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Multiple thefts reported after snowstorm
As Bartow County began thawing out Thursday, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office responded to a number of calls relating to property theft. At approximately 10 a.m. a deputy responded to a Cedar Cre...
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Blood providers appeal to public for donations
As January’s National Blood Donor Awareness Month draws to a close, the American Red Cross and Blood Assurance are urging people to donate blood when possible. While all blood types are needed, bot...
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State Supreme Court to hear Bartow mineral right case
Monday, Feb. 3, at 2 p.m. the Supreme Court of Georgia will hear a case involving mineral rights on approximately 211 acres of land in Bartow County. The parties in the case are Cartersville Ranch,...
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Acworth home lost in fire
A single-family home was destroyed early Thursday in a blaze. Bartow County Fire Department stations 1, 4 and 6 responded about 1 a.m. to Water’s Edge in Acworth. The family of four was safely out ...
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Public services continue toward weekend
As the snow melts away, public service entities continue to clear roads and reopen essential services. Cartersville Director of Public Works Tommy Sanders said on Thursday the city began running li...
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Battles sponsors FACT Act for tax transparency
When the Georgia Legislature resumes its business following a snow-induced break, House Bill 713 will continue winding its way through committees as it heads to the floor. The bill, known as the Fu...
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Today's school closings
The following schools and school systems will be closed on Friday: • Cartersville City Schools — all students and employees other than 230- and 240-day employees; • Bartow County Schools — all stud...
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Tellus' education director receives Museum Professional award
In recognition of her contributions to Tellus Science Museum, the venue’s education director, Cantey Smith, received the Museum Professional award from the Georgia Association of Museums & Gallerie...
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Thaw slowly begins in Bartow
When snow socked metro Atlanta Tuesday, Bartow County received its fair share. Between 3 and 4 inches left motorists stranded, school systems struggling to get children safely home and roads an icy...
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Snow surprise went from ‘bad to worse’
Winter weather caught the county off-guard Tuesday morning, blanketing most of the county in several inches of snow. Snow began falling about 10 a.m. across most of the county, and Bartow County Em...
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UPDATE: Cuprowski: Situation "bad to worse"
Winter weather arrived this morning in Bartow County. Snow began falling about 10 a.m. across most of the county, and Bartow County Emergency Management Agency Director Paul Cuprowski said at 1:15 ...
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2 airlifted after GSP chase
A one-vehicle wreck on Sugar Valley Road on Monday night left two people injured. The crash occurred after a tan Honda Accord fled a Georgia State Patrol trooper when the officer attempted to stop ...
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Pallone's service as mayor a 'natural transition'
Emerson Mayor Al Pallone began serving the city in 2008 after spending seven years as a city council member from 1994 to 2001. He describes his role as a public servant as a “natural transition” fr...
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Candlelight vigil planned for deceased infant
The family of a deceased infant are planning a vigil for tonight. Journey Cowart, 1, died Tuesday night at Cartersville Medical Center. An autopsy by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Medical E...
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Smart Driver Course refreshes skills, provides opportunity for insurance discount
According to a press release, effective Jan. 1, 2014, AARP introduced its new driver safety course, Smart Driver. The driver safety program provides engaging instructional programs for all drivers ...
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