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Final Holiday Traffic Count for Thanksgiving Travel Period

Press Release: November 27, 2017 Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period resulted in 12 traffic deaths, none were reported in Bartow County.  This year, the holiday travel period was 102-hours long. It began at 6 [...]

November 28th, 2017|

TrinityRail Makes Smoke Alarm Donation to Cartersville Fire Department

   Press Release: Pictured left to right:  Phil Johnson of TrinityRail, Mark Hathaway CFD Fire Marshal, Kris Stine of Trinity Rail The Cartersville Fire Department would like to thank TrinityRail and their employees for the [...]

November 28th, 2017|

Man transported to hospital following 20 ft. fall from tree

Monday afternoon BCEMS responded to a residence off Sugar Hill Rd to injuries from a fall. BCEMS arrived on the scene to find a male that had a laceration and puncture wound to his abdomen [...]

November 27th, 2017|

Corps of Engineers to close Vineyard Mountain Trail during December

MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the Allatoona Lake Project Management Office is scheduled to close the Vineyard Mountain Trail from Dec. 1 through Dec. 31 due [...]

November 27th, 2017|

Update on Samonella Outbreak at Toyo Tire Thanksgiving Dinner

Situation update, 11/27/17 Press Release:  The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District continues to investigate a confirmed salmonella outbreak related to a catered employee event November 14 and 15, at Toyo Tire, White, [...]

November 27th, 2017|

Georgia Power Holiday Lights Campaign

As the holiday season kicks off this month, Georgia Power is inviting Georgians to “show the glow” by entering the 2017 Georgia Power Light Up the Holidays contest, which runs Nov. 24, 2017 through Dec. [...]

November 24th, 2017|

Christmas Parade Information

Santa Claus is coming to town and will be here very soon. On December 7th, Santa and Mrs. Claus will kick off the Christmas season in Cartersville, Georgia during the annual Cartersville Exchange Club Christmas [...]

November 23rd, 2017|

Turkey Frying Safety

Each year during the holidays we look forward to that perfectly prepared turkey waiting on the dinner table, like so many magazines and television commercials portray. Unfortunately, since most of us do not have the [...]

November 23rd, 2017|

Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Board Honored

The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation received Role Model Foundation Board Certification from the Technical College Foundation Association (TCFA) during the Technical College System of Georgia’s annual Fall Leadership Conference held recently in Savannah. “We are very [...]

November 23rd, 2017|

Cause of Toyo Tire Food-borne Illness Outbreak Determined

The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District has concluded that the cause of the food-borne illness outbreak related to a catered employee event at Toyo Tire in White on November 14th and 15th [...]

November 22nd, 2017|