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Thousands celebrate July 4 Bartow style
More than 5,000 people, some wearing jackets due to unusually cool temperatures, gathered to watch the 2014 Fourth of July parade — presented by WBHF radio and the Optimist Club and sponsored by Me...
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City speed table ordinance now active
Starting July 1, Cartersville communities can now apply to have a speed table installed on a public, residential street if they believe too many drivers are speeding down the road. Public Works Dir...
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The Owens Brothers Patriotic Music Show set for Saturday
In honor of Independence Day, The Owens Brothers Patriotic Music Show will be presented Saturday at 8 p.m. Also featuring singer/songwriter Michael C. Smith, the concert will be performed at The Le...
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Men sought in car break-in
The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help in identifying two men wanted in connection with a car break-in June 28. Photos of the two men were posted on social media outlet...
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Darlene Bagley memorial ride scheduled for July 12
For the fifth year in a row, Bartow County motorcyclists will have the opportunity to fight cancer by taking part in a ride dedicated to the memory of Darlene Bagley. Organized by her husband, Budd...
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D-Day celebration in Normandy stirs patriotism in GHC students
On June 2, six Georgia Highlands College students and two professors set out on a journey to Europe to celebrate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, but they had no idea they were embarking on a “once i...
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Euharlee council takes back bridge
The Euharlee City Council began its meeting Tuesday by giving away its famed covered bridge. Or a model of it anyway. In June, Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor approved a quit claim deed tra...
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Pair arrested after gas station robbery
A juvenile and a 17-year-old were arrested Monday night after they robbed a gas station and ran from police. The two suspects allegedly robbed Mack’s Marathon on Tennessee Street at approximately 9...
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Grant funds ADA, drug prosecutor positions
After being denied last year, the Cherokee Judicial Circuit Office of the District Attorney received this spring funds through the state for additional positions with the department. The grant is a...
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Cartersville council approves emergency water, sewer rate ordinance
Cartersville water and sewer rate increases scheduled to take effect July 1 are now officially part of their respective ordinances, as approved by the city council Tuesday night. Finance Director T...
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Voting underway for People's Choice Awards
For Swheat Market Deli Owner Kari Hodge, receiving the best restaurant accolade from last year’s People’s Choice contest was a humbling experience. Established in 2005 by the Cartersville-Bartow Co...
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Local GED graduate sees new doors open
For the approximately 60 students participating in the Chattahoochee Technical College Adult Education Recognition Ceremony, this was a celebration they missed out on in high school. The graduates ...
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Motorcyclist fleeing BCSO deputy killed in crash
A motorcyclist believed to have evaded a checkpoint a week prior was killed Saturday night while fleeing from a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy. At approximately 10:02 p.m. a deputy was runni...
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Rowell says goodbye to Bartow economic development
After spending 10 years working to further Bartow County’s economic development goals, former Existing Industry Director Rachel Rowell bowed out this month to take another position in Polk County. ...
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Barr, Loudermilk tussle in District 11 runoff
With early voting starting Monday, voters will be able to have their say in who will represent Georgia’s District 11 in the U.S. House. Republicans Bob Barr and Barry Loudermilk are the two candida...
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