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Use of Music Streaming Apps and Grace Period under Hands-Free Georgia Act

Georgia drivers may utilize music streaming applications that there will not be a set enforcement grace period after House Bill 673, the Hands-Free Georgia Act, takes effect on July 1, 2018.  Rep. John Carson of [...]

June 11th, 2018|

Minor Injury at Shaw Plant 13

The Cartersville Fire Department and Bartow County EMS responded to Shaw Plant 13 in Cartersville Saturday afternoon due to a work related injury. According to Chief Bagley with the Cartersville Fire Department, a roll of [...]

June 9th, 2018|

Overturned Vehicle Saturday

Bartow County EMS responded to Groover's Landing Road in Acworth on Saturday morning in reference to an overturned vehicle with possible injuries. According to Captain Taylor Forsyth EMS, two patients refused medical treatment on the [...]

June 9th, 2018|

Updated: Fatal Adairsville Accident

A fatal car accident Friday morning left 27-year-old Justin Holder from Cartersville deceased at the scene. According to the Georgia State Patrol, a vehicle driven by Sandra Morris was traveling Southbound on Highway 41 turning [...]

June 8th, 2018|

Faltec hosting hiring event: 06/21, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Cartersville Career Center

The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with Faltec America to recruit individuals for their Adairsville manufacturing facility. The event will be held June 21 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Cartersville Career [...]

June 7th, 2018|

Man Allegedly Attacks Wife After Dinner Not Ready On Time

Joshua Melvin Jay Tims On Sunday, June 3rd at 9:33 p.m., a Bartow County deputy met with a complainant at TA on 981 Cassville White Road. She was crying and visibly upset. She [...]

June 7th, 2018|

One vehicle accident sends 4 people to area hospitals

We have a few more details on the one vehicle accident that sent 4 people to the hospital Wednesday evening.  The accident occurred at Hamilton Crossing Road between State Route 293 and U.S. 411.  According [...]

June 7th, 2018|

Residence in Cartersville Hit With Bullets

A complainant told a Bartow County deputy that while in her residence on Berkeley Place in Cartersville, she heard three or four gunshots around 12:30 in the morning on Monday. Later that morning, she noticed [...]

June 7th, 2018|

Five Injured In Accident on Hamilton Crossing Road

Bartow County EMS and Fire personnel responded to Hamilton Crossing Road between State Route 293 and U.S. 411 for a single-vehicle accident with five injuries. The first responders found the vehicle off of the roadway [...]

June 7th, 2018|

Career Expo to highlight open positions at GHC

Georgia Highlands College will be holding a Career Expo highlighting a number of open positions on June 12th in Cartersville and June 28th in Douglasville and Marietta. The first event will take place in the [...]

June 6th, 2018|