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Personnel Changes, Cartersville School System

Board of Education Called Meeting Highlights March 27, 2018 Cartersville Board of Education met for a Called Board Meeting on March 27, 2018 to discuss Personnel Recommendations. The Board approved acceptance of the following resignations: - Jane Linahan, Teacher, CHS, retirement, with regret, end of 2017-2018 school year. - Destiny Trammell, released from contract, effective [...]

By |March 28th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Personnel Changes, Cartersville School System

GDOT continues safety maintenance work on Highway 41 in Bartow County 

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -  A Georgia DOT Maintenance crew continues today its work on replacing the obliterated and damaged reflective raised pavement markers on State Route (SR) 3/US 41 in Bartow County.  Work will proceed daily Tuesday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. This maintenance operation and the lane closures it necessitates are weather permitting [...]

By |March 27th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on GDOT continues safety maintenance work on Highway 41 in Bartow County 

Former Cartersville Employee Charged with Theft

  Kanneya DeLon Brown-Cooley charged with four counts of theft by deception.  According to the police report: On Thursday, March 15, 2018, officer responded to City Hall and met with the Customer Service Supervisor. The Supervisor informed the officer that some customers have said their accounts were not properly credited after payments had been made. The [...]

By |March 26th, 2018|General News, Headlines|Comments Off on Former Cartersville Employee Charged with Theft

Harbor Freight Tools hiring event in Dalton

  The Georgia Department of Labor will help Harbor Freight Tools recruit more than 40 workers for its store coming to Dalton in June. The event is scheduled for April 10 and 11 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Dalton Career Center, 1406 Chattanooga Ave., Dalton. The company is recruiting for: Sales Associates [...]

By |March 26th, 2018|Headlines|Comments Off on Harbor Freight Tools hiring event in Dalton

APRIL 1ST DEADLINE FOR FILING HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION

 Press Release:   TAX COMMISSIONER, STEVE STEWART EXCOURAGES ALL NEW HOMEOWNERS AND ANYONE WHO HAS MOVED OR HAD A NAME CHANGE REGARDING OWNERSHIP TO APPLY AT THE TAX COMMISSIONERS’ OFFICE FOR HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION BEFORE THE DEADLINE. ANYONE OWNING AND RESIDING IN THEIR HOME ON JANUARY 1ST CAN QUALIFY.  STATE LAW REQUIRES APPLICATIONS TO BE FILED [...]

By |March 26th, 2018|Headlines|Comments Off on APRIL 1ST DEADLINE FOR FILING HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION

CES Again Honored for High Performance

Press Release CARTERSVILLE, Ga., Aug. 2, 2017 – For the second consecutive year, the Georgia Department of Education named Cartersville Elementary School a High-Progress Reward School. The designation is given to Title 1 schools performing in the highest 10 percent in Georgia. Calculations used to identify schools are based on student performance on statewide assessments [...]

By |March 22nd, 2018|Headlines|Comments Off on CES Again Honored for High Performance

Woman arrested for family violence

Julia Betty Denise CollinsBartow County deputies were dispatched to a residence on Gordon Road in Taylorsville late Sunday night in response to a report of battery. It appeared that suspect Julia Collins was intoxicated on both alcohol and drugs and wearing just a shirt and underwear. She was detained due to her erratic behavior. Upon [...]

By |March 22nd, 2018|General|Comments Off on Woman arrested for family violence

GHC student balances school and family life raising three kids and maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA

  Brandi Rhodes is a mother of three. But the juggle of family life and attending college as a full-time student hasn’t kept her from maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA. Georgia Highlands College chose Rhodes as its Board of Regents Academic Day representative. One student is chosen from each college in the University System of [...]

By |March 21st, 2018|Headlines|Comments Off on GHC student balances school and family life raising three kids and maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA

A man charged with vehicular homicide will serve jail time. 

Willie J. Heath entered a guilty plea in Bartow Superior Court Tuesday.  Forty nine year old, Willie Heath was charged with causing a fatal car crash in 2015.  The collision occurred November 26th, just outside the Kingston city limits on State Route 293.  Heath pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide, driving under the influence, and failure [...]

By |March 20th, 2018|General|Comments Off on A man charged with vehicular homicide will serve jail time. 

Patrick Nelson Named Interim Executive Director of Advocates for Children

Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, Ga.- March 20, 2018: Patrick Nelson, Community Redevelopment Coordinator with Bartow County, has been named interim executive director of Advocates for Children, during the search for a permanent President & CEO. He will fill the role recently vacated by Karen White. The Advocates for Children board of trustees officially welcomed Nelson to [...]

By |March 20th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Patrick Nelson Named Interim Executive Director of Advocates for Children