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Evans Receives Public Health Award

Teresa Evans, RN, a Bartow County Health Department nurse for almost four years, received the prestigious Ruth B. Freeman Award for Population Health Practice at the recent Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) annual meeting at Jekyll Island.  The award is given annually to a Georgia public health nurse in recognition of continued excellence in community-based [...]

By |April 24th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Evans Receives Public Health Award

Monday Morning Accident

The Bartow County EMS and Bartow County Fire Department responded to Highway 41 and Center Road for an accident with injuries on Monday morning. Upon arrival, crews found a two-vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned in the Nelsons parking lot. Inside the vehicle, one patient was found to be conscious and alert; complaining of multiple injuries. [...]

By |April 16th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Monday Morning Accident

Loloi Comes to Bartow County

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that Loloi Inc., a wholesaler of rugs and other home furnishings, will create 198 jobs in a Cartersville distribution facility to support its recent growth.   “We take pride in the diversity of industries in Georgia,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “As we welcome Loloi to [...]

By |April 12th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Loloi Comes to Bartow County

Motorcyclist Transported to CMC Wednesday

Bartow County EMS and the Bartow County Fire Department responded to Highway 41 at Pleasant Valley Road for an incident involving a car and motorcycle. On male patient was found lying on the ground. He was assessed, treated for his injuries, and transported to Cartersville Medical Center for further evaluation.

By |April 11th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Motorcyclist Transported to CMC Wednesday

Cartersville Police Investigating Juvenile Death

At 6:50 Monday morning officers with the Cartersville Police Department responded to a possible juvenile in cardiac arrest at 390 Old Mill Road. Upon arrival, along with medical personnel, officers observed a nonresponsive female juvenile approximately two years of age inside the residence.  At that time, as with any child death, a crime scene was [...]

By |March 19th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Police Investigating Juvenile Death

Update: Child Injured By Firearm

On Sunday, March 4th, 2018 at approximately 3 PM, a 3-year-old juvenile was injured while he was left alone in a vehicle with access to a loaded firearm at 26 Herring Street.  There were 4 other juveniles left alone inside the vehicle at the time of the shooting.  The juvenile was transported to a medical facility and [...]

By |March 6th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Update: Child Injured By Firearm

Former CPD Officer Pleads Guilty

Former Cartersville police officer Bryson-Taylor Wayne Banks, who notified drug traffickers that the FBI was conducting a court-authorized wiretap, has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of Unlawful Notification of Electronic Surveillance. “The defendant made a decision to side with the drug dealers and sabotage an FBI investigation,” said U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak.  [...]

By |March 2nd, 2018|General|Comments Off on Former CPD Officer Pleads Guilty

WBHF 2018 Baseball Broadcast Schedule

Baseball season is back and you can hear all of your local teams on WBHF! Here is your broadcast schedule so you can check in on what days your team will be on the local airwaves! As always, game times can change or be postponed due to weather or other circumstances, so keep it tuned [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on WBHF 2018 Baseball Broadcast Schedule

Local Athletes Sign on National Signing Day

Today is National Signing Day around the country with high school football players signing their National Letters of Intent to play ball at the collegiate level. Bartow County was busy on Early National Signing Day in December, but also had its fair share of players recognized today. Here is a list of players that are signing [...]

By |February 7th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Local Athletes Sign on National Signing Day

Homestead Exemption Deadline

Tax Commissioner Steve Stewart encourages all new homeowners, anyone who has moved, or had a name change regarding ownership to apply at the tax commissioners' office for Homestead Exemption before the April 1st deadline. Anyone owning and residing in their home on January 1st can qualify. State law requires applications to be filed before April [...]

By |January 24th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Homestead Exemption Deadline