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WBHF Brings Home Six GABBY Awards

The Georgia Association of Broadcasters held its 55th annual Gabby Awards ceremony on Saturday night in Jekyll Island and WBHF brought home six awards in the division of AA radio. WBHF News director Earnestine Young-Jones brought home three of the six awards, as she was recognized as Best News Reporter, Best Feature Story: Murder Without [...]

By |August 7th, 2017|General|Comments Off on WBHF Brings Home Six GABBY Awards

Friday Night Mania: Bonus Week

High school football might be two weeks away, but the Friday Night Mania poll begins now! Make sure you answer your questions early to get a chance to win four College Football Hall of Fame tickets in Atlanta! Each week, WBHF will have different poll questions that will be posted on the Wednesday of game week [...]

By |August 4th, 2017|Features, General, General News, Sports|Comments Off on Friday Night Mania: Bonus Week

WBHF Announces 2017 Football Lineup

Football season is just around the corner and WBHF is releasing its football schedule for the upcoming school year. Your home for Purple Hurricanes football gets back to broadcasting on August 18th when the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes travel on the road to open up against Allatoona at 7:30. Here is the full schedule.   Friday, [...]

By |August 4th, 2017|General, General News, Headlines, Sports|Comments Off on WBHF Announces 2017 Football Lineup

Wednesday Accident Update

WBHF has learned more information about an accident that occurred on GA State Highway 113 on Wednesday morning. According to the Georgia State a patrol, an officer responded to a crash on Highway 113 southbound involving 3 vehicles. A jeep Wrangler driven by Luke Stinson was stopped waiting on traffic. A Ford Ranger driven by [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Wednesday Accident Update

High Speed Chase Ends in Adairsville

The Georgia State Patrol released information about a high-speed chase that occurred on Tuesday afternoon. Around noon, a Georgia State Trooper checked a black Toyota Tundra traveling at 91 miles per hour in a 70 mile per hour zone on I-75 Northbound at mile marker 308.  When the Trooper attempted to initiate a traffic stop, [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on High Speed Chase Ends in Adairsville

Tate Will Not Qualify In August

WBHF spoke to Ward 5 Councilwoman Dianne Tate on Monday and learned that she will not qualify for a fourth term in August. Tate said that she enjoyed her time on council and that it was an honor to serve but that she had some "family concerns" that made her "think twice about this year." [...]

By |July 31st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Tate Will Not Qualify In August

Safety Maintenance Work Continues in Bartow

A Georgia DOT Maintenance crew will continue today to replace the obliterated and damaged reflective raised pavement markers on State Route (SR) 113 in Bartow County.  Work will proceed daily Tuesday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. This maintenance operation and the lane closures it necessitates are weather permitting and subject to change.

By |July 18th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Safety Maintenance Work Continues in Bartow

Transformer Fire Causes Outages in Bartow

A transformer caught fire at a Georgia Power Substation Cassville Road near the Cartersville Police Department on Sunday evening. Nearly 2,000 residents in Bartow County lost power around 9:15 PM. Nearly 1,700 were affected in Kingston, while about 250 customers were affected in Cassville and Cartersville. Power began being restored to these areas around 10:45 [...]

By |July 10th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Transformer Fire Causes Outages in Bartow

Motorcycle Accident Sends Two to Kennestone

Bartow County EMS responded to I-75 Southbound on the Allatoona Lake Bridge for an accident involving two 45-year-old motorcycles on Sunday evening. EMS had two units respond to the accident which left Keshia Jackson of Jonesboro and Jamie Lannom of Decatur injured. Upon arrival, EMS found both patients lying on the ground conscious and alert. [...]

By |July 9th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Motorcycle Accident Sends Two to Kennestone

Canoe/Kayak Launch at Leake Mounds to Temporarily Close

Beginning Monday, access to the Canoe and Kayak Launch at Leake Mounds will be temporarily closed and not available for parking or as an Etowah River Access Point. This closure is due to a parking lot construction. The new parking area will be shared parking for the Canoe and Kayak Launch, the new 1.7-mile multi-use [...]

By |July 7th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Canoe/Kayak Launch at Leake Mounds to Temporarily Close