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Complex ups security after armed robbery
Less than 18 hours after two armed suspects held a woman and her son at gunpoint, neighbors gathered in the driveway area of 51 Fairview St., working on vehicles while kids played catch and teens t...
Jul 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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New AMS is ‘all about community’
On Thursday, community members were able to get a sneak peek at the new Adairsville Middle School. The Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce facilitated the event, which included guided to...
Jul 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Target and Salvation Army aid students
More than two dozen Bartow County and Cartersville city students on Wednesday took to the aisles of the local Target store to enjoy back-to-school shopping at no cost. “We have about 30 kids, two c...
Jul 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taylor approves property tax hike
After three public hearings and “more telephone calls than I could count,” Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor gave his stamp of approval to a 25 percent millage rate increase. “This is approve...
Jul 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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High school athletes among 7 arrested in first 'molly' bust
In the first seizure of its kind in Bartow County, agents from the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force on Tuesday arrested five for possession of a “new” drug. DTF Commander Capt. Mark Mayton said ...
Jul 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rucker eyes DYW of Georgia title
With the Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia title in reach, Brooke Rucker is excited to represent her hometown at the next stage of the scholarship program. If she were to win Saturday, she would...
Jul 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Armed robbers demand guns, money in home invasion
A Fairview Street woman awoke to a nightmare in the first hours of Wednesday. The woman told Cartersville police she awoke about 1 a.m. to find a black male brandishing a handgun standing in her be...
Jul 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 arrested in home invasion
Authorities have arrested several suspects in connection with a July 12 home invasion. According to a press release, a Bartow County man returned to his Jordan Road home on July 12 to find his 12-y...
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow plans for CTAE
Bartow County Public Schools are expanding their Career Technical and Agricultural Education offerings this upcoming school year. Despite lapses in federal and state funding as well as other econom...
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Studios join to celebrate National Dance Day
To celebrate National Dance Day, Steps of Faith Dance Studio, Fusion Dance Company and the Cartersville School of Ballet are partnering to showcase the diverse styles of dance offered locally. Havi...
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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LakePoint paves way for growth
“Nothing worth doing comes easy,” is the attitude Earl Ehrhart takes when he assures others of the long-awaited LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center. Ehrhart and the LakePoint team celebrated...
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nonprofit reaches out in search for missing girl
A nationwide nonprofit has reached out in the case of a teenager missing from Cartersville. The Center for Search and Investigations in past days became involved in the case of Michele Wise, 15, wh...
Jul 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Discover 'lesser known jewels of Bartow' Aug. 1
With May’s Gem Tour exceeding expectations, the Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visitors Bureau will present the Lesser Known Jewels of Bartow County Tour Aug. 1. “In May we did it in celeb...
Jul 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emerson council approves LakePoint south campus plan
The Emerson City Council made quick work of the evening’s agenda. The council unanimously approved Phase 4B of the Village at Waterside, a gated, architecturally-controlled lakeside community of cu...
Jul 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thompson announces bid for state Senate
Beneath the warm July sun, friends, family and supporters gathered at the Bartow County Frank Moore Administration and Judicial Center Tuesday evening for an announcement from Bruce Thompson about ...
Jul 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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