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EVHS' Hoggs for Dogs benefit on tap Saturday
On Saturday, the Etowah Valley Humane Society is hoping a motorcycle poker run will draw needed awareness and funds for its Cartersville operation. Titled Hoggs for Dogs, the seventh annual benefit...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adairsville celebrates 150th anniversary of the Great Locomotive Chase
Adairsville celebrated the 150th anniversary of The Great Locomotive Chase in a three day event called Heritage Day, held in downtown Adairsville, Thursday through Saturday afternoon. "It was a lot...
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Rydal grandmother becomes black belt in Choi Kwang Do
Being promoted to a first degree black belt at 69, Annie Carter is proof that age is just a number. For the past three years, the Rydal resident has trained at Choi Kwang Do Martial Art in Cartersv...
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BARTOW BLOTTER — 4.15
The following information -- names, photos, addresses, charges and other details -- was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff's Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and ...
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Murder suspect captured in high speed chase
The Bartow County Sheriff's Office assisted in the conclusion of a multi-state high-speed chase that occurred on U.S. Interstate 75 southbound early Saturday morning. According to Sheriff Clark Mil...
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Largest fluctuation in decade of crime coincides with economic downturn
In criminology, there are theories about the factors that affect a location's crime rate - the "broken windows" theory, changes in the economy, population increases and even demographic shifts. Las...
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Drivers ed gains A Better Choice
After 30 years of teaching, Gayle Bailey-Blake returned to her passion for education by opening A Better Choice Driving School. She's no longer at the head of a traditional classroom but her passio...
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Commission says workforce act could limit representation
Sarah Harrison, a workforce representative for the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission, spoke to Georgia Highlands College Continuing Education Advisory Council Friday regarding the Workforce Inv...
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Red Top events to highlight pioneer life, Great Locomotive Chase next weekend
Through a pair of events next weekend, Red Top Mountain State Park will invite history buffs to turn back the clock to the 1800s. While Springtime at the Homestead will be under way at the Cartersv...
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'The Three Stooges' opens today, to feature several Bartow connections
Opening today in theaters, "The Three Stooges" will showcase a variety of Bartow connections. From transforming a three-story brick homeplace into a mock orphanage to utilizing children as extras, ...
Apr 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingston marks chase anniversary by honoring memory of 'favorite son'
Community members and guests gathered in Kingston Thursday to remember the past and celebrate the history of an unsung hero. With a proclamation signing and monument dedication, the city of Kingsto...
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Confederate Memorial Day observances scheduled
With April 26 marking Confederate Memorial Day in Georgia, area organizations are preparing to host their annual observances. Starting Saturday with the Stiles-Akin Camp No. 670 Sons of Confederate...
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Downtown concert, car show to kick off season Saturday
Downtown Cartersville will welcome a crowd of visitors Saturday as the annual summer concert series and car show returns. Hundreds of cars, both new and old, will ride into town for the Tom Clayton...
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Report reveals details on shooting incident involving BCSO deputy
Details have been released regarding a shooting incident involving a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy on April 4. According to the incident report, the deputy was dispatched to 79 Linwood Road...
Apr 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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JDA makes move to improve marketing campaign
Prospective industrial sites and properties in Bartow may get a marketing makeover in coming months with a proposal selected Tuesday for further consideration. The Cartersville-Bartow County Joint ...
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