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ATV Accident Sends Patient to Hospital

Saturday afternoon Bartow County EMS and other local agencies responded to a four-wheeler accident on Highway 293 near East Greenridge Road. Upon EMS arrival,  the crew found a 50-year-old male unconscious and unresponsive with obvious [...]

October 21st, 2017|

Entering Auto Suspects

PRESS RELEASE   On October 20, 2017, these subjects, along with a third suspect, may have been involved in committing multiple entering autos in the Wingfoot Park subdivision, as well as other areas in the [...]

October 20th, 2017|

WBHF’s Political Forum Spotlight: Cartersville City Council Ward Three

Cartersville Ward Three Councilman Louis Tonsmeire did not seek reelection. Two people have chosen to run for the position: Joey Pogue and Cary Roth. The following is an interview with Joey Pogue.   [...]

October 20th, 2017|

WBHF’s Political Forum Spotlight: Adairsville City Council Post 3

Lee Castro The following is an interview with incumbent Lee Castro. His challenger, Lynn Whitlock, declined the opportunity to speak to us and share his views.

October 18th, 2017|

CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER CEO, KEITH SANDLIN, TO RETIRE AFTER 40 YEAR HEALTHCARE CAREER

Press Release: Cartersville, GA; October 18, 2017 –  After a 40 year career in healthcare, with 34 years dedicated to Cartersville Medical Center, Keith Sandlin, President and CEO at Cartersville Medical Center, has decided to [...]

October 18th, 2017|

FIREFIGHTERS GRATEFUL TO CITIZENS: CARTERSVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENTS COLLECT ALMOST $20,000 FOR BURN SURVIVORS

Above: Lt. Mike Taylor receives a donation from a Kroger shopper   During their October 5-7, 2017 boot drive, the Cartersville Fire Department raised $19,226.08 for Georgia burn victims. The monies raised will help support [...]

October 18th, 2017|

IN-PERSON EARLY VOTING FOR NOVEMBER ELECTIONS RUNS THROUGH NOV. 3RD.

  ATLANTA, GA – Secretary of State Brian Kemp wants to remind Georgians that in-person early voting for the November 7th municipal and special elections began Monday and runs through Friday, November 3.   Bartow residents may [...]

October 18th, 2017|

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR BARTOW SYSTEM TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD

PRESS RELEASE BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (October 16, 2017) – Debra Prendergast, Heather Carter, and Leslie Nix join the ranks of elementary, middle, and high school 2017-2018 Bartow County Teachers of the Year. While these humble [...]

October 18th, 2017|

Local Convicted of Aggravated Child Molestation

Diego Martin Pena(Whitfield County DA's Office) Chattanoogan.com has reported that 39-year-old Diego Martin Pena of 193 Bells Ferry Road in White was convicted by a Murray County jury of aggravated child molestation, child [...]

October 18th, 2017|

Cartersville Improvement Project

The City of Cartersville Electric Department is about to undertake a project to paint approximately 40-50 decorative poles located in the Wall Street and Public Square areas. Also included in the project is the replacement [...]

October 17th, 2017|