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Nighttime training pushes deputies to be prepared for low-light scenarios
* Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series on training for local law enforcement. As night falls, 16 deputies and I walk in a military-style formation for almost a mile, the only sound our ...
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In the Booth: Shinall moves to marketing for museum, grows small business
When you meet Tom Shinall, you smile. His personality is infectious. Quick to laugh, Shinall exudes a warm kindness even to those meeting him for the first time. A native of Bartow County, Shinall ...
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James B. Castleberry
James B. Castleberry, 79, of Cartersville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. Mr. Castleberry was born May 6, 1933 in Gainesville, the son of the late Mark and Verdell (Conner) Castleberry, was ...
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AHS students learn rules of voting
Students at Adairsville High School went to the polls for the first time Friday as the Bartow County Elections Office provided voting machines to the school for a mock election. “Basically, we just...
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Ioma Bell
Ioma (mama) Bell, 98, of Crestwood Road, Cartersville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Mrs. Bell was born Nov. 14, 1913, in Bartow County, a daughter of the late Columbus P. Westbrook and Min...
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Harriette L. Simmons
Harriette L. Simmons, 56, of Due West, S.C., wife of Douglas Kirk Simmons, died suddenly on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2012 at her residence. She was born in Cartersville to Eva Nell Woods Davis and the l...
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Community reaches out to young readers
At White Elementary School, this Friday’s Literacy Day was not only a day to celebrate the fun of reading, but to provide an opportunity for community members to share their love of reading with st...
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Bartow County continues personal property tax audits
For the fourth year, Bartow County Commissioner Clarence Brown renewed a contract with Traylor Business Services to conduct personal property tax audits on local businesses during his scheduled mee...
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Cora Beatrice Cline
Cora Beatrice Cline, 95, of W. Cherokee Ave., Cartersville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Ms. Cline was born July 17, 1917, in Bartow County, daughter of the late James Reuben Shellhorse an...
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Facilities department keeps county's buildings up in down economy
* Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series looking at the county’s budget by department. Steve Stewart and the 15 employees of the Bartow County Facilities Department clean, spray and shred...
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Voter registration deadline Oct. 9
In honor of September being National Voter Registration Month, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is informing eligible voters of approaching registration deadlines. To cast a ballot in the Nov....
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Mattie Lou Long Pratt
Ms. Mattie Lou Long Pratt, age 66, of 151 Powell Road, Adairsville, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at her residence. Ms. Pratt was born in Bartow County, June 3, 1946, daughter of Lula Elizabe...
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@White=[C] Vernon Donald 'Don' Skelton
@White=[C] Vernon Donald (Don) Skelton, 85, of Hampton Lane, Cartersville, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Owen Funeral Home.
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Cartersville gives final approval for home demolition
After two years of studies, checks and historical evaluations, three homes on West Etowah Drive received their final approvals to be demolished under a Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant acquired by Car...
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Salvation Army appeals to the public for assistance
Due to an increased need in the community, The Salvation Army’s Cartersville Corps is reaching out to the public for support. Along with financial assistance, the nonprofit also is seeking nonperis...
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