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Georgia DCA urges landlords and tenants to apply for rental assistance

Rental assistance is up for grabs through the Georgia Rental Assistance Program, both for landlords and tenants. Last week Georgia Department of Community Affairs Deputy Commissioner of Housing Tonya Curry told WBHF that so far 89 households in Bartow County have been served by the program, which aims to bring past-due rent and utility payments [read more...]

By |2021-11-04T10:59:51-04:00August 23rd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Georgia DCA urges landlords and tenants to apply for rental assistance

19% of Bartow renters are in arrears as eviction ban is extended

Article edited on Aug. 4 at 3:31 p.m. to clarify that landlords are also eligible for rental assistance.   On Tuesday the Biden administration announced a new ban on evictions for many renters after the moratorium expired this weekend. This was driven largely by the high levels of transmission of COVID-19 in many areas of [read more...]

By |2021-11-04T11:00:43-04:00August 4th, 2021|General|Comments Off on 19% of Bartow renters are in arrears as eviction ban is extended

Circle of Advancement preps kids in need with Summer Sendoff

Local nonprofits team up to prepare children for a return to school. The Circle of Advancement is an organization that aims to uplift at-risk and underprivileged youth in Bartow County, and it has formed a collaboration with Bartow Give a Kid a Chance to present the third annual Summer Sendoff. Circle of Advancement co-founder Silken [read more...]

By |2021-11-04T11:00:52-04:00July 23rd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Circle of Advancement preps kids in need with Summer Sendoff

Masks will be optional in Bartow County Schools

Masks will be optional in Bartow County Schools this fall. On Monday, Bartow County Board of Education Superintendent Dr. Phillip Page told WBHF that mask use will not be mandated when school is back in session next month.   “At this point in time, in working through our teacher and parent advisory committees, that recommendation [read more...]

By |2021-11-04T11:00:59-04:00July 22nd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Masks will be optional in Bartow County Schools

Cass Announces Matt Thompson as Head Baseball Coach

Cass High School announced that Matt Thompson will be taking over as head baseball coach this fall. Thompson has deep roots in Cass, exemplified by the football stadium named after his grandfather Doug Cochran. Thompson graduated from CHS in 2005 and has served as the Colonels’ assistant coach for the past 9 years.   He [read more...]

By |2021-07-06T12:34:27-04:00July 6th, 2021|General, Sports|Comments Off on Cass Announces Matt Thompson as Head Baseball Coach