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Use of Music Streaming Apps and Grace Period under Hands-Free Georgia Act

Georgia drivers may utilize music streaming applications that there will not be a set enforcement grace period after House Bill 673, the Hands-Free Georgia Act, takes effect on July 1, 2018.  Rep. John Carson of Marietta  sponsored HB 673 during the 2018 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly, and Governor Nathan Deal recently signed [...]

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Minor Injury at Shaw Plant 13

The Cartersville Fire Department and Bartow County EMS responded to Shaw Plant 13 in Cartersville Saturday afternoon due to a work related injury. According to Chief Bagley with the Cartersville Fire Department, a roll of carpet fell on a woman, pinning her between another object. She had been safely removed by the time emergency responders [...]

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Overturned Vehicle Saturday

Bartow County EMS responded to Groover's Landing Road in Acworth on Saturday morning in reference to an overturned vehicle with possible injuries. According to Captain Taylor Forsyth EMS, two patients refused medical treatment on the scene.

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Updated: Fatal Adairsville Accident

A fatal car accident Friday morning left 27-year-old Justin Holder from Cartersville deceased at the scene. According to the Georgia State Patrol, a vehicle driven by Sandra Morris was traveling Southbound on Highway 41 turning left onto Highway 140. A motorcycle driven by Holder was traveling Northbound on Highway 41. Morris failed to yield to [...]

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Man Allegedly Attacks Wife After Dinner Not Ready On Time

Joshua Melvin Jay Tims On Sunday, June 3rd at 9:33 p.m., a Bartow County deputy met with a complainant at TA on 981 Cassville White Road. She was crying and visibly upset. She said the following: She arrived at her home on Folsom Glade Road in Rydal at 6:45 p.m. that night. Her [...]

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Residence in Cartersville Hit With Bullets

A complainant told a Bartow County deputy that while in her residence on Berkeley Place in Cartersville, she heard three or four gunshots around 12:30 in the morning on Monday. Later that morning, she noticed several holes outside the second floor of the residence and then saw where a bullet hit her headboard and another [...]

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Five Injured In Accident on Hamilton Crossing Road

Bartow County EMS and Fire personnel responded to Hamilton Crossing Road between State Route 293 and U.S. 411 for a single-vehicle accident with five injuries. The first responders found the vehicle off of the roadway with all of the patients out of the vehicle. Upon examination, multiple EMS units were needed to transport all five [...]

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Cartersville Man Charged With Child Molestation

Bernardo Castillo-Martinez Cartersville Police arrested Bernardo Castillo-Martinez and booked him into the county jail on Monday afternoon for child molestation. There is no further information.

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Deal announces $28 million for local government airport sponsors: Bartow will receive $ 20,595

Press Release June 4, 2018 Following guidance from the Department of Revenue (DOR), which Friday, June 1, announced it will suspend collection of local jet fuel sales tax in order to comply with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, Gov. Nathan Deal today announced $28 million will be made available to 48 communities with airports. The [...]

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CARTERSVILLE ADVANCED WOUND HEALING CENTER PARTICIPATES IN FIFTH ANNUAL HEALOGICS WOUND CARE AWARENESS WEEK

                                        Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, GA; June 4, 2018 – The Advanced Wound Healing Center at Cartersville Medical Center, a member of the Healogics network, is helping raise awareness of chronic wounds. The fifth annual Wound Care Awareness Week is being held from June 4 to June 8.  One of 700+ Healogics-managed Centers; The Advanced Wound [...]

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