Local News


Canes Advance to Sweet 16

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes defeated the Heritage Catoosa Generals on Saturday night at the Storm Center by a score of 73-35 to advance to the Sweet 16 of the GHSA Class 4-A state basketball playoffs. [...]

February 18th, 2018|

Update on Kidnapping Arrest

Dustin Garret Cook We have more information about the arrest of Dustin Garret Cook of Cartersville on Sunday afternoon for kidnapping a minor. His ex-girlfriend stated that Cook took her son from Budgetel [...]

February 15th, 2018|


  Cartersville, GA; February 15, 2018:  Mara Scofield, RN and Ronald May, RN are the most recent recipients of the DAISY Award at Cartersville Medical Center. The DAISY Award Is a nationwide program that rewards [...]

February 15th, 2018|

City of Cartersville Phone System Upgrade: Possible outage today 02/15, 11:30-12:30

Cartersville, GA –  February 13, 2018 - On Thursday, February 15, the City of Cartersville phone system will experience a brief outage from 11:30AM lasting until possibly 12:30PM, while a phone upgrade is implemented. Please be [...]

February 15th, 2018|

Chainsaw Accident in Taylorsville

Bartow County EMS and Fire responded to a location on Yellow Brick Road in Taylorsville in reference to a traumatic injury involving a chainsaw. Once crews arrived, the patient was treated and transported to Floyd [...]

February 15th, 2018|

An Atlanta teen is sentenced in Bartow Superiour Court.

  Eighteen year old, Myles Jordon Pembelton was sentenced to 30 years to serve incarcerated and 30 years to serve on probation.  He entered a guilty plea Wednesday morning.  The charges include armed robbery, aggravated [...]

February 14th, 2018|

Shaw Industries Ranked Among Training Magazine’s Top 125 Companies for Training and Development for 14th Consecutive Year

  Dalton, Ga. -- February 14, 2018 -- As a result of the company’s stellar training and workforce development programs, Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has been recognized as a Training magazine “Training Top 125 [...]

February 14th, 2018|

Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

February 12, 2018 Press Release: In the regular February meeting of the Cartersville City Board of Education, the School Board recognized Kellie Ann Peppers Belcher for receiving her diploma by fulfilling all requirements to be [...]

February 13th, 2018|

GDOT Maintenance crew begins today repairing cable rail along I-75 in Bartow County.

CARTERSVILLE– A Georgia DOT Maintenance crew begins today its work on repairing the cable rail along Interstate 75 in Bartow County.  Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather [...]

February 13th, 2018|

Cass High Grad completes basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force Airman Daniel J. Payne graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air [...]

February 13th, 2018|