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Monday Morning Accident

The Bartow County EMS and Bartow County Fire Department responded to Highway 41 and Center Road for an accident with injuries on Monday morning. Upon arrival, crews found a two-vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned in the Nelsons parking lot. Inside the vehicle, one patient was found to be conscious and alert; complaining of multiple injuries. [...]

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Woman transported to hospital after falling from a horse

    Participants in the North West Georgia Qualifying State Show paused for prayer Saturday afternoon.  A participant in the show reportedly fell beneath a horse.  Rescue crews were called to 43 Saddle Club Drive for a traumatic injury.  The injured, described as an unconscious female in her 40’s was transported by ambulance to the [...]

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Truck Fire in Cartersville

A truck driver and passenger were going northwest on Waterford Drive approaching Avon Court this afternoon when flames began emanating from the truck. According to the driver, they got out of the truck immediately. Shortly afterwards, the driver said there was some kind of explosion. The intensity of the fire was strong enough to melt [...]

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Loloi Comes to Bartow County

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that Loloi Inc., a wholesaler of rugs and other home furnishings, will create 198 jobs in a Cartersville distribution facility to support its recent growth.   “We take pride in the diversity of industries in Georgia,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “As we welcome Loloi to [...]

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Commissioner Steve Taylor signs proclamation for National Day of Prayer, May 3, 2018

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Motorcyclist Transported to CMC Wednesday

Bartow County EMS and the Bartow County Fire Department responded to Highway 41 at Pleasant Valley Road for an incident involving a car and motorcycle. On male patient was found lying on the ground. He was assessed, treated for his injuries, and transported to Cartersville Medical Center for further evaluation.

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Child transported to the burn center

Bartow County EMS responded to Sugar Valley Road for a structure fire with injuries. Upon arrival crews found a pediatric patient with burns. Due to the location of the burns and age of the patient a medical helicopter was dispatched to the scene. The patient was transported to a burn center for further evaluation.

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Emergency crews called to accident with injuries

Bartow County EMS responded to the intersection of Joe Frank Harris Parkway and Mac Johnson Road for an accident with injuries. Upon arrival crews found the patient to be responsive with several complaints of injuries. The patient was removed from the vehicle and into the ambulance where they began treatment. The patient was transported to [...]

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Year-round Pell Grant funds now available at GHC starting this summer

Press Release: Georgia Highlands College’s students now have access to year-round Pell Grant funds starting this summer. Before the change, students could only receive the Pell financial aid for fall and spring semesters, GHC’s Director of Financial Aid Donna Childres explained. Now, students can attend the summer semester and receive additional Pell funding. For example, [...]

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Bartow County posts great February labor force numbers

Press Release Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Bartow County posted a strong February as critical job measures trended in the right direction.   Butler noted employed residents and labor force both increased. At the same time, the unemployment rate fell and monthly unemployment claims dropped. “It’s good to see we picked up this year [...]

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