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May Market at Rose Lawn to debut May 3
In response to requests from its fall festival vendors, Rose Lawn Museum and its grounds also will play host to a spring event this year. Scheduled when the property’s more than 200 rose varieties ...
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'Every Child's a Star' nets $7,500
Professional in every way — that’s the way participants and the audience are describing the 21st annual “Every Child’s A Star” performance on March 21, benefitting Advocates for Children. According...
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Last Dance program focuses on 'A Moment Lost'
Beach balls bounce off the hands of Cartersville High students Friday morning. Three people compete in a dance-off on the auditorium stage. And just as suddenly as the tempo hit full tilt, the mood...
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Two ‘pill mill’ defendants convicted
Almost three years after authorities raided Atlanta Medical Group, a federal jury on Wednesday convicted two men of owning and operating a “pill mill” at the 16 Collins Drive location. Jason Cole V...
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Three vying to be Adairsville mayor
Three candidates are officially competing to be Adairsville’s next mayor. Kenneth “K.C.” Carson, Ronnie Everett and Adena Harper all qualified this week to run in the May 20 special election to rep...
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Two flee traffic stop; one caught
Staff Report Two people fled a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon with one being apprehended. A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy attempted to stop a black 1996 BMW 323I near Sugar Valley Road for ...
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Suzanne Smith becomes first female superior court judge
Appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal Monday, Suzanne Smith became the first female superior court judge for the Cherokee Judicial Circuit. “I’m so excited, and like I told someone yesterday, it’s like a d...
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Spring at the Homestead pays homage to Civil War
Along with highlighting pioneer skills, Red Top Mountain State Park plans to commemorate the Civil War sesquicentennial during its Spring at the Homestead event. In 1864, Union troops left their ma...
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Adairsville Elementary students break the mold
Learning was brought to life this week at Adairsville Elementary School as about 300 AES third, fourth and fifth graders dressed up as notable figures in American and world history for the school’s...
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Discipline issue handled poorly, parent says
The parent of a Cartersville Middle School student whose child was removed from a school bus by an administrator said she is disappointed with how the school system communicated with her following ...
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Duck Derby season kicks off April 3
Through the Duck Derby Festival Kickoff April 3, Advocates for Children seeks to rally supporters and build momentum for its largest fundraiser of the year. Beginning at 5 p.m., the gathering at Th...
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WHS dance marathon gets down for CHOA
When Leah Roberts’ son, Cade, was injured in a soccer game two years ago, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite saved his life. “While playing on a travel soccer team, my goalie son was...
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CMC offers final ACA seminar
Cartersville Medical Center will offer a final free seminar before the March 31 deadline for Affordable Care Act enrollment, led by Cartersville resident and federal and state-certified navigator J...
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Qualifying continues for Adairsville mayor race
The race to replace former Adairsville Mayor Evan King has expanded. Resident Ronnie Everett qualified for the race Tuesday, according to an email from Adairsville City Clerk Nicole Scoggins. Evere...
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Cass Middle chorus N.Y.-bound
Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade members of Cass Middle School’s chorus this week will travel to New York City to perform with the National Middle School Choir at Carnegie Hall. Leaving Wednesday ...
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