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Gunshot Victim Flown to Grady

  According to Bartow County EMS Public Information Officer Brad Cothran, EMS flew out an 18-year-old male from the area of Valley View Drive and Redcomb Drive in Cartersville Tuesday morning. Cothran stated the victim had four gunshot wounds. He was struck in the left thigh, left shoulder, left cheek and upper left back by [...]

By |August 23rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Gunshot Victim Flown to Grady

CPD Shares Details of Previously Reported Arrest

Brandon Sewell The Cartersville Police Department has released details of an arrest we reported on-the-air last week. Officers observed a white male, later identified as Mr. Brandon Sewell, in an area of a closed business wearing dark clothing at 3:00 a.m. on August 16th. The officers attempted to make contact with Mr. Sewell, [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on CPD Shares Details of Previously Reported Arrest

I-75 Lane Shift Today

The two right lanes of I-75 southbound between Exits 288 and 285 in Bartow County will be slightly shifted to the left today from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., to allow for repairing the deteriorating asphalt spots on the interstate between mile markers 287 and 286. Motorists are advised to expect minor delays, exercise caution, and reduce their [...]

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Drowning victim identified

DNR Statement:   The body of Gerardo Soto, Jr., age 22, of Chicago, IL, was recovered just before noon near the Red Top Mountain State Park swimming area on Allatoona Lake. He was located by DNR Game Wardens using sector scan sonar, identified by remote operated underwater vehicle (ROV) and recovered soon afterward. Mr. Soto had been [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Drowning victim identified

Bridge Replacement Coming Soon

Work could begin soon on replacing the bridge on Joe Frank Harris Parkway over Old U.S. 41 in Bartow County. Georgia Department of Transportation has just awarded a contract to Wright Brothers Construction Company Incorporated of Charleston Tennessee valued at nearly four million dollars for a construction project to replace the bridge on Joe Frank [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Bridge Replacement Coming Soon

Sunday Drowning

According to Bartow County EMS Pubic Information Officer Brad Cothran, EMS, the Bartow County Fire Department  and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are working a drowning at Red Top Mountain Beach. The person is a 21-year-old Hispanic male. Recovery operations started at 2pm. The call for the incident came into the 911 center around [...]

By |August 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Sunday Drowning

Adairsville Pawn Shop Burglarized

Unknown subjects busted out the front glass door of GoldNGuns Pawn on 7300 Adairsville Highway Suite D on Wednesday and burglarized it. Ten firearms and other items were stolen. No further information is available at this time. If you have any information that might be helpful, please contact Detective King at the Adairsville Police Department at [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Adairsville Pawn Shop Burglarized

Acworth Child Celebrates First Birthday with $5,529 College Savings Contribution as Winner of Path2College Newborn Sweepstakes

Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, GA—For Luca R. Alonzo, grandparents contributing toward college is a family tradition, and one that helped him kick-off his college savings in a big way. Today, Alonzo was awarded $5,529 for his Path2College 529 Plan account as the winner of the 2016 Path2College Newborn Sweepstakes. Alonzo’s grandfather, John Kraft, entered him in [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Acworth Child Celebrates First Birthday with $5,529 College Savings Contribution as Winner of Path2College Newborn Sweepstakes

Dogs Bite Woman Thursday

Thursday morning, Bartow County EMS responded to a residence near Kay Road in White for a female bitten by a dog. EMS arrived to find a female with multiple dog bites. The two dogs started fighting with each other. When the victim attempted to separate the dogs, she was bitten several times on her hands. [...]

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Georgia DOT unveils preliminary plans for Rome-Cartersville Development Corridor

A public information open house to discuss the Georgia DOT’s new preliminary alternatives for the Rome-Cartersville Corridor (RCDC) is scheduled for Thursday, August 24th from 5 until 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at Faith United Methodist Church, located at 501 Grassdale Road in the city of Cartersville, Georgia. Bartow and Floyd County’s residents [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Georgia DOT unveils preliminary plans for Rome-Cartersville Development Corridor