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Shingles vaccine now available at BCHD
The Bartow County Health Department is now offering a vaccine against herpes zoster, better known as shingles. Shingles is a disease related to chickenpox, according to a BCHD release. It is a pain...
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DTF arrests man wanted by other agencies
A traffic stop Tuesday afternoon ended with the arrest of a man wanted from Florida to Georgia. The Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force K-9 deputy stopped a vehicle on Interstate 75 around 2 p.m. f...
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Internship program aims to employ students
This school year, eight students from the Bartow County School System will have the opportunity to get workplace experience through an internship program at Cartersville Medical Center. A collabora...
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Woman escapes fire by window
A woman escaped a residential fire Monday afternoon by knocking out her bedroom window. Angie Hillhouse said she was asleep when a fire broke out in her home. Scanner traffic reported the call abou...
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Laney helps craft solutions to childhood hunger
Teacher, coach, artist and volunteer — these are just a few of the roles taken by Adairsville’s Jayme Laney. Gearing up for the annual Empty Bowls fundraising event, to be held Sunday, Sept. 29, La...
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Labor Day weekend kicks off fall festival season
With Labor Day weekend signaling the start of the fall festival season, many of Bartow’s parks, downtown squares and historic sites will be transformed over the next few months. For annual festival...
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BCSO seeks volunteers for Search and Recovery Team
Two incidents since May prompted the resurrection of the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Search and Recovery Team. “Years ago they used to have a search and rescue team,” Lt. Robert Moultrie said. “...
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Officials address school safety following DeKalb shooting
The shootings and victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School were still in the minds and hearts of Georgia parents Tuesday when a 20-year-old male exchanged gunfire with officers at Ronald E. McNair D...
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Family home burns twice in one week
A Bartow County Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to 64 Tarpon Trail, Cartersville, in response to a house fire on Friday night. An inspector notified the homeowner last week, stating he believed the...
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Bands, Bikes and Bikinis supports serious cause
At Harley Davidson of Cartersville they believe the best way to gather a crowd on a hot August Saturday is to combine live music, Harley Davidson motorcycles, cold beer and a bikini contest. The se...
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Rally to highlight National Recovery Month
To help recognize National Recovery Month, the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network will present a Recovery Rally Sept. 7. Conducted from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the event will be held in the Olin Tat...
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Authorities arrest five for drugs, guns
Agents with the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force FBI Safe Streets Task Force, Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, Dunwoody Police Department, Georgia State Patrol and U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task For...
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Unit 1 online at Plant Bowen
Plant Bowen now has a third generator operating with the repair of Unit 1. The unit was damaged along with Unit 2 in an explosion April 4. As reported in the May 3 edition of The Daily Tribune News...
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Family Starfish Project launches Sept. 12
Through the Family Starfish Project, loved ones of suicide victims will receive free curriculum-based support and the opportunity to form connections with others experiencing similar situations. Sp...
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Deer hunting deadline approaching quickly
The application to apply for deer quota season is quickly approaching, says the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. “Most of our hunts are not quota [based], meaning you just go check in or si...
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