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Burn ban lifts Monday
The annual burn ban imposed on 54 Georgia counties will officially lift Monday, but a continuing drought may lead to unsafe conditions for outdoor burning. Officials remind residents of affected co...
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October is Let's Talk month
For parents everywhere, talking about the birds and the bees and the ongoing changes with teenagers and young people can be just as difficult as those going through the changes. In an effort to hel...
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Elements of meth lab found after house fire
Bartow County Fire Department units working a structure fire off Rolling Hills Drive in Cartersville early Thursday morning found the remnants of a possible meth lab. BCFD Battalion Chief David Lev...
Sep 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrecks, training held at Martins
Fire, rescue and highway clearance teams from the metro Atlanta area to northwest Georgia gathered at the Martin family’s property for two days of training focused on clearing large, commercial veh...
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Peer Support, Wellness and Respite Center to present Recovery Rally Saturday
On Saturday, mental health advocate Cynthia Wainscott will deliver a message of hope during the Peer Support, Wellness and Respite Center’s Recovery Rally. With the National Institute of Mental Hea...
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Filing open records and BOE drama
Amidst the ongoing disputes with the Bartow County Board of Education and taxpayers present during the public participation portion of meetings for the last several months, The Daily Tribune News w...
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Hilton Garden Inn ranks again in corporate awards
Of the 550 properties in an international hotel brand, Hilton Garden Inn Cartersville ranks among the top performing and highest rated, bringing home awards from a recent ceremony for service and p...
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Quest trucking makes strides in business, employee relations
Celebrating last week as National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Cartersville-based Quest Global rolled out the red carpet for its drivers just days after discovering the company had broken into t...
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Students' faith drives events
Thousands of students across Bartow County joined with students across the nation Wednesday during the annual See You at the Pole, a student-led prayer event held before school hours near the flag ...
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Registration under way for Tranquility House golf benefit
With Christian League for Battered Women’s literature estimating “the number of women who are battered each year in the U.S. ranges from 1.8 million to 6 million,” the Bartow County nonprofit is co...
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Metal stolen from Bartow County facility
Staff Report A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was dispatched Monday afternoon to the Bartow County Solid Waste Facility at 4782 Joe Frank Harris Parkway in response to stolen metal and prope...
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Georgia Power volunteers continue lake cleanup
In the wake of Saturday’s Great Lake Allatoona Cleanup, which saw a record 4,100 volunteers comb the beaches and banks of Lake Allatoona, the herculean task of collecting trash left in remote areas...
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Superintendent: “We are Bartow County”
The Bartow County Board of Education central office boardroom was full of community members Monday, several of which were present for the public participation portion of business meeting. A number ...
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Nighttime training pushes deputies to be prepared for low-light scenarios
* Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series on training for local law enforcement. As night falls, 16 deputies and I walk in a military-style formation for almost a mile, the only sound our ...
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'We Did This Ourselves: The Community's Effort to Elect a Governor' to open Thursday
Although his gubernatorial campaign was 30 years ago, Joe Frank Harris still treasures the unwavering commitment of his hometown supporters. Along with providing financial support, Bartow residents...
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