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Bartow College and Career Academy Hosts Magnet Information Meeting at the Grand Theatre

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (September 30, 2019) – Class of 2024 – sharpen those pencils and take note – an unprecedented opportunity is at your fingertips. If you take hold, a new advanced academic experience, filled with enrichment beyond the classroom, awaits! Admission into Adairsville High School’s Center for Advanced Studies in Science, Technology, and Math [...]

By |September 30th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow College and Career Academy Hosts Magnet Information Meeting at the Grand Theatre

HIGH FIRE DANGER IMPACTS OUTDOOR BURNING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…SEPTEMBER 26, 2019 Though burning leaf piles and campfires are hallmarks of fall, Georgia's current drought is impacting decisions to burn outdoors. The Georgia Forestry Commission is urging everyone to follow established procedures and exercise extreme caution when using fire outside. "There's a five step fire danger system used nationally, and right now [...]

By |September 27th, 2019|General|Comments Off on HIGH FIRE DANGER IMPACTS OUTDOOR BURNING

GBI Makes Arrest in Statewide DNR Wildlife Management Area Thefts, Including Bartow County

Lawrenceville, GA (September 26, 2019) – On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, James Arthur Graham, 22 of Lawrenceville, Georgia was arrested in Gwinnett County for theft by receiving stolen property in connection with statewide burglaries of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Management Areas.  On Monday, September 23, 2019, Parker Lewis Dean, 20, of Braselton, [...]

By |September 27th, 2019|General|Comments Off on GBI Makes Arrest in Statewide DNR Wildlife Management Area Thefts, Including Bartow County

One Car Accident Sends Woman to the Hospital with Injuries

Around 4:40 p.m. Sunday a Buick Lacrosse traveling north on Hwy. 293 through Kingston traveled off the east side of the roadway, struck a utility pole and came to an uncontrolled rest in the ditch on the east side of the roadway facing south.  After striking the utility pole, the vehicle caught on fire.  The [...]

By |September 23rd, 2019|General|Comments Off on One Car Accident Sends Woman to the Hospital with Injuries

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