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As child abuse awareness moves to forefront, reports of maltreatment rise
A brisk breeze blows through blooming dogwoods outside the Bartow County gold-domed courthouse. The sun peeks through thin clouds. It’s a beautiful spring day, but Associate Juvenile Court Judge Ja...
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Man hits tree while avoiding the police
On Saturday morning just after midnight, a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy noticed a car seemed to be attempting to evade him. The officer observed the vehicle traveling on Cassville Road. As...
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4-H teaming up with Pet Vet for rabies clinic
In an effort to assist in limiting the number of local rabies cases, the Bartow County 4-H Club in cooperation with Dr. Spencer Tally of the Pet Vet Clinic will offer a rabies clinic at a reduced c...
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National Day of Prayer expands community offerings
Placing an emphasis on the power of praying God’s word, Bartow’s National Day of Prayer Committee is offering countywide Prayer Gatherings and Read Through the Bible opportunities leading up to the...
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Tuesday deadline approaches for income tax filing
With Tuesday, April 15, marking the deadline for income tax filing, both the Internal Revenue Service and local accountants are offering tips for last-minute filers. “I’ve been getting calls all we...
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Man hits tree while avoiding the police
Staff Report On Saturday morning just after midnight, a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy noticed a car seemed to be attempting to evade him. The officer observed the vehicle traveling on Cassv...
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116 theft charges against ex-magistrate clerk dismissed
An indictment outside the statute of limitations against a former Magistrate Court of Bartow County clerk led to a dismissal of charges this week in Bartow County Superior Court. Penny Blackmon was...
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Joe Frank Harris focus of BHM program, permanent exhibit
While life as the governor’s son sometimes resembled “growing up in a fishbowl,” Joe Frank Harris Jr. still cherishes memories from his father’s two terms in office and is humbled by the Bartow com...
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LakePoint begins laying turf on ballfields
The graded area next to Emerson is beginning to look like a ballpark. Though the construction site is still dominated with heavy machinery, water trucks and a tall pile of dirt, LakePoint Sporting ...
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Drunk man scares kids at Wal-Mart
On Thursday, April 10, about 9:28 p.m., two Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man for disorderly conduct after he was found drunk and scaring children at the Cartersville Wal-Mart,...
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Students learn history at ceramics camp
The Booth Western Art Museum this week opened its doors to Bartow County 7- to 12-year-olds interested in the pottery arts and history during this year’s Native American Ceramics Camp. “We’ve been ...
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Academy welcomes Boys & Girls Clubs
Sports retailer opens today at 8 a.m.
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Bartow County Masonic Convention seeks Run for Kids participants
To help support the Masonic Home of Georgia’s operations, the Bartow County Masonic Convention will present its first Run for Kids event. Starting and ending at Sam Smith Park in Cartersville, part...
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Inmate attempts to steal deputy's taser
While a deputy escorted him to a medical room Tuesday afternoon, one inmate attempted to take the deputy’s taser. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report, Henry Holt was bei...
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DNR reminds of rules during turkey season
About 2 1/2 weeks into turkey season, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is reminding hunters of the rules and regulations surrounding the season while also en...
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