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SBDC hosting GrowSmart seminar for business owners
To help local business owners move their businesses to the next level, the Rome branch of the University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center is holding a GrowSmart seminar in Bartow Coun...
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Students learn building blocks of robotics
Elementary, middle and high school students from Bartow County now have the opportunity to put their minds together for the creative and innovative activity of LEGO Robotics. Beginning this year, 1...
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N.C. murder suspect arrested in Cartersville
Twelve years and 450 miles after the death of a North Carolina woman, a suspect is in custody. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies Tuesday assisted Raleigh, N.C., officers in executing a murder...
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Soup Kitchen Open Closet set for Saturday
Through The Soup Kitchen Open Closet, more than 100 people are expected to receive warm meals and gently-used clothing and blankets. To be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the offering will be...
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Taylor Farm Supply marks 65 years in business
Much can change in 65 years, and Taylor Farm Supply is no exception. After selling feed, eggs and even gasoline in its early years, the family-owned business has shifted toward lawnmowers and other...
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Historic Cartersville building finds new life
The Gilreath Building, one of Main Street’s oldest buildings, will soon be resurrected as a downtown entertainment venue. The circa 1879 building, for decades a hardware store, will feature live mu...
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Bluegrass & Folk Festival not dampened by rain
The unique sounds of Appalachian-influenced music filled Friendship Plaza as bluegrass-music lovers cheered for more at the first-ever Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival. Despite the drizzling ...
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BCCCA students get behind-the-wheel experience with donation
Hands-on training for students at the Bartow County College and Career Academy now includes getting their hands on the wheel. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday donated a surplus patrol veh...
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Good Neighbor shelter hosting 'Boot Kickin'' 5K
For the fourth year, Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter is holding its “Boot Kickin’ Harvest Hustle 5K Run for the Shelter.” To be held Oct. 26 at 8 a.m., all proceeds from the benefit will go toward r...
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Three candidates vying to be Kingston mayor
This year three candidates are in the running to be Kingston’s mayor. Incumbent Ron Casey is facing off against challengers Wanda Penson and Jeannette Perkins-Graves. Kingston residents will decide...
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From Wyoming to Cartersville: 'Today's West!' exhibit kicks off during Southeastern Cowboy Festival & Symposium
To help bolster its audience during the winter months, the Buffalo Bill Center’s Western art collection is traveling east. Split between a pair of concurrently running exhibitions at the High Museu...
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Fire depts, CSX partner for hazmat drill
In the drizzle of a cool morning, Bartow County and Cartersville fire departments and CSX personnel gathered in the railroad’s rail yard off Industrial Park Road. Tank cars and rail cars sit on the...
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AMS Pink Out and 5K approaching
With its move to a new location, Adairsville Middle School will hold its last Pink Out field presentation on Friday, Oct. 25, beginning at 9 a.m., at the Adairsville High School football field. How...
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Euharlee to draw thousands with festival, Ghost Walk
Through a pair of unrelated events, Euharlee will take center stage over the next two weekends. Known for retaining the oldest covered bridge in the state, the town is expected to draw thousands of...
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Ruling allows Laughridge to stay on Senate ballot
Bartow County Republican Matt Laughridge will be staying on the Senate District 14 ballot for Nov. 5. Judge Michael Malihi, an administrative law judge with the Office of State Administrative Heari...
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