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African American Heritage Trail Discussion at Bartow History Museum

Justice Robert Benham of the Georgia Supreme Court and Sheri Henshaw with Keep Bartow Beautiful will be at the Bartow History Museum on Thursday night March 30th at seven o’clock to share information on the proposed African American Heritage Trail in Bartow County. Currently there are ten proposed sites including George Washington Carver Park, Euharlee [...]

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Bartow’s 62nd Annual Civic Youth Day

Bartow students shadow local leaders Wednesday.  

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Fatal Train Accident

Bartow County EMS, Fire personnel, and Sheriff's deputies responded to the railroad crossing at West Felton Road in Cartersville on Sunday evening due to a train versus pedestrian accident. After a search of the vicinity, a male with no signs of life was found off to the side of the tracks. The Bartow County Coroner's [...]

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I-75 Standstill on Saturday Morning

Bartow County EMS responded to I-75 southbound at mile marker 286 (just south of the Cartersville Main Street exit) on Saturday morning to an accident involving an overturned tractor trailer. EMS only had to treat one male patient, who had multiple injuries, and transport him to Cartersville Medical Center for treatment. The accident did block [...]

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Bartow County EMS Paramedic named Paramedic of the year for Region 1.

Press Release:  Bartow County EMS Paramedic Traci Turner was named Paramedic of the year for Region 1. The awards ceremony was held March 16th in Catoosa County. The Region 1 area is comprised of the 16 counties in north west Georgia.  Turner will now be nominated for Paramedic of the year at the State of [...]

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Fire destroys Acworth home.

Bartow County fire fighters were into action for a structure fire in Acworth Saturday afternoon.  The fire occurred around 5:30 p.m. at a home located at 5370 Pine Ridge Lane.  Crews found the structure fully engulfed in flames as they arrived on the scene.  Three trucks responded and remained on scene until 7:00 p.m.  The [...]

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A Wednesday edition of Bartow’s Morning News is underway

It's time for a Wednesday edition of Bartow's Morning News, broadcasting the very best in local news, weather, traffic and sports on your award-winning community radio station. We have two guest segments today. At 7:40AM, Mark Hathaway, Fire Marshall with the Cartersville Fire Department joins us for his monthly check-in on fire prevention and saftey. At 8:40AM, we'll [...]

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New Health Director to Lead Northwest Health District  

  Press Release: Rome, Georgia:  Unini Odama, M.D., MPH, has been named health director for the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District headquartered in Rome. Dr. Odama, a nephrologist and hypertension specialist, succeeds C. Wade Sellers, M.D., MPH, who retired August 2016, after 23 years as health director for the ten-county public health [...]

By |March 7th, 2017|General|Comments Off on New Health Director to Lead Northwest Health District  

Tuesday Accident on I-75

Bartow County EMS and numerous other local agencies responded to a two-vehicle accident around 3:30 AM Tuesday morning. According to Brad Cothran, Bartow County EMS public information officer, the crews arrived on the scene on I-75 Southbound at mile marker 286 and found three male patients injured. A 23-year-old male was found to have a [...]

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Two vehicle accident stalls traffic on interstate

BCEMS and numerous other agency responded to a two vehicle accident around 3:30am Tuesday morning. The crews arrived on the scene on I-75 southbound at mile marker 286 and found three male patients injured. A 23 y/o male was found to have an head injury. A medical helicopter was requested. The male was stabilized by [...]

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