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GDOL to host a recruitment for Propex Operating Company in Dalton

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will host a recruitment for Propex Operating Company, LLC., a geosynthetic solutions company, to hire 13 employees to work in Ringgold. The recruitment will be held on [...]

June 20th, 2017|


  Press Release: Cartersville, GA; June 16, 2017 – Cartersville Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American [...]

June 16th, 2017|

June 14, 2017 GDOL to host two recruitments for FieldTurf in Calhoun next week

Press Release:   ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Rome Career Center will help FieldTurf recruit 35 full-time manufacturing employees to work in Calhoun. The company manufactures synthetic turf for athletic fields. The [...]

June 15th, 2017|

Homicide Victim Identified

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of the June 4th shooting on Bells Ferry Road in Bartow County. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, after conducting a public release for information including photos [...]

June 15th, 2017|

Barry Loudermilk’s Account of Wednesday’s D.C. Shooting

U.S. Representative Barry Loudermilk, who represents Bartow and Cherokee counties as well as part of Cobb and Fulton, was at the scene of the shooting at a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday [...]

June 14th, 2017|

UPDATE: Congressional Baseball Shooting, Loudermilk Okay

A multiple shooting occurred around 7:15 Wednesday morning, which resulted in U.S. House majority whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and four others being shot. The shooting happened during a congressional baseball practice in northern Virginia with [...]

June 14th, 2017|

Local Woman Rescued in I-75 Crash

A Cartersville woman had to be rescued after being trapped in a massive crash on I-75 in Woodstock Tuesday morning. Georgia State Patrol told 11 Alive in Atlanta that a 2014 Hyundai Elantra was [...]

June 13th, 2017|

Cartersville School Board of Education Meeting Highlights

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE . . . June 12, 2017  In the regular June meeting of the Cartersville City Board of Education, the School Board recognized this year’s retirees.  Nine employees retired this past [...]

June 13th, 2017|

Residential Fire Near Excel Christian Academy

Cartersville firefighters responded to a structure fire at a residence on Plymouth Drive behind Excel Christian Academy on Monday evening, as a witness saw smoke and flames emanating from the area. The fire was relegated [...]

June 13th, 2017|

Two people are injured in a multi vehicle collision Monday. 

      According to Brad Cothran with Bartow EMS, the 4 vehicle accident occurred Monday afternoon at 1:23 p.m. on Highway 20 at Chandler Lane. Bartow County Emergency Medical Services and Bartow Fire responded. [...]

June 12th, 2017|