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Challenges filed against three District 14 candidates
Three candidates running to replace Barry Loudermilk in the Georgia State Senate have had challenges filed against them, which claim they are ineligible to run for public office. Matt Laughridge of...
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Stalking suspect arrested
A man wanted in connection with a suspected stalking Monday turned himself in Thursday. Investigators learned of a possible suspect Thursday after numerous tips poured into the Bartow County Sherif...
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'An Evening in Oak Hill Cemetery' revisits past Saturday, Oct. 5
Recognizing the venue’s link to the past, Bartow History Museum’s “An Evening in Oak Hill Cemetery” tour will return to Cartersville Oct. 5. Presented by Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation...
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Authorities seek Walmart stalking suspect
In an unsettling encounter Monday afternoon, a man flattened and then changed the tire of a stalking victim. The man — identified as a white male possibly in his 50s — followed the victim, 65, in t...
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Local college student kills 360-pound bear
For Alex Chastain, a 2013 graduate of Cartersville High School and current freshman at Georgia Highlands College, shooting a bear with his bow wasn’t something he set out to do during a deer-huntin...
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Fire marshal: Blazes work of arsonist
After the second fire in 18 months damaged a Paige Street residence, Bartow County Fire Marshal Bryan Cox began thinking arson was afoot. Four fires in four years created concern. Cox said one was ...
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Health department offering free flu shots, preparing for emergencies
On Oct. 3, the Bartow County Health Department will offer free flu shots to the community as it undergoes an emergency preparedness drill. Scheduled to start at 9 a.m. in the Cartersville Civic Cen...
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Chatt Tech offering Oct. job fairs
This October, Chattahoochee Technical College will offer access to multiple job fairs, exposing employment opportunities to veterans as well as explaining to job seekers and employers the evolving ...
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‘Generous gift’ provides painting for Stilesboro Academy
While many pre-Civil War schools have fallen by the wayside, the Stilesboro Academy remains, thanks to the efforts of the Stilesboro Improvement Club and its supporters. To help preserve the struct...
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Spratt works to support education through foundations
For the past two years Sean Spratt has worked to improve education in Bartow County. Spratt serves on the boards of the Etowah Scholarship Foundation and Bartow Education Foundation. He believes bo...
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Bartow, Cartersville students named to SAC
Three local students — two from Cartersville High School and one from Woodland High School — have been named to state Superintendent John Barge’s Student Advisory Council for the 2013-2014 school y...
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Harvest at the Homestead closes summer, welcomes fall
The 1860s reconstructed cabin at Red Top Mountain State Park was filled with the aroma of homemade stew cooking in a cast-iron skillet over red-hot coals. Light from a nearby fireplace permeated th...
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Handling Halo: New K-9 joins DTF unit
* Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on new K-9 units operating inside Bartow County. When you think of guardian angels, you imagine white robes and wings, not fur and four legs....
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Atlanta Community Food Bank broadens partner base in Bartow
For those operating the community’s food pantries, the need to provide nourishment to the hungry is an ever-present reality. “Until I started working with the [Church of the Ascension’s] food pantr...
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Acworth man missing, last seen by family Wednesday
The mother of James Rollins called Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Friday to report her son missing. She told police she last saw Rollins on Wednesday when he left her home at 4387 Bartow Carver Roa...
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