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Pena Sentencing Delayed

Diego Martin Pena(Whitfield County DA's Office) The Chatsworth Times has reported that a convicted child molester from Bartow County has had his sentencing delayed. 39-year-old Diego Martin Pena of 193 Bells Ferry Road in White was convicted by a Murray County jury on October 13th for offenses against a single victim. Sentencing had [...]

By |November 30th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Pena Sentencing Delayed

Man Allegedly Stabbed At Car Wash

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office released a report today in reference to an assault which allegedly took place on the evening of November 26th. A deputy was told that an unknown person approached a man outside his vehicle at Sparkles Car Wash on Evergreen Trail in Cartersville between 7:00 and 7:30 and demanded money. When the [...]

By |November 29th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man Allegedly Stabbed At Car Wash

Cause of Toyo Tire Food-borne Illness Outbreak Determined

The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District has concluded that the cause of the food-borne illness outbreak related to a catered employee event at Toyo Tire in White on November 14th and 15th was salmonella. The determination is based on multiple positive lab-test results for salmonella from employees who attended the event. There [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cause of Toyo Tire Food-borne Illness Outbreak Determined

Councilman Arrested for DUI

A Cartersville City Council member was arrested early Sunday morning for driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to obey a traffic control device. A police officer saw a silver Volvo sedan with no operable tag lights at around three o’clock and tried to pull the car over on West Avenue. The car turned [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Councilman Arrested for DUI

Boy Hit By Vehicle in Cartersville

First responders were dispatched to Bishop Road near Country Meadow Way in Cartersville around 8:30 tonight to a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle. Bartow County EMS found a 12-year-old boy conscious, but confused and unaware of what happened to him. Witnesses say that he was initially unconscious and unresponsive. He was quickly assessed [...]

By |October 27th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Boy Hit By Vehicle in Cartersville

Local Arrested for Enticing a Child for Indecent Purposes

Brent Thomas Pettit Bartow County deputies were dispatched to Budgetel Inn on Carson Loop in Cartersville on Saturday night in reference to a possible sexual offense. A complainant said her 12-year-old daughter had told her a man in room 148 tried to get her to come into his room for a drink. The [...]

By |October 26th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Arrested for Enticing a Child for Indecent Purposes

Local Arrested and Charged With 16 Felonies

Joshua Eric Powell Bartow County deputies arrested Joshua Eric Powell of White and booked him into the jail this morning for two counts of trafficking of persons for labor or sexual servitude, ten counts of child molestation, three counts of enticing a child for indecent purposes, and felony violation of probation. 14 of [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Arrested and Charged With 16 Felonies

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