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Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE . . . September 18, 2017 In the regular September meeting of the Cartersville City Board of Education, the School Board recognized Willie Moultrie, Unit Director for Service Solutions, as the HEARTS Employee of the Month. Willie received a $50.00 gift card to Longhorn’s Steakhouse and his name will be added to [...]

By |September 22nd, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

 Georgia Department of Economic Development Awards Funding to 14 Tourism Projects

     Press Release: ATLANTA, Sept. 21 2017 – The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) Tourism division announced today that it has awarded more than $111,624 in product development resource team grants to 14 new and expanding tourism projects across the state.   “Georgia’s tourism industry continues to be one of the state’s leading [...]

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120 WORKS FEATURED IN NEW DOWNTOWN GALLERY EXHIBITION

    Opening Reception rescheduled to Saturday, September 23 Cartersville, Georgia – The Downtown Gallery is excited to announce the opening of their Fall/Holiday Exhibit, at 13 North Wall Street in historic downtown Cartersville. Originally scheduled a week earlier but delayed due to Hurricane Irma, the official exhibition opening reception has been rescheduled to Saturday, [...]

By |September 19th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on 120 WORKS FEATURED IN NEW DOWNTOWN GALLERY EXHIBITION

Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter Transitional Housing Dedication

The Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter built 8 new homes on Johnson Cove with a grant from the Department of Community Affairs.  The homes along with several others in the county are used for families who leave the homeless shelter but continue to need supportive services.  

By |September 18th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter Transitional Housing Dedication

UPDATE: The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two persons in connection with an ongoing murder investigation.

Keisha Rena Cone              Rachel Savannah Ridley   According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, Bartow County Sheriff's deputies and investigators responded to a death investigation at a Country Lane address on August 27, 2017. There it was discovered that 74 year old James Edward Stephens had been deceased in his home [...]

By |September 14th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on UPDATE: The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two persons in connection with an ongoing murder investigation.

MATTHEW GAMBILL ANNOUNCES FOR STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 15

  Press Release: Today, Matthew Gambill, Bartow County native and Executive Director of the Georgia Association for Career & Technical Education, announced his campaign for State House District 15, seeking to fill the vacancy from Representative Paul Battles’ upcoming retirement. “I am excited to announce my campaign for State House, and I want to thank [...]

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Arts Festival at Rose Lawn Returns Celebrates 42nd Year Saturday

  Cartersville, Georgia – For the past four decades, the Arts Festival at Rose Lawn has become well-known for having the best in fine arts and heritage crafts. As the festival readies to celebrate its 42nd year this Saturday and Sunday, planners assure visitors there’s many new artists and entertainers to be discovered. The 42nd [...]

By |September 12th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Arts Festival at Rose Lawn Returns Celebrates 42nd Year Saturday

HUDGENS OFFERS ADVICE AHEAD OF HURRICANE IRMA

      Atlanta – An insurance plan can help make the recovery process a little easier. Following a major disaster, many consumers may be overwhelmed and confused by the insurance claim–filing process. However, it is critical that a claim be filed correctly to ensure you receive due payment. Here are some tips from Insurance [...]

By |September 8th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on HUDGENS OFFERS ADVICE AHEAD OF HURRICANE IRMA

A Bartow man charged with child molestation is found guilty on all counts. 

Roy Verlion Ledford was charged with aggravated sexual battery, aggravated child molestation, and child molestation.  The charges stem from incidents that occurred between 2008 and 2013.  The case began Tuesday and the jury began deliberating after 12 p.m. Wednesday.  He will be sentenced on September 19th.   Tune to AM 1450 and FM 100.3 for  more [...]

By |August 30th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on A Bartow man charged with child molestation is found guilty on all counts. 

Calhoun man arrested in Bartow charged with 75 counts of Child Pornography

On Friday, August 25, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m. an officer with the Adairsville Police Department was performing routine patrol and observed a suspicious vehicle parked in a cul de sac In Barnsley Village subdivision.  The officer observed two people inside the vehicle so he got out with them to further investigate.  The male subject, [...]

By |August 28th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Calhoun man arrested in Bartow charged with 75 counts of Child Pornography