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Arrest Made in Crump Road Murder

David Aaron Turner One person is dead and another wounded following a shooting that occurred Sunday, June 28, 2020, at 31 Crump Road, Cartersville.  Clara Ashworth was killed and David Bagley was wounded.  A family member, David Turner was arrested and charged with murder.    Around 6:10 p.m., emergency crews began receiving calls of shots fired.  [...]

By |June 29th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Arrest Made in Crump Road Murder

State Legislators Discuss Senior School Tax Exemption

Cartersville property owners will decide a referendum on a School Tax Exemption for seniors in November. The legislative session ended without an agreement on legislation for Bartow property owners. State Senator Bruce Thompson spoke about the issue on WBHF Saturday morning. We also have statements from Representatives Mitchell Scoggins and Matthew Gambill expressing their disappointment [...]

By |June 27th, 2020|General|Comments Off on State Legislators Discuss Senior School Tax Exemption

Wellmade Flooring Expands Operations, Invests $35 Million in Bartow Co.

JUNE 26, 2020 Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that U.S.-based Wellmade Flooring will invest more than $35 million in expanding its manufacturing facilities to Bartow County, delivering 240 jobs to the area. Internationally known, Wellmade specializes in the design, production, and distribution of hard surface flooring collections. “It’s a pleasure to welcome [...]

By |June 26th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Wellmade Flooring Expands Operations, Invests $35 Million in Bartow Co.

Bartow County’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 9.7% in May

Press Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Bartow County’s unemployment rate decreased in May. Due to the effects of COVID-19, all regions and counties continue to see stinted yearly growth, yet monthly gains in nearly all major sectors are beginning to spike.   “The fact that almost every single monthly indicator in May’s [...]

By |June 25th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Bartow County’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 9.7% in May

Missouri Woman Killed in Emerson, GA Train Accident

The crash occurred around 9:17 a.m. when a CSX train struck a semi-truck on the tracks at the Gaston Westbrook Avenue crossing. Truck driver, fifty-eight-year-old Vicky Morris of Missouri was fatally injured in the crash.  CSX officials say there were no reported injuries to the train crew.  As of 4 p.m.  Wednesday, the roads were [...]

By |June 24th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Missouri Woman Killed in Emerson, GA Train Accident

Acworth Man Sentenced on Child Sexual Exploitation Charges

Adam Jeffery McElyeaPhoto from Georgia Gazette An Acworth man charged with more than 13 counts of sexual exploitation of children receives a 15 year sentence.  Adam Jeffery McElyea of Mountain Ridge SE, Acworth was booked into the Bartow County Jail on December 23rd, 2019.  He entered the plea before Judge Suzanne Smith Tuesday.  According to [...]

By |June 23rd, 2020|General|Comments Off on Acworth Man Sentenced on Child Sexual Exploitation Charges

LEADER OF WIDESPREAD PRISON-BASED DRUG CONSPIRACY ADMITS GUILT, JOINING 17 OTHERS INCLUDING A CARTERSVILLE MAN

From the Press Release: During the course of the investigation, agents learned that a network of prison inmates was using contraband cell phones to broker drug transactions throughout the Atlanta area, including arranging to receive drug shipments from out of state and from Mexico.  Forty-eight year old, Marvin Gaye Banks of Cartersville is listed with [...]

By |June 22nd, 2020|General|Comments Off on LEADER OF WIDESPREAD PRISON-BASED DRUG CONSPIRACY ADMITS GUILT, JOINING 17 OTHERS INCLUDING A CARTERSVILLE MAN

Body of New Jersey Man Recovered in Lake Allatoona

We now know more about a drowning that occurred on Lake Allatoona Sunday.  Monday morning, rescue officials located the body of 36-year-old Charles Feaster of New Jersey.  At approximately 5:00 p.m., Sunday, June 21st, Game Wardens responded to a drowning call on Allatoona Lake near the Webster Ferry Landing. According to the Department of Natural [...]

By |June 22nd, 2020|General|Comments Off on Body of New Jersey Man Recovered in Lake Allatoona

Seaman from Rydal, GA Recognized by Navy

Seaman Logan Jones ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 14, 2020) Seaman Logan Jones, from Rydal, Georgia, stands aft lookout watch on the fantail of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Atlantic Ocean June 14, 2020. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) remains at sea in the Atlantic as a [...]

By |June 18th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Seaman from Rydal, GA Recognized by Navy

CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER ANNOUNCES HEALTH COVERAGE HOTLINE

Cartersville, GA; June 18, 2020 – A health insurance coverage hotline has been established by Cartersville Medical Center’s parent company, HCA Healthcare, to assist those whose insurance coverage has been impacted by a life-changing event, such as job loss or reduced income, as a result of the economic impact caused by COVID-19. “We realize that [...]

By |June 18th, 2020|General|Comments Off on CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER ANNOUNCES HEALTH COVERAGE HOTLINE