a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to the Efficiency Lodge, 5590 Highway 20, Cartersville, in reference to an attempt to locate a man who currently had ...
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LakePoint abatement extension fails in Emerson
A hung Emerson City Council failed to pass a tax abatement extension for LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center Monday night. The extension was an amendment to the existing memorandum of unders...
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New GED test launches in January
The GED is facing big changes in 2014. As sites prepare to facilitate the test, GED Testing Service and Chattahoochee Technical College are working to inform the public on what to expect through th...
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Laughridge announces state Senate campaign
Matt Laughridge, vice president of Terry Reid Kia, has thrown his hat into the state Senate District 14 ring. Laughridge joins Bruce Thompson and Dwight Pullen in the race for Barry Loudermilk’s fo...
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Adairsville council honors storm recovery volunteers
Adairsville’s mayor and city council set aside planning the city’s future to honor some heroes of the recent past at last night’s work session. Mayor Evan King recognized four volunteers from Barto...
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Arts Festival at Rose Lawn returns this weekend
Describing Rose Lawn Museum as a “marvel of architecture,” Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visitors Bureau Deputy Director Regina Wheeler believes the Rev. Samuel Porter Jones’ former resid...
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Teen threatens grandmother, flees police
A 14-year-old fled deputies Monday on Benefield Circle after threatening his grandmother with a knife. The victim said she argued with the boy about his disrespect for her and his siblings. She sai...
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