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Grand jury indicts sheriff's son in 2008 case
The Bartow County Grand Jury on Aug. 10 returned an indictment on the four-year-old case involving Sheriff Clark Millsap’s son. According to court documents, David Clark Millsap was indicted on two...
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220 jobs, $62M investment announced
Bartow County officials and industry representatives made official Wednesday the intention of Austrian-based voestalpine to build a new manufacturing facility in the Highland 75 industrial park, cr...
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Euharlee expands Covered Bridge Fall Festival
Although the festival is more than two months away, Euharlee has begun preparations for the Euharlee Covered Bridge Fall Festival and 5K. Scheduled for Oct. 26-28, the three-day event will see some...
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@White=[C] @Headline Helvetica:Assault victim given the 'kiss of death'
@White=[C] A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was called to the Cartersville Medical Center’s emergency room Tuesday afternoon in reference to an assault. The victim said he was sitting on his...
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Education continues for HR reps, management at GHC seminar
Area business and industry leaders stepped away from their regular roles Tuesday to fill the podium at the sixth annual Georgia Highlands College Human Resources Seminar teaching others what they h...
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County schools work to rehire employees, city fights residency
Bartow County Public Schools have been successful in the process of rehiring its riffed employees, says Executive Director of Human Resources Macy Defnall. She said, however, the rehiring rate does...
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Pettit Environmental Preserve to present Summer Evening Hike
By using audible recordings of nocturnal frogs and birds, patrons of the Pettit Environmental Preserve will tap into the sounds of the season at the venue’s Summer Evening Hike on Saturday from 6 t...
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Barge not in support of charter amendment
State School Superintendent John Barge released the following statement Tuesday about the constitutional amendment on charter schools: “I fully support the continued creation of high quality charte...
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8.15 Bartow Blotter
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
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BARTOW BLOTTER — 8.14
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
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Registration under way for The Grand's Puppet Workshop
Starting Sept. 4, students will have the opportunity to expand their imaginations as The Grand Theatre presents its second annual Puppet Workshop. The six-week program will be conducted for youth i...
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Kingston delays USDA loan decision
Any decision on Kingston accepting a $1.3 million loan and $981,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will depend on the city’s water rates. To pay back the loan, City Attorney Peter Ol...
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Emerson council greenlights addition to police fine schedule
Emerson made short order of their first meeting since adopting a millage rate in July. The city council voted Monday night to approve a resolution adding a fine to the city’s schedule for tickets w...
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Business expo draws crowd in first year
The Bartow Business and Contractors Connection teed up a beautiful day for their inaugural golf tournament and business expo Monday at the Cartersville Country Club. With moderate temperatures for ...
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Residents question school hiring, SACS response
Two residents addressed the Bartow County Board of Education Monday, one questioning the system’s process for hiring a high school teacher and baseball coach and the other requesting the board make...
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