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ATV Accident Sends Patient to Hospital

Saturday afternoon Bartow County EMS and other local agencies responded to a four-wheeler accident on Highway 293 near East Greenridge Road. Upon EMS arrival,  the crew found a 50-year-old male unconscious and unresponsive with obvious head trauma. Bystanders stated the ATV flipped over throwing the male to the pavement. The EMS crew quickly requested an [...]

By |October 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on ATV Accident Sends Patient to Hospital

Entering Auto Suspects

PRESS RELEASE   On October 20, 2017, these subjects, along with a third suspect, may have been involved in committing multiple entering autos in the Wingfoot Park subdivision, as well as other areas in the City of Cartersville. The subjects are also suspects in the theft of a blue 2011 Ford F150, GA CAZ8582 (picture [...]

By |October 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Entering Auto Suspects

WBHF’s Political Forum Spotlight: Cartersville City Council Ward Three

Cartersville Ward Three Councilman Louis Tonsmeire did not seek reelection. Two people have chosen to run for the position: Joey Pogue and Cary Roth. The following is an interview with Joey Pogue.   The following is an interview with Cary Roth.

By |October 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on WBHF’s Political Forum Spotlight: Cartersville City Council Ward Three

WBHF’s Political Forum Spotlight: Adairsville City Council Post 3

Lee Castro The following is an interview with incumbent Lee Castro. His challenger, Lynn Whitlock, declined the opportunity to speak to us and share his views.

By |October 18th, 2017|General|Comments Off on WBHF’s Political Forum Spotlight: Adairsville City Council Post 3

Local Convicted of Aggravated Child Molestation

Diego Martin Pena(Whitfield County DA's Office) Chattanoogan.com has reported that 39-year-old Diego Martin Pena of 193 Bells Ferry Road in White was convicted by a Murray County jury of aggravated child molestation, child molestation, and statutory rape for offenses against a single victim on Friday. Pena is facing a life sentence on aggravated [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Convicted of Aggravated Child Molestation

Cartersville Improvement Project

The City of Cartersville Electric Department is about to undertake a project to paint approximately 40-50 decorative poles located in the Wall Street and Public Square areas. Also included in the project is the replacement of the light globes that have weathered and yellowed over time. As the globes are being replaced the department will [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Improvement Project

Local Sports Update: Tuesday, October 17th

Today, The Lady Canes volleyball team will host the second round of the state playoffs at the Storm Center. Cartersville will face Heritage-Catoosa who defeated Jefferson in four sets Thursday night in Ringgold. Heritage won the first two sets with Jefferson 25-23 and 25-20 before dropping the third set 25-20. The Lady Generals finished off [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Tuesday, October 17th

Georgia Supreme Court Rules Against Cartersville Doctors

The following is an opinion summary on WOMEN’S SURGICAL CENTER, LLC ET AL. V. BERRY ET AL. (S17A1317) and BERRY ET AL. V. WOMEN’S SURGICAL CENTER, LLC ET AL. (S17X1318). The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld as constitutional Georgia’s statutes and regulations that require healthcare services to obtain a “certificate of need” from the State before [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Georgia Supreme Court Rules Against Cartersville Doctors

Local Sports Update: Monday, October 16th

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes (8-0, 4-0) grabbed their current state-best 38th consecutive win, as Joey King became the fastest coach to reach 50 career wins in GHSA football with a 63-0 drubbing of Sandy Creek Friday night. Trevor Lawrence completed 15 of his 19 pass attempts for 295 yards and four touchdowns. He is now 105 [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|General, Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Monday, October 16th

Adairsville Wins Critical Region Game

The Adairsville Tigers (4-3, 2-2) won a big region game against the Sonoraville Phoenix 35-25 Friday night to improve its playoff position late in the third quarter. Sonoraville started off the game with an eight-minute touchdown drive that was capped by an 8-yard score from Tristan Key. In Adairsville ensuing possession, the Tigers fumbled the [...]

By |October 14th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Adairsville Wins Critical Region Game