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GaDOE Awarding Over $14 Million in L4GA Literacy Grants to School Districts

May 13, 2021 – The Georgia Department of Education is awarding a third round of Literacy for Learning, Living, and Leading in Georgia (L4GA) grants to 19 school districts, State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced today. The grants awarded today total $14,755,936. “The L4GA grant has proven successful for improved literacy in the classroom and [...]

By |2021-05-14T11:01:04-04:00May 14th, 2021|General|Comments Off on GaDOE Awarding Over $14 Million in L4GA Literacy Grants to School Districts

Two Cartersville Museums Receive Awards from Georgia Association of Museums

Cartersville, GA, May 12, 2021– Booth Western Art Museum and Tellus Science Museum, each programs of Georgia Museums, Inc., received awards at the most recent Georgia Association of Museums (GAM) conference held in Statesboro in April 2021. Lynnette Torres Ivey, Program Manager of Special Projects at Booth Western Art Museum, received the GAM 2021 Emerging [...]

By |2021-05-13T19:02:26-04:00May 13th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Two Cartersville Museums Receive Awards from Georgia Association of Museums

HCA Healthcare to Sell North Georgia Hospital to AdventHealth (Redmond Regional Medical Center)

May 13, 2021 09:20 AM Eastern Daylight Time NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell Redmond Regional Medical Center, a 230 bed hospital in Rome, Georgia, to AdventHealth for approximately $635 million. The sale completes the company’s divestiture of [...]

By |2021-05-13T13:46:39-04:00May 13th, 2021|General|Comments Off on HCA Healthcare to Sell North Georgia Hospital to AdventHealth (Redmond Regional Medical Center)

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Bartow County

Cartersville, GA (May 11, 2021) – On Monday, May 10, 2021, the GBI was requested by the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer-involved shooting.   Preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office received a tip that Isiah Gabriel Young, 17, was observed walking on Azalea Drive SE [...]

By |2021-05-13T09:07:27-04:00May 13th, 2021|General|Comments Off on GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Bartow County

Cartersville Schools Teacher of the Year Recognition, Kristen Kearney-Primary School, Emma James- Elementary School.Sarah Belisle Middle-School, Tish Terry-High School.

Mrs. Kristen Kearney is the Teacher of the Year for Cartersville Primary School. Mrs. Kearney is in her 15th year of teaching, all at Cartersville City Schools. She began her career teaching fourth grade at Cartersville Elementary School for four years and then transferred to Cartersville Primary School where she has taught second grade for [...]

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CASS HIGH SCHOOL NAMES NEW BAND DIRECTOR

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (May 7, 2021) – The Cass High School Band will march to a different beat next year under the new leadership of Sam Iddings. “The Cass Band is a family,” says Iddings. “The band room is a place where students come to feel at home and to be a part of something [...]

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City of Cartersville Assistant City Manager Position Announcement

CARTERSVILLE, GA - City Manager, Dan Porta, recommends Freddy Morgan, for the Assistant City Manager position for the City of Cartersville. Mr. Morgan is a dedicated public servant that has worked in local government for over thirty-one years. He has served as a Supervisor, Superintendent, Director, and Assistant City Manager at three municipalities, with his [...]

By |2021-05-07T11:20:48-04:00May 7th, 2021|General|Comments Off on City of Cartersville Assistant City Manager Position Announcement

Piedmont Healthcare and HCA Healthcare Sign Purchase Agreement for Several GA Hospitals, Including Cartersville Medical Ctr.

  Atlanta, GA. (May 3, 2021) – Piedmont Healthcare has signed a purchase agreement with HCA Healthcare for the acquisition of several Georgia hospitals. Pending regulatory approval, Piedmont will acquire Eastside Medical Center in Snellville; Coliseum Medical Centers and Coliseum Northside, both in Macon; and Cartersville Medical Center in Cartersville. The organizations are targeting a [...]

By |2021-05-03T09:27:22-04:00May 3rd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Piedmont Healthcare and HCA Healthcare Sign Purchase Agreement for Several GA Hospitals, Including Cartersville Medical Ctr.

Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on Jones Mill Rd.

According to Georgia State Patrol reports, the crash occurred on Jones Mill Road, Saturday, May 1, at 5:17 p.m.  Thirty-three-year-old, Jamie Boilard Jr. died in the crash.  According to reports, Boilard was traveling too fast for conditions.   He lost control of his motorcycle while negotiating a curve.   The motorcycle overturned and crossed the double yellow [...]

By |2021-05-03T09:12:29-04:00May 3rd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on Jones Mill Rd.

Dr. Dana Nichols Named Interim President at Georgia Highlands College

Home › News › Apr 2021 Thursday, April 29th, 2021 University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley has named Dr. Dana Nichols as interim president of Georgia Highlands College, effective July 7, 2021. Dr. Nichols is currently the college’s chief academic officer and provost. She will succeed President Don Green, who has accepted a new position as president of [...]

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