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Man Charged in Chase Ending with Crash into Gilmer Street Home

Manuel Reyes arrested following high-speed chase with BCSO deputies that ended with crash into Gilmer Street home.  According to reports, he climbed from the crash and attempted to flee the scene.  He was apprehended a short time later, transported to the hospital, and then the jail.   A woman was pulled from the wrecked car and [...]

By |2021-02-23T20:15:54-05:00February 23rd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Man Charged in Chase Ending with Crash into Gilmer Street Home

Governor Kemp Announces $552M Georgia Rental Assistance Program

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Kemp announced that the State of Georgia has received more than $552 million in stimulus funds through the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Congress appropriated $25 billion to provide relief to landlords and tenants who are behind on rent and utility payments due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The effects of COVID-19 [...]

By |2021-02-19T14:14:45-05:00February 19th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Governor Kemp Announces $552M Georgia Rental Assistance Program

New COVID Vaccine Dashboard on DPH Website

 Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is launching a new COVID vaccine dashboard on the DPH website https://dph.georgia.gov/. The dashboard provides a detailed, transparent picture of vaccination administration in Georgia.   As part of the transition to the new dashboard, you will see a one-time decrease in the number of vaccines administered. This [...]

By |2021-02-17T09:07:46-05:00February 17th, 2021|General|Comments Off on New COVID Vaccine Dashboard on DPH Website

Movement: Atlanta’s Journey to Leadership in the Quest for Civil and Human Rights

Presented by Dr. CLarissa Myrick-Harris   Cartersville, GA – February 11, 2021 – Dr. CLarissa Myrick-Harris, Chair of the Humanities Division of Morehouse College and Professor of Africana Studies, will present Movement: Atlanta's Journey to Leadership in the Quest for Civil and Human Rights, as part of the Bartow History Museum’s on-line lecture programming.  Join [...]

By |2021-02-11T11:37:19-05:00February 11th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Movement: Atlanta’s Journey to Leadership in the Quest for Civil and Human Rights

Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights 02/08/2021

  February 8, 2021   The Cartersville City Schools Board of Education met on Monday, February 8, 2021 for their regular session.   The Board recognized Jorie Wright, Instructional Support at Cartersville Elementary School, as our February Hill-Dean HEARTS Award winner in the Student Services category. Jorie provides exceptional guidance and support to teachers and students. Her assistance in helping [...]

By |2021-02-09T08:48:36-05:00February 9th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights 02/08/2021

Rep. Matthew Gambill Appointed to Majority Caucus Whip Team for 2021-2022 Legislative Term

  ATLANTA – State Representative Matthew Gambill (R-Cartersville) was recently appointed to serve as a member of the House Majority Caucus Whip Team. Rep. Gambill was appointed to serve on the whip team by House Majority Whip Trey Kelley (R-Cedartown), and his appointment is for a two-year term concurrent with his service as a member [...]

By |2021-02-08T13:55:04-05:00February 8th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Rep. Matthew Gambill Appointed to Majority Caucus Whip Team for 2021-2022 Legislative Term

BARTOW RECOMMENDED BY DNR TO RECEIVE GA LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND GRANT

    BARTOW COUNTY RECOMMENDED BY GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO RECEIVE GEORGIA LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND GRANT ATLANTA, GA --- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that Bartow County has been recommended to receive a Georgia Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant in the amount of $150,000. This grant [...]

By |2021-02-06T14:03:05-05:00February 6th, 2021|General|Comments Off on BARTOW RECOMMENDED BY DNR TO RECEIVE GA LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND GRANT

Cartersville Man Arrested on Arson Charges

On February 4th 2021 Investigators with the Cartersville Police Department arrested a 20-year-old Cartersville man, Bailey Lusk, for intentionally setting two house fires in town. A joint investigation between Cartersville Fire Department and Cartersville Police Department revealed Mr. Lusk as a suspect in setting house fires on Montgomery Street and North Gilmer Street for an [...]

By |2021-02-05T09:47:14-05:00February 5th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Man Arrested on Arson Charges