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11 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Barr, Loudermilk squaring off for District 11 seat

Following the May 20 primary election, Republicans Bob Barr and Barry Loudermilk are still battling for the District 11 U.S. House seat.

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Related Topix: US News, Cobb County, GA, US Politics, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Smyrna, GA

16 hrs ago | Daily Tribune News

Public hearings scheduled for Bartow BOE tentative millage rate increase

A spirited debate surrounded the tentative millage rate increase at the Bartow County Board of Education meeting on July 3. The 3-2 vote approved the tentative increase and proposes to raise the current rate of 17.9 mills to 19.4 mills.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA, Cherokee County, GA, Gordon County, GA

20 hrs ago | Super Chevy Magazine

1968 Chevrolet Camaro - That '70s Show

Do you remember what choices performance-minded Camaro buyers faced in the mid-'70s? There was the annual disappointment, when-from 1971 onward-performance dropped thanks to ever-stricter federal emissions laws, which led to lower compression in all engines and fewer high-performance engine options.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, Chevrolet Camaro, Chevrolet, White, GA

21 hrs ago | The Summerville Journal-Scene

Buckelew, Wright plan August wedding

Tiffany Danielle Buckelew of Cartersville, Ga. and Collin D. Wright of Summerville are engaged to be married on Aug. 17 at Patriot's Point Links in Mt.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA

Yesterday | Daily Tribune News

19-year-old airlifted after crash

A teenager was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital after a single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA, Fire

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Tribune News

Dinner theater to benefit Cultural Arts Alliance on Saturday

Representatives from Cartersville's arts community are joining forces to raise funds for the Cultural Arts Alliance of Cartersville-Bartow County Inc. Set for Saturday at 6:30 p.m., the mystery dinner theater titled "Murder at the Deadwood Saloon" will be held at Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse, 100 Covered Bridge Road in Euharlee.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Cartersville, GA, Euharlee, GA, Games, Poker

Daily Tribune News

Noise study approved by airport authority

The Cartersville-Bartow County Airport Authority's quarterly meeting Monday addressed everything from noise batement to a website.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Free Republic

Sheriff's deputy will NOT be charged for shooting dead 13-year-old boy ...

Prosecutors said Monday they will not file criminal charges against a Northern California sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun he mistook for an assault rifle.... Deputy Erick Gelhaus, 48, fired multiple rounds in response to what he believed was an imminent threat of death, Sonoma County District Attorney ... (more)

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Related Topix: Euharlee, GA

Daily Tribune News

Blaze destroys home Monday

Residents, neighbors and business owners gathered along South Erwin Street Monday afternoon as heavy black smoke billowed toward the sky and flames shot through the windows and attic of a single-family residence.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA, Fire

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Yarbrough: 'You got the dough, we cook the numbers'

With the July 22 runoff elections fast approaching, I called Junior E. Lee, general manager of the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company, located in Greater Garfield, Ga., to get his thoughts on the various races and to see who he thinks will make it to the finals of the November general election and who will be eliminated this round.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Junior, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Garfield, GA, Emanuel County, GA, Kingston, GA, Opinion

Patch.com

Bartow Blotter: Theft By Taking, BUI & More

The people listed on the Bartow County Jail's intake report were arrested and booked into the jail but are not convicted, therefore are presumed innocent until the court system settles their cases.

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Daily Tribune News

Resourceful Monson helps patrons find what they need

Amanda Monson, the new adult services coordinator for the Bartow County Library System, brings a fresh face and wealth of knowledge to the local library.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Cartersville, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, University of Georgia

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Daily Tribune News

a colorful selection of Indian food from the Taj Indian Buffet. Neil McGahee/The Daily Tribune News

In the past, if you had a hankering for Indian food, you headed south to Marietta or Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Indian Cuisine, Life, Food, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, World News, India,

Daily Tribune News

Rep. Kelley named chair of autonomous vehicle committee

As self-driving vehicles continue their crawl toward becoming a reality, the Georgia House of Representatives has formed a committee to study autonomous vehicle technology.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Cedartown, GA, Polk County, GA

Daily Tribune News

Cartersville resident receives counterterrorism training in Israel

Cartersville resident and Sandy Springs Police Department Capt. Robert Stevens explains some of the mementos he acquired during his two-week counterterrorism training in Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Cartersville, GA, Sandy Springs (Sandy Springs, GA), Terrorism

The Macon Telegraph

5 injured in boat crash on Lake Allatoona

Georgia Department of Natural Resources spokesman Mark McKinnon says the crash was reported Saturday night near the mouth of Illinois Creek after a fireworks show at the Atlanta Yacht Club.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA

Daily Tribune News

Cartersville Farmer's Market offers variety of products at Founder's Oak Park

Angela Moll arranges gift baskets filled with her homemade jams and jellies at a Saturday Cartersville Farmer's Market.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA, Life, Jam, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Daily Tribune News

GWRA volunteer imparts advice regarding abandoned fawns

As a volunteer for Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association, Charles Lowry is urging his fellow Bartow County residents to follow proper procedures when discovering an unattended fawn.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA, Union County, GA, Blairsville, GA

Daily Tribune News

Bass Pro Shop options additional acreage at Emerson site

Bass Pro Shop has optioned an additional 14 acres of land near the site where it plans to build a 100,000-square-foot facility.

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Related Topix: Emerson, GA, Nathan Deal, US Governors

Patch.com

Cartersville Church Welcomes New Pastor

Staff Report The Bridge United Methodist Church welcomed Rev. Mike Broome to the pulpit on June 22 as their new pastor.

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

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