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Bartow Habitat for Humanity Reportedly Missing Over $100,000

According to a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report, Bartow Area Habitat for Humanity Chairperson Mary Holderby met with a deputy on Tuesday afternoon stating that the former director misappropriated in excess of $100,000 of funds. The latest former director is Robin Hooker. The report states that the funds were stolen between January 1st 2010 [...]

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Expect Lane Closure on I-75 Northbound between Glade Road and Old Allatoona Road

Motorists should expect a left lane closure on I-75 northbound between mile markers 280 and 281 in Bartow County on Tuesday, April 3rd from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. This lane closure is necessary for Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crews to repair the deteriorating asphalt spots on this portion of the interstate. This maintenance [...]

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Man airlifted to hospital following motorcycle accident

Today around 7 PM Bartow County EMS responded to Pine Ridge Ln in White for a motorcycle accident with injuries. Once on-scene the crew found the patient to have life threatening injuries, therefore Lifeforce was request for air transport. The crew completed initial patient stabilization at the scene of the accident then the patient was [...]

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Two patients taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds

Bartow County EMS responded to a residence in Rydal today around 5 PM for two patients with gun shot wounds. On arrival crews began their assessments and found the first patient with a gun shot wound to the leg and the second patient with a gun shot wound to the hand. EMS continued treatment while [...]

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Section of Tanyard Creek Road Closed At Least A Week

Tanyard Creek Road (Photo by Bartow County Fire Department) A small section of Tanyard Creek Road that goes over water near the boat ramp will be closed for at least a week after a hole was discovered there late Friday night. According to Bartow County Road Director Joe Sutton, the hole was caused [...]

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Emergency crews called to multi vehicle crash on I75

Around 9 AM this morning Bartow County EMS and Bartow County Fire Department responded to I-75 NB in the area of mile marker 301 for an accident with injuries. The accident involved two vehicles that were both off the roadway with one vehicle hitting at least one tree. Crews arrived on scene to find three [...]

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Woman Arrested for Allegedly Hitting Boyfriend With Vehicle

Ashlea Nicole Chadwick Payne Bartow County deputies were dispatched to the area of Spruce Lane and Dolphin Drive in Cartersville last Sunday in reference to a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle. The suspected vehicle was found at a Spruce Lane residence. The alleged victim was located in the woods near the intersection. [...]

By |March 29th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Woman Arrested for Allegedly Hitting Boyfriend With Vehicle

Personnel Changes, Cartersville School System

Board of Education Called Meeting Highlights March 27, 2018 Cartersville Board of Education met for a Called Board Meeting on March 27, 2018 to discuss Personnel Recommendations. The Board approved acceptance of the following resignations: - Jane Linahan, Teacher, CHS, retirement, with regret, end of 2017-2018 school year. - Destiny Trammell, released from contract, effective [...]

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Gang Members Indicted for Bartow County Murder

Qualeef Rhodes Six members or associates of the street gang 135 Pirus have been arrested on federal charges ranging from conspiracy to obstruct justice to murder in aid of racketeering. These arrests are related to the murder of 17-year-old Qualeef Rhodes of East Point in Bartow County on June 4th 2017. A federal [...]

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School Board Appoints New Cartersville High Principal

Shelley Tierce The Cartersville School Board met at their office building on Tuesday night for a called meeting. The board approved Superintendent Howard Hinesley's recommendation to promote high school assistant principal Shelley Tierce to principal of the high school effective July 1st. Current principal Marc Feuerbach will be the new superintendent on July [...]

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