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Early Language & Literacy Mini Grant Awarded the Bartow Literacy Council

The Bartow Literacy Council was awarded $18,400  for the Bartow County Reading Outreach Program.  According to a press release from Governor Deal's Office, the Bartow Literacy Council will use the money to improve access to [...]

January 22nd, 2018|

The City of Cartersville Receives 2018 Live, Work, Play City Award

ATLANTA – On Jan. 21, the city of Cartersville received a 2018 Live, Work, Play City Award presented by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA), in conjunction with Georgia Trend magazine, during GMA’s annual Mayors’ Day [...]

January 22nd, 2018|

Bartow citizens have two opportunities to donate this weekend with Blood Assurance

678-231-9799 In response to the critical need Bartow citizens have two opportunities to donate this weekend with Blood Assurance   CARTERSVILLE, GA. (Jan. 19, 2018) — The Cartersville Donor Center of Blood Assurance will be [...]

January 19th, 2018|

List of Closings for Thursday – Updated 7:10 AM

Bartow County Schools will be closed for students on Thursday, Jan. 18. 231 employees should report. Cartersville City Schools will be closed for students on Thursday, Jan. 18. However, all staff are to report at [...]

January 17th, 2018|

List of Closings and Delayed Openings

Please check back periodically for more updates on closings and delayed openings.   Closed: Bartow County School System Cartersville City School System Excel Christian Academy Trinity Schools Georgia Highlands College Chattahoochee Technical College Bartow History [...]

January 17th, 2018|

Bartow County EMS Tells Residents to “Stay Home”

Bartow County EMS is advising that numerous roads in Bartow County are icy and hazardous. We ask that everyone stay home and let the road conditions get better before traveling to work. BEMS and all [...]

January 17th, 2018|

GDOT Continues Diligent Work Wednesday

Georgia DOT crews have been out in force all night plowing snow, pushing it out of the roadways and salting them since 7 o'clock on Tuesday night. 129 snow/ice clearing crew members using 76 removal units [...]

January 17th, 2018|

School Closures

Bartow County Schools will be closed to students and staff tomorrow, January 17th. Cartersville City Schools will be closed tomorrow, January 17th, due to icy road conditions. The previously scheduled inclement-weather day, Monday, February 19th, [...]

January 17th, 2018|

Warming Center opens today at 5 p.m. at Beavers Dr. Senior Center.

A warming station will open at the Beavers Drive Senior Center today (Tuesday, January 16th) at 5:00 p.m.  Bartow County Fire Chief and EMA Director, Craig Millsap says people who need a ride to the [...]

January 16th, 2018|

Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Bartow County from tomorrow morning at ten o’clock to Wednesday morning at seven o’clock. This will affect much of north Georgia generally along and [...]

January 15th, 2018|