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Bartow’s 62nd Annual Civic Youth Day

Bartow students shadow local leaders Wednesday.  

By |March 22nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Bartow’s 62nd Annual Civic Youth Day

THREE AT CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER RECEIVE TOP AWARDS

Press Release Cartersville, GA; March 16, 2017:     The 2016 Frist Humanitarian and HCA Excellence in Nursing Award winners were announced recently at Cartersville Medical Center.  Created in 1971, the Frist Humanitarian Award honors outstanding individuals for their humanitarian and volunteer activities.  The Excellence in Nursing Award celebrates the extraordinary clinical and compassionate care delivered [...]

By |March 21st, 2017|Headlines|Comments Off on THREE AT CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER RECEIVE TOP AWARDS

Man killed in two car collision on I 75 Tuesday morning

A 2 vehicle accident occurred on I-75 northbound near mile marker 289. BCEMS and other agencies responded to the scene. Upon arrival BCEMS crew found a male subject in a passenger car deceased. The second vehicle driver was evaluated by BCEMS and advised the crew he was not injured. The accident involved a passenger car [...]

By |March 21st, 2017|Features|Comments Off on Man killed in two car collision on I 75 Tuesday morning

Man killed in Sunday crash has been identified.

A Cartersville man died in a two-vehicle accident that occurred in Bartow Sunday night.  According to reports, 20-year-old Titus Williams died from injuries sustained in the crash.  Five to 6 people were injured in the crash that occurred on highway 411 at Shaw Plant 15. Four EMS units responded; the BCEMS Supervisor requested two helicopters [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Man killed in Sunday crash has been identified.

Multiple people injured in two car collision

Sunday night BCEMS, BCFD, BCSO and the GSP responded to a 2 vehicle accident on HWY 411 at Shaw plant 15. BCEMS had four EMS units respond due to having 5 to 6 patients injured. Once on the scene BCEMS Supervisor requested two helicopters be enroute for two critical patients. Air life and Life force [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|Features|Comments Off on Multiple people injured in two car collision

Bartow County EMS Paramedic named Paramedic of the year for Region 1.

Press Release:  Bartow County EMS Paramedic Traci Turner was named Paramedic of the year for Region 1. The awards ceremony was held March 16th in Catoosa County. The Region 1 area is comprised of the 16 counties in north west Georgia.  Turner will now be nominated for Paramedic of the year at the State of [...]

By |March 17th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Bartow County EMS Paramedic named Paramedic of the year for Region 1.

EXPECT LANE SHIFTS ON I-75 SOUTH BETWEEN EXITS 283 AND 277

PRESS RELEASE:  Motorists should expect lane shifts on I-75 South between mile markers 278.9 and 278.2 in Bartow County on Monday, March 20, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. These lane shifts are necessary for Georgia DOT maintenance crews to repair the deteriorating pavement spots on this portion of the interstate. This maintenance operation [...]

By |March 17th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on EXPECT LANE SHIFTS ON I-75 SOUTH BETWEEN EXITS 283 AND 277

Advocates for Children Announces New Safe Place Coordinator

CARTERSVILLE, Ga.- March 14, 2017: People pass the yellow and black Safe Place signs all the time, some never knowing their significance. The signs indicate that the staff at that facility are trained and ready to help a young person in crisis. March 19-25 marks a week of awareness for the National Safe Place Network, [...]

By |March 14th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Advocates for Children Announces New Safe Place Coordinator

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Bartow County

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 this winter season [...]

By |March 14th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Bartow County

Fire destroys Acworth home.

Bartow County fire fighters were into action for a structure fire in Acworth Saturday afternoon.  The fire occurred around 5:30 p.m. at a home located at 5370 Pine Ridge Lane.  Crews found the structure fully engulfed in flames as they arrived on the scene.  Three trucks responded and remained on scene until 7:00 p.m.  The [...]

By |March 12th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Fire destroys Acworth home.