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Bartow Christian Disaster Recovery assists final homeowner
More than eight months after the EF-3 tornado tore through Adairsville, Bartow Christian Disaster Recovery wrapped up its efforts of helping displaced residents return home. On Monday, the voluntee...
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@White=[C] Local high school marching bands have the beat
@White=[C] As local football teams hit the field on Friday night, so do more than 400 high school band members across Bartow County. With each school regularly participating in competitions and loc...
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Advocates marks 30 years in operation
On Tuesday, Advocates for Children will celebrate its 30th anniversary by extending thanks to its steadfast supporters. “It’s remarkable,” Advocates President and CEO Patty Eagar said, referring to...
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Eggs and Issues learns about the Heart of the Chase
October’s Eggs and Issues breakfast celebrated the Great Locomotive Chase Thursday morning with guest speaker Joe Head. Head, a local historian of the 1862 rail chase involving Union raiders and Th...
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Fleeing man hides in kudzu patch
A traffic stop Wednesday night ended with the suspect hiding in a patch of kudzu behind a Family Dollar. A Cartersville police officer tried to initiate a traffic stop on a white Saturn Ion for all...
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Leake Mounds Interpretive Trail unveiled
With 90 percent of the project complete, a dedication ceremony was conducted for the Leake Mounds Interpretive Trail Thursday. Held near the intersection of Highway 113 and the Etowah River, the ga...
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Woodland Middle School students write to veterans
This semester, Woodland Middle School Language Arts teacher Cindy Schwartz had her students reach out to veterans by writing letters through the Wounded Warrior Project, which aims to raise awarene...
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Cartersville council approves zoning changes
Cartersville City Council approved a rezoning application from Consolidated Holdings, Inc. of Madison, Ga., to change the zoning from office commercial (OC) to general commercial (GC) for nearly 34...
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Local schools celebrate Pre-K Week
Sept. 30 to Oct. 4 is Pre-K Week and across the state, political, community and business leaders are celebrating Georgia’s pre-K program and its 20th anniversary. “The research is pretty clear as f...
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Bond resolution approved for Burnt Hickory connector
Bartow County is one step closer to connecting Burnt Hickory Road to U.S. Highway 411. The Cartersville Development Authority authorized a bond resolution totalling $5.484 million to finance the co...
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Stolen vehicle breaks down, hallucinating man arrested
A man who may have been hallucinating was arrested Tuesday morning when a stolen vehicle he was driving broke down. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office report, two men were driving down...
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Great Locomotive Chase Festival celebrates 45 years
In its 45th year, the Great Locomotive Chase Festival will transform Adairsville’s downtown square into a large-scale community reunion. Presented by the city of Adairsville, the event will be held...
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Battle of Allatoona Pass commemoration Oct. 5-6
With many of its original trenchworks intact, the Allatoona Pass Battlefield still bears reminders of one of the Civil War’s bloodiest conflicts. Through this weekend’s Battle of Allatoona Pass Rem...
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Heritage Baptist Church to offer ESL training workshop
In its continued effort to serve the community, Heritage Baptist Church will offer an English as a Second Language training workshop this month. After volunteers receive this instruction, the Carte...
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Moore a friend to educators and industry
For Wayne Moore, helping assist with the economic development of Bartow County as the current chair for the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce while also serving teachers and students a...
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