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Autopsy expected Monday in fatal officer-involved shooting
An autopsy was expected to be conducted Monday in a fatal officer-involved shooting. Christopher Roupe, 17, was shot once Friday night by a female Euharlee Police Department officer. Georgia Bureau...
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Summer Hill history program to feature Gerald Rose
Despite schools being dismissed for nearly a week due to snow and there being a current winter break, the Summer Hill Heritage Museum’s African American History Program is in full swing. Local kind...
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Evans continues economic development endeavors
Even in retirement, Ronnie Evans is no stranger to economic development. Though recently reappointed to another term on the Development Authority of Bartow County, Evans has more than 25 years of e...
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Home invasion, child molestation cases top court calendar
Almost 20 cases were listed as potential priority cases when Bartow County Superior Court convenes Monday. Cherokee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Rosemary Greene released Friday a list of crim...
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Handel continues campaign for Senate seat
Republican Karen Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, is preparing to accelerate her Senate campaign before the May 20 primary. In Bartow County, Handel had planned an event at the Cartersv...
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Career Academy benefits from Exec on Loan program
Georgia Power Co.’s Executive on Loan program, in which an employee is allowed to work in a community service setting, has come to the Bartow County College and Career Academy. Janet Queen, project...
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3 arrested for firearms, explosives
Multiple agencies on Saturday were involved in the arrests of three people on federal charges. Agents and personnel with the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force, Atlanta Federal Bureau of Investiga...
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Teenager dies in officer-involved shooting
A 17-year-old died Friday night at his residence at 937 Euharlee Road, Lot 5, after being shot by a Euharlee police officer. Officials have not released the name of the teen. Euharlee Police Chief ...
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Resident to speak at international conference
Julie Kozee, a resident of Cartersville and employee of the Children’s Department with the Bartow County Public Library System, will speak at The Conference on College Composition and Communication...
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‘Weight of the World’ takes flight
After receiving little notice for about 10 months, Copperhead Highway’s “Weight of the World” video is gaining heavy traction on the Southern gospel group’s Facebook page. Last week, the song incre...
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Lupus Foundation to host third annual symposium
In an effort to show that some health problems may in fact be lupus, the Georgia chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America will host its third lupus symposium in Cartersville on Saturday, Feb. 22....
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Icy bridge causes crash; 4 injured
A crash before dawn left four people injured but alive and the interstate closed for hours. Bartow County Emergency Management Services Public Safety Coordinator Brad Cothran said crews were called...
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Woman struck by vehicle at gas station
Early Friday morning one woman was struck by a vehicle while she was at work. Cartersville police responded to a call at the Kangaroo at 1361 Joe Frank Harris Parkway in reference to a hit-and-run....
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1 injured in Euharlee officer-involved shooting
One person was injured Friday night in an officer-involved shooting at the Eagle View Mobile Home Park in Euharlee. “At approximately 7:50 this evening there was a shooting involving an officer in ...
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Bartow business community reflects on snow days
As the last of the snow melts away today, businesses across Bartow County are working to make up for the days lost to sleet, ice and snowdrifts. In a series of emailed comments, local businesses re...
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