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Expect Lane Shift on I-75 in Bartow County

What: The two left lanes of I-75 northbound between Exits 285 and 288 in Bartow County will be slightly shifted to the right today from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., to allow for repairing the deteriorating asphalt spots on the interstate between mile markers 286 and 287. When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 8:30 AM-3:30PM Where: I-75 North between mileposts 286 and 287 [...]

By |August 23rd, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Expect Lane Shift on I-75 in Bartow County

Drowning victim identified

DNR Statement:   The body of Gerardo Soto, Jr., age 22, of Chicago, IL, was recovered just before noon near the Red Top Mountain State Park swimming area on Allatoona Lake. He was located by DNR Game Wardens using sector scan sonar, identified by remote operated underwater vehicle (ROV) and recovered soon afterward. Mr. Soto had been [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Drowning victim identified

Acworth Child Celebrates First Birthday with $5,529 College Savings Contribution as Winner of Path2College Newborn Sweepstakes

Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, GA—For Luca R. Alonzo, grandparents contributing toward college is a family tradition, and one that helped him kick-off his college savings in a big way. Today, Alonzo was awarded $5,529 for his Path2College 529 Plan account as the winner of the 2016 Path2College Newborn Sweepstakes. Alonzo’s grandfather, John Kraft, entered him in [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Acworth Child Celebrates First Birthday with $5,529 College Savings Contribution as Winner of Path2College Newborn Sweepstakes

Tallatoona Community Action Partnership to Host Community Resource Fair and Jazz Concert to Commemorate 50 Years of Service

CARTERSVILLE, GA. -Tallatoona Community Action Partnership has been helping families take their lead for more than 50 years in Northwest Georgia communities.  To commemorate the occasion, TCAP will host a full day of activities beginning with a community resource fair and closing out the evening with a jazz concert in the park featuring jazz favorite [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Tallatoona Community Action Partnership to Host Community Resource Fair and Jazz Concert to Commemorate 50 Years of Service

GDOT Unveils Preliminary Plans for Rome – Cartersville Development Corridor

Press release: Public Encouraged to Attend Meeting  CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - A public information open house to discuss the Georgia DOT’s new preliminary alternatives for the Rome-Cartersville Corridor (RCDC) is scheduled for Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 5 until 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at Faith United Methodist Church, located at 501 Grassdale Road [...]

By |August 16th, 2017|Headlines|Comments Off on GDOT Unveils Preliminary Plans for Rome – Cartersville Development Corridor

Northwest Health District office, county health departments close early to public on solar eclipse day

Press Release: Rome, GA– The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District office in Rome and health departments in Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Haralson, Paulding, Polk, and Walker counties will close early to clients and visitors on Monday, August 21st in the interest of public safety during the solar eclipse. The health [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Northwest Health District office, county health departments close early to public on solar eclipse day

Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

August 14, 2017 Press Release:  The Cartersville City School Board met in regular session. As a result of School Board President Linda Benton’s retirement, Vice President Kelley Dial automatically became School Board President, leaving the Vice President position vacant. Board Member Travis Popham was elected to become the new School Board Vice President. The Board [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Headlines|Comments Off on Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

Northwest Georgia Georgia DOT’s District Six is NOW HIRING!

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia Department of Transportation’s Northwest Georgia (District 6) Office will host a job fair from 11 a.m., until 1 p.m., on Wednesday, August 23 at the GDOT District Office, located at 500 Joe Frank Harris Parkway, Cartersville, Georgia 30120. The District Office plans to hire over 20 entry-level maintenance professionals. All [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|Headlines|Comments Off on Northwest Georgia Georgia DOT’s District Six is NOW HIRING!

Man struck by vehicle airlifted to a trauma center

Press Release: Sunday night BCEMS responded to the area of Mission Rd and Robinson loop for a male struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival on the scene BCEMS found a male in his 30s that had been struck by a vehicle that was traveling on Mission Rd. The crew quickly assessed the patient and found a fractured collar bone and a flail chest. Air life 5 helicopter was requested for transport. The crew started advanced treatment measure before the helicopter arrived on the scene. The patient was transported by air to a trauma center. […]

By |August 14th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man struck by vehicle airlifted to a trauma center

Former Bartow School System employee charged with theft.

A former Bartow County School System employee is in the Bartow County Jail charged with 60 counts of theft by deception.  According to reports, Cathy Elizabeth Gayton of Sandtown Road was jailed Friday.  She is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the school district’s nutrition program.

By |August 8th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Former Bartow School System employee charged with theft.