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New country music documentary series from Ken Burns to be screened at GHC’s Cartersville library

Georgia Highlands College’s Cartersville Library has partnered with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) to give visitors a sneak peek at “Country Music,” a new documentary series from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns before it premieres on television. Attendees will have the opportunity to watch an abridged one-hour episode from the series on September 9 at 2:30 PM [...]

By |September 5th, 2019|General|Comments Off on New country music documentary series from Ken Burns to be screened at GHC’s Cartersville library

Final Labor Day 2019 Holiday Traffic Count

Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Labor Day holiday travel period resulted in nine traffic deaths, with eight being worked by Troopers. This year, the holiday travel period was 78-hours long. It began at 6 p.m. on Fri., Aug. 30, and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Mon., Sept. 2.  Statewide, Georgia State Troopers investigated 523 traffic crashes that resulted in 288 injuries and eight fatalities. In addition to the traffic [...]

By |September 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Final Labor Day 2019 Holiday Traffic Count

Fatal ATV Crash, Bartow County, GA

An ATV accident claims the life of a 3-year-old boy. According to Georgia State Patrol reports, the crash occurred Monday when a Polaris Ranger 700XP was traveling south on Old Tennessee Highway. The 14-year-old driver failed to maintain his lane.  The vehicle traveled off the west shoulder of the roadway and the driver over-corrected.  The [...]

By |September 3rd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Fatal ATV Crash, Bartow County, GA

Cartersville MEDICAL CENTER TO HOST “CRUSH THE CRISIS” OPIOID TAKE BACK DAY

ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 (Carterville, GA) August 30, 2019 – On Saturday, September 7, Cartersville Medical Center will host “Crush the Crisis,” an opioid take back event. Law enforcement officers from the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office will be on site to assist with the collection and disposal of unused medications from 10 a.m. until 2 [...]

By |August 30th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville MEDICAL CENTER TO HOST “CRUSH THE CRISIS” OPIOID TAKE BACK DAY

Bartow County makes gains in July

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Bartow County set records in July for labor force and employed residents. At the same time, the unemployment rate dropped for the month, preliminary numbers show. “Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I’m seeing,” said Butler. “Georgia’s strong economy was [...]

By |August 29th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow County makes gains in July

GHC launches new initiatives for student success

Press Release: With the goal of educating each and every student completely, Georgia Highlands College is introducing two new campaigns to help students succeed in college – and save money while doing it. The first initiative, Student Success Workshops, rolled out during the first weeks of classes for the fall semester. Designed as a two-part [...]

By |August 27th, 2019|General|Comments Off on GHC launches new initiatives for student success

Reinhardt, Cartersville Medical Center to Announce Partnership

CARTERSVILLE, GA (Aug. 23, 2019) – Reinhardt University and Cartersville Medical Center will hold an Educational Pathway signing on Tuesday, August 27 at 10:00 a.m. at Cartersville Medical Center, 960 Joe Frank Harris Pkwy. SE, Cartersville. The Educational Pathway is an opportunity for Cartersville Medical Center employees to participate in any of Reinhardt’s undergraduate, online [...]

By |August 26th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Reinhardt, Cartersville Medical Center to Announce Partnership

Georgia DPH Investigating Possible Vaping-related Illnesses

Press Release: Atlanta -The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is currently investigating possible cases of severe respiratory illness in individuals who reported vaping. Symptoms, which worsen over time, include cough, shortness of breath fatigue, chest pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Multiple states have reported similar cases requiring hospitalization and patients being placed on ventilators. [...]

By |August 23rd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Georgia DPH Investigating Possible Vaping-related Illnesses

The Bartow History Museum presents The History of Photography

Louis Tonsmeire. Jr. Press Release: Cartersville, GA – August 21, 2019 – On August 29 at 7 p.m. the Bartow History Museum welcome Louis Tonsmeire Jr. as guest speaker for our evening lecture.  Tonsmeire will take us on a journey through the history of photography, from its earliest days to the digital age.  He will [...]

By |August 21st, 2019|General|Comments Off on The Bartow History Museum presents The History of Photography

Bus Tour to Chickamauga Battlefield

Dr. Keith Hebert, Bartow native and Auburn University History Professor Cartersville, GA – August 19, 2019 – Jump on the bus and join the Bartow History Museum for our next historic bus tour excursion! This year we will venture out of Bartow County as we travel north to Chickamauga Battlefield along the Georgia-Tennessee border. Dr. [...]

By |August 19th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bus Tour to Chickamauga Battlefield