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Bartow cattlemen stake their lives and legacy every day
Hard work may be the only consistency when it comes to a day in the life of an American farmer. Whether row crop or livestock, those who live off the land strive each day in an endeavor to make a l...
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Bake sale nets more than $900 for Bartow History Museum
At the Bartow History Museum's third annual bake sale, area residents satisfied their sweet tooth while raising money for the Cartersville venue. "We sold out at 2 o'clock," said Charity Chastain, ...
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Emerson teacher to exhibit art at public library
The Bartow County Library System currently is hosting a new art exhibit at the Cartersville Public Library featuring artwork by Cartersville native and Emerson Elementary School first-grade teacher...
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White residents provide bike rest stop
Christopher Sosebee, his wife Chandra and their sons have created something unique on their corner lot at 465 Simpson Road -- a rest area for bicyclists. A wooden pole and hanging sign with a bicyc...
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Hosea (4:6), can you see?
"Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual -- or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is ex...
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Barfield takes reins at Bartow County Resource Office
More than two months into her new position, Susan Barfield is delighted to be coordinating the Bartow County Resource Office's services. As a past volunteer for the organization, the Acworth reside...
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Bartow County to receive federal drought assistance
Bartow County is now a natural disaster area according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, as announced Thursday. The recent decision was brought on by the drought that continues to affect more ...
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Young entrepreneur puts talents to work
When 20-year-old Richard Poleo decided he wanted to start his own business, he took what he was good at and found a way to help others. He saw people who needed help with their smartphones or setti...
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Christmas in July generates 'overwhelming' number of donations
Serving as a lifeline during the summer months, the Christmas in July campaign recently helped The Salvation Army replenish its food pantry. "It was especially significant [since] July is often a v...
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Cartersville approves millage rates
Cartersville School System's millage rate increased to 18.23 mills Thursday night after the city council approved the measure. The vote increases the millage rate by one mill, as last year's rate w...
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Public Defender's Office doing more with less
* Editor's Note: This is part of an ongoing series that will look at Bartow County's budget by department. Tasked with representing those charged with crimes in the superior courts of Bartow and Go...
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Commissioner approves Taylorsville election agreement
Bartow County will conduct a city election for Taylorsville during the Nov. 6 election, as approved by Commissioner Clarence Brown during a called meeting Wednesday morning. Taylorsville will hold ...
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Kirk 'disappointed' in turnout for primary
It was one of the most highly contested races in Bartow County in 20 years. It was the first commissioner's race without Clarence Brown's name in two decades. And Tuesday's primary still drew less ...
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Scoggins squeaks past Bell
In the night's closest race, Melba Scoggins defeated Clerk of Superior Court incumbent Gary Bell in a nail-biter. With less than 230 votes separating the two, Scoggins earned 50.8 percent of the vo...
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Bearden, Taylor advance to runoff in commissioner race
The race for Bartow County's highest office will continue to an Aug. 21 runoff election between Mike Bearden and Steve Taylor. Taylor took the largest number of votes at Tuesday's county commission...
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