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252-Site Upscale Park Near LakePoint Sports to Offer Range of Activities and Amenities

 ATLANTA (July 12, 2022) – Forrest Street Partners (FSP) will invest $16 million to develop Winding Waters, the largest luxury RV resort within the metro Atlanta area, featuring 252 sites and a host of activities and first-class amenities. The company has broken ground on a 56-acre parcel of land off Joe Frank Harris Parkway, just [read more...]

By |2022-07-12T16:45:17-04:00July 12th, 2022|General|Comments Off on 252-Site Upscale Park Near LakePoint Sports to Offer Range of Activities and Amenities

Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

The Cartersville City Schools Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, July 11, 2022. Stellar Performers Summer Graduates: Congratulations to the following students for receiving their diplomas by fulfilling all requirements to be certified as Cartersville High School Graduates: Elijah Knight Jah’Quana Marshall Lamarcus Matthew Jerrica McAfee During the Business Session, the following [read more...]

By |2022-07-12T09:24:42-04:00July 12th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

Cartersville Native Serves Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln While Supporting Rim of the Pacific

PEARL HARBOR (July 9, 2022) Lt. Jesus Lamberti, from Cartersville, Ga., assigned gives a tour on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) during an open ship tour day while moored at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022. Twenty-six nations, 38 ships, four submarines, [read more...]

By |2022-07-12T09:18:18-04:00July 12th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Native Serves Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln While Supporting Rim of the Pacific

Chattahoochee Tech to Offer Phlebotomy Technician Training Program

(Acworth, Ga. – July 6, 2022) With the medical field’s soaring demand for phlebotomists, Chattahoochee Tech is launching a Phlebotomy Technician Certificate training program to prepare students for this profession. “Phlebotomy is a very vital role in health care,” said Chattahoochee Tech instructor Jennifer Chin. “You are responsible for collecting the blood specimens that a [read more...]

By |2022-07-06T15:02:42-04:00July 6th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Chattahoochee Tech to Offer Phlebotomy Technician Training Program

Update on Fatal Accident Involving Pedestrian

We now know the identity of a man struck and killed by a vehicle Saturday. According to Cartersville Police reports, William Ray Wise died from injuries sustained in the crash. The one-vehicle accident occurred Sunday night at approximately 9:07 p.m. The driver of a 2012 Acura told officers he struck Wise with his vehicle while [read more...]

By |2022-07-05T15:17:36-04:00July 5th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Update on Fatal Accident Involving Pedestrian

Tractor -Trailer Crash on I-75 in Bartow Claims Two Lives

According to preliminary details from the Georgia Department of Public Safety: On Thursday, June 30, 2022, Troopers from Post 3 Cartersville were dispatched to a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 75 South near mile marker 293, in Bartow County. The investigation determined that an unknown color tractor-trailer, a blue tractor-trailer, and a white tractor-trailer were all [read more...]

By |2022-06-30T17:40:16-04:00June 30th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Tractor -Trailer Crash on I-75 in Bartow Claims Two Lives

Georgia Power to launch single largest beneficial use project for coal ash in U.S.

New project with Eco Material Technologies calls for coal ash to be removed at Plant Bowen and beneficially used for construction materials such as concrete ATLANTA – June 29, 2022 – Georgia Power announced today a landmark coal ash beneficial use project at Plant Bowen near Cartersville, Georgia, where millions of tons of stored ash [read more...]

By |2022-06-29T11:20:43-04:00June 29th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Georgia Power to launch single largest beneficial use project for coal ash in U.S.

Weekend Fires, Bartow County, GA

Bartow County Fire and Emergency Services responded to numerous calls over the weekend, some resulting in major structural damage but no injuries.  On Friday, June 24, 2022, at approximately 8:08 p.m., BCFES responded to a report of a fire with a structure endangered at 38 Mint Road, Kingston. The caller advised there was possibly a [read more...]

By |2022-06-27T14:06:38-04:00June 27th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Weekend Fires, Bartow County, GA

Shaw Hiring Center to Open in Cartersville, Ga.

Prospective candidates are invited to join the company at the new center. Cartersville, Ga. — June 24, 2022 — Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has announced the opening of a new hiring center in Cartersville, Ga., as the company creates a more accessible hiring process for candidates in the area. The facility will open to [read more...]

By |2022-06-24T11:48:35-04:00June 24th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Shaw Hiring Center to Open in Cartersville, Ga.

An Acworth Woman Dies in a Two Vehicle Crash on Hwy. 61, Bartow County

An Acworth woman dies in a two-vehicle crash in White, Georgia.  According to reports with the Georgia State Patrol, on June 21, 2022, at approximately 3:48 p.m., troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 61 at Mahan Road.  Forty-eight-year-old, Tonya Sue Lofasso of Acworth died in the two-vehicle crash.  The preliminary investigation determined that [read more...]

By |2022-06-24T10:36:28-04:00June 24th, 2022|General|Comments Off on An Acworth Woman Dies in a Two Vehicle Crash on Hwy. 61, Bartow County