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James R. (Jim) McDonnold
James R. (Jim) McDonnold, 92, of Cartersville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 21. Mr. McDonnold was born July 14, 1922, in Fulton County, the son of the late Charles Alex and Jessie Mae (Archer) McDonno...
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Mary Elizabeth Cook
Mary Elizabeth Cook, 95, of Canton, formerly of Cartersville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 21. Mrs. Cook was born Nov. 11, 1918, in Bartow County, the daughter of the late Walter and Sara Frances (Gil...
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Volunteers prepare for Great Lake Allatoona Cleanup
For the 29th year, Great Lake Allatoona Cleanup organizers are rallying volunteers to take to the water and clean up Lake Allatoona. Scheduled to begin Saturday at 9 a.m. and run until noon, GLAC v...
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Waterhouse strives for Toyo success, expansion
As human resources director for Toyo Tire, Don Waterhouse is a busy man. Since coming to Bartow County in 2004, the company has seen four expansions at its White facility. The most recent expansion...
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Bartow serves as job exporter to other communities
According to data from 2011, Bartow County exports more workers to other areas than those who live and work in the county. The data, available on the U.S. Census Bureau’s OnTheMap application, show...
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Taylorsville, Adairsville elementary among state Reward Schools
When the state Department of Education this week released the 2014 Reward Schools, Bartow County added a new school and returned another. The list — designated as part of Georgia’s waiver from the ...
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Juried artist winners chosen at 39th annual Arts Festival at Rose Lawn Saturday
Seven artists were selected as winners from a field of 157 vendors at the 39th annual Arts Festival at Rose Lawn on Saturday in Cartersville. A total purse of $1,000 was awarded. Serving as judges ...
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Museum Day Live! offers complimentary admission
Referred to by the Booth Western Art Museum as a “visual feast,” the “Western American Art South of the Sweet Tea Line IV” spans 150 years of art history and highlights a broad range of medium, inc...
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Hospitality Hero, People's Choice awards presented during Arts Festival at Rose Lawn
The Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visitors Bureau honored five community leaders Saturday for their allied community support. In addition to the 10th annual Hospitality Hero Awards, the C...
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Heroin High: Crackdown on painkillers drives drug's popularity
Inject it. Snort it. Smoke it. Regardless of the method, heroin is in high demand. Synthesized from morphine, heroin is an opioid that appears as a white or light brown powder, or a black sticky su...
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City proposes plan for urban development
The Cartersville City Council took the first steps to bring the city’s latest commercial venture, a 53-acre retail center on East Main Street, to fruition. Main Street Marketplace, a 231,013 square...
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Fanfare Competition selects Woodland High grad's composition
Describing his entry as a modern take on a traditional fanfare, Kyle Green’s “UltraPlex” recently was named a winning composition in the 2014 Dallas Wind Symphony Fanfare Competition. A 2014 gradua...
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GDOT begins Tennessee St. project
After months of planning and preparation, the Georgia Department of Transportation is laying down a new layer of asphalt on Tennessee Street. The resurfacing will run from Felton Road to Leake Stre...
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Gas station partially robbed
Two men broke into a Rydal gas station Thursday morning, but left more than $400 behind when they ran from law enforcement. A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to an alarm at the Ryda...
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Goodwill to host seasonal job fair
In an ongoing effort to fight unemployment, Goodwill stores across northwest Georgia will be hosting a seasonal recruiting event for retailers Wednesday, Sept. 24. To be held from 9 a.m to 12:30 p....
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