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Bartow voting office moves to JFH Parkway
Although boxes were stacked atop other boxes and receptionists were working on folding tables instead of desks Friday, the Bartow County Voter Registration and Elections Office was still working th...
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Criminal trials begin Monday
When Bartow County Superior Court convenes Monday, criminal jury trials are set to begin in the courtrooms of Judges Scott Smith and Carey Nelson. District Attorney Rosemary Greene’s office release...
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AMS takes top award for gains in reading
Common Core standards dictate that middle school students should read a million words during the school year. At Adairsville Middle School, the students and faculty met that challenge head on and t...
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Emerson arrests man who held 6 while impersonating agent
A man who allegedly held six people on the ground for hours faces charges through Emerson after police say he impersonated a police officer and searched the victims. Randy Keith Boutin, 48, met two...
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Papaleoni pleads guilty to theft charges
Staff Report Ronald Joseph Papaleoni, a former manager of the Lake Allatoona Preservation Authority, pled guilty Wednesday to stealing from the organization. According to a press release from the C...
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Mary Kathryn Millwood Hendrix
Mary Kathryn Millwood Hendrix, 76, of Dallas, passed away Saturday, Aug. 16. Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, is in charge of the arrangements. For the full obituary, see the prin...
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FKF supplies rodeo stroller to Cartersville teenager
Living with cerebral palsy, 16-year-old Logan Bearden recently received a lightweight wheelchair, courtesy of the Fragile Kids Foundation and the James M. Cox Foundation. “It is called a rodeo stro...
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House fire highlights neighborhood's concern with water lines
An ongoing concern for one neighborhood in Bartow County about water lines became more pressing after an Aug. 8 blaze leveled the residence at 123 Sunset Drive. A lightning strike caused the fire t...
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Project SEARCH prepares students for workforce
Sean Henderson, an 18-year old Cass High student, greeted visitors to Project SEARCH’s first breakfast to introduce this year’s students to the community and partners of the program. Project SEARCH...
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911 calls capture confusion of shooting rampage
Eighteen audio tracks from Bartow County E911 released Friday paint a picture of the chaos created by Austin Tyler’s 15-minute rampage that left one dead and three wounded before he took his own li...
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Wisconsin monument unveiling set for Sunday
Continuing to pay tribute to those who fought and perished in the Battle of Allatoona Pass, the final Union monument will be unveiled Sunday. Open to the public, the dedication service for the Wisc...
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Israeli deputy consul general speaks to Exchange Club
A meeting of the Cartersville and Bartow County Exchange Club took on a decidedly international flavor Thursday when members heard from Israel’s deputy consul general to the southeast. Ron Brummer,...
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Barge touts Common Core Standards, state's recent ranking
John Barge has steered Georgia education into new territory throughout his term as state school superintendent. As one of the first states in the nation to receive a waiver from No Child Left Behin...
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Adairsville council approves lower millage rate
At the Aug. 14 meeting, the Adairsville City Council enacted the entire agenda of items discussed at Tuesday’s work session, including a rollback in the city’s millage rate from 3.640 mills to 3.63...
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BCSO, DNR launch joint lake patrol effort
Six deputies on Tuesday became part of a partnership effort between the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to increase patrol efforts on Lake Allatoona. ...
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