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Local Sports Update: Friday, October 6th

Cartersville volleyball repeated as Region 5-AAAA champions Thursday night at the Storm Center by sweeping two straight set victories over Central-Carroll in the winners’ bracket final and Chapel Hill in the region title match. Cartersville topped upstart sixth-seeded Central-Carroll 25-16 and 25-11 in their first match of the night and took down Chapel Hill 25-15, [...]

By |October 6th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Friday, October 6th

EPD’S SUMMER BURN BAN LIFTED FOR 54 COUNTIES INCLUDING BARTOW

PRESS RELEASE: The summer ban on outdoor burning ended Saturday, September 30,  in 54 Georgia counties, primarily in the northern half of the state. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division sets the restrictions annually, from May 1 to the end of September, to reduce emissions from ground level ozone that may jeopardize air quality. Burn permits [...]

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FIRE PREVENTION WEEK IS OCT 8-14: PLAN TWO WAYS OUT!

    Atlanta – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) want to remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week is October 8-14. The theme for 2017 is, “Every Second Counts; Plan 2 Ways Out!”   This year, Commissioner Hudgens and fire personnel around the state will be spreading [...]

By |October 5th, 2017|General|Comments Off on FIRE PREVENTION WEEK IS OCT 8-14: PLAN TWO WAYS OUT!

Monday Accidents in Bartow County

At 6:00 Monday morning, Bartow County EMS responded to an accident that involved a vehicle and a tree. The accident was on Highway 41 near Parkerwood Road in Adairsville. EMS found a Jeep that had struck a tree, but no driver around the vehicle. EMS along with the Bartow County Fire Department continued to search [...]

By |October 2nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Monday Accidents in Bartow County

Man Appealing Murder Conviction Received in Bartow County

A man is appealing the murder conviction and life prison sentence he received in Bartow County for stabbing a 70-year-old man to death at the Supreme Court of Georgia on Monday. In February 2012, a number of people lived in a trailer in Cartersville located behind a flea market on Joe Frank Harris Parkway. Among [...]

By |September 27th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man Appealing Murder Conviction Received in Bartow County

Eight Adairsville Residences Victimized By Car-Hopping

Police use the term Car-Hopping to describe when persons "hop" from car to car looking for unlocked cars by pulling on door handles, entering the car, stealing whatever looks important, and moving onto the next car. Unknown persons entered into nine vehicles at eight residences within a mile of each other on Larsen Ridge, Washakie [...]

By |September 27th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Eight Adairsville Residences Victimized By Car-Hopping

Health department now offering flu vaccine

  Press Release Cartersville, GA:  The Bartow County Health Department, 100 Zena Drive, Cartersville, is now offering flu vaccines by appointment during regular business hours. Call 770-382-1920 for an appointment.  Limited walk-ins are also available. Public health experts say now is a good time for people to consider getting vaccinated for the upcoming flu season. [...]

By |September 27th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Health department now offering flu vaccine

Mugshot Update on Monday’s Vehicle Chase

Aaliyah Huriyyah Saahir Georgia State Patrol, Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies, and Cartersville Police were on the scene of a semi-trailer truck fire on I-75 southbound between mile markers 289 and 288 on Monday morning just before 1:00. All southbound lanes of the interstate were blocked for the fire department. A dark 1999 [...]

By |September 26th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Mugshot Update on Monday’s Vehicle Chase

Woman Arrested After Nearly Striking Officer During Vehicle Chase

Aaliyah Huriyyah Saahir Georgia State Patrol, Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies, and Cartersville Police were on the scene of a semi-trailer truck fire on I-75 southbound between mile markers 289 and 288 on Monday morning just before 1:00. All southbound lanes of the interstate were blocked for the fire department. A dark 1999 [...]

By |September 25th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Woman Arrested After Nearly Striking Officer During Vehicle Chase

Cartersville Man Arrested for Exploitation and Intimidation

Billy Todd Henson Bartow County deputies arrested Billy Todd Henson of Cartersville and booked him into the jail on Friday night for six counts of exploitation and intimidation of disabled adults, elder persons, and residents. The charges are from October 14th 2016, October 26th 2016, November 3rd 2016, December 5th 2016, April 3rd [...]

By |September 24th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Man Arrested for Exploitation and Intimidation