Local News


Update on outbreak of salmonella at Toyo Tire catered Dinner

Press Release Rome, GA:  Preliminary findings implicate catered turkeys as the cause of a recent salmonella outbreak among employees attending an event at Toyo Tire, White, GA,  November 14-15, according the Georgia Department of Public [...]

December 6th, 2017|

Bartow County brings home two state recognition awards during the 39th annual Keep Georgia Beautiful 2017 Awards Banquet

  Bartow County was well represented this year, bringing home two state recognition awards, during the 39th annual Keep Georgia Beautiful 2017 Awards Banquet held November 30th. Sheri Henshaw (Bartow County Government Community Development/Keep Bartow [...]

December 5th, 2017|

GDOT schedules repairs for Bartow County roads this week.

Asphalt Repair Continues on HWY 140 in Bartow County CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Georgia DOT advises motorists on State Route (SR) 140 in Bartow County that a maintenance crew resumes today its work on repairing and [...]

December 5th, 2017|

A teenager is sentenced to 5 years probation for placing an iPhone camera in a girls locker room.

A man arrested for placing an iPhone camera in the girls locker and restroom at Adairsville High School will spend 5 years on probation.  Seventeen year old, Cullen C. Schmidt entered a guilty plea in Bartow [...]

December 5th, 2017|

GHC celebrates first-generation students all week

Press Release: This week Georgia Highlands College will hold a First-Generation Student Celebration for all students, faculty and staff who are or were first-generation college students in their family. GHC’s New Student and Retention Programs is [...]

December 4th, 2017|

EMS Busy Weekend

First responders in Bartow County had a busy weekend.   On Saturday, EMS responded to Douthit Ferry Road at the bridge by the river in response to a possible water rescue. Upon EMS arrival, the [...]

December 3rd, 2017|

Man dies in four wheeler accident Sunday morning

BCEMS responded to a 4 wheeler accident at 1am Sunday morning. The accident occurred on Hamilton Crossing Rd near the intersection of Cassville Rd.. Upon arrival the BCEMS crew found a male in his 20s [...]

December 3rd, 2017|

Pena Sentencing Delayed

Diego Martin Pena(Whitfield County DA's Office) The Chatsworth Times has reported that a convicted child molester from Bartow County has had his sentencing delayed. 39-year-old Diego Martin Pena of 193 Bells Ferry Road [...]

November 30th, 2017|

The body of a 57 year old man was discovered Sunday on Center Road

According to Lt. Bettikofer with the Cartersville Police Department, the body was found at 71 Center Road early Sunday morning by a man walking his dog. The Cartersville Police Department is working to determine the [...]

November 30th, 2017|

Man Allegedly Stabbed At Car Wash

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office released a report today in reference to an assault which allegedly took place on the evening of November 26th. A deputy was told that an unknown person approached a man outside [...]

November 29th, 2017|