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Rescue crews use utility terrain vehicle to rescue man from woods.

At 10:44pm Thursday night BCEMS, BCFD, BCSO and the Cobb County FD responded to a male subject in a large wooded area off of Bish Rd. The male advised 911 he was injured and couldn't move. The BCEMS crew once on scene requested the UTV be enroute for assistance on transporting the patient from the [...]

By |April 28th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Rescue crews use utility terrain vehicle to rescue man from woods.

NEW GDOT COORDINATED HIGHWAY ASSISTANCE & MAINTENANCE PATROL SERVICE BEGINS IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA

Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -The Coordinated Highway and Maintenance Program (CHAMP) will launch next week in the 17 counties of Georgia DOT’s District Six in northwest Georgia. Operators will be the eyes on the road for both maintenance issues and incident management/response on Interstate 75 from Bartow County to the Tennessee State line and I-20 [...]

By |April 27th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on NEW GDOT COORDINATED HIGHWAY ASSISTANCE & MAINTENANCE PATROL SERVICE BEGINS IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA

Georgia Highlands College holds groundbreaking event for academic building.

          The focus of the new building is on STEAM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) areas of study on the Cartersville campus. According to a press release, GHC received a total $22.5 million in state funding to advance the project: $2.2 for design, $17.7 for construction and $2.6 for equipment. The 52,000-square foot building [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Georgia Highlands College holds groundbreaking event for academic building.

Early morning accident sends man to hospital

Press Release BCEMS responded to a male lying on the side of the roadway possible struck by a vehicle. The call came into the 911 center at 1:28am. BCEMS arrived on the scene to find a male conscious but confused. The male appeared to be in shock due to a fracture of the lower leg [...]

By |April 25th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Early morning accident sends man to hospital

Low Oxygen Level in Dellinger Park Lake Repaired

  Press Release 25, 2017 – The City of Cartersville Parks & Recreation Department has partnered with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to repair the oxygen deficiency in the Dellinger Park lake. The lake has since been cleaned up and restored. We appreciate your patience while we corrected this problem. Predatory fish will be [...]

By |April 25th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Low Oxygen Level in Dellinger Park Lake Repaired

Commission Meetings Wednesday and Thursday

In addition to the Wednesday meeting, Commissioner Taylor has scheduled a public hearing for Thursday night. NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING The Bartow County Commissioner will hold a public hearing on Thursday May 4 at 6:00 p.m. to consider the application of BGAC, LLC d/b/a Barnsley Gardens to approve a Tourism Development Act application relating [...]

By |April 25th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Commission Meetings Wednesday and Thursday

Interstate closed for multi-vehicle pileup

Press Release: Bartow County EMS along with numerous other County agencies responded to a multiple vehicle accident on I-75 northbound at the Allatoona lake bridge. The accident occurred at 1:42pm Sunday afternoon. The accident involved numerous passenger cars and tractor trailers which resulted in the Interstate being closed northbound for an extended time. The crews [...]

By |April 23rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Interstate closed for multi-vehicle pileup

Emergency crews called Old Alabama Road Sunday for 2 vehicle crash

Press Release: At 1:15pm Sunday BCEMS responded to a 2 vehicle accident on Old Alabama Rd at Bates Rd. The crew arrived to find a passenger car that had been struck on the side by a tow truck. The crew found a female patient with a Laceration to the head. The female was conscious and [...]

By |April 23rd, 2017|General, Headlines|Comments Off on Emergency crews called Old Alabama Road Sunday for 2 vehicle crash

Protect the ones who cannot protect themselves

 Press Release: National Infant Immunization Week is April 22 – April 29, 2017  Cartersville, GA – National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 22 – April 29, 2017, and the Bartow County Health Department urges everyone to protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases by ensuring our little ones and everyone around them are vaccinated and up-to-date [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Protect the ones who cannot protect themselves

Two injured in plane crash

                 Emergency crews were called to Milam Bridge Road in the Euharlee at 1:50 Tuesday for a plane crash.  Upon arrival to the scene the crews found a small 2 seat plane with heavy damage. The crew quickly began a search and located 2 patients. An Air Life helicopter was [...]

By |April 18th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Two injured in plane crash