Local News »

Leadership Bartow explores impact of business, industry
Leadership Bartow strives each year to introduce local leaders to previously unknown aspects of the Bartow County community. Tackling a new subject each month, participants in the annual program st...
Oct 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Squatter flees house via carport roof
A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded Wednesday afternoon to a burglary report at 102 E. Valley Road, Rydal. A home overseer was at the unoccupied residence to check on it for his emplo...
Oct 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
School boards prep for insurance hikes
Bartow County Chief Financial Officer Todd Hooper addressed with concern Monday the continual increase in cost of employee health insurance and the impact this increase could have on the system nex...
Oct 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Toy drive sign-ups begin Oct. 25
Even though Halloween still is more than two weeks away, Bartow toy drives already have their sights set on Christmas. To help fulfill every child’s holiday wish, the local organizations will start...
Oct 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The following information — names
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
Oct 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Footprints on the Heart to raise awareness for pregnancy and infant loss
In honor of October being National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, Bartow County residents Lori Cantrell Dowdy and Khristie Massey Staines are organizing a candle lighting ceremony in Eu...
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Students share faith on the field
Cass High School’s Doug Cochran Stadium on Wednesday was packed with excited students, parents and staff — but they weren’t there to cheer for a football game. Rather, they were setting aside rival...
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
GSP recruits troopers Oct. 19
Are you a trooper? The Georgia State Patrol hopes so. The agency will host a career day and recruiting event Friday, Oct. 19, at the Clarence Brown Conference Center. Trooper Shaun Sutherland, who ...
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Commissioner approves energy excise tax
Bartow County, and any participating municipalities, will enact an excise tax on all energy used for manufacturing and mining on Jan. 1, 2013. The tax, as approved by Bartow County Commissioner Cla...
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Barge visits Allatoona Elementary for Pre-K Week
On Tuesday, State School Superintendent John Barge made a visit to the pre-K classroom of Mindy Reeves at Allatoona Elementary School in celebration of Pre-K Week. This year is the 20th anniversary...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Women’s Resource Center presents Night of Life at Tellus
To help the Bartow County Women’s Resource Center assist a growing client-base, the nonprofit is organizing its annual fundraising banquet at Tellus Science Museum on Oct. 18. Starting at 6:30 p.m....
Oct 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
With daily deadline, DTN staff produces paper focusing on people, community
We tell stories for a living — 10 people putting words and photographs together to capture a community one day at a time. In the simplest form, the role of a newspaper is to record the history of a...
Oct 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
At a glance: Cartersville academics on par with state counterparts
Cartersville City Schools released their FY 2012 academic assessment report Thursday, which shows the schools staying on par with the state in most areas, along with slight increases and drops. The...
Oct 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pecchio making strides to revitalize Kingston
Name: Charlie Pecchio Age: 65 Occupation: Business Executive and Dealmaker City of Residence: Kingston Family: My sister, Carolann, in Kingston; my son, Chip, in Atlanta and my daughter, Pamela, an...
Oct 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Downtown Cartersville invites guests to 'Sample Your City'
Cartersville foodies may notice the absence of the annual downtown food festival this fall, but in its place is a new event born from the critiques of downtown restaurants giving guests a chance to...
Oct 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story