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European retailer Lidl to create 250 jobs in Bartow County

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Accident with injuries on Sandtown

Emergency crews have responded to an accident with injuries at 294 Sandtown Road. One vehicle overturned and is upside down in a ditch. Crews are responding to a male bleeding from the head.

By |June 25th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Accident with injuries on Sandtown

Two vehicle crash sends four to the hospital

Press Release An accident occurred on I-75 southbound at the Etowah River Bridge early Saturday morning. BCEMS and other agencies  responded to the scene and found that a passenger car had crashed into the rear of a tractor trailer. BCEMS had numerous units respond due to having four patients. One patient has a broken lower [...]

By |June 24th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Two vehicle crash sends four to the hospital

Woman Arrested After Strangling A Driver

Brooke Hardy Bartow County deputies arrested Brooke Hardy while hiding in a closet at her residence on Greatwood Drive in White on Thursday at 12:57 a.m. after a domestic altercation. Complainants told the BCSO that while they were driving in the neighborhood heading home late Wednesday night, Hardy reached up from the back [...]

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Man Killed on Bates Road Identified

A man was killed in a single-vehicle accident southwest of Emerson on Wednesday afternoon. A 2003 Ford Taurus being used for mail delivery was traveling south on Bates Road. The driver, 73-year-old William Overton, was attempting to negotiate a curve to the right. It is believed that Overton had a medical emergency which caused him [...]

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Local Man Arrested After A Stolen Ambulance Chase

Louis Scrivani Northwest Georgia Scanner has reported that a man is being held at the Bartow County Jail after leading multiple agencies on a pursuit in a stolen ambulance from Clayton County on I-75 early Tuesday morning. A Be On The Look Out alert for the stolen ambulance was given out just after [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Man Arrested After A Stolen Ambulance Chase

Update on Tuesday’s Severe Moped Accident

More information has come out regarding a moped accident that led to the driver being airlifted to Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga on Tuesday. Georgia State Patrol states that 39-year-old Kelly Farison of Canton was driving the moped westbound on East Valley Road just west of Maple Lane (east of U.S. 411) near Rydal at [...]

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Man Severely Injured After Moped Accident Near Rydal

Bartow County EMS responded to an accident involving a moped on East Valley Road near U.S. 411 south of Rydal on Tuesday afternoon. EMS found a male patient, face down, with a weak pulse and a severe injury. A medical helicopter took the man to Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga.

By |June 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man Severely Injured After Moped Accident Near Rydal

Local Man Involved In Fatal Cobb County Accident

The Cobb County Police Department’s S.T.E.P. Unit is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a Bartow County man which occurred in Mableton on Tuesday at around 5:06 a.m. Initial information from the scene indicates that a red 2005 Ford Taurus was traveling west on Veterans Memorial Highway approaching Oakdale Road. A black 2016 Dodge [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Man Involved In Fatal Cobb County Accident

Health department providing back-to-school services now

  Cartersville, GA: “Summer’s just begun,” says Bartow County Health Department Nurse Manager Cathy Green, “but it’s not too soon for parents to check some of those mandatory back-to-school tasks off their list now and beat the rush.”  Green’s referring to certain screenings and vaccinations, all of which may be obtained at the health department, [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Health department providing back-to-school services now