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African American Heritage Trail Discussion at Bartow History Museum

Justice Robert Benham of the Georgia Supreme Court and Sheri Henshaw with Keep Bartow Beautiful will be at the Bartow History Museum on Thursday night March 30th at seven o’clock to share information on the [...]

March 23rd, 2017|

Bartow’s 62nd Annual Civic Youth Day

Bartow students shadow local leaders Wednesday.  

March 22nd, 2017|


Press Release Cartersville, GA; March 16, 2017:     The 2016 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 [...]

March 21st, 2017|

Man killed in two car collision on I 75 Tuesday morning

A 2 vehicle accident occurred on I-75 northbound near mile marker 289. BCEMS and other agencies responded to the scene. Upon arrival BCEMS crew found a male subject in a passenger car deceased. The second [...]

March 21st, 2017|

Man killed in Sunday crash has been identified.

A Cartersville man died in a two-vehicle accident that occurred in Bartow Sunday night.  According to reports, 20-year-old Titus Williams died from injuries sustained in the crash.  Five to 6 people were injured in the [...]

March 20th, 2017|

Multiple people injured in two car collision

Sunday night BCEMS, BCFD, BCSO and the GSP responded to a 2 vehicle accident on HWY 411 at Shaw plant 15. BCEMS had four EMS units respond due to having 5 to 6 patients injured. [...]

March 20th, 2017|

Fatal Train Accident

Bartow County EMS, Fire personnel, and Sheriff's deputies responded to the railroad crossing at West Felton Road in Cartersville on Sunday evening due to a train versus pedestrian accident. After a search of the vicinity, [...]

March 20th, 2017|

I-75 Standstill on Saturday Morning

Bartow County EMS responded to I-75 southbound at mile marker 286 (just south of the Cartersville Main Street exit) on Saturday morning to an accident involving an overturned tractor trailer. EMS only had to treat [...]

March 18th, 2017|

Bartow County EMS Paramedic named Paramedic of the year for Region 1.

Press Release:  Bartow County EMS Paramedic Traci Turner was named Paramedic of the year for Region 1. The awards ceremony was held March 16th in Catoosa County. The Region 1 area is comprised of the [...]

March 17th, 2017|


PRESS RELEASE:  Motorists should expect lane shifts on I-75 South between mile markers 278.9 and 278.2 in Bartow County on Monday, March 20, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. These lane shifts are necessary [...]

March 17th, 2017|