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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

GHC Student Graduates High School, College At Same Time

Mary-Kate Billings will be joining 689 other college graduates at Georgia Highlands College’s Commencement on Saturday, May 13th, at The Forum River Center in downtown Rome at 1PM. The only difference is Mary-Kate is a high school student who will be walking in a college graduation several weeks before she walks for her high school [...]

By |May 11th, 2017|General|Comments Off on GHC Student Graduates High School, College At Same Time

Cartersville Fire Wednesday Afternoon

A residence caught fire in the area of Maybelle Street and Forest Avenue. The two-story residence, which is believed to be a rooming house, was fully engulfed in flames and smoke. All eight residents were not injured in the blaze. The fire, which started at the second level, was believed to be put out, but [...]

By |May 10th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Fire Wednesday Afternoon

Two Car Accidents in Bartow County Monday

A two-vehicle accident occurred Monday night around 9:00 on Highway 41 at Zena Drive. Bartow County EMS responded to the scene with the Cartersville Fire Department. Once on the scene, EMS found a 70-year-old male with an altered mental status and a left fractured hip. The patient’s vehicle had approximately one foot of intrusion from being [...]

By |May 9th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Two Car Accidents in Bartow County Monday

Local Sports Update: Monday, May 8th

After a scoreless first half at Adams Stadium in Atlanta Saturday night in the Class AAAA state playoff quarterfinals, the Cartersville boys soccer team fell to relentless pressure from Druid Hills by a score of 4-0. Druid Hills scored in the opening minute of the second half, then tacked on two more goals in the [...]

By |May 8th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Monday, May 8th