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  Cartersville baseball player Preston Welchel has committed to play his college baseball at South Alabama. Preston, a junior center fielder who bats and throws left-handed is expected to fill that role for the Jaguars. He plays for the East Cobb Astros in the summer and has played in Perfect Game underclassmen All-American showcase games. [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Sports Headlines

Christmas Parade Results

The Christmas Parade was held in downtown Cartersville last night and several entities were honored to go along with a lot of monetary donations. The Bucket Brigade collected $2,500 in donations, $12,000 was raised from parade entry fees. The Exchange Club is extremely appreciative of all participants, parade watchers and those who donate to the [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Christmas Parade Results

I-75 Accident Thursday

Thursday evening, Bartow County EMS responded to I-75 Northbound near mile marker 291 to a vehicle that was struck by a tractor-trailer. Upon arrival, the crew found that the female patient was alert, but had numerous injuries. The patient was flown by a medical helicopter to Grady Hospital.

By |December 8th, 2017|General|Comments Off on I-75 Accident Thursday

EMS Busy Weekend

First responders in Bartow County had a busy weekend.   On Saturday, EMS responded to Douthit Ferry Road at the bridge by the river in response to a possible water rescue. Upon EMS arrival, the patients said that their boat had overturned and there were no injuries. EMS also worked an accident on Donn Drive [...]

By |December 3rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on EMS Busy Weekend

Georgia Power Holiday Lights Campaign

As the holiday season kicks off this month, Georgia Power is inviting Georgians to “show the glow” by entering the 2017 Georgia Power Light Up the Holidays contest, which runs Nov. 24, 2017 through Dec. 21, 2017. Light Up the Holidays is the perfect way to flaunt how festive you are during the holiday season [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Georgia Power Holiday Lights Campaign

Christmas Parade Information

Santa Claus is coming to town and will be here very soon. On December 7th, Santa and Mrs. Claus will kick off the Christmas season in Cartersville, Georgia during the annual Cartersville Exchange Club Christmas Parade. The Exchange Club, a longtime local civic club, organizes the Christmas Parade. Members of the Club have been busy [...]

By |November 23rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Christmas Parade Information

Turkey Frying Safety

Each year during the holidays we look forward to that perfectly prepared turkey waiting on the dinner table, like so many magazines and television commercials portray. Unfortunately, since most of us do not have the cooking talents, that dream is not always a reality. That is why so many people are turning to deep frying [...]

By |November 23rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Turkey Frying Safety

Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Board Honored

The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation received Role Model Foundation Board Certification from the Technical College Foundation Association (TCFA) during the Technical College System of Georgia’s annual Fall Leadership Conference held recently in Savannah. “We are very proud to receive this certification for the third year in a row,” said Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Board of Trustees Chair [...]

By |November 23rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Board Honored

Canes Fall In Playoff Thriller, Eliminated

In the game's closing seconds, the Blessed Trinity Titans threw a lob into the end zone that was completed for the game-winning touchdown as they defeated the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes 21-17 Friday night. In the first half, the Titan offense sustained long drives and big plays. The first big play occurred in the first quarter on a 40-yard touchdown run. The Cartersville offense [...]

By |November 18th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Canes Fall In Playoff Thriller, Eliminated

Single-Vehicle Accident Monday

Bartow County EMS responded to a single-vehicle accident around 3:50 Monday morning on Pine Grove Road near Chimney Lane. The Cartersville Police Department, Cartersville Fire Department and EMS arrived on the scene to an overturned vehicle. The passenger car left the roadway hitting a culvert and then lift on its top. All three patients were [...]

By |November 13th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Single-Vehicle Accident Monday