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David Mathis selected as new Director of Athletics at GHC

New assistant director and head men’s basketball coach named Georgia Highlands College has appointed David Mathis as the new Director of Athletics. Former Director and Head Men’s Basketball Coach Phil Gaffney has accepted a position as head coach for Gulf Coast State College’s men’s basketball team in Panama City, Florida. Mathis has been with GHC [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|General|Comments Off on David Mathis selected as new Director of Athletics at GHC

Advocates for Children’s Duck Derby & Duck Dash Raises More than $100K

CARTERSVILLE, GA - May 13, 2019: The 17th Annual Duck Derby fundraiser proved to be another successful event for the Advocates for Children organization. Overall duck sales reached 17,225 ducks before the big event on Saturday, May 11th. When combined with runners in the 15th Annual Duck Dash 5K and Fun Run, the two duck-themed [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Advocates for Children’s Duck Derby & Duck Dash Raises More than $100K

Pioneer Aviator & Georgia Native – Admiral John H. Towers

Andrew Bramlett , Featured Speaker Cartersville, GA – May 10, 2019 – Thirteen-year-old amateur historian Andrew Bramlett will be speaking about Admiral John Henry Towers, a pioneering naval aviator from Rome, Georgia, at the Bartow History Museum on May 30, 2019. Towers began his career as an Aviator in 1911 and over the following decades [...]

By |May 13th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Pioneer Aviator & Georgia Native – Admiral John H. Towers

Euharlee Elementary wins System Wide Recycling Contest by Collecting 123,322 LBS. of Recycled Materials

Press Release: Bartow Beautiful has announced the winners of the 2018-19 School Recycling Contest, and it should come as no surprise to those folks who have been following past winners and recycling trends.  In what is becoming somewhat like the New England Patriots winning the Superbowl, or at least always being top contenders, Euharlee Elementary [...]

By |May 9th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Euharlee Elementary wins System Wide Recycling Contest by Collecting 123,322 LBS. of Recycled Materials

Bartow County Man Charged With Employing and Exploiting Illegal Aliens

Juan Antonio Perez Press Release ROME, Ga. - Juan Antonio Perez has been indicted on charges that his construction company, Aztec Framing, which operated in northwest Georgia and eastern Tennessee, profited by employing illegal aliens and paying them below-market wages. He has also been charged with being an illegal alien in possession of 14 firearms.  [...]

By |May 9th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow County Man Charged With Employing and Exploiting Illegal Aliens

COUNTY LEADERS GRADUATE FROM THE GEORGIA ACADEMY FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Bartow County graduates at the May 7, 2019 ceremony included: Penny Davis, Lori Dowdy, Mecole Ledbetter, and Cary Roth. May 8, 2019 The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Bartow County graduates from the 2018 Region 1 Multi-Day Training Program.  Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, [...]

By |May 8th, 2019|General|Comments Off on COUNTY LEADERS GRADUATE FROM THE GEORGIA ACADEMY FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

City of Cartersville Received Ransomware Attack

P Press Release: The City of Cartersville Received Ransomware Attack May 6, 2019 - The City of Cartersville received a ransomware attack over the weekend.  While the City is operational, there are potentially some areas that have been impacted.  The City is working with authorities as well as a third party consultant to remedy any [...]

By |May 6th, 2019|General|Comments Off on City of Cartersville Received Ransomware Attack

Fatal Accident Update, Griffin Rd. and Law Rd.

We have more information about an accident that claimed the life of a Cartersville woman Thursday.  Thirty four year old, Candace Redd of Cartersville died in the crash that occurred at approximately 3:55 p.m.  According to Georgia State Patrol Reports, a 2009 Nissan Altima driven by Redd was traveling south on Griffin Road, north of [...]

By |May 3rd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Fatal Accident Update, Griffin Rd. and Law Rd.

Bartow County Lowers Unemployment Rate to 3.5% for March 2019

Press Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Bartow County’s unemployment rate and unemployment claims both fell in March. At the same time, all annual numbers for Bartow County remainpositive, preliminary numbers show. “We are moving into the Spring with a strong jobs report,” Butler said. “The national economy is booming. Georgia is [...]

By |May 2nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow County Lowers Unemployment Rate to 3.5% for March 2019

GBI Investigates the Death of a Cartersville Infant

While no arrests have been made, state law enforcement officials have launched an investigation into the death of a Cartersville newborn.  According to a statement from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, on Thursday, May 2, 2019, the GBI Calhoun Office was requested to conduct a death investigation of a one-month-old in Cartersville, GA. An autopsy [...]

By |May 2nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on GBI Investigates the Death of a Cartersville Infant