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Two Wrecks on Thursday Night

Bartow County EMS responded to two separate accidents with injuries. The first was a two-vehicle accident with one vehicle that possibly overturned and landed upright on U.S. 41 northbound at Grassdale Road. Northbound 41 was shut down for a number of hours. The traffic lights at the location were also malfunctioning. It is unknown whether [...]

By |March 31st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Two Wrecks on Thursday Night

Vehicle Chase Ends in Bartow County

Suspects driving a stolen vehicle out of Canton led law enforcement on a vehicle chase through Joe Frank Harris Parkway in Cartersville, south to Old River Road, and to a dead end at Cooper's Furnace at around 5:30 Thursday afternoon. One suspect was arrested at the scene. At least one other suspect is still at-large [...]

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Bartow County School District to pay $251,000 To Settle a Whistleblower Lawsuit

Bartow County School District, has paid $ 251,000 to settle a whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former administrator, Dr. Elizabeth “Buffy” Williams, alleging that she was retaliated against after she reported sexual harassment within the school district. Attorney Kimberly Worth of Thrasher Worth LLC in Atlanta, Georgia, represented Dr. Williams in her whistleblower lawsuit. This [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Bartow County School District to pay $251,000 To Settle a Whistleblower Lawsuit

Atlanta Falcon Vic Beasley, Jr. on Joe Tilley Show

Joe Tilley, Vic Beasley, Jr., and Alan Sanders

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Industrial accident on Erwin Street Thursday morning

Press Release Bartow EMS responded to a possible electrocution at 7:18 a.m. Thursday morning. The incident occurred at an industrial plant off South Erwin St. Once on the scene the crew found a 37 year old male lying on the ground unresponsive. The bystanders stated he had been electrocuted while working. The crew quickly began treatment [...]

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Comcast closing local office.

  The Cartersville Comcast Office on Morningside Drive is closing Saturday, April 8th.  According to a sign posted on the door, those with questions should call 1-800-XFINITY.  Customers are advised to drop off equipment at the nearest UPS Store.

By |March 29th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Comcast closing local office.

Courtesy Inn’s Certificate of Occupancy Revoked

The city of Cartersville revoked the Courtesy Inn’s certificate of occupancy Wednesday.  Carterville’s Code Enforcement Division found numerous violations during a recent inspection.  All hotel guests had to leave by 2 p.m.  Tune to AM 1450 WBHF/FM 100.3 for the complete story. 

By |March 29th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Courtesy Inn’s Certificate of Occupancy Revoked

GEORGIA OFFICIALS WARN BUSINESSES TO IGNORE DECEPTIVE MASS MAILERS

  ATLANTA – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp and State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler alert Georgia businesses to ignore threatening mail from an unregistered entity which calls itself “Labor Poster Services.” This entity mails official-looking but deceptive notices to companies about labor law compliance and attempts to bill for unnecessary document fees. “This entity [...]

By |March 28th, 2017|General|Comments Off on GEORGIA OFFICIALS WARN BUSINESSES TO IGNORE DECEPTIVE MASS MAILERS

Labor Commissioner Butler to host employer summit in Cartersville on April 26

ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that a business summit called Employers In The Know will be held in Cartersville on Wednesday, April 26. The summit is one in an annual series of 12 being held throughout the state. This is the fourth year the summits have been offered to employers. The [...]

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Saturday Accident on Highway 20

Bartow County EMS responded to a accident on Highway 20 at the entrance to the Cracker Barrel. The accident involved a passenger car and a motorcycle. Once on the SCENE, Bartow County EMS found a male patient, who was the operator of the motorcycle,  lying on the ground conscious and alert complaining of back pain. [...]

By |March 26th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Saturday Accident on Highway 20