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Bartow County Proposes Voting Precinct Changes

The Bartow County Board of Elections and Voter Registration is considering making changes to precinct boundaries and polling places. Assistant Elections Supervisor Cheryl Billard told WBHF that district lines will not move, therefore everyone will be voting for the same people they've been voting for. The link below has three public meeting dates available for voters [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Bartow County Proposes Voting Precinct Changes

Blood Drive at Toyo Tires

On Tuesday, May 30, Blood Assurance will hold a blood drive at Toyo Tires North America Manufacturing, Inc. in honor of Garrett Jordan, long time Toyo Tire employee Michael Roberson's son. Garrett was diagnosed with Lymphoblastic Lymphoma earlier this year. Garrett's parents, Michael and Sarah Roberson, credit pediatric cardiologist Dr. Henaro Sabino for saving Garrett's [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Blood Drive at Toyo Tires

Georgia DOT Suspends Construction for Memorial Holiday

The Georgia Department of Transportation will scale back its construction projects across northwest Georgia – suspending construction-related lane closures on all interstate and major state system highways to ease Memorial  Day weekend traffic congestion.  Beginning at noon on Friday, May 26 and extending to 5 a.m., Tuesday, May 30, 2017, there essentially will be no [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Georgia DOT Suspends Construction for Memorial Holiday

Chester Resigns, Takes Buford Job

Stuart Chester, has been a staple of the Cartersville sports program. He was part of the football coaching staff but has mostly been known as the head baseball coach, and a good one at that. During his 21 years at Cartersville, Chester won 532 games which included six state titles. On Tuesday, it was announced that [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|General, General News, Sports|Comments Off on Chester Resigns, Takes Buford Job

Local Man Facing Sex Assault Allegations

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has reported that an arrest warrant obtained this week highlights new details in the sexual assault allegations against a local nurse at a Sandy Springs medical center. 33-year-old Michael Morgan of Adairsville turned himself into the Fulton County Jail on May 12th. Michael Morgan He faces charges of sexual battery [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Man Facing Sex Assault Allegations

Expect A Traffic Shift On SR 140

The Georgia Department of Transportation is advising motorists in Bartow County of a traffic shift on State Route 140 at its intersection with U.S. Route 41 scheduled for Tuesday, May 30th. Traffic will be shifted to the newly constructed lanes to allow for work on the existing lanes on SR 140, beginning at US 41 [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Expect A Traffic Shift On SR 140

Update on Hannon Way Shooting

Cartersville Police arrested Eshaun Green of Cartersville and booked him into the county jail on Monday morning for aggravated assault, affray, possession of more than one ounce of marijuana, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. Eshaun Green Green is the most recent arrest in connection with the incident [...]

By |May 22nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Update on Hannon Way Shooting

Cause of US-411 Motorcycle Accident

There was a convoy of around 100 motorcycles that had just left Harley-Davison Motorcycles  on US-411 for the Bikers Against Child Abuse ride that was supposed to cover 100 miles. As the convey was passing by, two motorcycles (that were not part of the convoy) tried to join them out of the Texaco just north [...]

By |May 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cause of US-411 Motorcycle Accident

Massive Motorcycle Accident in Bartow County

Bartow County EMS, Sheriff’s Office, Fire Department, and Cartersville Fire Department responded to an accident involving numerous motorcycle on U.S. 411 just north of I-75 on Saturday afternoon at around 12:13. Crews found five patients. Two of them had severe injuries, requiring two medical helicopters. The first patient was a male that had abdominal and [...]

By |May 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Massive Motorcycle Accident in Bartow County

Woman struck by falling tree

Friday night at 11:38pm BArtow County EMS along with other agencies responded to a campground in Red Top Mountain park for a female that had been struck by a falling tree. BCEMS arrived on the scene to find a 15 year old female unconscious and unresponsive with trauma to the head. Bartow County EMS along [...]

By |May 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Woman struck by falling tree