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Knife pulled out during assault
When a woman was assaulted early Saturday morning, the suspect allegedly pulled a knife on her. A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was called to the McKaskey Creek Road residence and spoke wit...
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Northwest Georgia Daylily Society Garden Tour takes bloom Saturday
Nestled along the Etowah River, the 5-acre property known as RiverScape Gardens creates a unique backdrop for Morgan and Deb Akin’s daylily collection, which has blossomed since taking root in 2010...
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White amends sewer bond ordinance
During a called meeting Tuesday night, the White City Council cleared one of its last hurdles before construction can start on the long-planned city sewer project. The council amended a bond ordina...
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Residents get first look at proposed pipeline
Bartow County residents got their first look Monday night at a proposed natural gas pipeline that may run through the western side of the county. Williams, a natural gas company based in Tulsa, Okl...
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Roberts finds calling in Liberia
Through Orphan Aid, Liberia, Daryl Roberts has enhanced the lives of hundreds of Liberian children. Spearheaded by the Cartersville resident, Orphan Aid, Liberia was established in 2008 through the...
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Man files suit after gun denied at Allatoona campground
A Paulding County man has filed a federal lawsuit after he was denied permission to carry a gun onto U.S. Army Corps of Engineers property. David James and GeorgiaCarry.org filed the suit Thursday ...
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Bus catches fire on interstate
A bus filled with 35 passengers — 32 Boy Scouts and three adults — caught fire on I-75 south at mile marker 291 after mechanical problems in the engine compartment. Two passengers suffered smoke in...
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Georgia Power camp energizes students’ interest in science
A chorus of buzzers sound off in a Cartersville Middle School classroom June 5 as students about to move into eighth grade learn about electricity. The buzzers sound off one by one before 20 are sh...
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Library contends for $1,500 e-book credit
The Bartow County Library System is hoping to boost e-book checkouts during June to win a $1,500 credit toward future e-book purchases. The e-book vendor, OverDrive, offered the challenge and stipu...
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Friends assume new role as fathers of the brides
With the nation currently experiencing the height of wedding season, Euharlee resident Mark Bagnell and his friend of at least 13 years, Keith Hufstetler, are preparing to walk their daughters down...
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Intoxicated man arrested at Ingles
After eating a bag of chips, insulting store staff and refusing to leave the premises, an intoxicated man was arrested at the Ingles on Joe Frank Harris Parkway Thursday night. When a Bartow County...
Jun 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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With rising active shooter events, training increasingly important
Kennesaw and Cumming. Portland, Ore. Las Vegas. In less than two months, four different incidents spring to mind where gunmen bent on killing emerged. With the number of active shooter events incre...
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Cartersville radio stations clean up at GABBY Awards
Together AM 1270 WYXC and WBHF AM 1450 took home eight Georgia Association of Broadcaster awards, also known as the GABBY Awards. WYXC won three awards in the mid-market category: best short form f...
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Third annual Bartow MAGIC Camp begins Monday
Twenty young ladies, clad in pink hard hats, orange safety vests and leather tool belts, will begin Mentoring a Girl in Construction Camp — or MAGIC Camp — on Monday, June 16. The summer day progra...
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BHM Lunch & Learn program highlights Martha Mulinix
Known for her historic preservation efforts with the Kingston Woman’s History Club, the late Martha Mulinix’s life will be the focus of Wednesday’s Lunch & Learn program at the Bartow History Museu...
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