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6 hrs ago | Daily Tribune News

Bartow school board approves millage rate increase

The Bartow County School Board voted to increase the millage rate to 19.4 mills on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Tax, Emerson, GA

10 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

GA man sentenced to 30 years on child porn charges

Federal prosecutors say a northwest Georgia man accused of extorting children for explicit photos has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA

12 hrs ago | Daily Tribune News

GHC annual HR seminar returns Aug. 6

For the eighth year, Georgia Highlands College will host its annual Managing Human Resources Seminar, giving area businesses the opportunity to hear annual economic forecasts and improve relations with employees.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA

16 hrs ago | Daily Tribune News

Inaba vies for Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia title

Looking to capture Bartow County's fifth consecutive Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia title, Sophia Inaba believes her scholastics and talent will give her an advantage in the upcoming competition.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Cartersville, GA, University of Georgia

21 hrs ago | Daily Tribune News

Vandals damage the Village clubhouse

Bartow deputies were dispatched Tuesday to the clubhouse of the Village subdivision, 16 Hampton Drive, to investigate a burglary.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Acworth, GA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Tribune News

Nolan Baggett plays a video game in his Cartersville home. Skip Butler/The Daily Tribune News

With Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's personalized care serving as a lifeline to Stacie Baggett's family over the past three years, the Cartersville resident is excited to promote Scottish Rite and the Aflac Cancer Center during the 14th annual 95.5 FM and AM 750 News/Talk WSB Care-a-Thon.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA, Nursing, Medicine

Trucker

Pharmaceutical cargo theft indicates attempted communication jamming

These two incidents may indicate the beginning of a trend in which cargo thieves are attempting to utilize jammer devices in the U.S. as a counter-measure to covert GPS tracking, FreightWatch International officials said.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, GPS, Cartersville, GA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Tribune News

'Night at the Museum' returns to Tellus Aug. 9

Through "Night at the Museum," Tellus employees aim to provide patrons an entertaining encounter with science.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Family, Kids, Cartersville, GA

Daily Tribune News

Gwinnett man drowns in Lake Allatoona Sunday

A 26-year-old Snellville man drowned while trying to retrieve an inflatable float that had blown away from shore on Lake Allatoona Sunday.

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Related Topix: Snellville, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Effingham County, GA, Guyton, GA, Emerson, GA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Tribune News

Quarterly Luncheon brings Benham as featured speaker

With an extensive family business history, Georgia Supreme Court Justice and Bartow native Robert Benham brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise as the guest speaker for the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce's Quarterly Luncheon.

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Related Topix: US News, Cartersville, GA, US Supreme Court

Daily Tribune News

Pumphouse Players to open 40th season with - Harvey'

Will Brooks, president of The Pumphouse Players, and Leslie McCrary look through some of the theater group's memorabilia, dating back to 1978.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Cartersville, GA

Daily Tribune News

One charged in Highway 140 wreck

Although a wreck involving a tractor-trailer shut down Ga. Highway 140 near Big Ditch Road for approximately two hours Friday afternoon, no one was injured.

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Related Topix: Adairsville, GA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Tribune News

BCCCA seeks to further ties with area manufacturers

As the beginning of the school year approaches, the Bartow County College and Career Academy is moving toward its second full year of operation.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Adairsville, GA

Daily Tribune News

Big Chicken Chorus vocalists to present Cartersville Community Service Day

Members of the Big Chicken Chorus sing to visitors at the Booth Western Art Museum on Valentine's Day.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA

MDJonline.com

Bob for Cobb ... but not that Bob

THE BALKY ELEVATOR at the Strand Theatre caused Bob Barr's Election Night party to have be moved to the old Theatre on the Square Tuesday evening - but that episode was emblematic of his campaign as a whole.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA, Immigration Reform, Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom DeLay, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Tribune News

Tuesday runoff sees steady turnout

Newly elected Congressman Barry Loudermilk, second from right, checks early returns Tuesday night at his election headquarters in Acworth.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Acworth, GA

Patch.com

What's The Asking Price? Hardwood Floors, 4-Car Garage

Here's an inside look of a home in Cartersville listed for sale on Zillow. This home has a fenced-in yard and a four car garage.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Cartersville, GA

Daily Tribune News

Bake Sale to benefit Bartow History Museum Aug. 2

Angela Griffin found she had plenty of sweet choices at the Bartow History Museum's Old Fashioned Bake Sale last year.

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Related Topix: Griffin, GA, Spalding County, GA, Cartersville, GA, Cassville, GA, Paulding County, GA, Adairsville, GA

Patch.com

GBI Continues To Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation continues to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Adairsville.

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Related Topix: Adairsville, GA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Tribune News

Man arrested on rape charge

Staff Report One man has been charged in connection with an alleged rape July 17. According to the Cartersville police reports, the 21-year-old victim's mother told police the victim had gone to a friend's house to "hang out" on July 17. When the mother got home about 6:30 p.m., she said she decided to take a walk around Fairview Circle with her ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA, Drugs

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