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Friday Morning Accident Causes Delays

An accident on Friday morning around 6:30 caused major traffic delays for those traveling southbound on I-75. According to GSP reports, a small passenger truck was attempting to enter I-75 southbound on the on-ramp from Cassville White Road. The driver of the small passenger truck, lost control causing it to spin out of control as [...]

By |2021-01-08T12:24:35-05:00January 8th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Friday Morning Accident Causes Delays

Cartersville’s Dream Season Meets Devilish End

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes fell short of their fifth state championship on Wednesday, as they fell to the Warner Robins Demons 62-28. Everything started off better than what many could envision for the Canes when Sam Phillips took the opening kickoff 94 yards into the end zone for an early 7-0 lead just 14 seconds [...]

By |2020-12-30T18:10:38-05:00December 30th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Cartersville’s Dream Season Meets Devilish End

Fatal Fire Saturday in Bartow

PRESS RELEASE:   Bartow County Fire & Emergency Services reports with a heavy heart that crews were called to the area of Clark Circle near Glade Rd. at 11:50 Saturday to a reported mobile home fire with a possible child inside. An off duty Firefighter attempted to rescue the child but was unsuccessful. BCFES crews [...]

By |2020-12-26T15:20:21-05:00December 26th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Fatal Fire Saturday in Bartow

Fatal Fire Saturday Evening

The Bartow County Fire and Emergency Services and Cartersville Fire Department responded to a fatal fire on Saturday evening. According to information sent by Bartow County Fire and Emergency Services, the department responded to 41 Highland Way in reference to a structure fire with possible entrapment. The Cartersville Fire Department responded with automatic aid to [...]

By |2020-12-21T16:29:41-05:00December 21st, 2020|General|Comments Off on Fatal Fire Saturday Evening

Woodstock Man Arrested, Charged With Murder

According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, Bryan Ray Moodie (38) of Woodstock, Georgia has been taken into custody and charged with the Murder and Aggravated Assault of his mother, Katrina Kay Garrity (62) also of Woodstock. At approximately 1900 hours, on Sunday, December 20, 2020, Bartow County Deputies and Investigators responded to 79 Greatwood Drive NE, [...]

By |2020-12-21T11:03:13-05:00December 21st, 2020|General|Comments Off on Woodstock Man Arrested, Charged With Murder

Cartersville Downs Coffee; Eyes State Championship

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes defeated the Coffee Trojans 24-17 on Friday night to advance to the Class 5A state championship on December 30th. Cartersville scored first as it marched 75 yards down the field in just over seven minutes on its opening drive. Quarterback Carlos Del Rio-Wilson scored on the 2-yard plunge to put the [...]

By |2020-12-18T21:47:48-05:00December 18th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Downs Coffee; Eyes State Championship

Cartersville Rallies, Advances In Playoff Thriller

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes rallied from 14 points down in the first quarter to defeat the Ware County Gators 34-31 on Friday night to advance in the semi-finals of the GHSA Class 5A playoffs. Thomas Castellanos proved to be a tough quarterback to contain for the Cartersville defense. The dual-threat quarterback scored the game’s first [...]

By |2020-12-11T22:00:09-05:00December 11th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Rallies, Advances In Playoff Thriller

Cartersville Heads Into Quarterfinals

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes continued their playoff run with a 31-19 win over the St. Pius Golden Lions on Friday night. The first quarter seemed to indicate that both teams would be in a virtual stalemate throughout, as the game’s first 12 minutes did not see a score, but, instead, saw one turnover apiece. The [...]

By |2020-12-04T22:05:04-05:00December 4th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Heads Into Quarterfinals

Adairsville Eliminated By Dawson County

The Adairsville Tigers were eliminated in the first round of the GHSA Class AAA football playoffs Friday night with a 45-31 loss to Dawson County. Adairsville, the No. 2 seed from Region 6, fell behind 21-3 with just under nine minutes left in the second quarter and a blowout seemed inevitable. The local Tigers then [...]

By |2020-11-27T22:12:59-05:00November 27th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Adairsville Eliminated By Dawson County

Cartersville Advances to Second Round

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes advanced into the second round of the GHSA Class 5A football playoffs on Friday night with a 49-6 win over Jackson-Atlanta. Cartersville, the No. 2 seed from Region 7, took an early lead and never let off the gas in the first quarter. Quante Jennings capped off the opening drive for [...]

By |2020-11-27T21:54:14-05:00November 27th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Advances to Second Round