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Terry Lee Eggert Discusses Thompson, Senior Tax Exemption

A lot of talk has surrounded Bartow County in the last week concerning House Bill 655, which concerns senior tax exemption. The bill was not passed and therefore will not be on the ballot in November for county citizens. WBHF's Earnestine Young-Jones spoke with Bartow County School Board member Terry Lee Eggert about State Senator [...]

By |June 29th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Terry Lee Eggert Discusses Thompson, Senior Tax Exemption

Senior Tax Exemption Passes for Cartersville, What’s Happens with County?

On Friday, the house approved Senate Bill 490 by a 156-to-1 vote, which means it will be on the ballot this Fall. The bill amends an Act to provide a homestead exemption from certain City of Cartersville ad valorem taxes for educational purposes in the amount of $28,000.00 of the assessed value of the homestead [...]

By |June 22nd, 2020|General|Comments Off on Senior Tax Exemption Passes for Cartersville, What’s Happens with County?

COVID-19 Update: June 21st

As of 2:50 Sunday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health reports Bartow County saw an increase of nine COVID-19 confirmed cases, which brings the county's total to 596 cases since testing began in March. Out of those confirmed cases, Bartow County has had 150 hospitalizations with 39 total deaths. There have not been any [...]

By |June 21st, 2020|General|Comments Off on COVID-19 Update: June 21st

COVID-19 Update: June 20th

As of 2:50 Saturday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health reports that Bartow County saw an increase of four COVID-19 confirmed cases, which brings the county's total to 587 cases since testing began in March. Out of the 587 confirmed cases, Bartow has had 150 hospitalizations with 39 total deaths. There have not been [...]

By |June 20th, 2020|General|Comments Off on COVID-19 Update: June 20th

Highway 41 Bridge Replacement in Adairsville Completed

Motorists traveling Highway 41 near Adairsville can now use a new bridge to cross over Old Highway 41 just south of the city. The replacement bridge was completed in May and built alongside the original bridge.Construction of the bridge began in late January 2018 was finished last month. Georgia Department of Transportation determined the older [...]

By |June 11th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Highway 41 Bridge Replacement in Adairsville Completed

CHS Announces Valedictorian, Salutatorian

PRESS RELEASE Cartersville High School announces Fardia Karim as the 2020 Valedictorian and names Mack Morris as the Salutatorian. Congratulations to both these outstanding students! Fardia has big plans. First, she will attend Georgia Institute of Technology in the fall. Majoring in biochemistry, she plans to go to medical school and pursue a career as [...]

By |June 11th, 2020|General|Comments Off on CHS Announces Valedictorian, Salutatorian

GSP Investigating Saturday Accident

One individual was transported to the hospital on Saturday following a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and a truck. According to information received by the Georgia State Patrol, the post is investigating the crash. The information obtained by WBHF states that a motorcycle was at a stop sign on Georgia State Route 293 (Cassville Road). [...]

By |June 2nd, 2020|General|Comments Off on GSP Investigating Saturday Accident

Aquafil USA Closed Over Weekend Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

WBHF had heard rumblings of a COVID-19 outbreak at a local Cartersville Plant. Aquafil USA, located at 1 Aquafil Drive in Cartersville, shut down its plant on Friday evening after having a couple of employees test positive for the coronavirus last week. WBHF spoke to Caitlin Jacobs, a recruiter at Aquafil who is assisting with [...]

By |June 2nd, 2020|General|Comments Off on Aquafil USA Closed Over Weekend Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

Adairsville Police Department Assists in High-Speed Chase

On Friday, Adairsville Police Department was notified by Bartow 911 that deputies with the Gordon County Sheriff's Office were in a vehicle pursuit on I-75 southbound with a black Nissan SUV with a New York license plate. The vehicle was traveling between 110-120 MPH and had also eluded the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office on I-75. One officer [...]

By |May 29th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Adairsville Police Department Assists in High-Speed Chase

Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Truck

The Georgia State Patrol released more information to WBHF concerning a pedestrian that was killed after being struck by a vehicle Friday morning. Just after 6:00 AM, a 2019 Ford-150 traveling north on Highway 41 in the left lane struck a female pedestrian wearing all black clothing, who was also traveling north in the left [...]

By |May 29th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Truck