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Cherokee Judicial Circuit District Attorney, Samir Patel Appointed Substitute Prosecutor for Several Fulton County Cases

JULY 21, 2021 ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the Office of the Attorney General has appointed substitute prosecutors to handle the matters of State of Georgia v. Devin Brosnan and Garrett Rolfe, Fulton County Superior Court and State of Georgia v. Roland Claud, Mark Gardner, Lonnie Hood, Armon Jones, Willie Sauls and Ivory [...]

By |2021-07-22T12:42:41-04:00July 22nd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cherokee Judicial Circuit District Attorney, Samir Patel Appointed Substitute Prosecutor for Several Fulton County Cases

Bartow County Labor Force Increased in June, the Unemployment Rate Increased in June to 3.9%

 Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Bartow County’s labor force increased in June.    "We are continuing to see an increase in the number of jobs available and very few actual reported layoffs through the WARN system, both good signs of an improving economy,” said Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler. “We must continue [...]

By |2021-07-22T11:59:35-04:00July 22nd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Bartow County Labor Force Increased in June, the Unemployment Rate Increased in June to 3.9%

Georgia Power launches new series of interactive STEM-based videos

New “do-at-home” experiments offer students learning-fun this summer and beyond   ATLANTA – July 20, 2021 – Georgia Power’s Learning Power team continues to support summer learning and STEM enrichment for students by rolling out new “experiment” videos. The experiments cover a variety of STEM and energy efficiency topics with hands-on activities requiring only a [...]

By |2021-07-21T08:51:34-04:00July 21st, 2021|General|Comments Off on Georgia Power launches new series of interactive STEM-based videos

GEORGIA PUMP PRICES RISE ACROSS THE STATE

ATLANTA, GA., (July 19, 2021) — Georgia gas prices  increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.97 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 4 cents more than a week ago, 7 cents more than last month and 96 cents more than this time last year. It now costs motorists $44.55 to fill [...]

By |2021-07-19T11:24:18-04:00July 19th, 2021|General|Comments Off on GEORGIA PUMP PRICES RISE ACROSS THE STATE

Gov. Kemp Names New Division of Family & Children Services Interim Director

JULY 16, 2021 Candice Broce is a Cartersville native. Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Candice Broce, Chief Operating Officer for the Governor's Office, will serve as interim Director of the Division of Family & Children Services, effective immediately. "Candice Broce has served in numerous vital roles in my administration and I deeply [...]

By |2021-07-18T16:46:14-04:00July 18th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Gov. Kemp Names New Division of Family & Children Services Interim Director

GBI Investigates Shooting Involving A Local Trooper

A trooper from the Cartersville Post of the Georgia State Patrol shoots a suspect involved in a chase with police Friday.   According to Georgia State Patrol reports, the Aragon Police Department requested assistance while in pursuit of a gray passenger car. The pursuing officer requested help from the Georgia State Patrol, at 11:01 p.m. Friday, [...]

By |2021-07-17T10:41:47-04:00July 17th, 2021|General|Comments Off on GBI Investigates Shooting Involving A Local Trooper

An Evening with Justice Robert Benham

July 15, 2021 - Cartersville, GA – Join us on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at 6 p.m. at the Booth Western Art Museum’s Bergman Theatre for a celebration in honor of Cartersville native, Justice Robert Benham, recent retiree of the Supreme Court of Georgia.  The evening will begin with presentations from the City of Cartersville [...]

By |2021-07-15T14:08:53-04:00July 15th, 2021|General|Comments Off on An Evening with Justice Robert Benham

Cartersville School Board Meeting Highlights

The Cartersville City Schools Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, July 12, 2021.   2021 Summer Graduates Congratulations to the following students for receiving their diplomas by fulfilling all requirements to be certified as Cartersville High School graduates:   Bryan Bracamontes-Campa Mayra Bravo Zack Dunn Naomi Gonzalez Khian Knox Avianna Moody Amelia [...]

By |2021-07-13T09:46:56-04:00July 13th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cartersville School Board Meeting Highlights

Mexican National pleads guilty to employing and exploiting illegal aliens in the U.S.

ROME, Ga. – Juan Antonio Perez has pleaded guilty to the offense of harboring illegal aliens for financial gain.  Perez illegally encouraged and induced aliens illegally present in the United States to reside in the United States where they worked for him illegally for his own commercial advantage and private financial gain. “Perez endangered the [...]

By |2021-07-08T15:36:22-04:00July 8th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Mexican National pleads guilty to employing and exploiting illegal aliens in the U.S.

Georgia man found guilty of drug distribution resulting in death

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – After a 7-day trial, a federal jury found Seddrick Banks, of Cartersville, Georgia, guilty of drug distribution resulting in death and a myriad of other charges, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. After two hours of deliberation, the jury found Banks, age 28, guilty of one count of “Conspiracy to [...]

By |2021-07-08T08:32:19-04:00July 8th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Georgia man found guilty of drug distribution resulting in death