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Downtown business district nominated for National Register
Downtown Cartersville may soon be able to share a distinction with neighboring towns including Acworth, Adairsville, Marietta and Rome. If approved, the entire historic downtown business district w...
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Cartersville High hosts College and Career Day
Cartersville High School juniors and seniors on Thursday were given the opportunity to visit with representatives from about 55 colleges who converged upon the school’s Storm Center during the CHS ...
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Cartersville police asking for help in identifying pair
The Cartersville Police Department is asking for the community’s help in identifying a man and woman. According to a CPD release, the man may be in his late 20s or early 30s and has tattoos on both...
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Commissioner approves 3 resolutions
Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor made quick work of Wednesday’s public meeting. After approving the minutes of the last meeting, he quickly approved resolutions authorizing an agreement with...
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Edward Jones' Chandler wins Five Star Award
Bartow County financial advisors are on a roll this month. In addition to three other local winners of the Five Star Award for professional services, Bill Chandler, a financial advisor with Edward ...
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Bartow County Lions Club seeks members
With a focus on community service, a new Lions Club is starting to take shape. Called the Bartow County Lions Club, the group currently has 15 members and needs five more by the end of the year to ...
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Late trooper honored with Highway 20 dedication
More than 50 years after he lost his life in the line of duty, Georgia State Patrol Trooper Frederick Herman “Foots” Looney was honored Tuesday by the agency. Family, GSP troopers and friends gathe...
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Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival takes center stage Saturday
Based on the number of inquiries, representatives of the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority and Main Street Program are expecting a large turnout for the first Cartersville Bluegrass & Fol...
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Kingston's general fund $24,000 in the red
After several months of waiting for overdue audits, the Kingston City Council learned Monday that the city’s general fund was $24,373 in the hole. With Mayor Ron Casey absent, Mayor Pro-Tem Louise ...
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Bartow library scaring up youth events
The Bartow County Library System is offering some Halloween-themed events this year to help keep teens and young readers engaged while having some fun along the way. One of this month’s spooky libr...
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Forum sees civil discussion over District 14 issues
Out of the possible five candidates who could appear at Monday night’s political forum for state Senate District 14, only Republicans Matt Laughridge and Dwight Pullen and Democrat Christopher Nesm...
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Victim identified in fatal accident
The name has been released for the victim of a fatal, single-vehicle accident that occurred around 2:45 p.m. Sunday in Bartow County. According to the Georgia State Patrol, Kenneth Eugene Ozier, 32...
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Silver lining: Firefighter finds success in service, song
Payton Silvers sings. A lot. The Bartow County Fire Department sergeant — and former mayor of Kingston — is booked almost nightly in what has quickly become his second calling in life — singing and...
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Dance to benefit Orphan Aid Liberia
Bartow County resident Hayley Benefield of the organization Orphan Aid Liberia is again hoping to raise money for the cause through the upcoming “Dance for Their Chance” event to be held later this...
Oct 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local groups hit the road for autism
Autism in Bartow on Saturday teamed up with around 35 members of local law enforcement to present Ride for Autism — a motorcycle ride with the intent of raising funds to benefit the non-profit orga...
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