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Century bike ride set for Saturday
More than 1,500 bicycles are expected to roll across Bartow County Saturday as cyclists take part in the 14th Annual Beautiful Backroads Century 2014, a 100-mile ride through the foothills of the B...
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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County, CRBI launch Highway 411 boat ramp
Floaters, kayakers and canoers will soon have an easier time accessing the Etowah River, as Bartow County and the Coosa River Basin Initiative have partnered to build a boat ramp in the corner wher...
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Hwy. 140 corridor faces opposition
Having asked all the necessary questions at Tuesday’s work session, the Adairsville City Council breezed through the regular meeting — approving, authorizing, adopting, directing and rescinding mor...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keeper Books Tour visits Cartersville Sept. 20
As a stop on the Keeper Books Tour, Cartersville Public Library will feature five best-selling authors Sept. 20. From noon to 3 p.m., Mary Buckham, Tracey Devlyn, Adrienne Giordano, Dianna Love and...
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Ceremonies mark 9/11 anniversary
Standing behind one of the flags used to escort bodies from the rubble of the Twin Towers and a piece of steel from the skyscrapers, Michael Korsch recalled his time at ground zero following the Se...
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Bartow sites among top FY 2014 investments
According to Gov. Nathan Deal’s office, two Bartow County sites are among the top job-creating investments the state saw during its 2014 fiscal year. Toyo Tire’s expansion ranked second in the stat...
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Euharlee Road repaving to continue
Drivers on Euharlee Road will have a smoother journey by the end of the year, as the Bartow County Road Department is moving forward with a three-stage repair and leveling program for the pavement....
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Adairsville city hall set to re-open in February
Before addressing the business at hand, the Adairsville City Council opened its work session with a moment of silence for one of its own — Police Lt. Matt Fowler who died in late August at the age ...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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EVHS presents Rowland Springs program Saturday
For Paul Dietrich, a trip to the Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum about seven years ago turned into an extensive search of his family’s past. After his mother’s tip — that the venue displayed h...
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Firefighter H.O.P.E. Foundation takes off fundraising with 5K, fun run
Less than a year after launching, the Firefighter H.O.P.E. Foundation kicks up fundraising efforts with the Hope for Our Heroes 5K & Fun Run. Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m., organizers...
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Uniforms considered for Cartersville Primary students
The Cartersville Board of Education got its first look at uniforms being considered for students at Cartersville Primary School. Principal Walter Gordon brought two students to model purple polo sh...
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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McNutt finds artistic home in Adairsville
More than three years ago, Skip McNutt helped transform the exterior of Adairsville’s 1847 W & A Rail Depot. Describing the project as his greatest personal achievement, the large-scale artwork tha...
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man with gun tased, arrested
After calling police when his grandfather shot at him, a man walked away from the scene Thursday night and was later tased and arrested. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived at the Simps...
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Over the past five years
Over the past five years, “An Evening in Oak Hill Cemetery” has granted Chuck Nida the opportunity to explore his fascination with history by highlighting the stories of Bartow County’s former inha...
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Local artist among presenters at Atlanta Arts Festival
A Cartersville artist will be among 200 featured participants at the eighth annual Atlanta Arts Festival at Piedmont Park on Sept. 13-14. This nationally recognized festival brings together outstan...
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