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Gov. Kemp and Georgia Dept. of Labor Extend Unemployment Benefits for Georgians

Press Release:   Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp and the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) addressed the unprecedented demand for economic relief for Georgians as witnessed in the recent unemployment claims numbers released this morning by the US Department of Labor.  This morning, Governor Kemp signed an Executive Order allowing GDOL Commissioner Mark Butler [...]

By |March 26th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Gov. Kemp and Georgia Dept. of Labor Extend Unemployment Benefits for Georgians

Kemp Closes K-12 Public Schools Through April 24

MARCH 26, 2020 Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp issued Executive Order 03.26.20.02 closing public elementary and secondary schools for in-person instruction through April 24, 2020. Students may return to school on Monday, April 27, 2020. "I am deeply grateful to State School Superintendent Richard Woods, the Georgia Department of Education, superintendents, and parents for keeping [...]

By |March 26th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Kemp Closes K-12 Public Schools Through April 24

Shaw Industries – Plant 15 Employee Tests Positive for COVID 19.

Another Shaw Industries employee has tested positive for Covid 19, this time at Plant 15.  According to a statement from the carpet maker, "Shaw was notified Tuesday, March 24, that an associate who works at the company’s Plant 15, highway 411, Cartersville location tested positive for COVID-19. The associate, who has not worked since Thursday, [...]

By |March 25th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Shaw Industries – Plant 15 Employee Tests Positive for COVID 19.

Woman Sentenced in Connection with 2018 Fatal Accident

Evelyn Delores Nowell A woman charged with vehicular homicide receives a five-year sentence.  In November 2018, 73-year-old Evelyn Delores Nowell of Cedartown was charged in connection to a fatal, three-vehicle crash that occurred on I- 75 in Bartow County.  Nowell was charged with vehicular homicide, driving under the influence and improper stopping on roadway.  Appearing [...]

By |March 24th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Woman Sentenced in Connection with 2018 Fatal Accident

Cartersville Medical Center Releases Positive and Negative Covid 19 Test Results

Cartersville, GA; March 22, 2020 – Cartersville Medical Center has protocols in place to care for patients with infectious diseases, and we have been working diligently to ensure we are prepared for potential issues related to COVID-19. Since March 9th, there have been 36 positive COVID-19 patients (with ten who currently remain as inpatients). Overall, [...]

By |March 23rd, 2020|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Medical Center Releases Positive and Negative Covid 19 Test Results

Keep Calm

John Lampley Pastor John Lampley offers WBHF listeners important tips for remaining calm and productive during this very trying time. The suggestions range from exercising to journaling.

By |March 20th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Keep Calm

State Senator Bruce Thompson Talks About Hospital Stay and Recovery

State Senator, Bruce Thompson was hospitalized last week and diagnosed with pneumonia.  He spoke with WBHF from his hospital bed Friday.  Senator Thompson talked about his progress,  the great importance of healthcare workers and remaining positive.    State Senator Bruce Thompson

By |March 20th, 2020|General|Comments Off on State Senator Bruce Thompson Talks About Hospital Stay and Recovery

Shaw Industries Employee Tests Positive for COVID 19

Press Release: Shaw received confirmation Friday of an associate who tested positive for COVID-19, at the company’s Plant 12, Cartersville, Ga., location. The associate is under the care of a medical provider. As part of our response protocol, we temporarily closed the facility and are having a professional third-party cleaning service conduct a thorough cleaning [...]

By |March 20th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Shaw Industries Employee Tests Positive for COVID 19

Georgia Dept. Public Health’s Update 03/19/2020 – Bartow has 26 Confirmed Cases

Georgia's Department of Public Health's COVID-19 case counts for Thursday, with 287 confirmed cases and 10 deaths reported in the state.  Nearly 1,800 tests have been completed.  CountyCases   Fulton66   Cobb37   Bartow 26   DeKalb22   Dougherty20   Cherokee16   Gwinnett12   Fayette9   Clarke8   Lowndes6   Floyd6   Clayton6   Hall5   Gordon4   Lee3   Coweta3   Paulding3   Newton3   Forsyth3   Henry3   Early2   Glynn2   Laurens2   Richmond2   Troup2   Rockdale1   Houston1   Charlton1   Whitfield1   Polk1   Columbia1   Barrow1   Bibb1   Peach1   Muscogee1   Unknown6

By |March 19th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Georgia Dept. Public Health’s Update 03/19/2020 – Bartow has 26 Confirmed Cases

Mountain Road Closed at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Kennesaw, GA – Due to extremely high visitation and a lack of space for hikers, cyclists, and vehicles to maintain social distancing with each other, the Mountain Road is closed to vehicular traffic at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Hikers are still allowed to walk the Mountain Road. Private vehicles, to include cyclists, are not [...]

By |March 19th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Mountain Road Closed at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park