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City of Cartersville Fines CSX Transportation

Due to a train blocking three railroad crossings in downtown Cartersville for around two hours on Thursday afternoon, Mayor Matt Santini and the City Council decided to enforce Section 19-3 of the Code of Ordinances that states "It shall be unlawful to obstruct any street crossing within the corporate limits with any freight cars or [...]

By |April 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on City of Cartersville Fines CSX Transportation

Cartersville Council Member to Resign

In absentia, Ward Four Council Member Lindsay McDaniel had Mayor Matt Santini read a letter at Thursday night's City Council Meeting. April 20, 2017 Honorable Mayor and Council: After several discussions with my family, I have decided to submit this letter of resignation from the Cartersville City Council, effective June 1, 2017. I feel that [...]

By |April 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Council Member to Resign

WHS Band to Perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Today, the Woodland High School Wildcat Marching Band, was selected to perform in the 2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This will mark the first Parade appearance by the band. The Woodland High School Wildcat Marching Band will join the Parade to the call of Let’s Have a Parade, the iconic phrase that has signaled the [...]

By |April 18th, 2017|General|Comments Off on WHS Band to Perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

BCSO Report of a Tunnel Fire in Cartersville

A Bartow County deputy was dispatched to Joe Frank Harris Parkway just north of Old River Road in Cartersville on Thursday morning at around 8:21 in reference to smoke coming from the side of the roadway. The deputy found two people at a tunnel that goes under Joe Frank Harris Parkway who had a fire [...]

By |April 8th, 2017|General|Comments Off on BCSO Report of a Tunnel Fire in Cartersville

Woman Reports Kidnapping and False Imprisonment

A woman told a Bartow County Sheriff's Office deputy at the Adairsville Police Department on Wednesday that suspect Adam Mulkey forced her from her residence on Pine Valley Drive in Adairsville to his residence East Pleasant Valley Road in Adairsville at around February 12th, kept her against her will, and got physical with her. A [...]

By |April 8th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Woman Reports Kidnapping and False Imprisonment

I-75 Woods Fire Slows Traffic Thursday Afternoon

The Bartow County Fire Department was notified about a fire in the woods in the Emerson area at around 3:30 Thursday afternoon. It was located on the west side of I-75 between mile markers 283 and 285. There were no reported injuries and no structures put in danger, however the fire has produced smoke that [...]

By |April 8th, 2017|General|Comments Off on I-75 Woods Fire Slows Traffic Thursday Afternoon

Weather Update Wednesday 2:30 p.m.

We are expected to remain stable this afternoon as long as the rain continues to hold north of the warm front. From I-20 south, it is expected to get heavy with the second wave of activity through the afternoon and early evening. We are again in real concern with the third wave. This is when a cold [...]

By |April 5th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Weather Update Wednesday 2:30 p.m.

Two Wrecks on Thursday Night

Bartow County EMS responded to two separate accidents with injuries. The first was a two-vehicle accident with one vehicle that possibly overturned and landed upright on U.S. 41 northbound at Grassdale Road. Northbound 41 was shut down for a number of hours. The traffic lights at the location were also malfunctioning. It is unknown whether [...]

By |March 31st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Two Wrecks on Thursday Night

Vehicle Chase Ends in Bartow County

Suspects driving a stolen vehicle out of Canton led law enforcement on a vehicle chase through Joe Frank Harris Parkway in Cartersville, south to Old River Road, and to a dead end at Cooper's Furnace at around 5:30 Thursday afternoon. One suspect was arrested at the scene. At least one other suspect is still at-large [...]

By |March 31st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Vehicle Chase Ends in Bartow County

Bartow County School District to pay $251,000 To Settle a Whistleblower Lawsuit

Bartow County School District, has paid $ 251,000 to settle a whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former administrator, Dr. Elizabeth “Buffy” Williams, alleging that she was retaliated against after she reported sexual harassment within the school district. Attorney Kimberly Worth of Thrasher Worth LLC in Atlanta, Georgia, represented Dr. Williams in her whistleblower lawsuit. This [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Bartow County School District to pay $251,000 To Settle a Whistleblower Lawsuit