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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

Health department offers free hereditary breast-and-ovarian cancer screening

Cartersville, GA:  Women visiting the Bartow County Health Department for health services ranging from family planning to routine gynecological exams can now also receive free hereditary breast-and-ovarian cancer (HBOC) screening.  This new service provides an accurate assessment of personal risk for developing the two cancers, education regarding availability of genetic testing to confirm the risk, [...]

By |April 17th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Health department offers free hereditary breast-and-ovarian cancer screening

No vote in Bartow County Tuesday, April 18th.

The Bartow Elections Office is receiving 10 to 20 calls per day from residents inquiring about Tuesday's election for U.S. Representative 6th District.  Election Superintendent, Joseph Kirk issued a press release informing residents about the race that doesn't include Bartow County.  

By |April 17th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on No vote in Bartow County Tuesday, April 18th.

Proclamation signing for next month’s National Day of Prayer.

National Day of Prayer set for May 4, in Bartow County.  The event begins at noon on the steps of the Frank Moore Administration Building.

By |April 13th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Proclamation signing for next month’s National Day of Prayer.

Georgia Power warns customers of bill payment scam

ATLANTA – April 11, 2017 – Georgia Power is issuing a renewed warning for customers of criminal “scam artists” attempting to defraud both business and residential customers over the phone. The company wants to remind customers to be cautious and never provide personal information – such as a credit card or social security number – [...]

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Manufacturing Career Fair to Connect Job Seekers, Employers

  Press Release: (Acworth, Ga. – April 10, 2017) Career Services at Chattahoochee Technical College and Canton-based R&D Mechanical Services are hosting a manufacturing industry job fair as a way to connect highly qualified job seekers with employers in the college’s six-county service area.   The job fair will be held on April 24, from [...]

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Cartersville, GA Corn Grower Earns Top State Honors in National Corn Yield Contest

ST. LOUIS (March 20, 2017) – As the American farmer strives to meet the growing demand for corn required to satisfy increasing world demand, one area grower has been honored for their efforts through the 2016 National Corn Yield Contest. The national contest, sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association, recognizes farmers from across [...]

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Cartersville and Bartow Firefighters respond to structure fire Friday afternoon.

      A structure located at 118 Bonaire Street in Cartersville received extensive fire damage Friday afternoon.  Neighbors say the fire may started around 4 p.m.  They reported the fire to 911 and even attempted to check the house for occupants.  No one was in the home when the fire started.  Neighbors say the occupant [...]

By |March 31st, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Cartersville and Bartow Firefighters respond to structure fire Friday afternoon.