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Cartersville and Bartow Firefighters respond to structure fire Friday afternoon.

      A structure located at 118 Bonaire Street in Cartersville received extensive fire damage Friday afternoon.  Neighbors say the fire may started around 4 p.m.  They reported the fire to 911 and even attempted to check the house for occupants.  No one was in the home when the fire started.  Neighbors say the occupant [...]

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  Teen STDs are preventable, treatable

  Press Release Cartersville, GA: “Nationally, about 40% of teens are sexually active by the age of 19.  Of those, one in four has at least one STD.  We might not be able to imagine our child in a sexual relationship,” says Bartow County Health Department Nurse Manager Cathy Green, “and yet our kids do [...]

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Atlanta Falcon Vic Beasley, Jr. on Joe Tilley Show

Joe Tilley, Vic Beasley, Jr., and Alan Sanders

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GHC hosting workshops to help anyone applying for federal student aid 

  Georgia Highlands College is working to educate about and promote the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) this year with the introduction of a series of workshops called “First Friday FAFSA.” The workshops are free and open to the public. Workshops will take place the first Friday of each month at each GHC [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on GHC hosting workshops to help anyone applying for federal student aid 

Industrial accident on Erwin Street Thursday morning

Press Release Bartow EMS responded to a possible electrocution at 7:18 a.m. Thursday morning. The incident occurred at an industrial plant off South Erwin St. Once on the scene the crew found a 37 year old male lying on the ground unresponsive. The bystanders stated he had been electrocuted while working. The crew quickly began treatment [...]

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Comcast closing local office.

  The Cartersville Comcast Office on Morningside Drive is closing Saturday, April 8th.  According to a sign posted on the door, those with questions should call 1-800-XFINITY.  Customers are advised to drop off equipment at the nearest UPS Store.

By |March 29th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Comcast closing local office.

Courtesy Inn’s Certificate of Occupancy Revoked

The city of Cartersville revoked the Courtesy Inn’s certificate of occupancy Wednesday.  Carterville’s Code Enforcement Division found numerous violations during a recent inspection.  All hotel guests had to leave by 2 p.m.  Tune to AM 1450 WBHF/FM 100.3 for the complete story. 

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New bachelor’s degree coordinator ready to head the bachelor’s programs being launched at GHC in fall 2017

  Mecole Ledbetter has joined Georgia Highlands College as its new bachelor’s in business coordinator to work with students, faculty and the community as GHC launches two new bachelor’s degrees in healthcare management and logistics and supply chain management for fall 2017. Ledbetter is a GHC alumna who was born in Pennsylvania, but was raised [...]

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GEORGIA OFFICIALS WARN BUSINESSES TO IGNORE DECEPTIVE MASS MAILERS

  ATLANTA – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp and State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler alert Georgia businesses to ignore threatening mail from an unregistered entity which calls itself “Labor Poster Services.” This entity mails official-looking but deceptive notices to companies about labor law compliance and attempts to bill for unnecessary document fees. “This entity [...]

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Labor Commissioner Butler to host employer summit in Cartersville on April 26

ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that a business summit called Employers In The Know will be held in Cartersville on Wednesday, April 26. The summit is one in an annual series of 12 being held throughout the state. This is the fourth year the summits have been offered to employers. The [...]

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