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Former Bartow School System employee charged with theft.

A former Bartow County School System employee is in the Bartow County Jail charged with 60 counts of theft by deception.  According to reports, Cathy Elizabeth Gayton of Sandtown Road was jailed Friday.  She is [...]

August 8th, 2017|

GDOT repairs edges of pavement on Highway 61 in Bartow

A Georgia DOT Maintenance crew begins today its work on repairing the deteriorating edges of pavement on State Route (SR) 61 in Bartow County. Work will proceed daily Tuesday through Friday between the hours of [...]

August 8th, 2017|

Accident Causes Shutdown Of U.S. 411 at I-75

Bartow County EMS reported with three units to U.S. 411 at I-75 going towards White on Monday afternoon in reference to a two-vehicle accident with three injuries. U.S. 411 at this location was shut down [...]

August 7th, 2017|

Cartersville Police release identity of man accused of robbery.

According to a press release from Cartersville PD,  officers responded to the McDonald's at 1370 Joe Frank Harris Parkway in reference to a possible robbery at 8:30 a.m. Monday. Upon arrival, officers determined that the [...]

August 7th, 2017|

WBHF Brings Home Six GABBY Awards

The Georgia Association of Broadcasters held its 55th annual Gabby Awards ceremony on Saturday night in Jekyll Island and WBHF brought home six awards in the division of AA radio. WBHF News director Earnestine Young-Jones [...]

August 7th, 2017|


    Press Release: Cartersville, GA, August 4, 2017– “We are trying to find excuses to be in our new house more often,” Tellus Science Museum’s Executive Director Jose Santamaria exclaims. “It’s a beautiful, comfortable, [...]

August 4th, 2017|

GDOL will host another recruitment for Chartwell Staffing Solutions in Marietta on Aug. 17

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Cobb-Cherokee Career Center will host its second recruitment in three weeks for Chartwell Staffing Solutions on Thursday, Aug. 17, in Marietta. The company is trying to hire [...]

August 4th, 2017|

Kingston’s former city clerk sentenced to jail time for stealing thousands of dollars over a 3 year period.

    Former city clerk Michelle Jones pleaded guilty to 86 counts of theft Tuesday.  She received a 10-year sentence, 1 year to serve incarcerated and 9 years to serve on probation. Conditions of the [...]

August 4th, 2017|

Wednesday Accident Update

WBHF has learned more information about an accident that occurred on GA State Highway 113 on Wednesday morning. According to the Georgia State a patrol, an officer responded to a crash on Highway 113 southbound [...]

August 3rd, 2017|

High Speed Chase Ends in Adairsville

The Georgia State Patrol released information about a high-speed chase that occurred on Tuesday afternoon. Around noon, a Georgia State Trooper checked a black Toyota Tundra traveling at 91 miles per hour in a 70 [...]

August 2nd, 2017|