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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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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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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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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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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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Local martial art studio hosts international workshop
Choi kwang do instructors from across the world gathered in Cartersville Saturday, Sept. 14, for a workshop that focused on more than just drills and instruction. Michael Wilson, owner of the Choi ...
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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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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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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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Bartow schools aim for more instruction
As students work through the fall semester using new technology, the Bartow County School System also is making sure teachers are staying ahead of the curve when it comes to a changing classroom an...
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Rolling domestic leads to DUI arrest
A domestic dispute about 6 p.m. Wednesday reportedly taking place in a vehicle ended in the arrest on the driver. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office report, after a motorist reported a...
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Cartersville council considers urban rehab revision
City planner Richard Osborne told Cartersville City Council Thursday night that city staff has been working on a revision to the Urban Redevelopment Plan (URP) adopted by the mayor and city council...
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