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Cross Walk Friday
Wed  Apr 16 2014 08:00AM
On Good Friday, April 18, ministers and church members from Bartow area churches will commemorate the biblical sacrifice of Simon of Cyrene and lift up the cross of Christ for … read more.
Walkway now connects two neighborhoods
Wed  Apr 16 2014 08:00AM
It no longer is necessary for children and adults to have to wade through a broken glass and debris-strewn narrow pathway and then navigate down a steep embankment in order … read more.
Getting ready for the future
Wed  Apr 16 2014 08:00AM
For two Wednesday afternoons a month the second floor of the Bartow Public Library has a full house for five hours. It’s students from the Professional Opportunity Program for Students … read more.
Destiny up to each person
Wed  Apr 16 2014 08:00AM
Dr. Fairest Hill told a roomful of students and adults Saturday how their destiny is up to them in a personal story about the differences between his late sister and … read more.
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New sign ordinance OK’d
Sat  Apr 12 2014 08:00AM
There now is a new ordinance in Bartow regarding non-commercial removable signs on private residential property: Ordinance No. 2013-14, and with it the The God Bless America signs that started this, brouhaha can stay in place. As he had done … read more.

Patients seeking acceptance
Sat  Apr 12 2014 08:00AM
Tracey Dannemiller made no bones about it. To this day she regrets the one decision that she will have to carry with her all the days of her life; a decision that affects her loved ones both directly and indirectly. … read more.

Azaleas, eggs, a Vibe and Queen Bees
Sat  Apr 12 2014 08:00AM
Expectations are high regarding Saturday, April 19 and this year’s Spring Azalea Family Fun Festival. Inspired by Bartow’s slogan, “City of Oaks and Azaleas,” the Spring Azalea Family Fun Festival, now in its second year, is a quality of life … read more.

Taxes done yet?
Sat  Apr 12 2014 08:00AM
The ides of April are nearly upon us and if you are like many and have procrastinated, you can still get your income taxes done for free at the Bartow Church Service Center, 495 E. Summerlin St. The CSC has … read more.

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State, National and World News
Ukraine fights uprising
Wed  Apr 16 2014 01:19AM
KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport, beginning what the president called an “anti-terrorist operation” to try to … read more.

US stock markets rebounds after choppy day
Wed  Apr 16 2014 01:19AM
NEW YORK (AP) — A stock market swoon turned into a comeback Tuesday. Stocks managed a late-afternoon rebound for the second time in two days as investors seemed to brush off a report of lower confidence among homebuilders and simmering … read more.

Congress is giving states transportation blues
Wed  Apr 16 2014 01:19AM
DAYTON, Ohio — On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government’s Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut … read more.

Violence surges in Nigeria uprising
Wed  Apr 16 2014 01:19AM
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants bombed a bus station and killed 75 people in the capital — a surge of violence … read more.

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