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Transportation funding to dominate 2015 Ga. legislative session
Georgia’s transportation needs and how to pay for them emerged this week as the issues that will dominate the 2015 legislation session. Lawmakers convene Jan. 12 at the state Capitol. The search fo...
December 17, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville named to National Register
The Business District of downtown Cartersville was recently listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Cartersville City Council member Dianne Tate and downtown property owner John Lewis h...
December 02, 2014 09:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville police seek public's help
Law enforcement officials said when a crime has been committed, the most critical time frame to chase down leads is the first 48 hours. This holds true particularly when the crime involves homicide...
December 02, 2014 09:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black Friday not as big as it used to be
Black Friday shoppers are starting to look like procrastinators. The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season didn't seem as frenzied as in past years after many die-hard shoppers swarmed...
November 28, 2014 07:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freeze warning covers metro Atlanta
Forecasters have issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest weather so far this season blows into the state. The National Weather Service said the warni...
November 13, 2014 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow voters approve $8 mill bond, Sunday sales
While this year’s election touted high profile races for governor and U.S. Senate, local races featured mainly unopposed candidates, two Sunday alcohol sale ordinances for Adairsville and a bond re...
November 04, 2014 11:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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November 04, 2014 07:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State scrambles to fix problems with voter site
As voters headed to the polls Tuesday, state officials scrambled to fix problems with a website that's supposed to help Georgians find their poll locations. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp sa...
November 04, 2014 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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News Guide: Highlights of Georgia elections
Key races to watch in Tuesday elections across Georgia. TOP OF THE TICKET After months of high-stakes campaigning and a seemingly endless barrage of negative TV ads, voters will finally choose whet...
November 03, 2014 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barge endorses Democrat for superintendent
Republican state superintendent John Barge is endorsing the Democratic candidate seeking to take his place as the state's top education official. Barge said Thursday that Valarie Wilson will contin...
October 23, 2014 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow, Cartersville superintendents discuss new year
Students and teachers have found their stride in the first few weeks of the new school year, but both superintendents for the school systems in Bartow County understand that there are still adjustm...
September 16, 2014 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia First Lady visits Bartow school
Georgia first lady Sandra Deal, State Sen. Christian Coomer, R-Cass, Bartow County Schools Superintendent John Harper and other local leaders celebrated digital literacy at Hamilton Crossing Elemen...
September 16, 2014 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
An acquaintance of the Harris family said he doesn’t think Ross Harris is guilty, and he prays the truth about the accusations that the father left his son in a hot car to die will be revealed soon...
September 11, 2014 12:39 PM | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many colleges re-thinking sexual assault awareness
As freshmen descend on college campuses, they enter the “red zone” — a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault. This year is different, tho...
September 11, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surya holds groundbreaking ceremony
India-based Surya Inc. broke ground on a new corporate office and distribution facility at the Highland 75 Industrial Park off Cass-White Road in Bartow County this month. News of the company’s mov...
August 12, 2014 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why isn’t there a treatment, vaccine for Ebola?
In the four decades since the Ebola virus was first identified in Africa, treatment hasn’t changed much. There are no licensed drugs or vaccines for the deadly disease. Some are being developed, bu...
August 06, 2014 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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LakePoint has immediate impact on community
When news spread about plans for a multi-million dollar sports complex being built in Emerson, excitement began to build for expectations that it would have a dramatic impact on the community. From...
August 05, 2014 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nunn asks for 5 debates in Senate race
Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn wants five debates with Republican David Perdue leading up to the Nov. 4 general election, with the GOP nominee's campaign suggesting in reply that her pro...
August 01, 2014 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loudermilk wins Congressional seat
Although the July 22 Primary Runoff election featured two spirited contests between Republicans seeking seats in Congress, Tuesday’s 17 polls drew little interest from Bartow County residents. Acco...
July 23, 2014 12:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
July 22, 2014 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff
Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that w...
July 22, 2014 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
July 22, 2014 07:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge orders WYXC owner to restore station
A judge last week ordered owner Clarion Communications to take possession of radio station NewsTalk WYXC-AM and operate it according to federal law until an October hearing. Superior Court Judge D....
July 15, 2014 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belgium-based B.I.G. to create 350 jobs in Bartow
Gov. Nathan Deal was on hand to welcome Belgium-based Beaulieu International Group, which announced plans to build its first U.S. plant on 120 acres of land across from the Highland 75 Industrial P...
July 15, 2014 09:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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