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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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@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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'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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