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Cartersville Police release identity of man accused of robbery.

According to a press release from Cartersville PD,  officers responded to the McDonald's at 1370 Joe Frank Harris Parkway in reference to a possible robbery at 8:30 a.m. Monday. Upon arrival, officers determined that the victim, a cab driver, was assaulted with non-life threatening injuries by the suspect, Ruben McCann. The suspect reportedly pulled a [...]

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HARNESSING THE POWER OF THE SUN AT TELLUS SCIENCE MUSEUM

    Press Release: Cartersville, GA, August 4, 2017– “We are trying to find excuses to be in our new house more often,” Tellus Science Museum’s Executive Director Jose Santamaria exclaims. “It’s a beautiful, comfortable, sustainable home with a pretty great view!”   Santamaria is describing the newest exhibit at Tellus Science Museum – a [...]

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GDOL will host another recruitment for Chartwell Staffing Solutions in Marietta on Aug. 17

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Cobb-Cherokee Career Center will host its second recruitment in three weeks for Chartwell Staffing Solutions on Thursday, Aug. 17, in Marietta. The company is trying to hire 10 mechanical assemblers to work in a manufacturing facility in Cobb County.  The recruitment will be held from 11:30 a.m. [...]

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Kingston’s former city clerk sentenced to jail time for stealing thousands of dollars over a 3 year period.

    Former city clerk Michelle Jones pleaded guilty to 86 counts of theft Tuesday.  She received a 10-year sentence, 1 year to serve incarcerated and 9 years to serve on probation. Conditions of the plea include that Jones pay restitution to the city of Kingston totaling $30,656 and she must have no contact with city officials.  [...]

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Solar Eclipse Extends School Day for Cartersville Students

Press Release On Monday, Aug. 21, a near total eclipse will be visible in Cartersville. In an effort to ensure a safe dismissal and safe viewing of the eclipse, Cartersville City School System will extend the school day by 45 minutes. Superintendent Dr. Howard Hinesley said, “We are excited for the educational opportunity this once-in-a-lifetime [...]

By |July 28th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Solar Eclipse Extends School Day for Cartersville Students

Man involved in motorcycle accident taken to hospital

Press Release BCEMS responded to a motorcycle accident around 9:30am Friday. The accident occurred on Wilderness Camp Rd just off of HWY 20. BCEMS arrived to find one male with numerous injuries. The patient was transported to CMC for treatment.

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GDOT State Funds Installing a New Traffic Signal on Highway 61

Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - The Georgia Department of Transportation has recently approved nearly $200,000 in Quick Response Program funding to construct a traffic signal at the intersection of State Route (SR) 61 and Shinall Road/Toyo Driveway in Bartow County. Work on this high priority project will begin soon.  It is expected to be completed [...]

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Cartersville resident named Assistant Director of Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites

Press Release CARTERSVILLE, GA. July 27, 2017 – Cartersville resident James Hamilton was recently named Assistant Director of Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites, a division of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). As a member of the executive management team, Hamilton will guide the division toward performance goals. He will also oversee budgets, policies, [...]

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The Bartow County Board of Education is proposing no change to the millage rates for 2017.

  PRESS RELEASE ANNOUNCING A PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX INCREASE; MILLAGE RATES REMAIN UNCHANGED The Bartow County Board of Education today announces its intention to increase the 2017 property taxes it will levy this year by 2.60 percentage over the rollback millage rate. The Bartow County Board of Education has proposed no change to the millage [...]

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GDOT Pleads for Safe Back to School Driving in Northwest Georgia

Safe Driving for Back-to-School Season… GDOT Pleads for Safe Back to School Driving in Northwest Georgia CARTERSVILLE, Ga. –Students heading back to school means more traffic, increased congestion and the need for extra safety precautions. From school buses loading and unloading, to kids walking and biking, to parents dropping off and picking up - dangers [...]

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