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Third Suspect Arrested In Murder Case

Tevin Ray Harris Bartow County deputies arrested Tevin Ray Harris of Dalton on Tuesday afternoon for murder and armed robbery. This is in connection to a death investigation at a residence on Country Lane (off of SR 20 in Cartersville) on August 27th. Bartow County Sheriff's Office investigators discovered that 74-year-old James Edward Stephens [...]

By |September 19th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Third Suspect Arrested In Murder Case

Status of Cartersville Schools With Regards to Hurricane Irma

In light of the possibility of severe storms next week, Cartersville Schools is closely monitoring the most current weather updates from Georgia Emergency Management Agency. The safety of their students and staff is of their utmost concern and will be the highest priority when making a decision on school closings. Due to the unpredictability of [...]

By |September 8th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Status of Cartersville Schools With Regards to Hurricane Irma

Tropical Hurricanes on Minds of Cartersville Council

Tropical hurricanes and not Purple Hurricanes were on the minds of the city council during their business meeting at City Hall on Thursday night. The water department asked the council to consider a resolution that would authorize the refund of water and sewer charges related to water produced by the Anheuser-Busch brewery that is used [...]

By |September 8th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Tropical Hurricanes on Minds of Cartersville Council

Cartersville’s March to the Mountain Cancelled

Due to the uncertainty of how Hurricane Irma will affect the weather in Cartersville, this year's March to the Mountain on Monday has been cancelled. The March to the Mountain is a 6.5-mile memorial walk that begins and ends at the West Loop of Pine Mountain. It is simply a walk to celebrate the freedom of [...]

By |September 7th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cartersville’s March to the Mountain Cancelled

I-75 Accident Thursday Afternoon

Bartow County EMS responded to an overturned semi-trailer truck accident on I-75 southbound near mile marker 289 Thursday afternoon. EMS found a male conscious but confused. EMS evaluated him and questioned him about his medical history in order to help determine the cause of his confusion. He was taken to Cartersville Medical Center for further [...]

By |September 7th, 2017|General|Comments Off on I-75 Accident Thursday Afternoon

Severe Weather Siren Maintenance

The Cartersville Fire Department will be performing some additional maintenance on the severe weather sirens that are located in the city on Tuesday, September 12th to insure that the warning system is working properly. This work will not occur if there is the potential of bad weather. Cartersville Fire Chief Scott Carter stated, “ I [...]

By |September 7th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Severe Weather Siren Maintenance

Man Arrested After Road Rage Incident

Nikolas Richards An arrest was made on Friday after BCSO deputies were dispatched to the area of State Route 113 westbound past Euharlee Road in reference to a motorist pointing a gun out of his window at someone. The victim told deputies that there was some road rage between him and the suspect. They [...]

By |September 4th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man Arrested After Road Rage Incident

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