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Chester Resigns, Takes Buford Job

Stuart Chester, has been a staple of the Cartersville sports program. He was part of the football coaching staff but has mostly been known as the head baseball coach, and a good one at that. During his 21 years at Cartersville, Chester won 532 games which included six state titles. On Tuesday, it was announced that [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|General, General News, Sports|Comments Off on Chester Resigns, Takes Buford Job

Arrest made in Cartersville Shooting

Press Release On 05-16-2017 at approximately 1945 hours officers were dispatched to a shots fired call on Hannon Way. Upon arrival officers were notified that a male victim had been shot. Officers were also notified that the suspect (s) had fled the scene. With immediate coordination with the Cartersville Police Department, Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Arrest made in Cartersville Shooting

Sen. Bruce Thompson Commends Signing of Senate Bill 141, outlines permit requirements for carnival rides.

Press Release ATLANTA (May 9, 2017) | Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 141 into Georgia law on Monday, May 8, 2017. Senator Bruce Thompson (R – White), the sponsor of SB 141, is a vocal advocate for better standards to improve user safety in entertainment industries in Georgia. SB 141 would require carnival rides [...]

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American Heart Association recognizes Cartersville Medical Center’s commitment to quality stroke care

Press Release Cartersville Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus CARTERSVILLE, GA; May 8, 2017 ― Cartersville Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus. The award [...]

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GDOL to host recruitments for NCI Building Systems in Marietta

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Cobb-Cherokee Career Center will host recruitments for NCI Building Systems. The metal manufacturing company will be recruiting a number of employees to work in Douglasville. The recruitments are on Tuesday, May 16, May 23, and June 6. They will all be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. [...]

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GDOL to host CSS HealthCare recruitment in Marietta next week

Press Release ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help CSS HealthCare Services recruit about 10 certified nursing assistants (CNAs) on Wednesday, May 10, in Marietta. The recruitment will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cobb-Cherokee Career Center located at 465 Big Shanty Road. All applicants must be at [...]

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Three people have been arrested in connection with a burglary and vehicle theft that occurred at Premier Auto Locators on Highway 41 in Cartersville.

  Press Release According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, on Sunday April 30, 2017 at approximately 2:30AM,  Premier Auto Locators (1331 Joe Frank Harris Parkway) was burglarized. During the break in, two guns were stolen along with the keys to several vehicles from inside the business. Bartow County Sheriff's Office investigators determined that the business had [...]

By |May 4th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Three people have been arrested in connection with a burglary and vehicle theft that occurred at Premier Auto Locators on Highway 41 in Cartersville.

NEW GDOT COORDINATED HIGHWAY ASSISTANCE & MAINTENANCE PATROL SERVICE BEGINS IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA

Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -The Coordinated Highway and Maintenance Program (CHAMP) will launch next week in the 17 counties of Georgia DOT’s District Six in northwest Georgia. Operators will be the eyes on the road for both maintenance issues and incident management/response on Interstate 75 from Bartow County to the Tennessee State line and I-20 [...]

By |April 27th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on NEW GDOT COORDINATED HIGHWAY ASSISTANCE & MAINTENANCE PATROL SERVICE BEGINS IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA

Commission Meetings Wednesday and Thursday

In addition to the Wednesday meeting, Commissioner Taylor has scheduled a public hearing for Thursday night. NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING The Bartow County Commissioner will hold a public hearing on Thursday May 4 at 6:00 p.m. to consider the application of BGAC, LLC d/b/a Barnsley Gardens to approve a Tourism Development Act application relating [...]

By |April 25th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Commission Meetings Wednesday and Thursday

Protect the ones who cannot protect themselves

 Press Release: National Infant Immunization Week is April 22 – April 29, 2017  Cartersville, GA – National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 22 – April 29, 2017, and the Bartow County Health Department urges everyone to protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases by ensuring our little ones and everyone around them are vaccinated and up-to-date [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Protect the ones who cannot protect themselves