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Former Cartersville Employee Charged With More Theft

Kanneya Delon Brown-Cooley Bartow County deputies arrested Kanneya Brown-Cooley of Cartersville and booked her into the jail on Saturday night on six warrants for theft by deception. The warrants are from February 12th, [...]

May 20th, 2018|

Career Expo For Veterans and Reservists

Press Release Washington D.C. (May 17, 2018) | Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) today issued the following statement to announce the first Georgia Congressional Career Expo for Veterans and Reservists: “Our veterans and reservists put their lives on [...]

May 20th, 2018|

Claim of Shots Fired at Circle K in Acworth Wednesday

A clerk at Circle K on Glade Road in Acworth said she was outside smoking a cigarette early Wednesday morning when a small two-door green pickup truck drove by. She says someone in the truck [...]

May 18th, 2018|

Suspected Murderer Arrested

The alleged shooter in today's double shooting has been arrested. According to Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap, 27-year-old Justin Lee Wade of Rome was arrested just after 8:00 tonight and charged with murder and aggravated [...]

May 18th, 2018|

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has arrested the alleged shooter in today’s double shooting.

According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, just after 8PM Justin Lee Wade, 27, of Rome was arrested and charged with Murder and Aggravated Assault. Wade was arrested in Floyd County and will be transferred to the Bartow County [...]

May 18th, 2018|

Fatal Shooting in Cartersville

Bartow County EMS responded to an address on David Street (north of West Iron Belt Road & east of Cassville Road) in Cartersville for reports of a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, crews found two male [...]

May 17th, 2018|

Advocates for Children’s Duck Derby & Duck Dash raises more than $108,000 for the organization

 Press Release CARTERSVILLE, GA - May 15, 2018: The 16th Annual Duck Derby fundraiser proved to be another successful event for the Advocates for Children organization. Overall duck sales reached 18,016 ducks before the big [...]

May 16th, 2018|

Child Injured During Domestic Dispute

Christian Joy Shullaw A child was injured during a domestic dispute at a family cookout at a residence on Edgewood Road in Cartersville on Saturday night. Two sister-in-laws threw beer at each other. [...]

May 16th, 2018|

Cartersville Man Arrested After Alleged Assault

Ronald Lee Young A Bartow County deputy met with a woman at the sheriff’s office on Saturday afternoon in reference to an aggravated assault that allegedly occurred at her residence on Cassville Road [...]

May 16th, 2018|

Allatoona Project taking Hunting Program Applications

Mobile, Alabama – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Allatoona Lake announced today that Allatoona Lake Hunting Permits for the 2018/2019 hunting season are now being accepted. A $20.00 special activity permit fee will [...]

May 16th, 2018|