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CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER Earns ACR Accreditation for mri

  Press Release: Cartersville, GA; June 16, 2017 – Cartersville Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). MRI is a noninvasive medical test that utilizes magnetic fields to produce anatomical images of internal [...]

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June 14, 2017 GDOL to host two recruitments for FieldTurf in Calhoun next week

Press Release:   ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Rome Career Center will help FieldTurf recruit 35 full-time manufacturing employees to work in Calhoun. The company manufactures synthetic turf for athletic fields. The recruitments will be held on Thursday and Friday, June 22 and 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the [...]

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Homicide Victim Identified

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of the June 4th shooting on Bells Ferry Road in Bartow County. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, after conducting a public release for information including photos of the man's tattoo and backpack, family members contacted the Bartow County Sheriff's Office. BCSO Investigators were able to identify [...]

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Barry Loudermilk’s Account of Wednesday’s D.C. Shooting

U.S. Representative Barry Loudermilk, who represents Bartow and Cherokee counties as well as part of Cobb and Fulton, was at the scene of the shooting at a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday morning. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others were injured before U.S. Capitol Police took down the assailant. The [...]

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UPDATE: Congressional Baseball Shooting, Loudermilk Okay

A multiple shooting occurred around 7:15 Wednesday morning, which resulted in U.S. House majority whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and four others being shot. The shooting happened during a congressional baseball practice in northern Virginia with the charity game scheduled tomorrow. U.S. Congressman Barry Loudermilk, who serves Georgia’s 11th district, which includes Bartow County, was on [...]

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Local Woman Rescued in I-75 Crash

A Cartersville woman had to be rescued after being trapped in a massive crash on I-75 in Woodstock Tuesday morning. Georgia State Patrol told 11 Alive in Atlanta that a 2014 Hyundai Elantra was traveling south on I-75 at exit 277 before eight o’clock when it crashed into a semi-trailer truck that was parked [...]

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Cartersville School Board of Education Meeting Highlights

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE . . . June 12, 2017  In the regular June meeting of the Cartersville City Board of Education, the School Board recognized this year’s retirees.  Nine employees retired this past school year with a combined total of 216 years in education.  The employees attending were presented an engraved clock from [...]

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Residential Fire Near Excel Christian Academy

Cartersville firefighters responded to a structure fire at a residence on Plymouth Drive behind Excel Christian Academy on Monday evening, as a witness saw smoke and flames emanating from the area. The fire was relegated to the pool house and did not spread anywhere else. No injuries have been reported.

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Two people are injured in a multi vehicle collision Monday. 

      According to Brad Cothran with Bartow EMS, the 4 vehicle accident occurred Monday afternoon at 1:23 p.m. on Highway 20 at Chandler Lane. Bartow County Emergency Medical Services and Bartow Fire responded. Once on the scene, EMS found two patients with injuries. The first, a female with a small laceration to the [...]

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Update on Fatal Accident

Bartow County EMS and other agencies responded to an accident on Joe Frank Harris Parkway near Red Top Mountain Road Sunday evening to a fatal accident. EMS found 24-year-old Brendan Young of Kennesaw lying on the ground with no sign of life. Young was riding a motorcycle when he struck a vehicle at a high rate [...]

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