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Woman Arrested After Strangling A Driver

Brooke Hardy Bartow County deputies arrested Brooke Hardy while hiding in a closet at her residence on Greatwood Drive in White on Thursday at 12:57 a.m. after a domestic altercation. Complainants told the BCSO that while they were driving in the neighborhood heading home late Wednesday night, Hardy reached up from the back [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Woman Arrested After Strangling A Driver

Man Killed on Bates Road Identified

A man was killed in a single-vehicle accident southwest of Emerson on Wednesday afternoon. A 2003 Ford Taurus being used for mail delivery was traveling south on Bates Road. The driver, 73-year-old William Overton, was attempting to negotiate a curve to the right. It is believed that Overton had a medical emergency which caused him [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man Killed on Bates Road Identified

Local Man Arrested After A Stolen Ambulance Chase

Louis Scrivani Northwest Georgia Scanner has reported that a man is being held at the Bartow County Jail after leading multiple agencies on a pursuit in a stolen ambulance from Clayton County on I-75 early Tuesday morning. A Be On The Look Out alert for the stolen ambulance was given out just after [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Man Arrested After A Stolen Ambulance Chase

Update on Tuesday’s Severe Moped Accident

More information has come out regarding a moped accident that led to the driver being airlifted to Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga on Tuesday. Georgia State Patrol states that 39-year-old Kelly Farison of Canton was driving the moped westbound on East Valley Road just west of Maple Lane (east of U.S. 411) near Rydal at [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Update on Tuesday’s Severe Moped Accident

Man Severely Injured After Moped Accident Near Rydal

Bartow County EMS responded to an accident involving a moped on East Valley Road near U.S. 411 south of Rydal on Tuesday afternoon. EMS found a male patient, face down, with a weak pulse and a severe injury. A medical helicopter took the man to Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga.

By |June 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man Severely Injured After Moped Accident Near Rydal

Local Man Involved In Fatal Cobb County Accident

The Cobb County Police Department’s S.T.E.P. Unit is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a Bartow County man which occurred in Mableton on Tuesday at around 5:06 a.m. Initial information from the scene indicates that a red 2005 Ford Taurus was traveling west on Veterans Memorial Highway approaching Oakdale Road. A black 2016 Dodge [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Man Involved In Fatal Cobb County Accident

Barry Loudermilk’s Account of Wednesday’s D.C. Shooting

U.S. Representative Barry Loudermilk, who represents Bartow and Cherokee counties as well as part of Cobb and Fulton, was at the scene of the shooting at a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday morning. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others were injured before U.S. Capitol Police took down the assailant. The [...]

By |June 14th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Barry Loudermilk’s Account of Wednesday’s D.C. Shooting

Local Woman Rescued in I-75 Crash

A Cartersville woman had to be rescued after being trapped in a massive crash on I-75 in Woodstock Tuesday morning. Georgia State Patrol told 11 Alive in Atlanta that a 2014 Hyundai Elantra was traveling south on I-75 at exit 277 before eight o’clock when it crashed into a semi-trailer truck that was parked [...]

By |June 13th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Woman Rescued in I-75 Crash

Residential Fire Near Excel Christian Academy

Cartersville firefighters responded to a structure fire at a residence on Plymouth Drive behind Excel Christian Academy on Monday evening, as a witness saw smoke and flames emanating from the area. The fire was relegated to the pool house and did not spread anywhere else. No injuries have been reported.

By |June 13th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Residential Fire Near Excel Christian Academy

Update on Fatal Accident

Bartow County EMS and other agencies responded to an accident on Joe Frank Harris Parkway near Red Top Mountain Road Sunday evening to a fatal accident. EMS found 24-year-old Brendan Young of Kennesaw lying on the ground with no sign of life. Young was riding a motorcycle when he struck a vehicle at a high rate [...]

By |June 12th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Update on Fatal Accident