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Chainsaw Accident in Taylorsville

Bartow County EMS and Fire responded to a location on Yellow Brick Road in Taylorsville in reference to a traumatic injury involving a chainsaw. Once crews arrived, the patient was treated and transported to Floyd Medical Center for further evaluation. We have no further information at this time.

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GDOT Maintenance crew begins today repairing cable rail along I-75 in Bartow County.

CARTERSVILLE– A Georgia DOT Maintenance crew begins today its work on repairing the cable rail along Interstate 75 in Bartow County.  Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. It is Georgia DOT position that guardrail and cable rail maintenance and repair are essential to keeping our roadways [...]

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Man transported to the hospital following motorcycle crash Monday

Bartow County EMS and Bartow County Fire Department responded to Spring Place Road near Simpson Road for a single motorcycle accident. After crews assessed the patient, it was determined that the his injuries required a trauma center. The patient was treated and transported to Kennestone Wellstar Hospital for further evaluation.

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Local Arrested for Kidnapping

Dustin Garret Cook Bartow County deputies arrested Dustin Garret Cook of Cartersville and booked him into the jail on Sunday afternoon for kidnapping a minor. No other details have been released at this time.

By |February 12th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Local Arrested for Kidnapping

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 21 year old man in connection with a 2017 child death investigation.

  PRESS RELEASE: February 12, 2018 According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, deputies and investigators responded to a residence on Cedar Creek Road on April 24, 2017 to investigate an infant suffering from a reported cardiac arrest. The 11-week old child was taken to Children's Hospital of Atlanta for treatment, but died four days later. An autopsy [...]

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Allatoona Lake to begin accepting reservations for all campsites

MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the Allatoona Lake Project Management Office will begin accepting reservations in advance for all of its campsites for the 2018 camping season. In the past, approximately 10% of the project’s campsites were only available on an in-person, first-come, first-serve basis. McKinney [...]

By |February 9th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Allatoona Lake to begin accepting reservations for all campsites

Adairsville Man Arrested For Forgery Offenses

Richard Howard Hicks Jr. Bartow County deputies were dispatched to Waffle House on Highway 20 in Cartersville early Tuesday morning after a man allegedly tried to pass a fake 100-dollar bill for payment. As deputies arrived, the man was trying to leave the parking lot in his car. Upon identifying the suspect as [...]

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A two-vehicle collision sent one person to the hospital Thursday. 

According to Georgia State Patrol reports, the crash happened around 8:15 a., Thursday.  A 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by 17 year old, Alexandria Nicole Bragg was traveling south on Highway 41.  A 2016 Toyota Camry, driven by 67 year old, Margret Gray Turner was traveling east on Baker Road. The Grand Cherokee failed to obey [...]

By |February 8th, 2018|General|Comments Off on A two-vehicle collision sent one person to the hospital Thursday. 

FREE admission to Georgia State Historic Sites for one day only as part of “Super Museum Sunday. All Parks will open this Sunday.

  (ATLANTA, Ga. – February 8, 2018) – This Sunday, February 11th, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites is offering FREE admission to Georgia State Historic Sites for one day only as part of “Super Museum Sunday.” Did you know that Northwest Georgia is home to THREE very historically significant historic sites: Etowah Indian Mounds [...]

By |February 8th, 2018|General|Comments Off on FREE admission to Georgia State Historic Sites for one day only as part of “Super Museum Sunday. All Parks will open this Sunday.

Black History Month: Remembering Georgia’s First State Park for African Americans

    CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA—OCTOBER 2017—Plan to celebrate Black History Month at Memories Day to be held February 24, 2018 at George Washington Carver Park (3900 Bartow Carver Rd, Acworth). Founded in 1950, George Washington Carver Park was Georgia’s first state park for black Americans. The public is invited to the annual Memories Day Celebration from 10 AM-2 [...]

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