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Battles sponsors FACT Act for tax transparency
When the Georgia Legislature resumes its business following a snow-induced break, House Bill 713 will continue winding its way through committees as it heads to the floor. The bill, known as the Fu...
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Today's school closings
The following schools and school systems will be closed on Friday: • Cartersville City Schools — all students and employees other than 230- and 240-day employees; • Bartow County Schools — all stud...
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Tellus' education director receives Museum Professional award
In recognition of her contributions to Tellus Science Museum, the venue’s education director, Cantey Smith, received the Museum Professional award from the Georgia Association of Museums & Gallerie...
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Thaw slowly begins in Bartow
When snow socked metro Atlanta Tuesday, Bartow County received its fair share. Between 3 and 4 inches left motorists stranded, school systems struggling to get children safely home and roads an icy...
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Snow surprise went from ‘bad to worse’
Winter weather caught the county off-guard Tuesday morning, blanketing most of the county in several inches of snow. Snow began falling about 10 a.m. across most of the county, and Bartow County Em...
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UPDATE: Cuprowski: Situation "bad to worse"
Winter weather arrived this morning in Bartow County. Snow began falling about 10 a.m. across most of the county, and Bartow County Emergency Management Agency Director Paul Cuprowski said at 1:15 ...
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2 airlifted after GSP chase
A one-vehicle wreck on Sugar Valley Road on Monday night left two people injured. The crash occurred after a tan Honda Accord fled a Georgia State Patrol trooper when the officer attempted to stop ...
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Pallone's service as mayor a 'natural transition'
Emerson Mayor Al Pallone began serving the city in 2008 after spending seven years as a city council member from 1994 to 2001. He describes his role as a public servant as a “natural transition” fr...
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Candlelight vigil planned for deceased infant
The family of a deceased infant are planning a vigil for tonight. Journey Cowart, 1, died Tuesday night at Cartersville Medical Center. An autopsy by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Medical E...
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Kingston on campaign trail for U.S. Senate
As one of the Republicans in the race for Saxby Chambliss’ Senate seat, Rep. Jack Kingston, representing Georgia’s 1st District, has crossed the state numerous times to generate support and speak w...
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State health plan could see changes amidst backlash
It’s no secret that many state employees, including current and former educators, are upset with the new Georgia State Health Benefit Plan. On Monday, the Georgia Department of Community Health is ...
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Smart Driver Course refreshes skills, provides opportunity for insurance discount
According to a press release, effective Jan. 1, 2014, AARP introduced its new driver safety course, Smart Driver. The driver safety program provides engaging instructional programs for all drivers ...
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Senate resolution calls for constitutional convention
Senate Resolution 736 moved out of the rules committee Friday in the Georgia Legislature, putting the state a step closer to calling for a constitutional convention. The resolution has six sponsors...
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Preserving the pastBartow History Museum's Evening Lectures to highlight Noble Hill School, Black Pioneers Cemetery
Displayed inside the Noble Hill-Wheeler Memorial Center, a potbelly stove illustrates how the former two-room schoolhouse was heated in its first years of operation. Now serving as a cultural museu...
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Wibel reflects on nursing career, retires from CMC
After nearly 40 years of service, Gail Wibel — a registered nurse in Medical-Surgical Services — said goodbye to her co-workers at Cartersville Medical Center Friday. The reception honored the King...
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