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Ramp Closed, Man Airlifted After I-75 Accident

First responders were called to a single-vehicle accident on I-75 northbound at exit 290 on Saturday afternoon. A tractor trailer left the roadway and struck numerous trees. The driver was ejected. Bartow County EMS found the male driver unconscious and unresponsive. They treated the man before an air medical ambulance picked him up and flew [...]

By |September 2nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Ramp Closed, Man Airlifted After I-75 Accident

Accident Shuts Down I-75 During Rush Hour

First responders were called to a two-vehicle accident on I-75 northbound just south of exit 290 on Thursday afternoon. One of those vehicles rolled over numerous times. Bartow County EMS treated three patients. A male had a headache, an altered mental status, and back pain. Upon further examination, that patient became less alert with decreasing [...]

By |August 31st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Accident Shuts Down I-75 During Rush Hour

Bartow County BOE Approves Rollback of Millage Rate

Last month, Superintendent Doctor John Harper recommended the board adopt a tentative millage rate of 19.2 mils. That was the same rate as the previous two years. However, that would've required an increase in property taxes by 2.6 percent. The board approved the tentative millage rate by a three to two vote. However on Monday [...]

By |August 29th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Bartow County BOE Approves Rollback of Millage Rate

BCSO Releases Report on Last Week’s Shooting

On Monday, The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office released its report on the shooting that occurred at The Oaks Apartments on Valley View Drive just after one o’clock last Wednesday morning. The initial caller told dispatch that around 12 gunshots were heard in the parking lot and that there were several subjects screaming and standing near [...]

By |August 28th, 2017|General|Comments Off on BCSO Releases Report on Last Week’s Shooting

Man Arrested After Brief Foot Chase

James Keith Riseden At around 1:45 Monday afternoon, Cartersville Police officers observed wanted subject Mr. James Keith Riseden near ATCO Village and attempted to make contact. Riseden fled on foot, crossing over the busy intersection of Cassville Road and Sugar Valley Road and disappeared into thick brush. Patrol officers and the investigations division [...]

By |August 28th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man Arrested After Brief Foot Chase

CPD Shares Details of Previously Reported Arrest

Brandon Sewell The Cartersville Police Department has released details of an arrest we reported on-the-air last week. Officers observed a white male, later identified as Mr. Brandon Sewell, in an area of a closed business wearing dark clothing at 3:00 a.m. on August 16th. The officers attempted to make contact with Mr. Sewell, [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on CPD Shares Details of Previously Reported Arrest

Bridge Replacement Coming Soon

Work could begin soon on replacing the bridge on Joe Frank Harris Parkway over Old U.S. 41 in Bartow County. Georgia Department of Transportation has just awarded a contract to Wright Brothers Construction Company Incorporated of Charleston Tennessee valued at nearly four million dollars for a construction project to replace the bridge on Joe Frank [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Bridge Replacement Coming Soon

Adairsville Pawn Shop Burglarized

Unknown subjects busted out the front glass door of GoldNGuns Pawn on 7300 Adairsville Highway Suite D on Wednesday and burglarized it. Ten firearms and other items were stolen. No further information is available at this time. If you have any information that might be helpful, please contact Detective King at the Adairsville Police Department at [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Adairsville Pawn Shop Burglarized

Two Accidents Slow Down I-75 on Tuesday Afternoon

First responders were called to two accidents on I-75 northbound between mile markers 296 and 297 on Tuesday afternoon. The first accident involved a truck that had struck the inside guardrail. The male driver of the truck was conscious, alert, complaining of back pain, and transported to Cartersville Medical Center for evaluation and treatment. The [...]

By |August 16th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Two Accidents Slow Down I-75 on Tuesday Afternoon

Accident Causes Shutdown Of U.S. 411 at I-75

Bartow County EMS reported with three units to U.S. 411 at I-75 going towards White on Monday afternoon in reference to a two-vehicle accident with three injuries. U.S. 411 at this location was shut down for about an hour while one person needed to be extricated by the fire department. One patient was transported to [...]

By |August 7th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Accident Causes Shutdown Of U.S. 411 at I-75