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Adairsville's Great Locomotive Chase Festival picks up steam today
Kicking off today in downtown Adairsville, the 44th annual Great Locomotive Chase Festival will provide carnival rides, historic demonstrations, food and entertainment for thousands of guests this ...
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Cartersville approves engineer for Tennessee St.
The effort to replace, repair and relocate water and sewer lines under Tennessee Street is one step closer to getting under way with the selection of Prime Engineering for the project’s engineer. P...
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Cartersville drummer pursues music career
For Jonathan Jerrod Sullivan II, a childhood passion for music is turning into a full-time career. At the age of 19, the Cartersville resident is starting to make his mark in the music industry as ...
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GDOT guest reveals Hwy. 140 construction likely to begin 2017
With the addition of the Lowe’s distribution center under construction now on Ga. Highway 140 in Floyd County, traffic will soon increase on the already busy and, at times, dangerous roadway. The l...
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Attendance, test scores up at Cartersville schools
Cartersville City Board of Education curriculum chairwoman Pat Broadnax reported during Thursday’s work session school attendance is up one-tenth from this point last year at 97.6 percent. “We’ve a...
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Georgia receives $2.5 million for HIV care and prevention
To help reduce the transmission of HIV, the Georgia Department of Public Health recently was awarded $2.5 million in funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We don’t yet know ...
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Cass Middle School wins 3rd straight recycling contest
Cass Middle School’s official color may be blue, but the campus has been going green for years, bringing home another win in the Keep Bartow Beautiful school recycling contest. “Basically [Keep Bar...
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Ernest Cochran, 90, passes, leaves legacy in community, business effort
Ernest Cochran, founder of City Motors, died Wednesday at the age of 90. Cochran owned and operated the Cartersville automotive garage and dealership for 64 years. Cochran founded City Garage in 19...
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Details emerge on stabbing death of woman, 29
Elements of a Tuesday stabbing suggest the alleged perpetrator may have a violent history. During a press conference Wednesday morning, Cartersville Police Chief Tommy Culpepper said Deandre Highto...
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Commissioner opposes charter school amendment
Bartow County Commissioner Clarence Brown has announced his opposition to Constitutional Amendment 1, which calls for the establishment of state run charter schools. His opposition came in the form...
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Woman, 29, dead in stabbing
A 29-year-old female was killed Tuesday morning in a stabbing incident at 370 Old Mill Road. According to Cartersville Police Department Capt. Mark Camp, about 9:50 a.m. Deandre Davoughin Hightower...
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Wet weather leads to multiple wrecks
Monday saw numerous calls for first responders due to the weather. Cartersville Fire Department Capt. Johnny Fraiser said the calls began at roughly 7 a.m. with a seven vehicle wreck on Interstate ...
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Home Depot lends support to local Army vet
Matt Akers spent a total of 30 months in Iraq over the course of two deployments serving in the U.S. Army as a combat medic attached to a company of combat engineers in the 3rd Infantry Division. A...
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Marching bands to perform Monday
On Monday evening all four local high school marching bands will perform on the Adairsville High School football field for the second annual Bartow County Marching Exhibition. “We kind of just talk...
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Cartersville Fire Department graduates 13 firefighters
Out of more than 300 who applied last year for openings with the Cartersville Fire Department, 13 graduated Friday, joining the ranks of the city’s fire service. Held at the Clarence Brown Conferen...
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