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Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights February 10, 2020

Meeting called to order - Kelley Dial, President Presentation of the Colors - CHS JROTC students Pledge of Allegiance Welcome to Visitors Moment of Silence was observed for Officer Sarah Barnes Character Word of the Month:  PERSEVERANCE – Pursuing worthy goals with determination and patience while exhibiting diligence when confronted with failure. The Matthew Hill-Dean [...]

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GDOL and Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce host job fair in February

Press Release: The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce to host a job fair in February. The event will be held on Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, 3605 Marietta Highway, Canton, Ga. Job seekers interested in attending the [...]

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Northwest GDOT Utilizing Rumble Strips to Combat Distracted Driving

Press Release: White, GA - Thump thump thump! The distinctive sound of rumble strips is keeping roads safer for motorists throughout northwest Georgia. Rumble strips are quickly becoming a feature of many of the state roads managed by the Georgia Department of Transportation District Six as a way to combat distracted driving. Drivers failing to [...]

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Reinhardt announces cancellations due to winter weather

WALESKA, GA (Feb. 8, 2020) -- Reinhardt University is canceling events scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8, due to accumulating winter weather. Residential students on campus are encouraged to stay on campus and not drive. Gordy Dining Center is operating on its regular weekend hours.  “Roads are treacherous around campus, and students should keep their vehicles [...]

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Area Schools Named to Georgia’s AP Honor Schools

Georgia ranks 17th in nation for AP performance, improves performance of economically disadvantaged students FOR MORE INFORMATION: College Board AP Cohort State Report | College Board AP Cohort Data Report State names 255 AP Honor Schools 2020 AP Expansion Schools-Adairsville High, Cartersville High, Woodland High 2020 Stem Schools - Cass High and Woodland High 2020 [...]

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Bartow Sets Employment Records in December

Press Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Bartow County set two new records in December. Preliminary numbers show, the county set a new record-high for employment and labor force.   “Georgia finished the year strong by continuing to add jobs in all major sectors,” Butler said. “Moving forward, we need to attract [...]

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Georgia Power encourages action during Severe Weather Awareness Week

Severe storms predicted for Metro Area Thursday Company highlights important safety information and resources to help customers prepare for all types of severe weather Press Release: ATLANTA – Feb. 5, 2020 – Georgia Power is encouraging its 2.6 million customers to be severe-weather ready, as the company partners with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and [...]

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Bartow Employee Dusty Shelton Recognized for Quick Action

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Former Cartersville Employee Receives 10 Year Sentence

Kanneya Delon Brown-Cooley will serve 18 months on house arrest and the remainder on probation. Kanneya Delon Brown-Cooley was arrested in May of 2018 and charged with numerous counts of theft by deception. On March 15, 2018, A customer service supervisor with the city of Cartersville called police. Officers were told that some utility customers [...]

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Legislation Introduced to Reduce Testing in GA

Statement from State School Superintendent Richard Woods on legislation to reduce high-stakes testing in Georgia Tuesday, February 4, 2020 – “For years, I’ve expressed deep concerns about the number and weight of high-stakes tests in Georgia, and getting state testing requirements in line with the federal minimum was one of the Georgia Department of Education’s [...]

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