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Public safety officials launching "Click it or Ticket"
Georgia public safety officials say they're planning to participate in several traffic safety campaigns during the Memorial Day travel period. Governor's Office of Highway Safety officials say thei...
May 16, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal vetoes 11 bills
Gov. Nathan Deal has released a list of 11 bills that he vetoed. The list of vetoed bills that Deal released Tuesday included one that would have allowed motorcycle and bicycle riders to enter inte...
May 13, 2015 08:41 AM | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves announce plans for ‘world-class, four-star’ hotel
The Atlanta Braves and Dallas-based Omni Hotels & Resorts announced a 50-50 partnership last week for a 16-floor, 260-room hotel overlooking the new SunTrust Park in southeast Cobb County’s Cumberl...
May 05, 2015 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Movement to opt out of Common Core tests growing
Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance. This “opt-out” movement re...
April 30, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gov. Deal signs autism insurance bill for kids
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a House-Senate bill that includes an insurance coverage requirement for autism known as Ava's Law in honor of Ava Bullard of Lyons, a 10-year-old with the disor...
April 29, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding air show earning national recognition; set for May 9, 10
In its third year, the Salute America Air Show in Paulding County is on the rise. With a fast-paced and entertaining lineup, the show is sure to be a crowd pleaser and a regional attraction, as wel...
April 28, 2015 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawmakers rush to meet Friday deadline for bills
Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday passed dozens of bills, rushing to meet a key deadline to keep legislation alive for the remainder of the 40-day session. Friday marks the 30th day of the session, th...
March 12, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black ice possible Thursday morning
Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressmen accuse Atlanta mayor of discrimination in firing of fire chief
Members of Georgia's congressional delegation have written a letter to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed calling the termination of the city's former fire chief a violation of free speech and religious free...
February 18, 2015 11:04 AM | 1 1 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville police search for escapee
Cartersville police continue to search for an inmate who escaped custody in Cartersville while enroute to Indiana on an outstanding probation violation warrant. According to Captain Mark Camp with ...
February 05, 2015 12:46 PM | 3 3 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cass High teacher arrested on sexual assault charge
A Cass High School teacher has been charged with sexual assault relating to an “inappropriate relationship” with a 17-year-old student. According to a news release from the Bartow County Sheriff’s ...
January 30, 2015 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ga. Senate passes bill requiring insurance coverage for autism therapy
The Georgia state Senate has passed a bill requiring insurance companies to cover autism therapy for children younger than 6. Lawmakers passed the bill, 54-0 on Thursday. Supporters say early inter...
January 29, 2015 01:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Georgia First Lady visits Bartow school
    by From Staff Reports
    09.16.14 - 01:26 pm
  • Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
    by Hilary Butschek
    nfulton@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 12:39 pm
  • Bartow Education Foundation to announce grant recipients
    The year 1996 introduced Georgians to quite a few notable events. The Summer Olympics brought visitors from around the world and scattered contests of skill and strength from the north Georgia moun...
    January 28, 2015 04:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Emergency Preparedness Week begins Feb. 2
    From Staff Reports Devastating tornadoes, destructive thunderstorms and other severe weather events can strike at any time. In order to prepare all Georgians for the possibility of a disaster, the ...
    January 27, 2015 01:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cartersville police arrest several burglary, theft suspects
    Chief Thomas N. Culpepper of the Cartersville Police Department announced that investigators have made several arrests in conjunction with recent entering auto and burglary incidents. In a statemen...
    January 22, 2015 03:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Harper, Bartow school board await appeal
    Bartow County Schools’ superintendent John Harper has appealed a recommendation to revoke his professional license, but it could be a while before the Georgia Professional Standards Commission make...
    January 16, 2015 06:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Barry Loudermilk: Backlash "intensity" unexpected
    The day after voting to re-elect Speaker John Boehner, U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R–Cassville, said he did not expect the “intensity” of the backlash against his vote. Loudermilk denied flip-flopp...
    January 13, 2015 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Bartow school board elects new chair, mum on allegations
    Monday night’s Bartow County School Board meeting was the first of the year and while a special called meeting saw the election of a new school board chair, the recent allegations against Superinte...
    January 12, 2015 10:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Temperatures plunge across Georgia
    Temperatures fell to 10 degrees before dawn in Marietta, Cartersville and Rome and 12 in Atlanta as an arctic blast of frigid weather brought the coldest temperatures in a year to Georgia. It was e...
    January 08, 2015 02:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 95 95 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 | 94 94 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 | 92 92 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 | 107 107 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 | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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