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Fireworks spark safety concerns ahead of holiday
For Bartow County Fire Marshal Bryan Cox, fireworks safety is a personal topic. After performing a site inspection on a temporary facility in the parking lot of Wal-Mart, Cox talks about an inciden...
Jun 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Independence Day celebrations kick off Saturday
From concerts to a parade to firework displays, Independence Day offers a bevy of entertainment opportunities for area celebrants. “With the Fourth [of July] kind of falling in mid-week on the Thur...
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Chatt Tech program keeps on truckin’
Students in the Commercial Truck Driving program at Chattahoochee Technical College’s North Metro Campus ended their seven-and-a-half week training on Wednesday by taking part in the school’s truck...
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Under construction: Industry building continues across county
Work continues on two industrial projects in Bartow County with completion dates scheduled for later this year. On Cartersville’s west end, Eco-Energy Holdings is constructing an ethanol distributi...
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Angling more accessible through Fishing Tackle Loaner Program
Through the Fishing Tackle Loaner Program, Red Top Mountain State Park is continuing to provide complimentary loaner poles and equipped tackle boxes for anglers. The Cartersville park joined the in...
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Starr-Matthews offers I-9 workshop Wednesday
A requirement of all employers, regardless of size, the I-9 form is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to verify an employee’s eligibility to work. With changes ushered in las...
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Emerson signs agreement with Red Top CID
The agreement between the city of Emerson and the Red Top Community Improvement District became official Monday night. Approved during the city council’s regular meeting, the cooperation agreement ...
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One flown out after tractor-trailer crash
A single-vehicle crash sent one to the hospital Monday about 3 p.m. Bartow County Fire Department Capt. Bruce King said a tractor-trailer left the roadway on Ga. Highway 293 at Old River Road, stri...
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Owens supports fellow musicians with Cartersville Songwriters Exchange
With the Cartersville Songwriters Exchange, Randy Owens has provided a networking outlet to help foster the songwriting skills of fellow musicians. Founded by the Cartersville resident in 2010, the...
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Cartersville-Bartow Community Foundation, Chamber hosting writing workshop series
The Cartersville-Bartow Community Foundation is partnering with the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber of Commerce to offer a series of free workshops — Writing Family Stories — for writers of all skill l...
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Drug, DUI cases top court calendar
When Bartow County Superior Court convenes Monday, cases topping those expected to be called include a trafficking case and several involving driving under the influence. Trials will begin at 9 a.m...
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Taking Root: Community gardens provide nourishment for the hungry
For Jeff Rhodes, shepherding Heritage Baptist Church’s community garden is a rewarding experience that already is starting to bear fruit. Previously a hayfield, the 100-foot-by-40-foot area behind ...
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BGAKAC registration underway
Families with children who may be lacking the necessary resources to properly begin the upcoming school year have the opportunity to register for Bartow Give a Kid a Chance by July 20. Since 2008, ...
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Belk shoplifter pedals away
Cartersville Police Department was dispatched to Belk about 6:17 p.m. Friday in reference to a shoplifting incident that had just occurred. According to the incident report, the complainant said sh...
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BCFD captains attend CSX training in Colorado
More than two years after a train derailed near the former Cloverleaf Elementary School in Cartersville, Bartow County Fire Department still uses it as a learning experience. BCFD Division Chief of...
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