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Emerson Hires New Chief of Police

The Emerson City Council unanimously appointed longtime Emerson police officer and Assistant Chief Kyle Teems as the new Chief of Police during their meeting on Monday night. Teems has been with the city since 1995. [...]

October 9th, 2017|

Cartersville Schools Superintendent To Retire, School Board Negotiating With Replacement

Howard Hinesley Cartersville Schools Superintendent Doctor J. Howard Hinesley announced his retirement during a school board meeting on Monday night. He will serve the remainder of his contract, which expires on June 30, 2018. [...]

October 9th, 2017|

Bartow County Inmate Charged With Escape

Hashley Jeana Williams A Bartow County Jail inmate is wanted on a charge for escape. A BSCO incident report states that on Thursday afternoon at five o’clock, Hashley Jeana Williams of Taylorsville did [...]

October 9th, 2017|

Fatal Accident Update

Georgia State Patrol troopers responded to a crash involving a Dodge Durango and pedestrian on Old Highway 41 at 7:34 a.m., Saturday.  During the investigation, it was determined that the Durango and the pedestrian were traveling [...]

October 7th, 2017|

Teen struck and killed by vehicle in Adairsville

Saturday morning BCEMS along with other agencies responded to Old HWY 41 near Manning Mill Rd to a 16 year old male struck by a vehicle. The male was walking up the roadway when he [...]

October 7th, 2017|

Local Sports Update: Friday, October 6th

Cartersville volleyball repeated as Region 5-AAAA champions Thursday night at the Storm Center by sweeping two straight set victories over Central-Carroll in the winners’ bracket final and Chapel Hill in the region title match. Cartersville [...]

October 6th, 2017|

EPD’S SUMMER BURN BAN LIFTED FOR 54 COUNTIES INCLUDING BARTOW

PRESS RELEASE: The summer ban on outdoor burning ended Saturday, September 30,  in 54 Georgia counties, primarily in the northern half of the state. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division sets the restrictions annually, from May [...]

October 6th, 2017|

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK IS OCT 8-14: PLAN TWO WAYS OUT!

    Atlanta – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) want to remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week is October 8-14. The theme for 2017 is, “Every [...]

October 5th, 2017|

KEMP REMINDS GEORGIANS OF VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR NOVEMBER ELECTIONS

Press Release: ATLANTA, GA – Secretary of State Brian Kemp wants to remind Georgians that they must be registered to vote by Tuesday, October 10th in order to participate in the November 7th municipal and [...]

October 4th, 2017|

Monday Accidents in Bartow County

At 6:00 Monday morning, Bartow County EMS responded to an accident that involved a vehicle and a tree. The accident was on Highway 41 near Parkerwood Road in Adairsville. EMS found a Jeep that had [...]

October 2nd, 2017|