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Rescue crews use utility terrain vehicle to rescue man from woods.

At 10:44pm Thursday night BCEMS, BCFD, BCSO and the Cobb County FD responded to a male subject in a large wooded area off of Bish Rd. The male advised 911 he was injured and couldn't move. The BCEMS crew once on scene requested the UTV be enroute for assistance on transporting the patient from the [...]

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Georgia Highlands College holds groundbreaking event for academic building.

          The focus of the new building is on STEAM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) areas of study on the Cartersville campus. According to a press release, GHC received a total $22.5 million in state funding to advance the project: $2.2 for design, $17.7 for construction and $2.6 for equipment. The 52,000-square foot building [...]

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Early morning accident sends man to hospital

Press Release BCEMS responded to a male lying on the side of the roadway possible struck by a vehicle. The call came into the 911 center at 1:28am. BCEMS arrived on the scene to find a male conscious but confused. The male appeared to be in shock due to a fracture of the lower leg [...]

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Low Oxygen Level in Dellinger Park Lake Repaired

  Press Release 25, 2017 – The City of Cartersville Parks & Recreation Department has partnered with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to repair the oxygen deficiency in the Dellinger Park lake. The lake has since been cleaned up and restored. We appreciate your patience while we corrected this problem. Predatory fish will be [...]

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Interstate closed for multi-vehicle pileup

Press Release: Bartow County EMS along with numerous other County agencies responded to a multiple vehicle accident on I-75 northbound at the Allatoona lake bridge. The accident occurred at 1:42pm Sunday afternoon. The accident involved numerous passenger cars and tractor trailers which resulted in the Interstate being closed northbound for an extended time. The crews [...]

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Emergency crews called Old Alabama Road Sunday for 2 vehicle crash

Press Release: At 1:15pm Sunday BCEMS responded to a 2 vehicle accident on Old Alabama Rd at Bates Rd. The crew arrived to find a passenger car that had been struck on the side by a tow truck. The crew found a female patient with a Laceration to the head. The female was conscious and [...]

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City of Cartersville Fines CSX Transportation

Due to a train blocking three railroad crossings in downtown Cartersville for around two hours on Thursday afternoon, Mayor Matt Santini and the City Council decided to enforce Section 19-3 of the Code of Ordinances that states "It shall be unlawful to obstruct any street crossing within the corporate limits with any freight cars or [...]

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Cartersville Council Member to Resign

In absentia, Ward Four Council Member Lindsay McDaniel had Mayor Matt Santini read a letter at Thursday night's City Council Meeting. April 20, 2017 Honorable Mayor and Council: After several discussions with my family, I have decided to submit this letter of resignation from the Cartersville City Council, effective June 1, 2017. I feel that [...]

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WHS Band to Perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Today, the Woodland High School Wildcat Marching Band, was selected to perform in the 2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This will mark the first Parade appearance by the band. The Woodland High School Wildcat Marching Band will join the Parade to the call of Let’s Have a Parade, the iconic phrase that has signaled the [...]

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Two injured in plane crash

                 Emergency crews were called to Milam Bridge Road in the Euharlee at 1:50 Tuesday for a plane crash.  Upon arrival to the scene the crews found a small 2 seat plane with heavy damage. The crew quickly began a search and located 2 patients. An Air Life helicopter was [...]

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