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Opportunistic Canes Force Game 3

After falling in Game 1 against the Jefferson Dragons, the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes took advantage of seven walks, two hit batters, and seven Dragon errors to force a Game 3 on Wednesday after Game 2's 9-3 victory. With its back against the wall, Cartersville sent its star player Anthony Seigler on the mound. The senior [...]

By |May 22nd, 2018|General, Sports|Comments Off on Opportunistic Canes Force Game 3

Former Cartersville Employee Charged With More Theft

Kanneya Delon Brown-Cooley Bartow County deputies arrested Kanneya Brown-Cooley of Cartersville and booked her into the jail on Saturday night on six warrants for theft by deception. The warrants are from February 12th, February 23rd, February 27th, March 7th, and March 9th. Kanneya Brown-Cooley was booked into the jail on March 23rd on [...]

By |May 20th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Former Cartersville Employee Charged With More Theft

Claim of Shots Fired at Circle K in Acworth Wednesday

A clerk at Circle K on Glade Road in Acworth said she was outside smoking a cigarette early Wednesday morning when a small two-door green pickup truck drove by. She says someone in the truck shot a gun in the direction of her vehicle in front of the store. She said the truck fled northbound [...]

By |May 18th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Claim of Shots Fired at Circle K in Acworth Wednesday

Suspected Murderer Arrested

The alleged shooter in today's double shooting has been arrested. According to Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap, 27-year-old Justin Lee Wade of Rome was arrested just after 8:00 tonight and charged with murder and aggravated assault. Wade was arrested in Floyd County and will be transferred to the Bartow County Jail for booking on these [...]

By |May 18th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Suspected Murderer Arrested

Fatal Shooting in Cartersville

Bartow County EMS responded to an address on David Street (north of West Iron Belt Road & east of Cassville Road) in Cartersville for reports of a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, crews found two male patients. One was deceased. The other was treated and transported to a trauma center. The Bartow County Sheriff's Office is [...]

By |May 17th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Fatal Shooting in Cartersville

Child Injured During Domestic Dispute

Christian Joy Shullaw A child was injured during a domestic dispute at a family cookout at a residence on Edgewood Road in Cartersville on Saturday night. Two sister-in-laws threw beer at each other. One of them, Christian Shullaw of Cartersville, then threw a glass at the other but missed and hit the intended [...]

By |May 16th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Child Injured During Domestic Dispute

Cartersville Man Arrested After Alleged Assault

Ronald Lee Young A Bartow County deputy met with a woman at the sheriff’s office on Saturday afternoon in reference to an aggravated assault that allegedly occurred at her residence on Cassville Road in Cartersville earlier that day. She informed the deputy that she had been arguing with her boyfriend Ronald Young over [...]

By |May 16th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Man Arrested After Alleged Assault

Cartersville names Tamara Brock as its finalist for City Manager

  PRESS RELEASE MAY 15,2018 After a national search of more than forty candidates, the City of Cartersville names as its finalist, for the position of City Manager of the City of Cartersville, Tamara W. Brock, currently Assistant City Manager for the City of Cartersville. The Mayor and City Council shall consider her appointment at [...]

By |May 15th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Cartersville names Tamara Brock as its finalist for City Manager

Congratulations Cartersville City School System Teacher of the Year

    Cartersville Middle School teacher, Sara Bright is named Systemwide Teacher of the Year.  Tune to WBHF for our interview with Ms. Bright.

By |May 15th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Congratulations Cartersville City School System Teacher of the Year

Georgia DOT continues asphalt repair in Bartow

Georgia DOT advises motorists on State Route (SR) 293 in Bartow County that a maintenance crew will resume today its work on repairing and deep patching the deteriorating asphalt spots on this highway.  Work will proceed daily Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. This maintenance operation and the temporary lane closure it necessitates [...]

By |May 15th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Georgia DOT continues asphalt repair in Bartow