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Tallatoona Community Action Partnership to Host Community Resource Fair and Jazz Concert to Commemorate 50 Years of Service

CARTERSVILLE, GA. -Tallatoona Community Action Partnership has been helping families take their lead for more than 50 years in Northwest Georgia communities.  To commemorate the occasion, TCAP will host a full day of activities beginning [...]

August 17th, 2017|

Georgia DOT unveils preliminary plans for Rome-Cartersville Development Corridor

A public information open house to discuss the Georgia DOT’s new preliminary alternatives for the Rome-Cartersville Corridor (RCDC) is scheduled for Thursday, August 24th from 5 until 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at [...]

August 17th, 2017|

GDOT Unveils Preliminary Plans for Rome – Cartersville Development Corridor

Press release: Public Encouraged to Attend Meeting  CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - A public information open house to discuss the Georgia DOT’s new preliminary alternatives for the Rome-Cartersville Corridor (RCDC) is scheduled for Thursday, August 24, 2017 [...]

August 16th, 2017|

Two Accidents Slow Down I-75 on Tuesday Afternoon

First responders were called to two accidents on I-75 northbound between mile markers 296 and 297 on Tuesday afternoon. The first accident involved a truck that had struck the inside guardrail. The male driver of [...]

August 16th, 2017|

Northwest Health District office, county health departments close early to public on solar eclipse day

Press Release: Rome, GA– The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District office in Rome and health departments in Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Haralson, Paulding, Polk, and Walker counties will close early [...]

August 15th, 2017|

Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

August 14, 2017 Press Release:  The Cartersville City School Board met in regular session. As a result of School Board President Linda Benton’s retirement, Vice President Kelley Dial automatically became School Board President, leaving the [...]

August 15th, 2017|

Northwest Georgia Georgia DOT’s District Six is NOW HIRING!

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia Department of Transportation’s Northwest Georgia (District 6) Office will host a job fair from 11 a.m., until 1 p.m., on Wednesday, August 23 at the GDOT District Office, located at [...]

August 14th, 2017|

Man struck by vehicle airlifted to a trauma center

Press Release: Sunday night BCEMS responded to the area of Mission Rd and Robinson loop for a male struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival on the scene BCEMS found a male in his 30s that had been struck by a vehicle that was traveling on Mission Rd. The crew quickly assessed the patient and found a fractured collar bone and a flail chest. Air life 5 helicopter was requested for transport. The crew started advanced treatment measure before the helicopter arrived on the scene. The patient was transported by air to a trauma center. […]

August 14th, 2017|

Local Sports Update: Thursday, August 10th

Cartersville High School’s official GHSA football scrimmage this Friday night has been moved from Westminster, which is located in Atlanta, to the Canes’ Weinman Stadium. Flooding at the Wildcats’ home stadium forced school officials to relocate [...]

August 10th, 2017|

Local Sports Update: August 9th, 2017

The Cass High School volleyball team started the 2017 season Tuesday evening at home with a pair of non-region victories over North Murray and Pepperell. The Lady Colonels swept a pair of sets with North [...]

August 9th, 2017|