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76 Arrested in Multi-State Child Exploitation Operation Named “Operation Southern Impact II”, two from Bartow

Crane     Local resident arrested in “Operation Southern Impact II”  include: Anthony L. Crane, 39, W/M, Cartersville, GA, construction worker Aaron C. Helton, 36, W/M, Adairsville, GA, unknown   Decatur, GA – A total of [...]

March 16th, 2018|

New Hotline and Partnership Bolster Safety Measures in Bartow School System

Bartow County School Police Chief Randall Burch BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (March 15, 2018) – “A safe campus is your call.” Bartow County School Police roll out a new motto and two new initiatives to enhance [...]

March 15th, 2018|

Man receives traumatic injuries in accident involving a backhoe

A man was possibly run over by a backhoe Thursday afternoon.  The accident occurred at approximately 1:30 at 94 Martin Road. Bartow County Ems and Bartow County Fire Department were called to Martin Road for a male possibly run [...]

March 15th, 2018|

Woman Arrested In Relation To March 5th Arson Case

Johnnie Michelle Houston Bartow County deputies arrested Johnnie Michelle Houston of Cartersville and booked her into the jail on Wednesday afternoon for one count of battery and two counts of terroristic threats and [...]

March 15th, 2018|

Argument Over Spending Leads to Alleged Assault

Austin Ryan Turner A complainant stated that during an argument for spending money, her boyfriend (Austin Turner) grabbed her by the neck, started to strangle her, and threw her on the ground at [...]

March 15th, 2018|

An Adairsville couple charged with possession of dangerous drugs

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 03/15/2018 On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 at approximately 1430 hours Detectives with the Adairsville Police Department in conjunction with the Department of Community Supervision went to the home of Corey Redd, [...]

March 15th, 2018|

17 for 17 Observance, Cartersville High School

Photos by Blake Pierson   Seventeen desks were placed at Cartersville High School Tuesday in recognition of the 17 people killed during the Parkland, FL massacre last month.  Students were allowed to write messages or [...]

March 14th, 2018|

GHC saves students more than $6 million with free textbooks

Georgia Highlands College has saved students over $6 million by eliminating textbook costs and providing free digital options. GHC’s faculty have been working since fall 2015 to expand Open Education Resources (OER) courses each semester. [...]

March 12th, 2018|

Citizens’ Law Enforcement Academy, Tuesday, April 10th

  Sheriff Clark Millsap is pleased to announce that the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the next Citizens’ Law Enforcement Academy. You must be a Bartow County resident and 18 years [...]

March 12th, 2018|

Suspected Arsonist Arrested

Randy Allen Weaver Bartow County deputies arrested Randy Allen Weaver of Cartersville and booked him into the jail on Saturday night for two counts of arson in the first degree and two counts [...]

March 11th, 2018|