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Bartow County Proposes Voting Precinct Changes

The Bartow County Board of Elections and Voter Registration is considering making changes to precinct boundaries and polling places. Assistant Elections Supervisor Cheryl Billard told WBHF that district lines will not move, therefore everyone will be [...]

May 25th, 2017|

Blood Drive at Toyo Tires

On Tuesday, May 30, Blood Assurance will hold a blood drive at Toyo Tires North America Manufacturing, Inc. in honor of Garrett Jordan, long time Toyo Tire employee Michael Roberson's son. Garrett was diagnosed with [...]

May 25th, 2017|

Georgia DOT Suspends Construction for Memorial Holiday

The Georgia Department of Transportation will scale back its construction projects across northwest Georgia – suspending construction-related lane closures on all interstate and major state system highways to ease Memorial  Day weekend traffic congestion.  Beginning [...]

May 24th, 2017|

Local Man Facing Sex Assault Allegations

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has reported that an arrest warrant obtained this week highlights new details in the sexual assault allegations against a local nurse at a Sandy Springs medical center. 33-year-old Michael Morgan of Adairsville [...]

May 23rd, 2017|

Expect A Traffic Shift On SR 140

The Georgia Department of Transportation is advising motorists in Bartow County of a traffic shift on State Route 140 at its intersection with U.S. Route 41 scheduled for Tuesday, May 30th. Traffic will be shifted [...]

May 23rd, 2017|

Update on Hannon Way Shooting

Cartersville Police arrested Eshaun Green of Cartersville and booked him into the county jail on Monday morning for aggravated assault, affray, possession of more than one ounce of marijuana, and possession of a firearm during [...]

May 22nd, 2017|

Cause of US-411 Motorcycle Accident

There was a convoy of around 100 motorcycles that had just left Harley-Davison Motorcycles  on US-411 for the Bikers Against Child Abuse ride that was supposed to cover 100 miles. As the convey was passing [...]

May 20th, 2017|

Massive Motorcycle Accident in Bartow County

Bartow County EMS, Sheriff’s Office, Fire Department, and Cartersville Fire Department responded to an accident involving numerous motorcycle on U.S. 411 just north of I-75 on Saturday afternoon at around 12:13. Crews found five patients. [...]

May 20th, 2017|

Woman struck by falling tree

Friday night at 11:38pm BArtow County EMS along with other agencies responded to a campground in Red Top Mountain park for a female that had been struck by a falling tree. BCEMS arrived on the [...]

May 20th, 2017|

Arrest In Connection To Thursday’s I-75 Accident

Georgia State Patrol troopers arrested Amanda Passmore of Cartersville and booked her into the county jail early Friday morning for two counts of serious injury by vehicle, concealing the identity of a vehicle, driving with [...]

May 19th, 2017|