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Board member vying to be state school superintendent
Matt Shultz announced his candidacy for state school superintendent at the Bartow County Republican Party monthly meeting on Saturday morning. The thrust of his campaign is focused on opening the w...
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Kindergarteners learn about community service
On Friday, Sept. 27, Cartersville Primary School kindergarten students learned firsthand the roles of community service members during the school’s annual Trucktacular event, which featured agencie...
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AAMCO owner looks forward to new career
After 13 years as a Phoenix Air pilot, Rodolfo “Rudy” Pena is looking forward to staying on the ground. Pena, who has more than 21,000 hours of flight experience, is the new owner of the AAMCO Tota...
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Trail dedication, exhibit opening highlight Leake site's significance
While its last excavation was conducted in December 2006, the Leake site and its former inhabitants will once again take center stage. Propelled by the Georgia Department of Transportation’s need t...
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Holt, Tonsmeire running for Cartersville Ward 3
The only contested city council election in Cartersville this year is in Ward 3. Teacher Valerie Holt is challenging incumbent Louis Tonsmeire Sr., who has been on the council since 2002. Voters in...
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@White=[C] Man fights back while being stabbed
@White=[C] On Friday around noon a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to 155 Veech Loop, Adairsville, in reference to a fight that later was determined to be aggravated assault an...
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Terminus Wake Park opens, owners hope to make a splash with attractions
Terminus Wake Park, the first occupant of the LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center complex, opened for business Friday and welcomed its first customers. The opening comes after months of cons...
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Free angling event on tap Saturday at Dellinger Park
To celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day, the Cartersville Parks and Recreation Department will offer a free event to anglers of all ages Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. Participants are encoura...
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County schools rev up bus safety training
To better explain the importance of bus safety to young students in the Bartow County School System, the district’s transportation department is teaming up with elementary schools to provide compre...
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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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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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'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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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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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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