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SCMS Band Wins Gold in Hawaii

  Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, Ga., April 18, 2017– South Central Middle School band students took the trip of a lifetime to Honolulu, Hawaii during their recent Spring Break. Performing at the USS Missouri at Pearl Harbor and earning a gold award for their performance in a national competition, the students got the opportunity to take [...]

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Health department offers free hereditary breast-and-ovarian cancer screening

Cartersville, GA:  Women visiting the Bartow County Health Department for health services ranging from family planning to routine gynecological exams can now also receive free hereditary breast-and-ovarian cancer (HBOC) screening.  This new service provides an accurate assessment of personal risk for developing the two cancers, education regarding availability of genetic testing to confirm the risk, [...]

By |April 17th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Health department offers free hereditary breast-and-ovarian cancer screening

No vote in Bartow County Tuesday, April 18th.

The Bartow Elections Office is receiving 10 to 20 calls per day from residents inquiring about Tuesday's election for U.S. Representative 6th District.  Election Superintendent, Joseph Kirk issued a press release informing residents about the race that doesn't include Bartow County.  

By |April 17th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on No vote in Bartow County Tuesday, April 18th.

GDOL to host a recruitment and open house for Papa John’s in Acworth

Press Release ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will host a recruitment and open house to hire 100 employees for the new Papa John’s food service distribution center in Acworth. The recruitment will be held on Wednesday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Papa John’s Quality Control Center located [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Headlines|Comments Off on GDOL to host a recruitment and open house for Papa John’s in Acworth

Proclamation signing for next month’s National Day of Prayer.

National Day of Prayer set for May 4, in Bartow County.  The event begins at noon on the steps of the Frank Moore Administration Building.

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Health department nurse honored at West Georgia University

Press Release: Cartersville, GA:  Bartow County Health Department nurse Allison Wright-Mitchell, RN, recently received the prestigious Nursing Excellence Award at the University of West Georgia’s Academic Honors Convocation.  Sponsored by the Tanner Health System School of Nursing, the award is given annually to a senior nursing student, with an overall GPA greater than 3.2, who [...]

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Georgia Power warns customers of bill payment scam

ATLANTA – April 11, 2017 – Georgia Power is issuing a renewed warning for customers of criminal “scam artists” attempting to defraud both business and residential customers over the phone. The company wants to remind customers to be cautious and never provide personal information – such as a credit card or social security number – [...]

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GHC to host Veterans and Military Family Fun Day for the community

Making its return for the fourth consecutive year is the annual Veterans Family and Military Family Fun Day at Georgia Highlands College. The event is free and open to the public and hosts over 30 vendors and a 20-piece military band.  New this year is the Mobile Vet Center, which provides readjustment counseling and information [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|General|Comments Off on GHC to host Veterans and Military Family Fun Day for the community

Manufacturing Career Fair to Connect Job Seekers, Employers

  Press Release: (Acworth, Ga. – April 10, 2017) Career Services at Chattahoochee Technical College and Canton-based R&D Mechanical Services are hosting a manufacturing industry job fair as a way to connect highly qualified job seekers with employers in the college’s six-county service area.   The job fair will be held on April 24, from [...]

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Cartersville, GA Corn Grower Earns Top State Honors in National Corn Yield Contest

ST. LOUIS (March 20, 2017) – As the American farmer strives to meet the growing demand for corn required to satisfy increasing world demand, one area grower has been honored for their efforts through the 2016 National Corn Yield Contest. The national contest, sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association, recognizes farmers from across [...]

By |April 2nd, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Cartersville, GA Corn Grower Earns Top State Honors in National Corn Yield Contest