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Homicide Victim Identified

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of the June 4th shooting on Bells Ferry Road in Bartow County. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, after conducting a public release for information including photos of the man's tattoo and backpack, family members contacted the Bartow County Sheriff's Office. BCSO Investigators were able to identify [...]

By |June 15th, 2017|General, General News, Headlines|Comments Off on Homicide Victim Identified

Cartersville Tractor Supply to Host Pet Adoptions

Press Release: June 17 Purina Days Celebrates Families Raising All Animals Cartersville, GA  — Tractor Supply Company in Cartersville at 10 Ryan Blvd NE will host pet and livestock adoptions on Saturday, June 17. During the event — which is held in celebration of pet and livestock owners — families will have the opportunity to [...]

By |June 8th, 2017|Headlines|Comments Off on Cartersville Tractor Supply to Host Pet Adoptions

GDOT REPAIRS GUARDRAIL ALONG I-75 IN BARTOW AND GORDON

 CARTERSVILLE Ga. – Georgia DOT Maintenance crews resume today their work on repairing the guardrail along Interstate 75 in Bartow and Gordon counties.  Work will proceed daily Tuesday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting.  It is Georgia DOT position that guardrail maintenance and repair are essential to keeping [...]

By |June 6th, 2017|Headlines|Comments Off on GDOT REPAIRS GUARDRAIL ALONG I-75 IN BARTOW AND GORDON

EXPECT A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC SHIFT ON TENNESSEE STREET IN CARTERSVILLE

CARTERSVILLE, Ga.— The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) is advising motorists in Bartow County of a temporary traffic shift on Tennessee Street/US 411 in Cartersville, scheduled for Wednesday, June 7, 2017. This traffic shift at the temporary bridge is intended to accommodate work on the construction of the second half of a culvert under US [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|Headlines|Comments Off on EXPECT A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC SHIFT ON TENNESSEE STREET IN CARTERSVILLE

A man is found dead on Bells Ferry Road Saturday

Emergency crews were called Bells Ferry Road Saturday.  They reportedly found a male lying on the ground with a gunshot wound.  Bartow County Coroner, Joel Guyton said the deceased man did not have identification on his person.  The body is being transported to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Crime Lab for an autopsy.  The case [...]

By |June 4th, 2017|Headlines|Comments Off on A man is found dead on Bells Ferry Road Saturday

Waterford drowning update

Press Release: On Saturday, May 27, 2017, Cartersville Police Department, the Cartersville Fire Department and Bartow EMS, responded to 425 Waterford Drive in reference to a possible drowning.  Upon arrival, emergency personnel began performing CPR on a  juvenile female.   However resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful.  The child was transported to the Cartersville Medical Center. Through [...]

By |May 30th, 2017|Headlines|Comments Off on Waterford drowning update

Bomb threat a scam!

Press Release: In reference to the bomb threat investigation that was conducted this date. The Cartersville Police Department responded to 1124 N. Tennessee St. Cartersville Ga. 30120 in reference to two business’s named, Jive Staffing and Staff Source which reported that they received a suspicious letter via their printer upon opening which stated that there [...]

By |May 30th, 2017|Headlines|Comments Off on Bomb threat a scam!

BBB’s Tips for Finding a Safe Summer Camp  

Press Release: Wise parents are already searching for summer camps that will keep their children safely occupied when school is out. Many camps in Georgia are not regulated in specific areas according to the American Camp Association. Better Business Bureau recommends parents carefully choose a summer camp that is safe and will keep your youngster entertained [...]

By |May 11th, 2017|Headlines|Comments Off on BBB’s Tips for Finding a Safe Summer Camp  

Emergency crews called Old Alabama Road Sunday for 2 vehicle crash

Press Release: At 1:15pm Sunday BCEMS responded to a 2 vehicle accident on Old Alabama Rd at Bates Rd. The crew arrived to find a passenger car that had been struck on the side by a tow truck. The crew found a female patient with a Laceration to the head. The female was conscious and [...]

By |April 23rd, 2017|General, Headlines|Comments Off on Emergency crews called Old Alabama Road Sunday for 2 vehicle crash

SCMS Band Wins Gold in Hawaii

  Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, Ga., April 18, 2017– South Central Middle School band students took the trip of a lifetime to Honolulu, Hawaii during their recent Spring Break. Performing at the USS Missouri at Pearl Harbor and earning a gold award for their performance in a national competition, the students got the opportunity to take [...]

By |April 18th, 2017|Headlines|Comments Off on SCMS Band Wins Gold in Hawaii