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EMS Busy Weekend

First responders in Bartow County had a busy weekend.   On Saturday, EMS responded to Douthit Ferry Road at the bridge by the river in response to a possible water rescue. Upon EMS arrival, the patients said that their boat had overturned and there were no injuries. EMS also worked an accident on Donn Drive [...]

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Man dies in four wheeler accident Sunday morning

BCEMS responded to a 4 wheeler accident at 1am Sunday morning. The accident occurred on Hamilton Crossing Rd near the intersection of Cassville Rd.. Upon arrival the BCEMS crew found a male in his 20s with severe head trauma and no signs of life. The scene was turned over to law enforcement and the BC [...]

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Pena Sentencing Delayed

Diego Martin Pena(Whitfield County DA's Office) The Chatsworth Times has reported that a convicted child molester from Bartow County has had his sentencing delayed. 39-year-old Diego Martin Pena of 193 Bells Ferry Road in White was convicted by a Murray County jury on October 13th for offenses against a single victim. Sentencing had [...]

By |November 30th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Pena Sentencing Delayed

The body of a 57 year old man was discovered Sunday on Center Road

According to Lt. Bettikofer with the Cartersville Police Department, the body was found at 71 Center Road early Sunday morning by a man walking his dog. The Cartersville Police Department is working to determine the cause of death and whether foul play was involved. The body has been identified as 57 year old,  Kenneth Rumph [...]

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Man Allegedly Stabbed At Car Wash

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office released a report today in reference to an assault which allegedly took place on the evening of November 26th. A deputy was told that an unknown person approached a man outside his vehicle at Sparkles Car Wash on Evergreen Trail in Cartersville between 7:00 and 7:30 and demanded money. When the [...]

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Man transported to hospital following 20 ft. fall from tree

Monday afternoon BCEMS responded to a residence off Sugar Hill Rd to injuries from a fall. BCEMS arrived on the scene to find a male that had a laceration and puncture wound to his abdomen and abrasions to his back. The male was approximately 15-20 feet up on a ladder trimming a tree limb when [...]

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Corps of Engineers to close Vineyard Mountain Trail during December

MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the Allatoona Lake Project Management Office is scheduled to close the Vineyard Mountain Trail from Dec. 1 through Dec. 31 due to scheduled hunting activities in the area. The trailheads for Vineyard Mountain Trail are located at Riverside Day Use Area [...]

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Update on Samonella Outbreak at Toyo Tire Thanksgiving Dinner

Situation update, 11/27/17 Press Release:  The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District continues to investigate a confirmed salmonella outbreak related to a catered employee event November 14 and 15, at Toyo Tire, White, GA, that has hospitalized at least five people.  We plan to conclude interviews with Toyo employees who attended the event [...]

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Georgia Power Holiday Lights Campaign

As the holiday season kicks off this month, Georgia Power is inviting Georgians to “show the glow” by entering the 2017 Georgia Power Light Up the Holidays contest, which runs Nov. 24, 2017 through Dec. 21, 2017. Light Up the Holidays is the perfect way to flaunt how festive you are during the holiday season [...]

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Christmas Parade Information

Santa Claus is coming to town and will be here very soon. On December 7th, Santa and Mrs. Claus will kick off the Christmas season in Cartersville, Georgia during the annual Cartersville Exchange Club Christmas Parade. The Exchange Club, a longtime local civic club, organizes the Christmas Parade. Members of the Club have been busy [...]

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