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Appointments for Tallatoona CAP’s Low Income Home Water Assistance Program Starts in November

Tallatoona CAP, Inc. Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) November 1, 2021, at 8:30 a.m., Tallatoona CAP will begin scheduling appointments for the LIHWAP Water Assistance Program. During the months of November and December, only households with disconnected service or a past due account balance may schedule an appointment. Beginning January 3, 2022, at [...]

By |2021-10-15T14:28:46-04:00October 15th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Appointments for Tallatoona CAP’s Low Income Home Water Assistance Program Starts in November

Evening Lecture: Historic Restoration in Euharlee Presented by Katie Gobbi

Cartersville, GA – October 14, 2021– Join us at the Bartow History Museum on October 28, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. for a presentation by Katie Gobbi, the Director of the Euharlee Welcome Center & History Museum. Gobbi will discuss the recovery and restoration of the Euharlee Presbyterian Church sanctuary and cemetery following the devastating storm [...]

By |2021-10-15T08:38:34-04:00October 15th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Evening Lecture: Historic Restoration in Euharlee Presented by Katie Gobbi

Bartow Schools Report New Record High ACT Scores

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (October 13, 2021) – For the first time in system history, Bartow County students beat the national average on the ACT, but that's not all, their composite score reached an all-time high! The Class of 2021 recorded an average composite score of 20.9, compared to the national average of 20.3. All three [...]

By |2021-10-13T16:33:07-04:00October 13th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Bartow Schools Report New Record High ACT Scores

Free Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Remains Available in Northwest Georgia – Floyd test site returns to original location

  ROME, GA: Free drive-up COVID-19 testing is moving back to the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, 1400 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd., in Rome beginning October 12. The Floyd County test site was temporarily relocated to State Mutual Stadium in Rome because of the recent Coosa Valley Fair. Free testing will be offered Monday through Saturday [...]

By |2021-10-12T14:39:13-04:00October 12th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Free Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Remains Available in Northwest Georgia – Floyd test site returns to original location

Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

 October 11, 2021 The Cartersville City Schools Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, October 11, 2021.  Cartersville Elementary School was the host for this month’s meeting.   Character Word for the Month- CITIZENSHIP:  Being law abiding, loyal and involved in service to school, community, and country.   The CES Cub Scout Pack for [...]

By |2021-10-12T09:38:50-04:00October 12th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

Red Cross enters third week of emergency blood shortage: Upcoming blood donation opportunities Oct.16-31

Donations needed now to help those battling cancer and other serious conditions   Adairsville 10/20/2021: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Adairsville High School, 519 Old Highway 41   Cartersville 10/26/2021: 12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Cartersville Civic Ctr., 435 West Main Street   White 10/28/2021: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Cass High School, 1000 Colonel [...]

By |2021-10-11T13:22:48-04:00October 11th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Red Cross enters third week of emergency blood shortage: Upcoming blood donation opportunities Oct.16-31

From Cabin to College: How Martha Berry and the Berry Schools Shaped Education in Northwest Georgia

Lunch & Learn Lecture Presented by Rachel McLucas Cartersville, GA – October 8, 2021– Join us at the Bartow History Museum on October 20, 2021 at noon for a presentation by Rachel McLucas, the Curator of Oak Hill and the Martha Berry Museum at Berry College. McLucas will discuss the impact that the Berry Schools [...]

By |2021-10-10T15:10:05-04:00October 10th, 2021|General|Comments Off on From Cabin to College: How Martha Berry and the Berry Schools Shaped Education in Northwest Georgia

Georgia Power Proposes Risky Coal Ash Pond Closure at Plant Bowen

Likelihood of Sinkholes Risks Widespread Water Contamination Thursday, October 7, 2021 Press Release from Sierra Club CARTERSVILLE, GA — The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) will host an online public hearing at 6 p.m. Oct. 14 on Georgia Power’s proposed plan for toxic coal ash located at Plant Bowen. EPD released the draft permit on Sept. 14 for [...]

By |2021-10-07T11:49:51-04:00October 7th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Georgia Power Proposes Risky Coal Ash Pond Closure at Plant Bowen

Appalachian Regional Commission Names Lillie Read as Appalachian Leadership Institute Fellow

Lillie Read to Represent Georgia in Intensive Regional Leadership Development Program September 30, 2021, CARTERSVILLE – The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) named Lillie Read, Director of the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority, to participate in the 2021-2022 class of the Appalachian Leadership Institute. As an Appalachian Leadership Institute Fellow, Lillie will participate in an extensive, nine-month [...]

By |2021-09-30T15:53:36-04:00September 30th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Appalachian Regional Commission Names Lillie Read as Appalachian Leadership Institute Fellow

Georgia DPH Follows Federal Recommendations For COVID Booster Shots

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will follow the guidance and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) for COVID vaccine booster shots.  The recommendations for COVID vaccine booster shots are: • People 65 years and older and residents in long-term [...]

By |2021-09-24T14:56:13-04:00September 24th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Georgia DPH Follows Federal Recommendations For COVID Booster Shots