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Community aids in Adairsville recovery
More than 1,000 volunteers gathered Saturday in Adairsville to help with the cleanup effort following Wednesday’s tornado. “A huge step was taken today and we need to continue on with volunteers,” ...
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Chamber develops econ. dev. plan for Atlanta Steeplechase
Guests attending this year’s Atlanta Steeplechase can expect to see more local flair than past years as the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce rolls out an initiative to increase the ev...
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Loudermilk introduces new weapons carry bill
Sen. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, introduced a bill Jan. 30 that would allow 18- to 21-year-olds to apply for a Georgia weapons carry license so long as they have had military training. The curre...
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'Dream come true': Barkley brings adoption experience to Relationship Center
An adoptive mother herself, Amy Barkley understands the issues facing those looking to adopt a child and those facing a family with adopted children. Her knowledge and experiences in the adoption p...
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Cartersville Has Heart promotes health, wellness
Reducing foot traffic isn’t the goal of many businesses in town, but for Cartersville Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Services Department, that’s the ultimate goal of their annual event — Cartersvi...
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Volunteer relief efforts expand today
Adairsville is now allowing more community volunteers to assist in the relief effort. For example, the Bartow Christian Disaster Response Team is orchestrating an effort, asking volunteers to meet ...
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March for Babies campaign kicks off
With their son born almost two months early, Callie Palmer and her husband Andrew know firsthand how March of Dimes is helping to support healthier babies through lifesaving research, community ser...
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Chatt Tech expands libraries, student centers
The library at Chattahoochee Technical College’s North Metro Campus in Acworth is undergoing changes, with a new 5,200-square-foot, $785,875, facility currently being constructed and expected to op...
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Adairsville man arrested for kidnapping
According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, deputies and investigators responded to an Adairsville residence off Highway 140 near Floyd County on Wednesday, Feb. 30, in reference to a domestic dispute. Upo...
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Shultz to serve on school board
Former Bartow County Board of Education member Matt Shultz has been the only resident to qualify for the board’s Post 3 seat. Elections Supervisor Joseph Kirk said because Shultz was the only perso...
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Relief efforts gear up in Adairsville
Organizations ranging from the United Way and the Red Cross to local churches have begun taking donations and distributing food, clothing and other goods in the opening rounds of providing Adairsvi...
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Radiothon to benefit tornado victims
Three local media outlets — WBHF 1450 AM, The Daily Tribune News and Cartersville Uncut — will once again take to the airwaves to raise money for tornado victims. From 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, the rad...
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Storm damage estimated at $75 million
Severe weather has left its mark on northwest Georgia, as damage from tornadoes touching down in Bartow and Gordon counties has been initially estimated at $75 million. The Georgia Department of In...
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Bus safety system funded by tickets
Since fall 2012, several Bartow County Public School buses have operated with an automated stop arm system to aid in student safety as children enter or exit a school bus. “During the first semeste...
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Adairsville in 'full-blown recovery mode'
The scene in Adairsville midday Thursday was one of progress. Twenty-four hours after a deadly tornado ripped through the town, crews and volunteers took the first steps on the road to recovery. Ut...
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