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Family of man shot on 'illegal' warrants sues city, APD officials
Almost two years after the death of William Burton, his family is seeking unspecified monetary compensation after Burton was shot and killed by Floyd County police on “illegal” warrants taken by Ad...
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Noise complaints result in drug bust
Cartersville police responded to a loud music complaint at the Bartow Motel at 803 Joe Frank Harris Parkway on Friday. Another officer said he had observed suspicious activity coming from that room...
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Tellus to celebrate National Astronomy Day May 10
Through Tellus Science Museum’s National Astronomy Day celebration, Executive Director Jose Santamaria seeks to provide an immersive experience for visitors May 10. “National Astronomy Day, of cour...
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National Day of Prayer observance emphasizes unity
Following the national observance’s call to worship in “One Voice, United in Prayer,” more than 1,000 believers across generational, denominational and racial lines participated in Bartow’s Day of ...
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Armed robber pistol-whips store clerk
A masked man entered a Taylorsville business late Tuesday night brandishing a weapon and demanding money. Shortly before 10:30 p.m. the suspect walked into Harris Five Forks Grocery on Lowery Road ...
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Trinity Rail to return to Cartersville
A little more than five years after Trinity Rail announced layoffs at its Cartersville facility, the company is seemingly working to reactivate the plant. Trinity Rail OEM, a subsidiary of Trinity ...
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Empowerment seminar aims to reach young women
Aimed at empowering young women ages 10 to 19, the Girls Run the World Empowerment Seminar this weekend will reach out to local youths, offering education, resources and encouragement. “Our overall...
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May Market at Rose Lawn debuts Saturday
To highlight the property’s more than 200 rose varieties, Rose Lawn Museum and its grounds will play host to a new spring festival Saturday. Titled May Market at Rose Lawn, the event will be held f...
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Alcohol by-the-drink sales on May 20 ballot for county
Bartow County residents voting in the May 20 primary will find two questions concerning alcohol sales on the ballot. The referendums would permit Sunday sales of distilled spirits or alcoholic beve...
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United Way presents Ric Mason Memorial Golf Tournament May 5
Through its upcoming golf tournament, the United Way of Bartow County will continue to honor the legacy of one of its former board members. During Ric Mason’s service with the United Way, which end...
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Two sentenced in entering autos, burglaries
Two men were sentenced Tuesday after being arrested Dec. 19, 2013, in connection with a series of burglaries and entering autos. Cartersville police arrested Jeffrey Allan Lee, 25; Alex Stephen Dur...
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Cemetery cleanup fundraiser set for May 24
Nearly a half mile down a leaf-littered dirt road, a solitary iron stair rail juts abruptly from the thick cover of weeds, brambles and briars. At one time or another, there were steps leading into...
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County EMA readies for possible tornado outbreak
As powerful tornados carved an 80-mile path of destruction through Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kansas on Sunday, Bartow County’s Emergency Management Agency was already preparing for the worst. The Nati...
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Gobbi helps preserve Euharlee’s ‘rich heritage’
As Euharlee History Museum’s director, Katie Gobbi is delighted to interact with Euharlee’s residents and help preserve their past. “At the Euharlee History Museum, we have exhibits interpreting th...
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HCES gets new updates
One hundred fifty volunteers gathered at Hamilton Crossing Elementary School Saturday morning to help with projects around the campus. The school was chosen as the local site for Comcast Cares Day....
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