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Wednesday Accident Update

WBHF has learned more information about an accident that occurred on GA State Highway 113 on Wednesday morning. According to the Georgia State a patrol, an officer responded to a crash on Highway 113 southbound involving 3 vehicles. A jeep Wrangler driven by Luke Stinson was stopped waiting on traffic. A Ford Ranger driven by [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Wednesday Accident Update

High Speed Chase Ends in Adairsville

The Georgia State Patrol released information about a high-speed chase that occurred on Tuesday afternoon. Around noon, a Georgia State Trooper checked a black Toyota Tundra traveling at 91 miles per hour in a 70 mile per hour zone on I-75 Northbound at mile marker 308.  When the Trooper attempted to initiate a traffic stop, [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on High Speed Chase Ends in Adairsville

Local Child Molestation Arrest

Mark Andrew English Detectives with the Adairsville Police Department arrested 44-year-old Mark Andrew English of 55 Princeton Glen Court in Adairsville today for aggravated child molestation and child molestation for an incident that occurred on April 8th in Adairsville. The victim was a minor child under the age of ten.

By |July 31st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Child Molestation Arrest

Tate Will Not Qualify In August

WBHF spoke to Ward 5 Councilwoman Dianne Tate on Monday and learned that she will not qualify for a fourth term in August. Tate said that she enjoyed her time on council and that it was an honor to serve but that she had some "family concerns" that made her "think twice about this year." [...]

By |July 31st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Tate Will Not Qualify In August

Local Arrested For Offenses Related To Minors

MatthewPannell Bartow County deputies arrested Matthew Pannell of Euharlee and booked him into the jail on Thursday afternoon for 30 warrants for sexual exploitation of children. According to the Bartow County inmate inquiry, the offense date listed for all 30 counts shows June 20th. There is no additional information on this arrest at [...]

By |July 28th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Arrested For Offenses Related To Minors

Person Ejected During Accident

  A single-vehicle accident on Sugar Valley Road near Road One South on Friday at around noon necessitated Bartow County EMS assistance. The patient was ejected from the vehicle and was found around 10 feet away. EMS found the subject to have an altered mental status and numerous cuts and lacerations. The patient was transported [...]

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Solar Eclipse Extends School Day for Cartersville Students

Press Release On Monday, Aug. 21, a near total eclipse will be visible in Cartersville. In an effort to ensure a safe dismissal and safe viewing of the eclipse, Cartersville City School System will extend the school day by 45 minutes. Superintendent Dr. Howard Hinesley said, “We are excited for the educational opportunity this once-in-a-lifetime [...]

By |July 28th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Solar Eclipse Extends School Day for Cartersville Students

Man involved in motorcycle accident taken to hospital

Press Release BCEMS responded to a motorcycle accident around 9:30am Friday. The accident occurred on Wilderness Camp Rd just off of HWY 20. BCEMS arrived to find one male with numerous injuries. The patient was transported to CMC for treatment.

By |July 28th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man involved in motorcycle accident taken to hospital

Cartersville resident named Assistant Director of Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites

Press Release CARTERSVILLE, GA. July 27, 2017 – Cartersville resident James Hamilton was recently named Assistant Director of Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites, a division of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). As a member of the executive management team, Hamilton will guide the division toward performance goals. He will also oversee budgets, policies, [...]

By |July 27th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cartersville resident named Assistant Director of Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites

Report Released on Acworth Armed Robbery

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has just released a report of an armed robbery that took place at Kangaroo Express on Glade Road in Acworth last Saturday morning. A witness stated he walked in the store at around 4:30 and did not see anyone around. He then heard a yell for help, so he opened [...]

By |July 27th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Report Released on Acworth Armed Robbery