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List of Closings for Thursday – Updated 7:10 AM

Bartow County Schools will be closed for students on Thursday, Jan. 18. 231 employees should report. Cartersville City Schools will be closed for students on Thursday, Jan. 18. However, all staff are to report at 9 a.m. or when it's safe to travel. Excel Christian Academy is closed. The Trinity School is closed. All campuses [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|General|Comments Off on List of Closings for Thursday – Updated 7:10 AM

List of Closings and Delayed Openings

Please check back periodically for more updates on closings and delayed openings.   Closed: Bartow County School System Cartersville City School System Excel Christian Academy Trinity Schools Georgia Highlands College Chattahoochee Technical College Bartow History Museum Booth Western Art Museum The Grand Theatre Tellus Science Museum White City Hall Dr. David Kim's Office Anverse and [...]

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Bartow County EMS Tells Residents to “Stay Home”

Bartow County EMS is advising that numerous roads in Bartow County are icy and hazardous. We ask that everyone stay home and let the road conditions get better before traveling to work. BEMS and all other agencies have been extremely busy Wednesday morning and continue to have calls with people sick from the flu or other [...]

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GDOT Continues Diligent Work Wednesday

Georgia DOT crews have been out in force all night plowing snow, pushing it out of the roadways and salting them since 7 o'clock on Tuesday night. 129 snow/ice clearing crew members using 76 removal units have responded to the snowstorm that blanketed much of northwest Georgia with 2-4 inches of snow. Most crews were plowing and salting, [...]

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School Closures

Bartow County Schools will be closed to students and staff tomorrow, January 17th. Cartersville City Schools will be closed tomorrow, January 17th, due to icy road conditions. The previously scheduled inclement-weather day, Monday, February 19th, will serve as the make-up day.  

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Warming Center opens today at 5 p.m. at Beavers Dr. Senior Center.

A warming station will open at the Beavers Drive Senior Center today (Tuesday, January 16th) at 5:00 p.m.  Bartow County Fire Chief and EMA Director, Craig Millsap says people who need a ride to the Beavers Drive Senior Center may call 770-387-5089 until 9 p.m. for transportation. After 5 p.m. those who need a ride [...]

By |January 16th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Warming Center opens today at 5 p.m. at Beavers Dr. Senior Center.

Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Bartow County from tomorrow morning at ten o’clock to Wednesday morning at seven o’clock. This will affect much of north Georgia generally along and north of a line from Cedartown to Jasper to Hiawassee. Snow is expected along with very cold wind chill values. [...]

By |January 15th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Winter Weather Advisory

Update: Man Booked in BCSO Jail For Murder

Humberto Joseue Lobo Reneaud Bartow County deputies arrested Marietta resident Humberto Joseue Lobo Reneaud and booked him into the jail on Monday morning for two counts of murder, feticide, possession of a firearm during commission of a crime, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. According to sources, Reneaud is accused of [...]

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Man Booked in BCSO Jail For Murder

Humberto Joseue Lobo Reneaud Bartow County deputies arrested Humberto Joseue Lobo Reneaud and booked him into the jail on Monday morning for two counts of murder, feticide, possession of a firearm during commission of a crime, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. According to the Bartow County Inmate Inquiry, the [...]

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Area hospitals limit visitation due to the high rate of flu

Statement from Cartersville Medical Center Due to the increase in influenza cases both nationwide and in the Cartersville-Bartow County area, Cartersville Medical Center will be restricting visitors who are experiencing flu-like symptoms from visiting patients.  This request is being made in an effort to protect patients, families, and hospital staff from the spread of the [...]

By |January 12th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Area hospitals limit visitation due to the high rate of flu