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A Rome woman died in a three vehicle accident that shut down Highway 411 Tuesday morning. 

According to reports from the Georgia State Patrol, 44-year-old Misti Kirkland of Rome died in the crash.  The accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. in the westbound lane of Highway 411.  A 2015 Ram pickup truck, driven by 41-year-old Martina Nanette Couey of Cartersville was traveling westbound.  A 2017 Ford F350, driven by 36-year-old Kenneth Nathaniel [...]

By |April 24th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on A Rome woman died in a three vehicle accident that shut down Highway 411 Tuesday morning. 

Georgia General Assembly Gives Final Passage to Hands-Free Driving Bill

  Press Release from Rep. John Carson Provides Bill Specifics ATLANTA – State Representative John Carson (R-Marietta), Chairman of the House Study Committee on Distracted Driving, announced that the Georgia General Assembly gave final passage to House Bill 673, the Hands-Free Georgia Act, on Thursday, March 29, 2018. This measure would create a hands-free driving [...]

By |April 18th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Georgia General Assembly Gives Final Passage to Hands-Free Driving Bill

Georgia DOT repairs cable rail along Interstate 75 in Bartow County

    PRESS RELEASE: CARTERSVILLE– A Georgia DOT Maintenance crew begins today its work on repairing the cable rail along Interstate 75 in Bartow County.  Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. It is Georgia DOT position that guardrail and cable rail maintenance and repair are essential [...]

By |April 17th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Georgia DOT repairs cable rail along Interstate 75 in Bartow County

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Tallatoona CAP, Inc. Tallatoona has received additional funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).  Appointments are provided on a first come first served basis until funds are exhausted. Bartow County residents who qualify will receive either $310.00 or $350.00 toward their heating bill (heating source).  If you have not received LIHEAP assistance [...]

By |April 13th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE . . . April 9, 2018 Cartersville Board of Education met for their regular April Board Meeting on April 9, 2018. The School Board recognized retiring Cartersville City Manager, Sam Grove for his dedication and service to our community and Bartow County School Superintendent, Dr. John Harper, for his contribution to [...]

By |April 10th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

Euharlee resident graduates from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Anton

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class David E. Gaspardo Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn [...]

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Georgia Power customers to see $25 credit on April bills

Georgia PSC approves plan to deliver additional $1.2 billion in new benefits due to Tax Cuts and Jobs Act   ATLANTA – April 3, 2018 – The first of three $25 credits for the Vogtle nuclear expansion will be applied to Georgia Power customers’ bills beginning this month. $75 in total 2018 bill credits, or $188 [...]

By |April 9th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Georgia Power customers to see $25 credit on April bills

GDOT continues safety maintenance work on Highway 41 in Bartow County 

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -  A Georgia DOT Maintenance crew continues today its work on replacing the obliterated and damaged reflective raised pavement markers on State Route (SR) 3/US 41 in Bartow County.  Work will proceed daily Tuesday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. This maintenance operation and the lane closures it necessitates are weather permitting [...]

By |March 27th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on GDOT continues safety maintenance work on Highway 41 in Bartow County 

Former Cartersville Employee Charged with Theft

  Kanneya DeLon Brown-Cooley charged with four counts of theft by deception.  According to the police report: On Thursday, March 15, 2018, officer responded to City Hall and met with the Customer Service Supervisor. The Supervisor informed the officer that some customers have said their accounts were not properly credited after payments had been made. The [...]

By |March 26th, 2018|General News, Headlines|Comments Off on Former Cartersville Employee Charged with Theft

76 Arrested in Multi-State Child Exploitation Operation Named “Operation Southern Impact II”, two from Bartow

Crane     Local resident arrested in “Operation Southern Impact II”  include: Anthony L. Crane, 39, W/M, Cartersville, GA, construction worker Aaron C. Helton, 36, W/M, Adairsville, GA, unknown   Decatur, GA – A total of 76 people were arrested and 13 children were rescued or identified as victims during a mutually coordinated operation between eight [...]

By |March 16th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on 76 Arrested in Multi-State Child Exploitation Operation Named “Operation Southern Impact II”, two from Bartow