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A Rome woman died in a three vehicle accident that shut down Highway 411 Tuesday morning. 

According to reports from the Georgia State Patrol, 44-year-old Misti Kirkland of Rome died in the crash.  The accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. in the westbound lane of Highway 411.  A 2015 Ram pickup truck, driven by 41-year-old Martina Nanette Couey of Cartersville was traveling westbound.  A 2017 Ford F350, driven by 36-year-old Kenneth Nathaniel [...]

By |April 24th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on A Rome woman died in a three vehicle accident that shut down Highway 411 Tuesday morning. 

Georgia General Assembly Gives Final Passage to Hands-Free Driving Bill

  Press Release from Rep. John Carson Provides Bill Specifics ATLANTA – State Representative John Carson (R-Marietta), Chairman of the House Study Committee on Distracted Driving, announced that the Georgia General Assembly gave final passage to House Bill 673, the Hands-Free Georgia Act, on Thursday, March 29, 2018. This measure would create a hands-free driving [...]

By |April 18th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Georgia General Assembly Gives Final Passage to Hands-Free Driving Bill

Calhoun resident arrested in Adairsville with more thatn 2 lbs. of meth.

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 04/18/2018 On April 18, 2018 at approximately 2:05 a.m. officers with the Adairsville Police Department stopped a suspicious vehicle for a busted windshield after the vehicle was observed parked at 2 different businesses in Adairsville.  The officers observed the vehicle parked at the gas pump at Patty’s Truck Stop on Hwy [...]

By |April 18th, 2018|Headlines|Comments Off on Calhoun resident arrested in Adairsville with more thatn 2 lbs. of meth.

Georgia DOT repairs cable rail along Interstate 75 in Bartow County

    PRESS RELEASE: CARTERSVILLE– A Georgia DOT Maintenance crew begins today its work on repairing the cable rail along Interstate 75 in Bartow County.  Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. It is Georgia DOT position that guardrail and cable rail maintenance and repair are essential [...]

By |April 17th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Georgia DOT repairs cable rail along Interstate 75 in Bartow County

GHC hosting event exploring the relationship between learning, hip-hop culture and the art of freestyle rap

Beettina Love, also known as Dr. Love Georgia Highlands College will be hosting a two-hour event on learning, hip-hop culture and the art of freestyle rap at its Cartersville location on April 18th from 2PM to 4:15PM in the Student Center. Starting at 2PM, GHC will host Soul Food Cypher, an Atlanta-based group who aims [...]

By |April 16th, 2018|General|Comments Off on GHC hosting event exploring the relationship between learning, hip-hop culture and the art of freestyle rap

Woman transported to hospital after falling from a horse

    Participants in the North West Georgia Qualifying State Show paused for prayer Saturday afternoon.  A participant in the show reportedly fell beneath a horse.  Rescue crews were called to 43 Saddle Club Drive for a traumatic injury.  The injured, described as an unconscious female in her 40’s was transported by ambulance to the [...]

By |April 14th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Woman transported to hospital after falling from a horse

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Tallatoona CAP, Inc. Tallatoona has received additional funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).  Appointments are provided on a first come first served basis until funds are exhausted. Bartow County residents who qualify will receive either $310.00 or $350.00 toward their heating bill (heating source).  If you have not received LIHEAP assistance [...]

By |April 13th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Commissioner Steve Taylor signs proclamation for National Day of Prayer, May 3, 2018

By |April 11th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Commissioner Steve Taylor signs proclamation for National Day of Prayer, May 3, 2018

Child transported to the burn center

Bartow County EMS responded to Sugar Valley Road for a structure fire with injuries. Upon arrival crews found a pediatric patient with burns. Due to the location of the burns and age of the patient a medical helicopter was dispatched to the scene. The patient was transported to a burn center for further evaluation.

By |April 11th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Child transported to the burn center

Emergency crews called to accident with injuries

Bartow County EMS responded to the intersection of Joe Frank Harris Parkway and Mac Johnson Road for an accident with injuries. Upon arrival crews found the patient to be responsive with several complaints of injuries. The patient was removed from the vehicle and into the ambulance where they began treatment. The patient was transported to [...]

By |April 10th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Emergency crews called to accident with injuries