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Citation And Fine Reinstated In Connection To A Death In Cartersville

An administrative law judge of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission reinstated a citation and $7,000 fine against a Smyrna-based electrical services company in relation to an incident that left a man dead in Cartersville. Action Electric provides electrical service and repair support, and had worked as a contractor for Gerdau at its Cartersville [...]

By |June 3rd, 2018|General|Comments Off on Citation And Fine Reinstated In Connection To A Death In Cartersville

Cartersville Man Arrested for Child Molestation

Cristian Adoni Gomez Bartow County deputies arrested Cristian Gomez of 125 Martin Luther King Junior Drive in Cartersville and booked him into the jail on Friday afternoon for four child molestation warrants from May 26th. There is no further information at this time.

By |June 2nd, 2018|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Man Arrested for Child Molestation

Road Project on U.S. 41 and Pleasant Valley Begins Monday

The Georgia Department of Transportation has recently approved little over $74,000 in Quick Response Program funding to improve the safety and efficiency of the intersection of Joe Frank Harris Parkway with Pleasant Valley Road in Bartow County. Work on this high priority project, awarded to Bartow Paving Company, Inc., will begin on Monday. It is [...]

By |June 1st, 2018|General|Comments Off on Road Project on U.S. 41 and Pleasant Valley Begins Monday

Rep. Kelley Calls for Removal of Samantha Bee from Air

Trey Kelley State Representative Trey Kelley (R-Cedartown) today called for the removal of comedian Samantha Bee’s TBS television program “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.” Representative Trey Kelley represents the citizens of District 16, which includes portions of Bartow, Haralson and Polk counties. In a recent letter to John Martin, chairman and CEO of [...]

By |June 1st, 2018|General|Comments Off on Rep. Kelley Calls for Removal of Samantha Bee from Air

Local Charged With Crime Against A Child

Robby Allen Hughes Bartow County deputies arrested Robby Hughes of 28 Falcon Circle Northwest in Cartersville and booked him into the jail on Tuesday afternoon for sexual exploitation of a child. There is no further information at this time.

By |May 30th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Local Charged With Crime Against A Child

Two people were transported to the hospital following single vehicle crash Monday afternoon

Bartow County EMS and Bartow County Fire Department responded to Hwy 411 towards Rome for a single car crash.  Upon crews arrival two patients were found to be entrapped in a car that ran off the roadway.  The patients had to be extricated from the vehicle. Crews assessed and treated patients during extrication once removed [...]

By |May 28th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Two people were transported to the hospital following single vehicle crash Monday afternoon

Primary Election Night (Bartow/Cartersville) 2018 – FINAL

BARTOW COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD District 1 Votes %'age John Howard (I) 446 34.7% Tony Ross 841 65.3% District 2 Votes %'age Terry Lee Eggert 695 70.0% Davis Nelson (I) 298 30.0% STATE REPRESENTIVE - DISTRICT 15 Votes %'age Allan Levene 438 12.6% Matthew Gambill 3046 87.4% SPLOST VOTE Votes %'age Yes 5182 61.6% No 3229 [...]

By |May 22nd, 2018|General|Comments Off on Primary Election Night (Bartow/Cartersville) 2018 – FINAL

CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEER RECEIVE COMPANY’S HIGHEST AWARDS

    Cartersville, GA; May 22, 2018:     The 2017 Frist Humanitarian and HCA Excellence in Nursing Award winners were announced recently at Cartersville Medical Center.  Created in 1971, the Frist Humanitarian Award honors outstanding individuals for their humanitarian and volunteer activities.  The Excellence in Nursing Award celebrates the extraordinary clinical and compassionate care delivered by [...]

By |May 22nd, 2018|General|Comments Off on CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEER RECEIVE COMPANY’S HIGHEST AWARDS

Eight Cartersville Middle School students win “Gold ” on the National Spanish Examination

The National Spanish Examination is a very prestigious and challenging exam with more than 150,000 students participating throughout the United States in 2018. The exam has a total number of 400 points and is comprised of two components. The achievement section focuses on vocabulary and grammar; the performance section assesses students in reading and listening.   The students scoring at/or above the 95th [...]

By |May 22nd, 2018|General|Comments Off on Eight Cartersville Middle School students win “Gold ” on the National Spanish Examination

Opportunistic Canes Force Game 3

After falling in Game 1 against the Jefferson Dragons, the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes took advantage of seven walks, two hit batters, and seven Dragon errors to force a Game 3 on Wednesday after Game 2's 9-3 victory. With its back against the wall, Cartersville sent its star player Anthony Seigler on the mound. The senior [...]

By |May 22nd, 2018|General, Sports|Comments Off on Opportunistic Canes Force Game 3