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Bus Tour to Chickamauga Battlefield

Dr. Keith Hebert, Bartow native and Auburn University History Professor Cartersville, GA – August 19, 2019 – Jump on the bus and join the Bartow History Museum for our next historic bus tour excursion! This year we will venture out of Bartow County as we travel north to Chickamauga Battlefield along the Georgia-Tennessee border. Dr. [...]

By |August 19th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bus Tour to Chickamauga Battlefield

JURY SCAM ALERT: Do Not Pay Callers Who Say You Failed to Appear for Jury Duty

Friday, August 9, 2019 Press Release Residents of the Northern District of Georgia continue to receive fraudulent phone calls claiming that the victim failed to appear for jury duty in federal court. The scammer tells the victim that he or she can avoid arrest by making a payment, which may include purchasing a pre-paid card—such [...]

By |August 19th, 2019|General|Comments Off on JURY SCAM ALERT: Do Not Pay Callers Who Say You Failed to Appear for Jury Duty

Bartow History Museum vertical file records from 1850 to 1929 now freely available online

Press Release: ATHENS, Ga. -- The Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) is pleased to announce the availability of the Bartow History Museum vertical file record collection at dlg.usg.edu/collection/barhm_bhmvf. The collection, which belongs to the Bartow History Museum, is available online thanks in part to the DLG's Competitive Digitization grant program, a funding opportunity intended to [...]

By |August 14th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow History Museum vertical file records from 1850 to 1929 now freely available online

Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

August 12, 2019 The Cartersville Board of Education met in regular session on August 12, 2019. The Character Word of the Month is RESPECT:  Showing high regard for authority, other people, the environment, self, and country.  Treating others as you would want to be treated.  Understanding that all people have value as human beings. Principals [...]

By |August 13th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

Man Found Guilty of Murder in the Second Degree

Jerry Wayne Bagley charged with causing the death of his 11-week old daughter was found guilty of second-degree murder and second-degree cruelty to children. He was found not guilty of malice murder, felony murder, first-degree cruelty to children, felony murder and aggravated battery - family violence.  Tune to WBHF for the complete story.

By |August 9th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Man Found Guilty of Murder in the Second Degree

Cartersville City Schools Named in Top 10 Best School Districts

Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, Ga., August 8, 2019 – Cartersville City Schools ranked number 10 out of 183 school districts according to Niche’s 2020 Best School Districts in Georgia. Niche considers a number of factors including state assessment proficiency, SAT/ACT scores, graduation rates, teacher data measuring absenteeism and teacher salary, economic and racial diversity, and the [...]

By |August 9th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville City Schools Named in Top 10 Best School Districts

Georgia Secretary of State’s Office Hosts Election Security Experts from Around the Country

Joseph Kirk, Bartow County Elections (ATLANTA) – Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger hosted a roundtable on election security alongside David Becker, founder and executive director of the Center for Election Innovation and Research. Joined at the Capitol by more than a dozen experts from organizations including Microsoft, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Augusta University, [...]

By |August 7th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Georgia Secretary of State’s Office Hosts Election Security Experts from Around the Country

Cartersville School Board Meeting Highlights

Cartersville Board of Education met for a Called Board Meeting on Monday, August 5, 2019. The following personnel recommendations were approved: Resignations: -Leighanne Young, CPS Teacher, retirement, with regret, effective August 1, 2019. -Lynne Payne, Curriculum Secretary, retirement, with regret, effective August 31, 2019 -Darla Cunningham, Bus Driver, effective July 31, 2019. -Angeline McDowell, Nutrition, [...]

By |August 6th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville School Board Meeting Highlights

Murder Case Begins in Bartow Superior Court

Jerry Wayne Bagley, Jr. Jury selection began early Monday morning for a murder case involving a Cartersville man.  Twenty-two year-old Jerry Wayne Bagley, Jr. was arrested in April 2017 and charged with causing the death of an 11-week old child.  He was indicted on numerous charges including malice murder, felony murder, first-degree cruelty to children, [...]

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Denver Firm acquires 53-Acres for Three-Buildings In Emerson

Matt Breaux ATLANTA, July 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Black Creek Group, a Denver-based real estate investment manager and development firm with a more than 25-year history, today announced the acquisition of 53 acres in the I-75 Northwest submarket of Atlanta for the development of a three-building Class A, industrial park. The park will total [...]

By |August 1st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Denver Firm acquires 53-Acres for Three-Buildings In Emerson