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At a glance: highlights of Bartow's 2013 CRCT
Bartow County middle schools continued to meet and/or exceed standards this year on the Criterion Referenced Competency Tests, but Director of Secondary Curriculum Jim Gottwald said there is always...
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Habitat provides stability for two Cartersville families
Mirror images of one another, a pair of homes on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Cartersville are providing stability for first time homeowners, courtesy of Bartow Area Habitat for Humanity. After ...
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Grove reflects on trip to China
Cartersville City Manager Sam Grove returned last month from a diplomatic journey to China where he shared insights on local government at the invitation of the University of Georgia Carl Vincent I...
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Back-to-school, tax-free holiday set for Aug. 9-10
As parents, teachers and students gear up for school to resume, the state of Georgia has planned two days for a back-to-school, tax-free holiday. Qualifying purchases on Friday, Aug. 9, and Saturda...
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Kingston residents pen 'the CATCHER'
Known for their professional achievements in the advertising arena and court of law, Gary Towers and Genevieve Frazier currently are trying to make their mark in the world of literary fiction. For ...
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Georgia's Quality Rated program sees results
Three Bartow County child care facilities have been ranked as Quality Rated by the state. Donna A. Byrne’s home child care service, Dana M. Moore’s service, as well as The Sunshine House No. 131 ar...
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Car dealer closed; complaints pile up
It’s a scam no one seems to understand. Cars are sold from a small business on Joe Frank Harris Parkway but the titles never come. The car experiences mechanical problems. Just ask Miranda Smith. T...
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BCFD’s McCoy leaves ‘best job in the county’ after 24 years
Eunice McCoy gave herself perhaps the perfect birthday gift today — she retired. Celebrating her 24 years as Bartow County Fire Department administrative assistant Wednesday, McCoy said she planned...
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Residents speak out on proposed tax increase
Bartow County residents packed Commissioner Steve Taylor’s conference room Wednesday morning and evening to express their opinions — mostly negative — about a proposed 25 percent millage rate hike....
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Butterfly Bonanza to benefit Brain Tumor Foundation for Children
The second annual Jack’s Butterfly Bonanza will be held Friday, Aug. 2, and Saturday, Aug. 3, at Barnsley Gardens. The event is in memoriam of Jack Gardner, who passed away at 16 due to brain cance...
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JDA hears contract negotiations from voestalpine
Construction continues at Highland 75, despite the rain, and as walls go up on the voestalpine manufacturing facility negotiations are being resolved in the boardroom regarding final language to be...
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Man bicycles to house after being stabbed
About 10 p.m. Monday a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a Pecan Lane residence in reference to a man stabbed in the chest, according to an incident report. Upon arrival, EMS had a...
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Tomato Festival to highlight variety in farmers' produce
To further engage the community, the Cartersville Farmer’s Market will feature a Tomato Festival July 27. Spearheaded by Community Health Network, the event — also supported by Cartersville Downtow...
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BHM Lunch and Learn to highlight Taylorsville High School Wednesday
On Wednesday, Taylorsville High School will once again take center stage as the Bartow History Museum’s Lunch and Learn program delves into the former institution’s formation and contributions. Gue...
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Wild cat: Woodland's DiLorenzo enters third season
Vince DiLorenzo’s father found success on the diamond, but the Woodland High coach chose the gridiron to make a name for himself. “My dad was a major league player, so I tried to play baseball,” he...
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