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Winners announced in school recycling contest
While every school vies for the top spot, organizers of the annual school recycling contest would argue everyone comes out a winner when new generations learn about recycling. With more than 422,00...
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State, county mark two-year anniversary of 2011 tornadoes
With portions of Adairsville still recovering from a Jan. 30 tornado, reminders linger in areas across the county and the South of tornadoes that tore through the region two years ago. On April 27-...
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National Day of Prayer to emphasize unity Thursday
With the ceremony’s focus on unity, Bartow’s National Day of Prayer program is expected to draw more than 1,000 worshippers on Thursday. Crossing generational, denominational and racial lines, the ...
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Cartersville High a Best High School
U.S. News & World Report this week released its list of Best High Schools in the nation, with Cartersville High School receiving a silver award. With awards on gold, silver and bronze levels, the r...
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State, county mark two-year anniversary of 2011 tornadoes
With portions of Adairsville still recovering from a Jan. 30 tornado, reminders linger in areas across the county and the South of tornadoes that tore through the region two years ago. On April 27-...
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Cartersville Lions Club cancels May 22 barbecue
A lack of manpower and the closing of Slope’s BBQ has resulted in the cancellation of this year’s Cartersville Lions Club barbecue. With the event spanning more than 50 years, the tasty gathering h...
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Nonprofits see benefits of corporate partnerships
Corporate citizenship has left its mark on area nonprofits with recent efforts aimed at benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County and Advocates for Children among others. For Advocates, a...
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Students receive key to the future
On Thursday, proud parents, teachers and administrators gathered at the Cartersville High School auditorium for the Cartersville Schools Foundation’s annual GateKey signing. The GateKey program, es...
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'Location and extrication:' CFD schools crews on safety, survival
“Firefighter down. Firefighter down. I repeat, firefighter down. ... I can’t find my partner.” In the plumes of smoke lingering Thursday morning outside the Cartersville-Bartow County Joint Trainin...
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GSP charges motorcyclist after chase, crash
A high-speed pursuit out of Cobb County ended Wednesday when the motorcycle authorities were chasing crashed. According to the Georgia State Patrol, troopers attempted a traffic stop at Barrett Par...
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Loudermilk enters congressional race, wins convention straw poll
Following his candidacy announcement Saturday at the 11th Congressional District Republican Party Convention, State Sen. Barry Loudermilk took the top spot in a straw poll for the U.S. House seat w...
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EVHS' Hoggs for Dogs benefit departs Saturday
With its Hoggs for Dogs benefit set for Saturday, the Etowah Valley Humane Society is wagering that motorcycles and poker will be a winning combination. At 11 a.m., the eighth annual event will dep...
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CTC offering more core this summer
Chattahoochee Technical College is encouraging students attending four-year colleges in Georgia to take advantage of the more than 40 core classes offered at CTC. “There are many benefits to making...
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Red Top park seeks sustainable vision
Red Top Mountain State Park Manager Daniel Hill made it clear to a community meeting Tuesday — one of more than 60 statewide that may decide how Red Top and the state parks system operates — if the...
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Driver gets away in high-speed chase
After leading police through a car chase, a driver early Wednesday escaped on foot in Floyd County. The pursuit began shortly before 4 a.m. on Sugar Valley Road when a Bartow County Sheriff’s Offic...
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