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Martin Luther King Jr. observances start Jan. 20
As the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend Celebration’s candlelight service, Mike Davis will pay tribute to the life and legacy of the slain Civil Rights leader by encou...
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The mailman: Blake delivers more than a decade of service as Cartersville postmaster
Although he is one of several postmasters across the county, Greg Blake serves a majority of Bartow County’s population. Having spent more than 32 years in government service — four years in the U....
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New Year, New Faces: Taylor takes over as commissioner
Fresh from his first meeting as county commissioner, Steve Taylor sits behind his desk in an almost-empty office ready for his first one-on-one interview. Taylor, who was sworn in Dec. 31, is one o...
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Fit for LifeHealthy living is a lifestyle, not a quick-fix
As area residents try to shed pounds accrued during the holiday season, they are being encouraged to view to the path to healthy living as a marathon, not a sprint. “Change one thing at a time beca...
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Barge touts new teacher evaluation methods
School will be back in session Monday and that means changes for the new year. In 2013, State Superintendent John Barge said his goals include furthering the implementation of a new teacher evaluat...
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DTF arrests four, seizes stolen weapons, meth
Agents with the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force, an FBI Safe Streets Task Force, officers from the Cartersville Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations on Friday arrested four in...
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CHN offers Health-Y-Bartow community challenge
In advance of an aggressive growth plan, Communit-Y Health Network is launching a health challenge for all of Bartow County to be a model for future programs nationwide. This month, CHN, a Cartersv...
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The following information — names
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
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Euharlee council approves revised city charter
After more than two months of work, the Euharlee City Council approved a revised city charter during its Thursday night meeting. The revision is the city’s first since the charter was written nearl...
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Community seeking family of deceased homeless man
A photo of Larry Dewayne “Catfish” Tapp circulating on social media sites is an effort by the community to locate the late man’s family. “If you know this man or possible his family, I need to find...
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Shultz to run for school board
Former Bartow County Board of Education member Matt Shultz on Friday announced he will run for the Post 3 seat recently left vacant by Angie Cornett. “The education of our children is one of the mo...
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Booth's 'For the Love of Art Gala & Art Auction' set for Feb. 16
Even though the Booth Western Art Museum benefit is more than a month away, “For the Love of Art Gala & Art Auction” is nearing a sellout. To ensure a spot, supporters are encouraged to purchase a ...
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GeorgiaTrend names area leaders to Most Influential list
Each year, GeorgiaTrend publishes a list of the state’s 100 Most Influential Georgians. This year, three of those recognized by GeorgiaTrend have ties to Bartow County and northwest Georgia. Listed...
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The following information — names
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
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Cartersville announces citizens academy
In an effort to promote transparency and share information about how the city of Cartersville operates, the city will host the first-ever citizen’s academy. Beginning next month, residents will get...
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