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Rain delays school construction
The recent influx of rain in the region has caused construction on the new Emerson Elementary School to reach a temporary standstill based on the turbidity, or sediment, in the water runoff from th...
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Taylor sets qualifying fee for March special election
During a called meeting Wednesday morning, Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor set the qualifying fee for the upcoming March 19 special election at $36. The special election will determine who ...
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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BCSO nabs armed robbery suspects
On Tuesday, at 11:04 p.m., a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to 1336 Highway 113, Carterville, in reference to an armed robbery that had just occurred. Dispatch told the deputy...
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Police join schools for crisis management; Obama unveils gun plan
The Cartersville Police Department has begun providing crisis programs to local school faculty, staff and administration. On Wednesday, the department made a visit to Excel Christian Academy. “With...
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Tax credit seminar urges employers to file notice soon
Time is running out for employers in Bartow County looking to lock in 2012 tax credit rates for job creation. A seminar held Wednesday explained much of the state’s most popular tax incentives. Amo...
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D.A.R. recognizes good citizenship
Parents, teachers and administrators on Tuesday gathered at the Cartersville Civic Center as the Daughters of the American Revolution Etowah Chapter recognized 20 local students during the annual p...
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New Safe Place sites dedicated
Northwest Georgia just became a little safer for children. Coosa Valley Credit Union on Monday dedicated six new sites to the Safe Place Program, which connects youths in need to immediate help and...
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New Safe Place sites dedicated
Northwest Georgia just became a little safer for children. Coosa Valley Credit Union on Monday dedicated six new sites to the Safe Place Program, which connects youths in need to immediate help and...
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Matthew Gambill: A sure bet in state education
With recent accolades including recognition in GeorgiaTrend’s “40 Under 40” and New Board Member of the Year from Boys & Girls Clubs’ Georgia Area Council, Matthew Gambill is making an impact in wo...
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Warm winter may present home and garden challenges
As winter temperatures reached the low 70s Saturday, the unseasonably warm weather provided not only an opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts, but it may well provide a foothold for weeds and insects...
Jan 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library's winter reading program is heating up
The Bartow County Library System is encouraging patrons to curl up with a good book for the “Between the Covers” adult winter reading program, which includes a drawing for a $100 Visa card. “Our wi...
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Serving the Underserved
For the Bartow Health Access, January is cause for celebration. Along with marking its fifth anniversary, the Cartersville nonprofit’s goal to evolve from a referral center to a primary health care...
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New Year, New Faces: Sullivan begins first full term on county school board
Never faltering in her commitment to the job, Anna Sullivan was sworn in last month to her first full term as Bartow County Board of Education Post 5 member. “When I was sworn in to the board appoi...
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Boy awaits multivisceral transplant to survive
An 11-year-old boy awaits a multivisceral transplant to survive, after complications from a past surgery. Dalton Robinson has been through a lot. In 2009, his mother died of a drug overdose and his...
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Local, national health organizations urge flu vaccination
As the effects of an early flu season become apparent, local health organizations such as Northwest Georgia Public Health are joining the Center for Disease Control in reminding the public flu shot...
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