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GHC celebrates first-generation students all week

Press Release: This week Georgia Highlands College will hold a First-Generation Student Celebration for all students, faculty and staff who are or were first-generation college students in their family. GHC’s New Student and Retention Programs is partnering with Student Life to have a table with buttons for all first-generation students, faculty and staff, as well as [...]

By |December 4th, 2017|General|Comments Off on GHC celebrates first-generation students all week

Man dies in four wheeler accident Sunday morning

BCEMS responded to a 4 wheeler accident at 1am Sunday morning. The accident occurred on Hamilton Crossing Rd near the intersection of Cassville Rd.. Upon arrival the BCEMS crew found a male in his 20s with severe head trauma and no signs of life. The scene was turned over to law enforcement and the BC [...]

By |December 3rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man dies in four wheeler accident Sunday morning

The body of a 57 year old man was discovered Sunday on Center Road

According to Lt. Bettikofer with the Cartersville Police Department, the body was found at 71 Center Road early Sunday morning by a man walking his dog. The Cartersville Police Department is working to determine the cause of death and whether foul play was involved. The body has been identified as 57 year old,  Kenneth Rumph [...]

By |November 30th, 2017|General|Comments Off on The body of a 57 year old man was discovered Sunday on Center Road

Final Holiday Traffic Count for Thanksgiving Travel Period

Press Release: November 27, 2017 Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period resulted in 12 traffic deaths, none were reported in Bartow County.  This year, the holiday travel period was 102-hours long. It began at 6 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 22, and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Mon., Nov. 26. Statewide, Georgia State Troopers investigated 627 [...]

By |November 28th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Final Holiday Traffic Count for Thanksgiving Travel Period

TrinityRail Makes Smoke Alarm Donation to Cartersville Fire Department

   Press Release: Pictured left to right:  Phil Johnson of TrinityRail, Mark Hathaway CFD Fire Marshal, Kris Stine of Trinity Rail The Cartersville Fire Department would like to thank TrinityRail and their employees for the recent donation of smoke alarms.  TrinityRail asked their employees for donations of smoke alarms as a way of giving back [...]

By |November 28th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on TrinityRail Makes Smoke Alarm Donation to Cartersville Fire Department

Man transported to hospital following 20 ft. fall from tree

Monday afternoon BCEMS responded to a residence off Sugar Hill Rd to injuries from a fall. BCEMS arrived on the scene to find a male that had a laceration and puncture wound to his abdomen and abrasions to his back. The male was approximately 15-20 feet up on a ladder trimming a tree limb when [...]

By |November 27th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man transported to hospital following 20 ft. fall from tree

Corps of Engineers to close Vineyard Mountain Trail during December

MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the Allatoona Lake Project Management Office is scheduled to close the Vineyard Mountain Trail from Dec. 1 through Dec. 31 due to scheduled hunting activities in the area. The trailheads for Vineyard Mountain Trail are located at Riverside Day Use Area [...]

By |November 27th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Corps of Engineers to close Vineyard Mountain Trail during December

Update on Samonella Outbreak at Toyo Tire Thanksgiving Dinner

Situation update, 11/27/17 Press Release:  The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District continues to investigate a confirmed salmonella outbreak related to a catered employee event November 14 and 15, at Toyo Tire, White, GA, that has hospitalized at least five people.  We plan to conclude interviews with Toyo employees who attended the event [...]

By |November 27th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Update on Samonella Outbreak at Toyo Tire Thanksgiving Dinner

Statement on Recent Toyo Incident from Angelo’s Attorney

“Angelo and his family are heartbroken about the recent incident at Toyo Tire and offer their deepest sympathies and prayers to those who have been affected.  This community is their home and their customers are like family to them.  As such, the safety of their customers and the quality of their food has always been their highest priority. While no cause has [...]

By |November 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Statement on Recent Toyo Incident from Angelo’s Attorney

Toyo dinner update: Restaurant closes during health department investigation

The restaurant that catered Toyo Tire's Thanksgiving dinner for employees has shut down temporarily.  Officials with Angelo's Pizza and Bistro say they are cooperating with the health department and have shut down for the investigation.  Per protocol, the eatery has been thoroughly cleaned.  We hope to have comment from them later.   Press Release: Rome, GA:  Georgia Department of Public [...]

By |November 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Toyo dinner update: Restaurant closes during health department investigation