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Adairsville council launches search for new police chief
The Adairsville City Council announced that two candidates for the interim police chief’s position would be interviewed and vetted today and a decision would be announced by the end of the day. The...
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EVHS day camp to emphasize responsible pet ownership
Through the Animal Explorer Summer Day Camp, attendees of all ages will gain insight into the Etowah Valley Humane Society’s operations and learn how to become a responsible pet owner. Geared towar...
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C'ville BOE recommends lower millage rate
At the work session of the city of Cartersville Board of Education on Thursday night, the board announced its intention to recommend a rollback on the millage rate. The current rate is 18.23 and wi...
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Jones resigns as APD chief
Adairsville Police Chief Robert Jones on Wednesday morning submitted his letter of resignation, citing his health. City Manager Pam Madison confirmed Jones’ resignation Wednesday evening. “He came ...
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Public hearings scheduled for Bartow BOE tentative millage rate increase
A spirited debate surrounded the tentative millage rate increase at the Bartow County Board of Education meeting on July 3. The 3-2 vote approved the tentative increase and proposes to raise the cu...
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Cartersville designated as accredited National Main Street Program
In honor of their dedication to commercial revitalization and historic preservation, the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority and Main Street Program recently received a National Main Street...
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19-year-old airlifted after crash
A teenager was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital after a single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning. According to the Georgia State Patrol, Marcos Hernandez, 19, was driving a Ford Explorer north on Highw...
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County proposes no change to millage rate
With little growth projected in the tax digest, Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor today will hold the first public hearing on an unchanged millage rate. The proposed millage rate for 2014 in ...
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19-year-old airlifted after crash
A teenager was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital after a single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning. According to the Georgia State Patrol, Marcos Hernandez, 19, was driving a Ford Explorer north on Highw...
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DNR assists in boat crash over holiday weekend
On Saturday night, more than 2,000 boats filled Lake Allatoona for the fireworks display at the Allatoona Yacht Club. Department of Natural Resources officers Sgt. Mike Barr and Cpl. Lee Burns patr...
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Resourceful Monson helps patrons find what they need
Amanda Monson, the new adult services coordinator for the Bartow County Library System, brings a fresh face and wealth of knowledge to the local library. Monson’s love of history and reading, combi...
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Rep. Kelley named chair of autonomous vehicle committee
As self-driving vehicles continue their crawl toward becoming a reality, the Georgia House of Representatives has formed a committee to study autonomous vehicle technology. House Speaker David Rals...
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Indian cuisine comes to Cartersville
In the past, if you had a hankering for Indian food, you headed south to Marietta or Atlanta. No more. Taj Indian Buffet is open for business. Alex Hirani grew up in Hyderabad in southern India and...
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Cartersville Farmer's Market offers variety of products at Founder's Oak Park
Bearing the words “Made locally in Cartersville, GA,” Angela Moll’s sign at the Cartersville Farmer’s Market on June 28 underscored her excitement in finding a venue dedicated to homegrown and hand...
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Cartersville resident receives counterterrorism training in Israel
A recent two-week trip to Israel for counterterrorism training was a “surreal” experience for Cartersville resident and Sandy Springs Police Department Capt. Robert Stevens. Stevens was one of 16 s...
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