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@White=[C] Federal agency calls for 411 alternatives
@White=[C] Gov. Nathan Deal this week received a letter from the Federal Highway Administration requesting the state begin an analysis to determine reasonable alternatives to the proposed route D-V...
Jun 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stormy weather blamed in house fire, traffic crashes
Stormy weather that swept through Thursday evening was blamed for a house fire and a traffic mess. The line of strong storms moved through about 7:30 p.m., bringing hail, lightning, rain and heavy ...
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Suspect who shot woman in leg remains at large
Alert and talking, the victim of a shooting Wednesday told bystanders to call her mother while being loaded into a waiting ambulance. Helped onto the stretcher by emergency personnel, the Stokely S...
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‘Kamp KAOS’ first of three offerings from The Grand’s Summer Music Theatre Camps
In her fifth year assisting The Grand Theatre’s Summer Music Theatre Camps, Morgan Brooks is enjoying the opportunity to foster young thespians. As the stage director for the Middle School Camp, sh...
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DTN garners four GPA awards
Taking home four awards, The Daily Tribune News walked away with honors over the weekend during the Georgia Press Association 2013 Better Newspaper Contest. Announced during the group’s 127th annua...
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Emerson Council approves budgets, personnel policies
At its June 10 meeting, the Emerson City Council approved all FY 2014 budgets — general, water, solid waste, confiscated assets and capital funds — submitted by City Manager Kevin McBurnett and ado...
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Duo: Men robbed us at gunpoint
Beware your co-worker’s spouse. One pair found themselves robbed after one’s colleague’s husband pulled a gun and demanded money. Cartersville police responded to Akron Street just before midnight ...
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USPS: 'behind-the-scenes' changes set for White, Rydal
Distribution changes within the United States Postal Service will result in the consolidation of operational procedures for two Bartow County post offices, but will not affect retail post office lo...
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Insurance requirements to affect substitute teachers
Cartersville City Schools Superintendent Howard Hinesley reported during Monday’s business session that the federal Affordable Care Act will drastically change how the system hires substitute teach...
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Bartow Co. Resource Directory available online
In their mission to support the nonprofit community, Bartow Collaborative Inc. — in partnership with the United Way of Bartow County — has released the Bartow County Resource Directory 2013-2014. P...
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Strickland finds fulfilling career at CPRD
With the summer swimming season underway, Kristin Strickland’s job is a continuous adventure. As the aquatics coordinator for Cartersville Parks and Recreation Department, the Euharlee resident is ...
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Cartersville hosts 95th annual BPW Club state conference
Women of influence from across the state made their way to Cartersville this weekend to attend the 95th annual state conference of the Georgia Federation of Business & Professional Women’s Clubs. C...
Jun 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Great American Cleanup efforts net 126,480 pounds of discarded items
For Jonathan Good, spearheading an Adopt-A-Road effort is an ideal way to help his neighborhood and community. Forming about a month ago, the group collects litter along a 1.7-mile stretch of Bells...
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Young inventors take on challenges at camp
Last week, the Georgia Highlands College Cartersville campus proved it was not only a learning environment conducive to college students, but to first through sixth graders as well during the secon...
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Man enters guilty plea in case of wife's death
A man facing murder charges after a reported suicide pact left his wife dead entered this week a plea on a lesser count. William Franklin Crabbs on Tuesday pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter ...
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