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Blood Drive at Toyo Tires

On Tuesday, May 30, Blood Assurance will hold a blood drive at Toyo Tires North America Manufacturing, Inc. in honor of Garrett Jordan, long time Toyo Tire employee Michael Roberson's son. Garrett was diagnosed with Lymphoblastic Lymphoma earlier this year. Garrett's parents, Michael and Sarah Roberson, credit pediatric cardiologist Dr. Henaro Sabino for saving Garrett's [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Blood Drive at Toyo Tires

Georgia DOT Suspends Construction for Memorial Holiday

The Georgia Department of Transportation will scale back its construction projects across northwest Georgia – suspending construction-related lane closures on all interstate and major state system highways to ease Memorial  Day weekend traffic congestion.  Beginning at noon on Friday, May 26 and extending to 5 a.m., Tuesday, May 30, 2017, there essentially will be no [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Georgia DOT Suspends Construction for Memorial Holiday

Chester Resigns, Takes Buford Job

Stuart Chester, has been a staple of the Cartersville sports program. He was part of the football coaching staff but has mostly been known as the head baseball coach, and a good one at that. During his 21 years at Cartersville, Chester won 532 games which included six state titles. On Tuesday, it was announced that [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|General, General News, Sports|Comments Off on Chester Resigns, Takes Buford Job

Allatoona Dam Fire Thursday

The Bartow County Fire Department responded to a fire near Allatoona Dam early Thursday evening around 4:50. The department is estimating that about 25 acres were burned in the blaze. Though a lot of land was in the wake of the fire, no structures were damaged and there were no injuries sustained during the blaze. [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Allatoona Dam Fire Thursday

Local Sports Update – Friday, May 19th

The Georgia Highlands Chargers baseball team fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 12-4 loss to East Georgia on Thursday. East Georgia took the lead on a double in the second inning when catcher Michael Pineda doubled with one out in the second inning. East Georgia scored four runs in the seventh inning. The big [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update – Friday, May 19th

Local Sports Update: Thursday, May 18th

Wednesday was a long day for the Georgia Highlands College baseball team, as it fell to Columbia State 10-3. Columbia State scored three runs in the eighth inning. The big inning for Columbia State came thanks to a single by freshman Bradley Wilson and a home run by freshman catcher Alex Vazquez. Georgia Highlands collected nine [...]

By |May 18th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Thursday, May 18th

Local Sports Update: Wednesday, May 17th

Today the Georgia Highlands Chargers will play against Columbia State Community College at noon in the 2017 East Central District Tournament, which is held in Tennessee. The winner of this tournament will earn a berth into the 2017 JUCO World Series, which will be held in Colorado. The Chargers will play tomorrow, no matter the [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Wednesday, May 17th

Chargers Win GCAA Tournament Championship

The Georgia Highlands Chargers and the  Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) Stallions played a taut affair on Saturday, but the Chargers eventually prevailed 8-3 after taking the lead for good in the sixth inning. The game was tied at three with Georgia Highlands College batting in the top of the sixth when there was an [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Chargers Win GCAA Tournament Championship

Local Sports Update: Friday, May 12th

Drew Wilson didn't allow a single run as Georgia Highlands College Chargers defeated Andrew College 10-0 on Thursday. Wilson allowed just three hits and induced a fly out from Spencer Nelson to end the game. Nick Piccapietra led Georgia Highlands College Chargers to victory by driving in six runs. He went 2-for-4 at the plate. [...]

By |May 12th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Friday, May 12th

More Than $100K Raised for Advocates

The water of the lakes at Terminus Wake Park in Emerson was yellow with thousands of ducks Saturday, May 6, as the 15th Annual Duck Derby came to its exciting conclusion. Combined with the 13th Annual Duck Dash 5K and Fun Run on May 5, the two events brought in more than $100,000 for Advocates [...]

By |May 12th, 2017|General|Comments Off on More Than $100K Raised for Advocates