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Emerson approves Sunday sales, start today
Emerson residents are now able to purchase malt beverages and wine, starting today, after the city council’s approval of the measure. Approved during the council’s Dec. 10 meeting, following a publ...
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White approves School St. bid, 2013 budget
With the selection of C.H. Kirkpatrick & Sons as the contractor, the White City Council has moved one step closer toward starting the School Street paving project. Selected during the Dec. 3 city c...
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Former Cartersville resident completes Appalachian Trail journey on 12-12-12
While people around the world marked 12-12-12 in various ways, Bill Eason chose this special date to commemorate the end of his Appalachian National Scenic Trail journey. After 187 days, the former...
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Statewide holiday campaign cracks down on impaired drivers
As law enforcement across the county — and statewide — gear up for holiday DUI operations, one report shows the state falls below both the nation and Southeast in numbers of alcohol-related fatalit...
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King's Knit Wit takes new spin on needlework
Beset by a beleaguered economy, Doug Cardoza traveled cross country for a job that vanished after he made the move. Rather than giving up hope, Cardoza and business partner Patrick Kincaid put ever...
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Williams grows with his students
For Bartow County Teacher of the Year Matt Williams, meeting the needs of his students while also meeting the standards for the state is not simply a job, but an ongoing process he says fills his l...
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Cartersville school board approves policy changes
The Cartersville City Board of Education on Monday approved all agenda items for its regular business session, including clarification changes for a system policy regarding the interviews and searc...
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Pine Mountain Recreation Area to offer guided hikes
Cartersville Parks and Recreation Department will wrap up the year with two guided hiking programs at Pine Mountain Recreation Area. On Dec. 21, which is the first day of winter, the Winter Solstic...
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Community service day raises awareness for Leadership participants
From Cartersville’s Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter to an orphanage in Liberia, Bartow County residents are making a difference around the world. Participants in the 2012-2013 class of Leadership Ba...
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Adairsville approves 2013 budget, sets permit fees
Adairsville’s 2013 budget projects a total of $9,826,000 in revenue and $9,208,300 in expenditures, as approved by the city council during its Thursday night meeting. Among the expenditures were re...
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Wilsons find Bartow's generosity heartwarming
With their holiday offerings in full swing, Lts. Lee and Michelle Wilson are reflecting on their first 10 months leading The Salvation Army’s Cartersville Corps. “We love the city, love the county,...
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Fire depts. urge safety during holiday season
A fire that started over the stove in a Cartersville residence Wednesday displaced one family. Bartow County Fire Department stations 1, 2, 5 and 12 responded to 13 Jordon Road just before 2 p.m. a...
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Kingston begins work on 2013 budget
Work is now under way on Kingston’s 2013 budget, with the city council holding a called work session Tuesday afternoon. The session started with council members Harold Posey and Ed Miklas discussin...
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Authorities arrest man in armed robbery
The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has arrested an Albany man in connection with a local armed robbery. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, the Hampton Inn, 5600 Highway 20, Cartersville, was robbe...
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Grants to help update academy campus
The Bartow County Public Schools system is one step closer to opening its College and Career Academy. Director of Curriculum and Testing Paul Sabin recently said the academy has received grants tot...
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