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Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign generates $53K
With The Salvation Army’s Cartersville Corps recently wrapping up its successful Red Kettle campaign, Lts. Lee and Michelle Wilson are extending thanks to the public for their ongoing support. Alon...
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Authorities target unsafe motorists for holiday
Those on area roadways this New Year’s holiday will see increased law enforcement as agencies gear up for unsafe drivers. The holiday travel period, which begins at 6 p.m. and runs until midnight W...
Dec 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Morgan DAREs students to be successful
For more than 20 years, Lt. John Morgan of the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has become a name synonymous with the D.A.R.E. program. As a D.A.R.E. officer and sheriff’s deputy, Morgan has spent mo...
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Local schools grow in 2013
In 2013, local school districts saw an expansion of facilties and programs, and leaders in the realm of education have announced their candidacy for various offices. Ranked by the newsroom of The D...
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Goodwill prepares for end-of-year donations
For many local residents, the end of the year marks the time of reflecting on the past and planning for the future, cleaning out the old and embracing the new. At Goodwill this process translates i...
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Legislators looking toward fast 2014 session
Local state legislators foresee a fast 2014 session, starting Jan. 13, so their colleagues will make it back to their home districts before the May primaries. “If there’s something that’s very easy...
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Vietnam veteran posthumously honored
Although it happened more than a year ago, Janel Harrison still appreciates the plaque her son’s comrades gave her in his memory. Staff Sgt. Larry Harrison, serving in B Company, 3rd Battalion, 187...
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Thousands of dollars stolen in forgery incident
According to a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report, a complainant advised police her purse was stolen from a friend’s vehicle while parked at the recreation area located on Bartow Beach ...
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Home, business owners may see insurance increase with ISO changes
Although portions of the ISO’s Public Protection Classification (PPC) restructuring took effect in July, home and business owners in 2014 may feel the effects of the revisions in the form of higher...
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Firearm found in front of post office
A firearm with a broken handle was found in front of the Fire Tower Road post office Thursday afternoon. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report, the complainant said she ca...
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Chamber to celebrate 125 years at annual dinner
When 2014 arrives, the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 125th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the annual chamber dinner, to be held on Jan. 11, will have a rough...
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The King to visit Cartersville's Grand Theatre Jan. 4
In a celebration of the life of the King, professional Elvis Presley tribute artist Elvis Preston will perform at The Grand Theatre, along with comedian Deborah Delk, on Jan 4. According to a press...
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Tellus presents Super Science Saturday
Tellus Science Museum will kick off its 2014 lecture series on Super Science Saturday, held on Jan. 4, with guest Brian Switek, who will sign copies of his new book “My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the...
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Economic growth theme of top business stories
The year 2013 saw business in Bartow County bounce back, as construction projects, expansions and new openings dominated headlines. Ranked by the newsroom of The Daily Tribune News, the following s...
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Ex-LAPA manager indicted
The former general manager of the Lake Allatoona Preservation Authority has been charged with nine counts involving misuse of funds. A Cobb County grand jury on Dec. 12 indicted Ron Papaleoni on tw...
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