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Community Foundation awards area nonprofits $21,000
The Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia recently announced recipients in its spring grant cycle, in which more than $80,000 was awarded to organizations across the region, including $21,000 f...
May 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louie's Cafe moves downtown, construction underway
For the past three years, Will and Mary Elizabeth Sprague have watched their family and business grow. Louie’s Cafe — the family’s breakfast, lunch and catering business — is named after their 3-ye...
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Suspect in White pot operation faces 45 felony counts
A Kennesaw man with a checkered past is in custody after White police say he was behind marijuana plants and stolen credit cards found at a home in the city limits. White Police Chief David King sa...
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Chasing December competes in Battle of the Bands
Describing themselves as “the definitive modern rock band,” Chasing December is the only Bartow County musical act competing in the fourth annual State Mutual Insurance Battle of the Bands. Along w...
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Child abandoned at Wal-Mart during shoplifting attempt
A 5-year-old boy was left behind in Wal-Mart Thursday afternoon when his custodian fled the store during a shoplifting attempt. When dispatched to the scene, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office depu...
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Bartow schools to vote on budget, increase meal prices
Late Friday afternoon, the Bartow County Board of Education added to its Monday, May 20, business session agenda an item regarding the approval of the Fiscal Year 2014 agenda. Calls to Superintende...
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Taylor authorizes $30 million bond issuance
When it comes to financial stability, Bartow County is in elite company, County Commissioner Steve Taylor told those attending the monthly county commission meeting Wednesday. “As many of our neigh...
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Dixie Highway Yard Sale sellers to promote wares online
As the Dixie Highway 90-Mile Yard Sale approaches, prospective sellers are encouraged to promote their wares on two online sites. “We have a new website. It is olddixiehighwayyardsale.com,” said Re...
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Cartersville council OKs spending measures
After shaking wings with Cartersville Mayor Matt Santini and members of the Cartersville City Council, “Quacky,” the super-sized mascot of the 12th annual Duck Derby, ended its tour of Bartow Count...
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Suire award to go toward charities
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Olen Suire recently received the Edward Jones Trust Company Community Service Impact Award, based on his fundraising efforts with the Bartow Education Foundation and ...
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17-year cicadas not to be seen locally
The song of countless cicadas are already beginning to pop up in the millions throughout East Coast states, but Bartow County, along with most of Georgia, will likely not see any of the swarming in...
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Alleged arsonist arrested; suspect has history of violence
A man allegedly sent over the edge by his neighbor’s grass has a history of violent behavior. Phillip Rodger Bennett, 58, is accused of torching his neighbor’s home on Boatner Avenue on Wednesday a...
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Alleged arsonist arrested; suspect has history of violence
A man allegedly sent over the edge by his neighbor’s grass has a history of violent behavior. Phillip Rodger Bennett, 58, is accused of torching his neighbor’s home on Boatner Avenue on Wednesday a...
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Woman found guilty in robbery, kidnapping case
After exonerating her sister, Joni Mae Earwood was found guilty in the robbery and kidnapping of an elderly man in June 2011. Assistant District Attorney Mickey Thacker said Wednesday that Earwood ...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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BHM exhibit highlights Cartersville resident's 1952 televised wedding
With a video of their wedding featured in the Bartow History Museum’s newest exhibit, Minor and Elizabeth Shadburn’s marriage ceremony is gaining a new set of viewers. Airing on the television prog...
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