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Etowah Road Race to benefit Cartersville family's adoption journey
As the Fourth of July nears, Jon England is encouraging area runners to partake in the second annual Etowah Road Race. A fun, informal offering for those wanting to forgo the hectic nature of the A...
Jun 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mulch pile combusts
A massive mulch pile began burning Tuesday about 2:45 p.m. in Cartersville after building up heat. According to Bartow County Fire Department Capt. Darrell Abernathy, the 75-by-75-foot pile off Smi...
Jun 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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One shot after confrontation
One person was airlifted and later transported to an Atlanta hospital after being shot at least twice Tuesday afternoon. According to a news release from the Cartersville Police Department, the sho...
Jun 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Lewis receives state recognition for efforts in preservation
Recognized for his dedication to the revitalization of downtown Cartersville, John Lewis recently was awarded a coveted state title. Lewis, a developer and retired lawyer, has spent more than 20 ye...
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AIDS Alliance promotes National HIV Testing Day
Even though an individual is infected with HIV every 9.5 minutes in the United States, one in five is unaware of their positive status. In light of these statistics and in honor of Wednesday's Nati...
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CMC celebrates Sandlin's 35th anniversary
Among healthcare professionals, leadership and stability are revered traits. Cartersville Medical Center CEO Keith Sandlin has displayed both in his 35 years with the Hospital Corporation of Americ...
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Dive team prepares for July 4 holiday, summer season
The water at Dive Haven is clear and a balmy 82 degrees at the surface. At 20 feet -- the deepest a try SCUBA, or a person's first dive, can go -- the water is cold with limited visibility and a bo...
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'Unofficial visit' highlights area, int'l law enforcement cooperation
An "unofficial visit" to the U.S. -- with a side trip to Cartersville -- still meant work for Cpl. Terrance Roopchan of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service's Criminal Gang Intelligence Unit. Roo...
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Camp shows young women a world of opportunities
No one pulled rabbits from a hat or sawed an assistant in half at MAGIC Camp last week, but young women from nearly every high school in the county were exposed to new skills and experiences in the...
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Stars, Stripes and Cartersville to benefit Optimist Club's outreach projects
Through Stars, Stripes and Cartersville on July 4, area residents will have the ability to celebrate America's birthday as well as supporting the community's youth. The daylong offering, consisting...
Jun 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blood Assurance issues appeal due to summer shortage
Blood Assurance is issuing a public appeal for O positive, O negative, A negative and B negative donations. The regional blood center donations are down due to the normal summer shortages. The Four...
Jun 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Learning Center aids with summer reading
In between swimming, sports and summer camps, about 76 Bartow County students have spent the last few weeks at the Bartow County Learning Center brushing up on reading skills in order to be on leve...
Jun 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville Century seeks cyclists for Boys & Girls Clubs benefit
With the Cartersville Century set for June 30, supporters of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County are busy organizing the nonprofit's largest single fundraiser of the year. Started in 2000, the ...
Jun 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acworth Residence Lost in Fire
Bartow County firefighters extinguish a fire on Clark Circle in Acworth around noon Thursday. BCFD Battalion Chief Sandy Turner, foreground, said the fire began in a bathroom after an electrical ma...
Jun 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Grand's Elementary Camp presents 'It's Saturday!'
As a director for The Grand Theatre's Summer Music Theatre Camps, Craig Hurley has introduced the ins-and-outs of theater to aspiring thespians for nearly 10 years. Along with assistant director Kr...
Jun 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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