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'Carbon Footprint' to address environmental concerns July 11
Originally scheduled for April, Your Carbon Footprint: How to Tiptoe Across the Earth was cut short due to foul weather, but will make its premiere Thursday, July 11, at the Cartersville Public Lib...
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Nature's Bounty: Community organizations partner to fortify Cartersville Farmer's Market
As the Cartersville Farmer’s Market starts taking shape, supporters are gearing up for its peak yield in July and August. With Bartow experiencing ample rainfall over the past few months, Bartow Co...
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DNR wraps up Operation Dry Water today
In the fading light of Saturday, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Rangers Cpl. Byron Young and Zack Hardy wrap up operations on Lake Allatoona. “I can’t tell how close he is, but he is close...
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Aggressive driver, victim arrested after road rage incident
Staff Report An aggressive driver and a woman who began as the victim were arrested Friday afternoon after a confrontation on Tennessee Street. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office repor...
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Library offers summer-trip incentives, Braves program
The Bartow County Library System is continuing to provide opportunities throughout the summer to encourage both youth and adults to read, including incentives in the metro-Atlanta area for summer t...
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Blood donations sought during summer shortage
With high temps and family vacation summer brings a lot of things, among them is a perennial shortage in blood supply. Each year as schools let out and regular donors travel out of town, donations ...
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Gunman threatens man's life for $200
A Cartersville resident told police Thursday night that a man had threatened him with a gun over $200. Just before midnight, the victim flagged down a Cartersville police officer at 905 N. Tennesse...
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Fireworks spark safety concerns ahead of holiday
For Bartow County Fire Marshal Bryan Cox, fireworks safety is a personal topic. After performing a site inspection on a temporary facility in the parking lot of Wal-Mart, Cox talks about an inciden...
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Independence Day celebrations kick off Saturday
From concerts to a parade to firework displays, Independence Day offers a bevy of entertainment opportunities for area celebrants. “With the Fourth [of July] kind of falling in mid-week on the Thur...
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Chatt Tech program keeps on truckin’
Students in the Commercial Truck Driving program at Chattahoochee Technical College’s North Metro Campus ended their seven-and-a-half week training on Wednesday by taking part in the school’s truck...
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Under construction: Industry building continues across county
Work continues on two industrial projects in Bartow County with completion dates scheduled for later this year. On Cartersville’s west end, Eco-Energy Holdings is constructing an ethanol distributi...
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Angling more accessible through Fishing Tackle Loaner Program
Through the Fishing Tackle Loaner Program, Red Top Mountain State Park is continuing to provide complimentary loaner poles and equipped tackle boxes for anglers. The Cartersville park joined the in...
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Starr-Matthews offers I-9 workshop Wednesday
A requirement of all employers, regardless of size, the I-9 form is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to verify an employee’s eligibility to work. With changes ushered in las...
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Emerson signs agreement with Red Top CID
The agreement between the city of Emerson and the Red Top Community Improvement District became official Monday night. Approved during the city council’s regular meeting, the cooperation agreement ...
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One flown out after tractor-trailer crash
A single-vehicle crash sent one to the hospital Monday about 3 p.m. Bartow County Fire Department Capt. Bruce King said a tractor-trailer left the roadway on Ga. Highway 293 at Old River Road, stri...
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