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Lewis disqualified from State Senate race

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has moved to disqualify District 52 State Senate candidate Jeff Lewis from the race.   The decision came less than 24 hours after Georgia Administrative Court Judge Charles R Beaudrot recommended Lewis’s candidacy be invalidated. Beaudrot wrote that Lewis had not made the correct filings with respect to his campaign [read more...]

By |2022-05-13T13:50:09-04:00May 13th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Lewis disqualified from State Senate race

Judge recommends Jeff Lewis be disqualified from State Senate race

A Georgia Administrative Court Judge has recommended that District 52 State Senate candidate Jeff Lewis be disqualified from the race.   Incumbent Senator Chuck Hufstetler filed the challenge to Lewis’s candidacy earlier this year, and on Thursday afternoon Georgia Administrative Court Judge Charles R Beaudrot ruled that Lewis had not made the correct filings with [read more...]

By |2022-05-12T18:52:13-04:00May 12th, 2022|General News|Comments Off on Judge recommends Jeff Lewis be disqualified from State Senate race

Bartow’s early voting turnout exceeds expectations

The second week of early voting for the May primary is underway in Bartow County, and voters are taking advantage of the opportunity. On Wednesday afternoon, Bartow County Elections Supervisor Joseph Kirk told WBHF that early turnout has exceeded his expectations and previous years’ tallies.   "We've had - as of about 1:30 p.m. today [read more...]

By |2022-05-11T16:11:08-04:00May 11th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Bartow’s early voting turnout exceeds expectations

Interview with Bartow County Board of Education District 3 Candidates

As part of WBHF’s 2022 election coverage, we reached out to candidates running for the Bartow County Board of Education District 3 seat. Three candidates, Brad Gilmore, Nickie Leighly, and Matt Shultz, are vying for the position. WBHF had the opportunity to speak with each of these candidates about their platforms via Zoom. The full [read more...]

By |2022-04-29T14:53:55-04:00April 29th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Interview with Bartow County Board of Education District 3 Candidates

Interview with Bartow County Board of Education District 2 Candidate Darnell Jackson Jr

As part of WBHF's 2022 election coverage, we reached out to candidates running for the Bartow County Board of Education District 2 seat. Two candidates, Darnell Jackson Jr and Darla Branton Williams, are vying for the position. Darla Branton Williams declined WBHF's invitation to debate.   WBHF had the opportunity to speak with Darnell Jackson [read more...]

By |2022-04-28T15:13:21-04:00April 28th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Interview with Bartow County Board of Education District 2 Candidate Darnell Jackson Jr

COVID-19 test site in Emerson to suspend operation

Health officials say free COVID-19 tests could become more difficult to find.       The free drive-up COVID-19 test site at Lakepoint in Emerson will close after next week. Public Information Officer for the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District Logan Boss cited lower demand for these tests as a driving force behind the [read more...]

By |2022-04-21T17:17:55-04:00April 21st, 2022|General News|Comments Off on COVID-19 test site in Emerson to suspend operation

Stephens stays in Euharlee, will not be Floyd County Elections Supervisor

Portions of this story originally aired on WBHF Radio airwaves.     After a change of heart, Euharlee City Manager James Stephens will not be leaving his position to take on the role of Floyd County Elections Supervisor. The Euharlee City Council met last night to say goodbye to Stephens by approving a resolution recognizing [read more...]

By |2022-04-06T13:05:59-04:00April 6th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Stephens stays in Euharlee, will not be Floyd County Elections Supervisor

29 years later, survivors reflect on the Blizzard of 1993

   This Sunday marks 29 years since the biggest blizzard in Georgia history.       The Superstorm of 1993 brought snow and strong winds to residents from Alabama to Maine, and Northwest Georgia experienced between 12 and 30 inches of snow.       The days before were warm, making some locals doubt that such an intense weather event [read more...]

By |2022-03-12T00:21:31-05:00March 11th, 2022|General|Comments Off on 29 years later, survivors reflect on the Blizzard of 1993

13 students charged after fights at Cass Middle and High School

   Earlier this month, 13 students were charged by Bartow County Campus Police for reported involvement in fights on school grounds.    Videos surfaced the week of February 7, portraying violent altercations between students. WBHF reached out to school officials the same day about the fights and was told the incidents were being investigated.    [read more...]

By |2022-02-22T16:29:36-05:00February 22nd, 2022|General News|Comments Off on 13 students charged after fights at Cass Middle and High School

Semi-truck overturns near Toyo Tires

On Thursday, Georgia State Patrol Troopers responded to an overturned semi-truck at Toyo Tires.   According to GSP public information officer Konswello Monroe, around noon, a Volvo semi-truck was traveling south on Georgia 61 when it attempted to turn left into a private drive at Toyo Tires in White.   The truck’s load began to [read more...]

By |2022-02-10T16:09:32-05:00February 10th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Semi-truck overturns near Toyo Tires