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Cartersville schools to examine school purchase flexibility
The Cartersville Board of Education plans to look at ways to allow for more flexibility when schools are wanting to make purchases through their own budget. Superintendent Howard Hinesley said the ...
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Girl Scout Me and My BFF Party set for Friday, Nov. 15
Through the upcoming Me and My BFF — Best Friends Forever — Party, Girl Scout Troops 7920 and 79201 look to provide a fun experience for girls ages 5 to 17. “The overall purpose of the party is to ...
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Despite low numbers, Kirk pleased with elections
Despite an abysmal voter turnout, Bartow County elections supervisor Joseph Kirk felt pleased with the results of Tuesday’s election. “Overall it was very smooth,” he said. “This was the first year...
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Etowah expanding scholarship opportunities
The Etowah Scholarship Foundation has announced it is participating in a $500 fund-matching program for its donors. State Rep. Paul Battles, R-Cartersville, who serves as interim executive director...
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Unsung Heroes Banquet to honor retired educators
Bearing the theme “Remembering Our Educational Roots,” the 24th annual Unsung Heroes Banquet on Saturday will honor Bartow’s retired educators prior to and following integration. Presented by Noble...
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Train derails at Plant Bowen after delivery
After delivering a load of coal to Georgia Power Plant Bowen Tuesday night, a CSX locomotive derailed, injuring two people. CSX spokesperson Kristin Seay said those injured were transported to a lo...
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Hearings continue in Hodges Mine landfill suit
Area residents’ fight to stop a planned landfill near Hodges Mine Road continued Wednesday morning as Judge Shepherd Howell allowed a 90-day stay leading up to a December hearing. The next hearing ...
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Euharlee awaits runoff information
A runoff election is slated for the two Euharlee City Council seats at large, contested by four candidates. However, County Elections Supervisor Joseph Kirk said details regarding the runoff will b...
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Thayer wins Euharlee mayoral race
Challenger Dennis Thayer defeated incumbent Kathy Foulk by seven votes to win the Euharlee mayoral race. Thayer polled 230 votes to Foulk’s 223, 50.77 percent to Foulk’s 49.23 percent. “I’m very ha...
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Adairsville Post 3 to have runoff election
For the Adairsville City Council Post 3 election, Kenneth “K.C.” Carson and Lee Castro will go into a runoff election, with the date to be released at a later time. Carson saw 143, or 37.83 percent...
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Sunday alcohol sales approved in White
Voters in White overwhelmingly approved a Sunday alcohol sales referendum. Seventy-seven percent, or 35 of the 45 voters, approved package sales while 32 voters, 71 percent, OK’d sales by the drink.
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Tonsmeire re-elected to Cartersville Post 3
Louis Tonsmeire Sr., who has served on the Cartersville Post 3 since 2002, was re-elected to the seat with 353, or 66.60 percent, of votes. He ran against Valerie Holt, who received 177, or 33.40 p...
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Abernathy to represent Post 4 in Kingston
The Kingston City Council will have a new member next year. Mike Abernathy has won the race to represent Kingston’s Post 4 on the council. Abernathy won the race with 91 votes, or 57.59 percent of ...
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Adairsville police assaulted with vehicle during drug bust
While stropping a drug transaction at Hardee’s on Princeton Boulevard, one Adairsville police officer was assaulted with a vehicle. According to an Adairsville Police Department press release, offi...
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Penson elected new Kingston mayor
Kingston will have a new mayor next year in the form of Wanda Penson. Penson, who came out with 76 votes, or 47.8 percent of the total vote, was more than 20 votes ahead of incumbent Ron Casey, who...
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