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Man Exonerated of Second Degree Vehicular Homicide

The October term of the Bartow County Grand Jury no-billed a case involving a man charged with second-degree vehicular homicide.  The Grand Jury determined that the case should not proceed to Bartow Superior Court.  Joshua Dusten Ferguson was charged following the 2018 death of 43-year-old Robert Baker.  Ferguson was driving a Cartersville garbage truck on [...]

By |September 17th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Man Exonerated of Second Degree Vehicular Homicide

Mother and Son Enter Guilty Pleas in Bartow Superior Court

Donna Harris Holder Joshua Franklin Holder The defendants in an attempted murder case enter guilty pleas in Bartow Superior Court.  Fifty-two-year-old Donna Harris Holder and her son 20-year-old Joshua Franklin Holder were arrested in July of 2018, both charged with criminal attempt to commit murder. Joshua Holder entered a guilty plea Monday morning and received [...]

By |September 17th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Mother and Son Enter Guilty Pleas in Bartow Superior Court

Gomez-Orgaz Sentenced in Bartow Superior Court, Child Molestation

A man found guilty of child molestation and sexual battery is sentenced in Bartow Superior court. Emmanuel Gomez-Orgaz appeared in Bartow Superior Court Tuesday morning. He received a 10-year sentence; 5 years to serve incarcerated and the remainder on probation. He was convicted of inappropriately touching a child under the age of 12 on numerous [...]

By |September 10th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Gomez-Orgaz Sentenced in Bartow Superior Court, Child Molestation

Cartersville School Board Meeting Highlights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Press Release: The Cartersville School Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, September 9, 2019. The Presentation of the Colors and Pledge of Allegiance was presented by CHS JROTC students. The Character Word for the Month is Responsibility: Being accountable for what we say and do.    Having a sense of [...]

By |September 10th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville School Board Meeting Highlights

Cherokee Judicial Circuit’s Victim Assistance Unit to Remember Murder Victims

The 9th Annual Ceremony to Commemorate the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims will be held Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Hilton Garden Inn -24 Liberty Drive in Cartersville, beginning at 7:00 PM. This event will coincide with events around the nation. The annual National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims gives us [...]

By |September 6th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cherokee Judicial Circuit’s Victim Assistance Unit to Remember Murder Victims

Bartow County to Receive $750,000 for a Developmental Disability Center

The funds will be used to purchase and make improvements to the Good Shepherd Foundation of Bartow. Gov. Brian Kemp Announces $41 Million in CDBG awards to 59 Communities Across the State ATLANTA (August 30, 2019) – Gov. Brian Kemp today announced that 59 Georgia communities will receive a total of $41 million in federal assistance [...]

By |September 6th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow County to Receive $750,000 for a Developmental Disability Center

New country music documentary series from Ken Burns to be screened at GHC’s Cartersville library

Georgia Highlands College’s Cartersville Library has partnered with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) to give visitors a sneak peek at “Country Music,” a new documentary series from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns before it premieres on television. Attendees will have the opportunity to watch an abridged one-hour episode from the series on September 9 at 2:30 PM [...]

By |September 5th, 2019|General|Comments Off on New country music documentary series from Ken Burns to be screened at GHC’s Cartersville library

Final Labor Day 2019 Holiday Traffic Count

Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Labor Day holiday travel period resulted in nine traffic deaths, with eight being worked by Troopers. This year, the holiday travel period was 78-hours long. It began at 6 p.m. on Fri., Aug. 30, and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Mon., Sept. 2.  Statewide, Georgia State Troopers investigated 523 traffic crashes that resulted in 288 injuries and eight fatalities. In addition to the traffic [...]

By |September 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Final Labor Day 2019 Holiday Traffic Count

Fatal ATV Crash, Bartow County, GA

An ATV accident claims the life of a 3-year-old boy. According to Georgia State Patrol reports, the crash occurred Monday when a Polaris Ranger 700XP was traveling south on Old Tennessee Highway. The 14-year-old driver failed to maintain his lane.  The vehicle traveled off the west shoulder of the roadway and the driver over-corrected.  The [...]

By |September 3rd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Fatal ATV Crash, Bartow County, GA

Cartersville MEDICAL CENTER TO HOST “CRUSH THE CRISIS” OPIOID TAKE BACK DAY

ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 (Carterville, GA) August 30, 2019 – On Saturday, September 7, Cartersville Medical Center will host “Crush the Crisis,” an opioid take back event. Law enforcement officers from the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office will be on site to assist with the collection and disposal of unused medications from 10 a.m. until 2 [...]

By |August 30th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville MEDICAL CENTER TO HOST “CRUSH THE CRISIS” OPIOID TAKE BACK DAY