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Harvest at the Homestead closes summer, welcomes fall
The 1860s reconstructed cabin at Red Top Mountain State Park was filled with the aroma of homemade stew cooking in a cast-iron skillet over red-hot coals. Light from a nearby fireplace permeated th...
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Handling Halo: New K-9 joins DTF unit
* Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on new K-9 units operating inside Bartow County. When you think of guardian angels, you imagine white robes and wings, not fur and four legs....
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Atlanta Community Food Bank broadens partner base in Bartow
For those operating the community’s food pantries, the need to provide nourishment to the hungry is an ever-present reality. “Until I started working with the [Church of the Ascension’s] food pantr...
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Acworth man missing, last seen by family Wednesday
The mother of James Rollins called Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Friday to report her son missing. She told police she last saw Rollins on Wednesday when he left her home at 4387 Bartow Carver Roa...
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Bartow schools aim for more instruction
As students work through the fall semester using new technology, the Bartow County School System also is making sure teachers are staying ahead of the curve when it comes to a changing classroom an...
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Parent University seeking participants for health class
Cartersville Parent University will host a free fitness and health class for parents and children along with a resource fair on Saturday, Oct. 19. Kathi White, CPU facilitator and courses coordinat...
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Cartersville resident prepares for Susan G. Komen Atlanta 3-Day
In honor of his loved ones’ battles with breast cancer, Alan Lane is continuing his association with the Susan G. Komen Atlanta 3-Day. On Oct. 18 to 20, the 55-year-old Cartersville resident will b...
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Cartersville council considers urban rehab revision
City planner Richard Osborne told Cartersville City Council Thursday night that city staff has been working on a revision to the Urban Redevelopment Plan (URP) adopted by the mayor and city council...
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Rolling domestic leads to DUI arrest
A domestic dispute about 6 p.m. Wednesday reportedly taking place in a vehicle ended in the arrest on the driver. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office report, after a motorist reported a...
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Rolling domestic leads to DUI arrest
Staff Report A domestic dispute about 6 p.m. Wednesday reportedly taking place in a vehicle ended in the arrest on the driver. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office report, after a motori...
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Court orders WYXC owners to cooperate
Playing the role of an inverse Solomon, Bartow County Judge D. Scott Smith ordered the owners of NewsTalk AM 1270-WYXC to temporarily work together for the good of their business until the original...
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Man cuts himself, flees police
A man was tased Tuesday morning after injuring himself, fleeing police and forcing his way inside a home. Deputies were called to the Salacoa Road residence just after 10:30 a.m. where the resident...
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GSP hits field for training
As the instructor calls out orders, Georgia State Patrol troopers armed with batons and equipped with helmets and gas masks walk through the procedure for crowd situations involving tear gas. The g...
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58th annual Kiddie Day Parade set for Saturday
Like many families in Cartersville, the Kiddie Day Parade has become a tradition for Jennifer Matthews’ loved ones. Once a participant, she now will join her 2-year-old son, Knox, on the parade rou...
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Qualifying ends for Senate District 14
Qualifying has ended for the state Senate District 14 special election. The following candidates have qualified to run for the seat, which represents part of Bartow, Cherokee and Cobb counties: • N...
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