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BLOOD ASSURANCE NEEDS DONORS THIS WEEK DURING NATIONAL SHORTAGE TO PREPARE FOR HIGH USAGE OVER THE FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND

  CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (June 30, 2021) – Blood Assurance expects high blood usage over the Fourth of July weekend and is asking all eligible community members to donate this week. Blood donor turnout is still much lower than before the COVID-19 pandemic began and Blood Assurance is currently in critical need of donors. “We always [...]

By |2021-06-30T16:12:51-04:00June 30th, 2021|General|Comments Off on BLOOD ASSURANCE NEEDS DONORS THIS WEEK DURING NATIONAL SHORTAGE TO PREPARE FOR HIGH USAGE OVER THE FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND

State Troopers and Officers Encourage Safe Driving Habits This July Fourth Holiday

JUNE 25, 2021 (ATLANTA, GA) – The Georgia State Patrol and the Motor Carrier Compliance Division encourage everyone to celebrate the Independence Day holiday responsibly. This year, the holiday travel period is 54 hours long.  It will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 2, and end at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 4.  This [...]

By |2021-06-30T15:53:41-04:00June 30th, 2021|General|Comments Off on State Troopers and Officers Encourage Safe Driving Habits This July Fourth Holiday

Fire and Insurance Commissioner John F. King: Practice Caution This July 4th When Using Fireworks

JUNE 28, 2021 ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King is urging residents to practice extreme caution this 4th of July when celebrating with fireworks. “Independence Day is a time of celebration and rejoicing in the founding of our country,” said Commissioner King. “While it is a great time to get together with [...]

By |2021-06-28T14:28:16-04:00June 28th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Fire and Insurance Commissioner John F. King: Practice Caution This July 4th When Using Fireworks

Tavares Atwell Found Guilty of the Murder of Julia Malachi

A week-long murder trial ends with a guilty verdict for Tavares Atwell.  Atwell shot girlfriend Julia Malachi 12 times on February 18, 2020.  A local jury found Atwell guilty of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault family-violence and, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  He will be sentenced in August.

By |2021-06-25T15:44:35-04:00June 25th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Tavares Atwell Found Guilty of the Murder of Julia Malachi

BBB Scam Alert: Child tax credits are coming, and so are the scammers!

  ATLANTA —  From July 15 through Dec. 2021, if you qualify for payments through the American Rescue Plan Act, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced sending monthly payments through direct deposit, paper check, or debit cards. These payments are an advance on the child tax credit, which means eligible people will get up to half of [...]

By |2021-06-23T16:51:28-04:00June 23rd, 2021|General|Comments Off on BBB Scam Alert: Child tax credits are coming, and so are the scammers!

Fourth of July Parade and Activities Set for Cartersville.

  Cartersville’s annual Fourth of July celebration returns in 2021 with events on Saturday and Sunday. The parade will take place on Saturday, July 3rd, and music, vendors and fireworks will is set for Sunday, July 4th at Dellinger Park beginning at 3:00 PM. The events are presented by the Rotary Club of Etowah with [...]

By |2021-06-21T12:45:56-04:00June 21st, 2021|General|Comments Off on Fourth of July Parade and Activities Set for Cartersville.

Cartersville City School Board Meeting Highlights

The Cartersville City Schools Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, June 14, 2021.   Stellar Performers recognized:   Literary State Winner of Oral Humorous category:  Ian Kamau   Georgia Scholars:  Allison Archer, Bill Archer, Kevin Barnhart, Margaret Gaines, Juliana Hartley, Paul Hassler, Chloe Satterfield, Micole Sy, Alice Terry   2020-2021 Retirees and [...]

By |2021-06-16T09:45:02-04:00June 16th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cartersville City School Board Meeting Highlights

Cartersville School Board Meeting Highlights

The Cartersville City Schools Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, June 14, 2021.   Stellar Performers recognized:   Literary State Winner of Oral Humorous category:  Ian Kamau   Georgia Scholars:  Allison Archer, Bill Archer, Kevin Barnhart, Margaret Gaines, Juliana Hartley, Paul Hassler, Chloe Satterfield, Micole Sy, Alice Terry   2020-2021 Retirees and [...]

By |2021-06-15T10:39:29-04:00June 15th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cartersville School Board Meeting Highlights

New Immunization Requirement for Rising 11th Grade Students Starting July 1st

ROME, GA: Under a new state rule, effective July 1, all students entering the 11th grade require proof of a booster dose of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) unless they received their first dose on or after their 16th birthday.   “Incoming high school juniors who turn 16 before the start of next school year can [...]

By |2021-06-14T12:28:00-04:00June 9th, 2021|General|Comments Off on New Immunization Requirement for Rising 11th Grade Students Starting July 1st

Celebrate World Blood Donor Day with Blood Assurance!

WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY CELEBRATION HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED FOR ONGOING BLOOD DONATION AT BLOOD ASSURANCE AND ENCOURAGES DONORS TO GIVE BLOOD AND KEEP THE WORLD-BEATING CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (June 8, 2021) – Blood transfusions are the most frequent procedure performed in hospitals with more than 33,000 daily donations required to meet patient needs in the U.S. [...]

By |2021-06-14T14:31:14-04:00June 9th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Celebrate World Blood Donor Day with Blood Assurance!