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Education at forefront of Deal address
Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday announced during his State of the State address that he plans to propose $547 million in additional education spending, which will include expanding the HOPE Grant and...
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Friends contributes more than $1M through Chapters in Action
The Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites’ Chapters in Action program recently surpassed the $1 million contribution mark. According to a news release from Friends of Georgia State Parks ...
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Advocates for Children reinstates Polar Plunge Feb. 8
After a year hiatus, the Polar Plunge will return to Cartersville Feb. 8. Coordinated by Plant Bowen, Georgia Power Co., the event will benefit Advocates for Children, which serves more than 2,600 ...
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Airport authority to revise leasing rates
Leasing rates may drop at the Cartersville-Bartow County Airport in the coming months, following a study of surrounding airports. Durings its Tuesday afternoon meeting, the Cartersville-Bartow Coun...
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BHM to host winter break camp
The Bartow History Museum next month will help children learn about the history of the Olympic Games while having some fun along the way during their first “Fun Olympics” winter break camp. “To hon...
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Man arrested after kicking disabled woman in face
A man was arrested Monday night after allegedly beating his disabled girlfriend. Deputies arrived at a hotel on Carson Loop just before 11 p.m. to find a crowd of people gathered around a woman in ...
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Family seeks closure in hit-and-run death a year later
Elissa Cochran marked the one-year anniversary of her daughter’s death in the first minutes of today at the site of the hit-and-run accident. Christina Warner, 27, was struck and killed just after ...
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Bartow schools approve meetings calendar
The Bartow County Board of Education on Monday voted 4-1 to approve it’s 2014 meetings calendar, which calls for work sessions to be held prior to business meetings each third Monday of the month. ...
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After 30 years, McCann imparts perspicacity as CPD second-in-command
It’s easy to imagine Frank McCann in his days as an undercover agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration. The 30-year law enforcement veteran gives little away through his words or demeanor. T...
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Georgia universities could see tobacco ban
The University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents next month is expected to hold a preliminary committee vote on a system-wide campus tobacco ban. Dana Davis, director of college relations for Ge...
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Chamber kicks off 125th year with annual dinner
For its 125th anniversary, the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce kicked off a yearlong celebration Saturday at Tellus Science Museum in a more low-key fashion than 2013. In place of vi...
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Business Advisory Council updated on OSHA
For its first meeting of 2014, the Georgia Highlands College Business Advisory Council heard a presentation on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s top citations over the previous ye...
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Cartersville resident appointed Chinese Agape Foundation CEO
As the CEO of the Chinese Agape Foundation, Cartersville resident Mike Gifford is helping enhance the lives of underprivileged children more than 7,000 air miles across the globe. Along with assist...
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Storm damages homes and power
Saturday morning a major storm moved through parts of Bartow County leaving approximately 1,000 residents without power. The severe thunderstorm warning escalated to a tornado warning as hail, 1 in...
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Superior court convenes Monday
Staff Report Bartow County Superior Court will convene Monday in the courtrooms of Judges Scott Smith and Carey Nelson. According to a release from Cherokee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Rosem...
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