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Early Language & Literacy Mini Grant Awarded the Bartow Literacy Council

The Bartow Literacy Council was awarded $18,400  for the Bartow County Reading Outreach Program.  According to a press release from Governor Deal's Office, the Bartow Literacy Council will use the money to improve access to books for children ages five through eight by implementing “Little Libraries” across the county. It will also support children from [...]

By |January 22nd, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Early Language & Literacy Mini Grant Awarded the Bartow Literacy Council

The City of Cartersville Receives 2018 Live, Work, Play City Award

ATLANTA – On Jan. 21, the city of Cartersville received a 2018 Live, Work, Play City Award presented by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA), in conjunction with Georgia Trend magazine, during GMA’s annual Mayors’ Day conference in Atlanta. There were a total of nine cities in three population categories—small (population under 4,999), Medium (5,000-24,999) and [...]

By |January 22nd, 2018|General News|Comments Off on The City of Cartersville Receives 2018 Live, Work, Play City Award

Bartow citizens have two opportunities to donate this weekend with Blood Assurance

678-231-9799 In response to the critical need Bartow citizens have two opportunities to donate this weekend with Blood Assurance   CARTERSVILLE, GA. (Jan. 19, 2018) — The Cartersville Donor Center of Blood Assurance will be open on Saturday, January 20 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Trinity United Methodist Church will be hosting a [...]

By |January 19th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Bartow citizens have two opportunities to donate this weekend with Blood Assurance

Warming Center opens today at 5 p.m. at Beavers Dr. Senior Center.

A warming station will open at the Beavers Drive Senior Center today (Tuesday, January 16th) at 5:00 p.m.  Bartow County Fire Chief and EMA Director, Craig Millsap says people who need a ride to the Beavers Drive Senior Center may call 770-387-5089 until 9 p.m. for transportation. After 5 p.m. those who need a ride [...]

By |January 16th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Warming Center opens today at 5 p.m. at Beavers Dr. Senior Center.

Bartow NAACP  Meets With Cartersville City Mayor, Cartersville City Police, Bartow County Commissioner, Bartow County Sheriff, Commander Mark Mayton, and Bartow County District Attorney

Cartersville, GA- We are vey glad to report that the Bartow County District Attorney’s office has decided to dismiss charges against 64 of the 65 individuals known as #Cartersville70. Although we are very please that the charges have been dismissed on the said individuals, there are other matters related to this incident that we are [...]

By |January 12th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Bartow NAACP  Meets With Cartersville City Mayor, Cartersville City Police, Bartow County Commissioner, Bartow County Sheriff, Commander Mark Mayton, and Bartow County District Attorney

Charges dismissed for 64 of the 65 arrested at a house party on New Year’s Eve

The District Attorney's Office has reviewed the files pertaining to the arrest of 65 individuals for possession of marijuana on December 31st, 2017.  The review concludes the evidence is insufficient to convict 64 of the 65 charged.  Accordingly, charges against those 64 individuals have been dismissed. 

By |January 12th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Charges dismissed for 64 of the 65 arrested at a house party on New Year’s Eve

Area hospitals limit visitation due to the high rate of flu

Statement from Cartersville Medical Center Due to the increase in influenza cases both nationwide and in the Cartersville-Bartow County area, Cartersville Medical Center will be restricting visitors who are experiencing flu-like symptoms from visiting patients.  This request is being made in an effort to protect patients, families, and hospital staff from the spread of the [...]

By |January 12th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Area hospitals limit visitation due to the high rate of flu

Man found dead on I-75 Wednesday has been identified

This is a photo of Mack Griggs of Forest Park taken from a Facebook page The man found dead on I-75 in Bartow County has been identified.  According to Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton, the body of 24-year-old Mack Owen Griggs of Forest Park was found Wednesday morning on I-75.  Griggs was discovered on the [...]

By |January 12th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Man found dead on I-75 Wednesday has been identified

Adairsville man arrested on domestic violence charges

  Press Release: On January 11, 2018 at approximately 1548 hours Officers were dispatched to a residence on W. George Street in reference to a domestic dispute. Upon arrival officers spoke to Jamie Lyn Morrow, 46 of 2414 Hall Station Road in Adairsville and several witnesses who observed the incident. Witnesses stated that Morrow was [...]

By |January 12th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Adairsville man arrested on domestic violence charges

Bartow Board of Education issues survey to aid in search for new superintendent

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (January 11, 2018) – The Bartow County Board of Education is one step closer to finding its next superintendent. The newly hired search firm, King-Cooper and Associates, recently accepted multiple applications ahead of the January 29 deadline. So far, applicants represent several school leadership positions, including principals, central office administrators, and superintendents. [...]

By |January 11th, 2018|Headlines|Comments Off on Bartow Board of Education issues survey to aid in search for new superintendent