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Bartow Co. Resource Directory available online
In their mission to support the nonprofit community, Bartow Collaborative Inc. — in partnership with the United Way of Bartow County — has released the Bartow County Resource Directory 2013-2014. P...
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Duo: Men robbed us at gunpoint
Beware your co-worker’s spouse. One pair found themselves robbed after one’s colleague’s husband pulled a gun and demanded money. Cartersville police responded to Akron Street just before midnight ...
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USPS: 'behind-the-scenes' changes set for White, Rydal
Distribution changes within the United States Postal Service will result in the consolidation of operational procedures for two Bartow County post offices, but will not affect retail post office lo...
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Insurance requirements to affect substitute teachers
Cartersville City Schools Superintendent Howard Hinesley reported during Monday’s business session that the federal Affordable Care Act will drastically change how the system hires substitute teach...
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Strickland finds fulfilling career at CPRD
With the summer swimming season underway, Kristin Strickland’s job is a continuous adventure. As the aquatics coordinator for Cartersville Parks and Recreation Department, the Euharlee resident is ...
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Cartersville hosts 95th annual BPW Club state conference
Women of influence from across the state made their way to Cartersville this weekend to attend the 95th annual state conference of the Georgia Federation of Business & Professional Women’s Clubs. C...
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Great American Cleanup efforts net 126,480 pounds of discarded items
For Jonathan Good, spearheading an Adopt-A-Road effort is an ideal way to help his neighborhood and community. Forming about a month ago, the group collects litter along a 1.7-mile stretch of Bells...
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Young inventors take on challenges at camp
Last week, the Georgia Highlands College Cartersville campus proved it was not only a learning environment conducive to college students, but to first through sixth graders as well during the secon...
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Man enters guilty plea in case of wife's death
A man facing murder charges after a reported suicide pact left his wife dead entered this week a plea on a lesser count. William Franklin Crabbs on Tuesday pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter ...
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Public comment open on DNR creation of law enforcement division
A move that would transition personnel into a new law enforcement division in the coming years will go before Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials this month. Under the proposed change...
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One charged in connection with missing man found dead
The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a local man in connection with remains found last week in Kingston that are believed to belong to a missing man. Jason Daniel Poston, 30, of Cartersv...
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Pettit Preserve to offer Critter Carnival & Hike on June 15
From the Youth Fishing & Outdoor Camp June 7 to the Critter Carnival & Hike June 15, the Pettit Environmental Preserve is continuing to provide enriching experiences for the community. “The overall...
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Back to business: NorthSide Bank reopens after tornado
When the Jan. 30 tornado tore through northwest Georgia, more than 400 structures in Adairsville were damaged or destroyed. Among them was NorthSide Bank’s home office, which after more than four m...
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Educators honored at retirement luncheon
More than 55 retirees were recognized Thursday at the Bartow County Learning Center during this year’s Bartow County School System retirement celebration. Among those recognized were Evelyn Willis,...
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Adairsville Chamber hears BCCCA update
The Bartow County College and Career Academy will open its doors this fall as the county’s latest avenue for education and development, but the process to ready the academy for opening was advanced...
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