Local News


Rescue crews use utility terrain vehicle to rescue man from woods.

At 10:44pm Thursday night BCEMS, BCFD, BCSO and the Cobb County FD responded to a male subject in a large wooded area off of Bish Rd. The male advised 911 he was injured and couldn't [...]

April 28th, 2017|


Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -The Coordinated Highway and Maintenance Program (CHAMP) will launch next week in the 17 counties of Georgia DOT’s District Six in northwest Georgia. Operators will be the eyes on the road [...]

April 27th, 2017|

Georgia Highlands College holds groundbreaking event for academic building.

          The focus of the new building is on STEAM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) areas of study on the Cartersville campus. According to a press release, GHC received a total $22.5 million in [...]

April 26th, 2017|

Early morning accident sends man to hospital

Press Release BCEMS responded to a male lying on the side of the roadway possible struck by a vehicle. The call came into the 911 center at 1:28am. BCEMS arrived on the scene to find [...]

April 25th, 2017|

Low Oxygen Level in Dellinger Park Lake Repaired

  Press Release 25, 2017 – The City of Cartersville Parks & Recreation Department has partnered with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to repair the oxygen deficiency in the Dellinger Park lake. The lake [...]

April 25th, 2017|

Commission Meetings Wednesday and Thursday

In addition to the Wednesday meeting, Commissioner Taylor has scheduled a public hearing for Thursday night. NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING The Bartow County Commissioner will hold a public hearing on Thursday May 4 at [...]

April 25th, 2017|

Interstate closed for multi-vehicle pileup

Press Release: Bartow County EMS along with numerous other County agencies responded to a multiple vehicle accident on I-75 northbound at the Allatoona lake bridge. The accident occurred at 1:42pm Sunday afternoon. The accident involved [...]

April 23rd, 2017|

Emergency crews called Old Alabama Road Sunday for 2 vehicle crash

Press Release: At 1:15pm Sunday BCEMS responded to a 2 vehicle accident on Old Alabama Rd at Bates Rd. The crew arrived to find a passenger car that had been struck on the side by [...]

April 23rd, 2017|

City of Cartersville Fines CSX Transportation

Due to a train blocking three railroad crossings in downtown Cartersville for around two hours on Thursday afternoon, Mayor Matt Santini and the City Council decided to enforce Section 19-3 of the Code of Ordinances [...]

April 21st, 2017|

Cartersville Council Member to Resign

In absentia, Ward Four Council Member Lindsay McDaniel had Mayor Matt Santini read a letter at Thursday night's City Council Meeting. April 20, 2017 Honorable Mayor and Council: After several discussions with my family, I [...]

April 21st, 2017|