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Expect Lane Shift on I-75 in Bartow County

What: The two left lanes of I-75 northbound between Exits 285 and 288 in Bartow County will be slightly shifted to the right today from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., to allow for repairing the deteriorating asphalt spots on the interstate between mile markers 286 and 287. When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 8:30 AM-3:30PM Where: I-75 North between mileposts 286 and 287 [...]

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Tallatoona Community Action Partnership to Host Community Resource Fair and Jazz Concert to Commemorate 50 Years of Service

CARTERSVILLE, GA. -Tallatoona Community Action Partnership has been helping families take their lead for more than 50 years in Northwest Georgia communities.  To commemorate the occasion, TCAP will host a full day of activities beginning with a community resource fair and closing out the evening with a jazz concert in the park featuring jazz favorite [...]

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Northwest Health District office, county health departments close early to public on solar eclipse day

Press Release: Rome, GA– The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District office in Rome and health departments in Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Haralson, Paulding, Polk, and Walker counties will close early to clients and visitors on Monday, August 21st in the interest of public safety during the solar eclipse. The health [...]

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Former Bartow School System employee charged with theft.

A former Bartow County School System employee is in the Bartow County Jail charged with 60 counts of theft by deception.  According to reports, Cathy Elizabeth Gayton of Sandtown Road was jailed Friday.  She is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the school district’s nutrition program.

By |August 8th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Former Bartow School System employee charged with theft.

HARNESSING THE POWER OF THE SUN AT TELLUS SCIENCE MUSEUM

    Press Release: Cartersville, GA, August 4, 2017– “We are trying to find excuses to be in our new house more often,” Tellus Science Museum’s Executive Director Jose Santamaria exclaims. “It’s a beautiful, comfortable, sustainable home with a pretty great view!”   Santamaria is describing the newest exhibit at Tellus Science Museum – a [...]

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Kingston’s former city clerk sentenced to jail time for stealing thousands of dollars over a 3 year period.

    Former city clerk Michelle Jones pleaded guilty to 86 counts of theft Tuesday.  She received a 10-year sentence, 1 year to serve incarcerated and 9 years to serve on probation. Conditions of the plea include that Jones pay restitution to the city of Kingston totaling $30,656 and she must have no contact with city officials.  [...]

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Friday Night Mania: Bonus Week

High school football might be two weeks away, but the Friday Night Mania poll begins now! Make sure you answer your questions early to get a chance to win four College Football Hall of Fame tickets in Atlanta! Each week, WBHF will have different poll questions that will be posted on the Wednesday of game week [...]

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WBHF Announces 2017 Football Lineup

Football season is just around the corner and WBHF is releasing its football schedule for the upcoming school year. Your home for Purple Hurricanes football gets back to broadcasting on August 18th when the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes travel on the road to open up against Allatoona at 7:30. Here is the full schedule.   Friday, [...]

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The Bartow County Board of Education is proposing no change to the millage rates for 2017.

  PRESS RELEASE ANNOUNCING A PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX INCREASE; MILLAGE RATES REMAIN UNCHANGED The Bartow County Board of Education today announces its intention to increase the 2017 property taxes it will levy this year by 2.60 percentage over the rollback millage rate. The Bartow County Board of Education has proposed no change to the millage [...]

By |July 27th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on The Bartow County Board of Education is proposing no change to the millage rates for 2017.

GDOT Pleads for Safe Back to School Driving in Northwest Georgia

Safe Driving for Back-to-School Season… GDOT Pleads for Safe Back to School Driving in Northwest Georgia CARTERSVILLE, Ga. –Students heading back to school means more traffic, increased congestion and the need for extra safety precautions. From school buses loading and unloading, to kids walking and biking, to parents dropping off and picking up - dangers [...]

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