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Woman struck by falling tree

Friday night at 11:38pm BArtow County EMS along with other agencies responded to a campground in Red Top Mountain park for a female that had been struck by a falling tree. BCEMS arrived on the scene to find a 15 year old female unconscious and unresponsive with trauma to the head. Bartow County EMS along [...]

By |May 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Woman struck by falling tree

Allatoona Lake to host “Get Kids to the Park Day” at Galt’s Ferry

Press Release CARTERSVILLE, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, is scheduled to host a Get Kids to the Park / Safe Kids Day at the Galt’s Ferry Day-Use Area at Allatoona Lake in Acworth, Ga., May 20.  The event, which is cosponsored by the Safe Kids Cherokee County and the National [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Allatoona Lake to host “Get Kids to the Park Day” at Galt’s Ferry

EXPECT A DETOUR OFF TENNESSEE STREET IN CARTERSVILLE THIS WEEKEND

Press Release CARTERSVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) is advising motorists in Cartersville and Bartow County of a detour off Tennessee Street/US 411 in Cartersville, scheduled for the weekend of May 19, 2017. Tennessee Street will be closed and traffic detoured into N. Tennessee Street and E. Felton Road from 7 p.m. [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|General|Comments Off on EXPECT A DETOUR OFF TENNESSEE STREET IN CARTERSVILLE THIS WEEKEND

Arrest made in Cartersville Shooting

Press Release On 05-16-2017 at approximately 1945 hours officers were dispatched to a shots fired call on Hannon Way. Upon arrival officers were notified that a male victim had been shot. Officers were also notified that the suspect (s) had fled the scene. With immediate coordination with the Cartersville Police Department, Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Arrest made in Cartersville Shooting

10-year-old airlifted to Atlanta hospital following bicycle accident

Press Release Saturday at 8:06pm BCEMS responded to a residence off of Magnolia Dr. To a male that suffered injuries due to a bicycle accident. Upon BCEMS arrival the found a 10 year old male with a injury to the lower abdominal and groin area. BCEMS requested a Children's healthcare of Atlanta helicopter be en [...]

By |May 14th, 2017|General|Comments Off on 10-year-old airlifted to Atlanta hospital following bicycle accident

Woman transported to hospital after lengthy fall.

Thursday afternoon BCEMS responded to Wexford Circle to a female that had fallen. Upon EMS arrival they found a female with a laceration to the head. The patient fell approximately 10ft off a ladder striking her head on the floor BCEMS transported the patient to Floyd Medical Center for treatment.    

By |May 11th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Woman transported to hospital after lengthy fall.

BBB’s Tips for Finding a Safe Summer Camp  

Press Release: Wise parents are already searching for summer camps that will keep their children safely occupied when school is out. Many camps in Georgia are not regulated in specific areas according to the American Camp Association. Better Business Bureau recommends parents carefully choose a summer camp that is safe and will keep your youngster entertained [...]

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Sen. Bruce Thompson Commends Signing of Senate Bill 141, outlines permit requirements for carnival rides.

Press Release ATLANTA (May 9, 2017) | Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 141 into Georgia law on Monday, May 8, 2017. Senator Bruce Thompson (R – White), the sponsor of SB 141, is a vocal advocate for better standards to improve user safety in entertainment industries in Georgia. SB 141 would require carnival rides [...]

By |May 10th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Sen. Bruce Thompson Commends Signing of Senate Bill 141, outlines permit requirements for carnival rides.

American Heart Association recognizes Cartersville Medical Center’s commitment to quality stroke care

Press Release Cartersville Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus CARTERSVILLE, GA; May 8, 2017 ― Cartersville Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus. The award [...]

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GDOL to host recruitments for NCI Building Systems in Marietta

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Cobb-Cherokee Career Center will host recruitments for NCI Building Systems. The metal manufacturing company will be recruiting a number of employees to work in Douglasville. The recruitments are on Tuesday, May 16, May 23, and June 6. They will all be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. [...]

By |May 5th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on GDOL to host recruitments for NCI Building Systems in Marietta