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Aggravated Assault Trial Ends with Guilty Plea

Antonio Brito Melendez A criminal trial that began Monday in Bartow Superior Court ended Wednesday morning with a guilty plea.  Forty-three-year-old Antonio Brito Melendez of Calhoun was arrested in November of 2018 and charged with aggravated battery and two counts of aggravated assault with a gun.  He received a 20-year sentence, 7 to serve incarcerated [...]

By |December 11th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Aggravated Assault Trial Ends with Guilty Plea

Savannah Sloan named head softball coach for GHC Chargers

Georgia Highlands College has chosen Savannah Sloan to lead the Chargers softball team. Sloan comes to GHC from LaGrange College where she has served as the assistant softball coach and recruiting coordinator since 2017. “We are excited to welcome Savannah Sloan to the Charger family. Savannah brings a tremendous knowledge of the game at the [...]

By |December 10th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Savannah Sloan named head softball coach for GHC Chargers

Cartersville School Board Members Met Monday for Worksession and Business Meeting

Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Cartersville City Schools Board of Education met for a Combined Work Session/Board Meeting on December 9, 2019. Presentation of the Colors and Pledge of Allegiance was presented by CHS JROTC students. Character Word of the Month:  CARING – Treating others with kindness, compassion, generosity, courtesy, and a forgiving spirit. [...]

By |December 10th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville School Board Members Met Monday for Worksession and Business Meeting

Georgia Airports to Receive $12.6 Million in Federal Funds for Safety, Infrastructure

Cartersville Airport will be awarded $2.73 million to improve a runway safety area. Grants are part of a total $485 million in federal airport infrastructure grantsPress Release: ATLANTA, GA – Five Georgia airports are expected to be recipients of U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Airport Improvement Program grants, according to an announcement by USDOT Secretary Elaine L. [...]

By |December 7th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Georgia Airports to Receive $12.6 Million in Federal Funds for Safety, Infrastructure

All Lanes of Hwy. 293 Blocked following Crash Outside of Kingston

A man was taken to Floyd Medical Center following a high speed chase. According to Trooper Richard Holman with Georgia State Patrol, the Adairsville Police Department’s license plate readers identified the vehicle as stolen. Bartow Sheriff’s Deputies became involved in the chase on Highway 293 heading towards Cartersville. Following a Pitt maneuver, the vehicle left [...]

By |December 7th, 2019|General|Comments Off on All Lanes of Hwy. 293 Blocked following Crash Outside of Kingston

JUSTICE ROBERT BENHAM TO RESIGN IN MARCH

Atlanta, Dec. 5, 2019 – Justice Robert Benham announced today that he will resign from the Supreme Court of Georgia effective March 1, 2020 – before his current six-year term ends a year from now. In making this decision, he has acknowledged that a number of candidates have announced preparations to run for his seat [...]

By |December 5th, 2019|General|Comments Off on JUSTICE ROBERT BENHAM TO RESIGN IN MARCH

Crash Sends Four High School Students to Area Hospitals

Four Woodland High School students were involved in a single-car crash near the high school around 7:50 Wednesday morning.  According to Georgia State Patrol Reports, a Honda Accord was traveling east on Old Alabama Road and went off the roadway, striking a concrete culvert. There were four teenage occupants in the vehicle and all four [...]

By |December 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Crash Sends Four High School Students to Area Hospitals

Overnight Traffic Shift on I-75 Southbound this Wednesday

Stock Photo    Press Release ATLANTA –Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) contractors will implement a traffic shift in conjunction with the ongoing rehabilitation of the I-75 southbound Bridge over Barrett Parkway in Cobb County.   Weather permitting, on Wednesday, December 4, crews will shift three through lanes on I-75 southbound to the right for temporary striping. [...]

By |December 2nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Overnight Traffic Shift on I-75 Southbound this Wednesday

EUHARLEE ELEMENTARY NAMED TITLE I REWARD SCHOOL

Press Release: BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (December 2, 2019) – Euharlee Elementary School earns Reward School designation from the Georgia Department of Education and joins the top 5% of greatest-improving Title I schools statewide based on 2018-2019 data! The recognition comes under the leadership of former Euharlee Elementary School Principal Dr. Sharon Collum, who currently oversees [...]

By |December 2nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on EUHARLEE ELEMENTARY NAMED TITLE I REWARD SCHOOL

Two Cartersville Men Arrested Following the Robbery of a Cartersville Business

Tabori Talley Jervontay Cameron One man was charged with armed robbery and the other was charged with probation violation. According to a press release from the Cartersville Police Department, the incident occurred on Tuesday morning at approximately 9:58 a.m. The alleged suspect, Tabori Talley of Mountain Chase Drive, Cartersville entered the Marathon Gas Station at [...]

By |November 26th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Two Cartersville Men Arrested Following the Robbery of a Cartersville Business