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Bartow County Proposes Voting Precinct Changes

The Bartow County Board of Elections and Voter Registration is considering making changes to precinct boundaries and polling places. Assistant Elections Supervisor Cheryl Billard told WBHF that district lines will not move, therefore everyone will be voting for the same people they've been voting for. The link below has three public meeting dates available for voters [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Bartow County Proposes Voting Precinct Changes

Local Man Facing Sex Assault Allegations

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has reported that an arrest warrant obtained this week highlights new details in the sexual assault allegations against a local nurse at a Sandy Springs medical center. 33-year-old Michael Morgan of Adairsville turned himself into the Fulton County Jail on May 12th. Michael Morgan He faces charges of sexual battery [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Man Facing Sex Assault Allegations

Expect A Traffic Shift On SR 140

The Georgia Department of Transportation is advising motorists in Bartow County of a traffic shift on State Route 140 at its intersection with U.S. Route 41 scheduled for Tuesday, May 30th. Traffic will be shifted to the newly constructed lanes to allow for work on the existing lanes on SR 140, beginning at US 41 [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Expect A Traffic Shift On SR 140

Update on Hannon Way Shooting

Cartersville Police arrested Eshaun Green of Cartersville and booked him into the county jail on Monday morning for aggravated assault, affray, possession of more than one ounce of marijuana, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. Eshaun Green Green is the most recent arrest in connection with the incident [...]

By |May 22nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Update on Hannon Way Shooting

Cause of US-411 Motorcycle Accident

There was a convoy of around 100 motorcycles that had just left Harley-Davison Motorcycles  on US-411 for the Bikers Against Child Abuse ride that was supposed to cover 100 miles. As the convey was passing by, two motorcycles (that were not part of the convoy) tried to join them out of the Texaco just north [...]

By |May 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cause of US-411 Motorcycle Accident

Massive Motorcycle Accident in Bartow County

Bartow County EMS, Sheriff’s Office, Fire Department, and Cartersville Fire Department responded to an accident involving numerous motorcycle on U.S. 411 just north of I-75 on Saturday afternoon at around 12:13. Crews found five patients. Two of them had severe injuries, requiring two medical helicopters. The first patient was a male that had abdominal and [...]

By |May 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Massive Motorcycle Accident in Bartow County

Arrest In Connection To Thursday’s I-75 Accident

Georgia State Patrol troopers arrested Amanda Passmore of Cartersville and booked her into the county jail early Friday morning for two counts of serious injury by vehicle, concealing the identity of a vehicle, driving with an expired license plate, improper lane change, possession of methamphetamine, DUI alcohol, driving within the emergency lane, and reckless driving. [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Arrest In Connection To Thursday’s I-75 Accident

Friday’s Hannon Way Shooting Update

An additional arrest was made in connection with the shooting incident on Tuesday night.  Thursday night, Equan Green of Cartersville was arrested for affray, aggravated assault, theft by receiving, and possession of one ounce or less of marijuana. Equan Green In relation to Green's arrest, a search warrant was performed on the residence [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Friday’s Hannon Way Shooting Update

EMS Report on Major I-75 Accident

An accident involving a car and a semi-trailer truck occurred on I-75 northbound just north of exit 290 at around 8:30 Thursday night. Bartow County EMS had numerous units respond due to there being three patients. The crews arrived to find a female patient with shoulder pain. She was transported to Cartersville Medical Center. The second patient [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|General|Comments Off on EMS Report on Major I-75 Accident

Cartersville Council Appoints New Council Member

With the resignation of Ward Four Council Member Lindsay McDaniel on April 20th for personal reasons, the city opened up the application process. Janice Brownlee and Calvin Cooley stepped forward and offered themselves for service to the city, but only one could be chosen. After a brief interview during Thursday night's work session, the council [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Council Appoints New Council Member