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Bartow County Government receives grant for George Washington Carver Park Improvement Project

  Georgia Tourism Awards Funding to 11 Tourism Projects Grant Program provides financial support for new and expanding tourism projects    ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2018 – The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) Tourism division announced today that it has awarded more than $43,175 in product development grants to 11 new and expanding tourism projects [...]

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An Atlanta teen is sentenced in Bartow Superiour Court.

  Eighteen year old, Myles Jordon Pembelton was sentenced to 30 years to serve incarcerated and 30 years to serve on probation.  He entered a guilty plea Wednesday morning.  The charges include armed robbery, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.  Tune to WBHF to hear the full story.

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Adairsville home destroyed by fire

Bartow County Fire crews spent more than two hours battling a fire in Adairsville Friday.  According to reports, crews responded to 308 Pleasant Valley Road around 2 p.m. and remained on scene until 4:30.  Upon arrival, crews found the two-story wooden structure fully involved.  The fire spread from the home into a wooded area endangering an adjacent [...]

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FREE admission to Georgia State Historic Sites for one day only as part of “Super Museum Sunday. All Parks will remain open Sunday.

    (ATLANTA, Ga. – February 8, 2018) – This Sunday, February 11th, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites is offering FREE admission to Georgia State Historic Sites for one day only as part of “Super Museum Sunday.” Did you know that Northwest Georgia is home to THREE very historically significant historic sites: Etowah Indian [...]

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Bartow Board of Education issues survey to aid in search for new superintendent

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (January 11, 2018) – The Bartow County Board of Education is one step closer to finding its next superintendent. The newly hired search firm, King-Cooper and Associates, recently accepted multiple applications ahead of the January 29 deadline. So far, applicants represent several school leadership positions, including principals, central office administrators, and superintendents. [...]

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Adairsville Police arrest several Gordon County residents on numerous drug charges.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 01/11/2018 On January 11, 2018 at approximately 03:40 a.m. an officer with the Adairsville Police Department observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of the QT on Hwy 140.  The officer ran a license check on the tag and learned the vehicle, a 2012 Nissan Altima, did not have valid insurance coverage.  [...]

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Body found Wednesday behind Beavers Drive Senior Center been transported to the GBI crime lab

The body found behind the Beavers Drive Senior Center Wednesday afternoon has been transported to the GBI crime lab for autopsy and identification.  Students walking through a wooded path between Cass Middle School and the gym on Beavers Drive found the body.  According to reports, the deceased appears to be a male dressed in a [...]

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GDOT schedules repairs for Bartow County roads this week.

Asphalt Repair Continues on HWY 140 in Bartow County CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Georgia DOT advises motorists on State Route (SR) 140 in Bartow County that a maintenance crew resumes today its work on repairing and deep patching the deteriorating asphalt spots on this highway.  Work will proceed daily Tuesday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until [...]

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Bartow Health Department investigating a possible foodborne-illness outbreak related to a two-day catered event at Toyo Tire in White, GA

11/20/17, 12 noon:  This is an unfolding situation.  Here’s what we currently know, what we don’t know, and what we’re doing.  Rome, GA:  Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District and Bartow County Health Department environmental health specialists and epidemiologists are responding to and investigating a possible foodborne-illness outbreak related to a two-day catered [...]

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ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW DUBBED “ONE OF THE BEST” BY STATE OFFICIALS

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (November 17, 2017) – If you see the nutrition staff at White Elementary School, Adairsville Middle School, and Woodland High School walking around with a bright ribbon pinned to their shirt, know they are not celebrating a birthday, rather a glowing Administrative Review by the Georgia Department of Education! In fact, according [...]

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