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WBHF’s Political Forum Spotlight: Cartersville City Council Ward Three

Cartersville Ward Three Councilman Louis Tonsmeire did not seek reelection. Two people have chosen to run for the position: Joey Pogue and Cary Roth. The following is an interview with Joey Pogue.   The following is an interview with Cary Roth.

By |October 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on WBHF’s Political Forum Spotlight: Cartersville City Council Ward Three

WBHF’s Political Forum Spotlight: Adairsville City Council Post 3

Lee Castro The following is an interview with incumbent Lee Castro. His challenger, Lynn Whitlock, declined the opportunity to speak to us and share his views.

By |October 18th, 2017|General|Comments Off on WBHF’s Political Forum Spotlight: Adairsville City Council Post 3

Local Convicted of Aggravated Child Molestation

Diego Martin Pena(Whitfield County DA's Office) Chattanoogan.com has reported that 39-year-old Diego Martin Pena of 193 Bells Ferry Road in White was convicted by a Murray County jury of aggravated child molestation, child molestation, and statutory rape for offenses against a single victim on Friday. Pena is facing a life sentence on aggravated [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Convicted of Aggravated Child Molestation

Cartersville Improvement Project

The City of Cartersville Electric Department is about to undertake a project to paint approximately 40-50 decorative poles located in the Wall Street and Public Square areas. Also included in the project is the replacement of the light globes that have weathered and yellowed over time. As the globes are being replaced the department will [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Improvement Project

Georgia Supreme Court Rules Against Cartersville Doctors

The following is an opinion summary on WOMEN’S SURGICAL CENTER, LLC ET AL. V. BERRY ET AL. (S17A1317) and BERRY ET AL. V. WOMEN’S SURGICAL CENTER, LLC ET AL. (S17X1318). The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld as constitutional Georgia’s statutes and regulations that require healthcare services to obtain a “certificate of need” from the State before [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Georgia Supreme Court Rules Against Cartersville Doctors

Emerson Hires New Chief of Police

The Emerson City Council unanimously appointed longtime Emerson police officer and Assistant Chief Kyle Teems as the new Chief of Police during their meeting on Monday night. Teems has been with the city since 1995. His main goal is to expand the department's manpower, equipment, and technology (as the city's budget allows) to keep up [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Emerson Hires New Chief of Police

Cartersville Schools Superintendent To Retire, School Board Negotiating With Replacement

Howard Hinesley Cartersville Schools Superintendent Doctor J. Howard Hinesley announced his retirement during a school board meeting on Monday night. He will serve the remainder of his contract, which expires on June 30, 2018. Hinesley has been Cartersville Superintendent since July 2005. He has been credited with many accomplishments including assisting the school board [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Schools Superintendent To Retire, School Board Negotiating With Replacement

Bartow County Inmate Charged With Escape

Hashley Jeana Williams A Bartow County Jail inmate is wanted on a charge for escape. A BSCO incident report states that on Thursday afternoon at five o’clock, Hashley Jeana Williams of Taylorsville did not return to the jail from her court ordered work release. Williams was given an eight-hour grace period to return. [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Bartow County Inmate Charged With Escape

Man Appealing Murder Conviction Received in Bartow County

A man is appealing the murder conviction and life prison sentence he received in Bartow County for stabbing a 70-year-old man to death at the Supreme Court of Georgia on Monday. In February 2012, a number of people lived in a trailer in Cartersville located behind a flea market on Joe Frank Harris Parkway. Among [...]

By |September 27th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man Appealing Murder Conviction Received in Bartow County

Eight Adairsville Residences Victimized By Car-Hopping

Police use the term Car-Hopping to describe when persons "hop" from car to car looking for unlocked cars by pulling on door handles, entering the car, stealing whatever looks important, and moving onto the next car. Unknown persons entered into nine vehicles at eight residences within a mile of each other on Larsen Ridge, Washakie [...]

By |September 27th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Eight Adairsville Residences Victimized By Car-Hopping