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Summer Hill history program to feature Gerald Rose
Despite schools being dismissed for nearly a week due to snow and there being a current winter break, the Summer Hill Heritage Museum’s African American History Program is in full swing. Local kind...
Feb 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smith helps extend classroom offerings to Tellus
For Tellus Science Museum Director of Education Cantey Smith, working to inform students about the exhibits of the museum’s galleries was a smooth transition for the longtime educator. As she helps...
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Identity thief opens phone account
A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to a residence on Bishop Road, Cartersville, on Friday. The complainant told the officer she received a phone call from a representative at Ve...
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Arbor Day welcomes growth in Bartow County
Locations across Bartow County on Friday, Feb. 21, became a little greener as Master Gardeners, students and other community members gave back to the Earth during Georgia’s annual Arbor Day celebra...
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Tallatoona CAP taking applications for heating assistance
Even though Bartow County residents have enjoyed warmer temperatures recently, the Tallatoona Community Action Partnership is still working to ensure some residents can pay their heating bills. Thr...
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CFD firefighter hike raises funds for fallen
When Cartersville firefighter Joshua Pruitt began planning his hike of the Appalachian Trail, it only made sense to combine his two passions — hiking and the fire service. Pruitt, who joined Carter...
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CMC opens expanded emergency department
After more than a year of construction, Cartersville Medical Center cut the ribbon for its expanded and renovated emergency department Thursday afternoon. As he welcomed guests in the hospital’s ne...
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Saturdays targeted for school make up days
The Cartersville City Board of Education and Bartow County Board of Education currently are working toward individual decisions on how to address recent days missed due to inclement weather. Both C...
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March for Babies campaign kicks off
Born at 22 weeks and five days, Gracie Lynn Wilson is serving as an inspiration to supporters of Bartow County’s March for Babies campaign. “She weighed 1 pound, 3 ounces and was 12 inches long,” s...
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Proposed 2014 budget up $7M
A property tax increase and improving economic indicators provide the basis for the roughly $7 million increase in Bartow County’s budget for 2014. Under the proposed budget, the general fund balan...
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Cartersville moves forward with ‘Blue Trail’ launch
The Cartersville City Council during their regular business session Thursday moved forward with the construction of a canoe/kayak launch for the Etowah River “Blue Trail,” which Cartersville Parks ...
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Rumors circulate around Euharlee shooting
In the wake of Christopher Roupe’s death Friday, Feb. 14, during the serving of a warrant, rumors have circulated online and in the media as to what the 17-year-old was holding in his hand when he ...
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Shultz ends campaign for state superintendent
Republican candidate for state school superintendent Matt Shultz, who also serves District 3 for the Bartow County Board of Education, announced Wednesday, Feb. 19, he is ending his campaign and en...
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arbor Day celebration set for Friday
With each Arbor Day celebration, Keep Bartow Beautiful Director Missy Phillips is delighted to help bolster the county’s tree population. Purchased by KBB from the Georgia Forestry Commission, 2,00...
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Jury receives home invasion case
Jury deliberations will continue this morning in Bartow County Superior Court Judge Shepherd Howell’s courtroom in the case of a July 2013 home invasion. Four people — Yvonne Irene Alexander, Austi...
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