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2020 Bartow County Sheriff Election: Millsap, Jones Interviews

WBHF spoke with both individuals running for Bartow County Sheriff in the June 9th primary election. The incumbent, Sheriff Clark Millsap, will go up against challenger JJ Jones. WBHF was able to speak to both individuals running and conducted interviews to hear more about themselves, their visions, and why they thought they would be the [...]

By |May 26th, 2020|General|Comments Off on 2020 Bartow County Sheriff Election: Millsap, Jones Interviews

Girl, 5, Dies From Gunshot Wound, Report Released

WBHF obtained the incident report from Saturday evening when 5-year-old Ashley (Raegan) Danielle Roberts died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound while around her grandmother 47-year-old Kimberly Roberts and 50-year-old James Lillie. According to the report, BCSO deputies were dispatched to the area of 80 Chitwood Cove in White in reference to a gunshot wound to [...]

By |May 18th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Girl, 5, Dies From Gunshot Wound, Report Released

More Charges In Shooting Death of Child

More charges were given to 47-year-old Kimberly Roberts and 50-year-old James Lillie after 5-year-old Ashley (Raegan) Danielle Roberts died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Friday night. Both received charges of involuntary manslaughter, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and reckless conduct from the incident. Roberts was also charged with probation violation, an [...]

By |May 18th, 2020|General|Comments Off on More Charges In Shooting Death of Child

Local Man Charged With Murder

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office arrested Jason Monroe Eldridge of Cartersville and charged him murder and numerous other felonies, as a result of a home break-in last Wednesday. 86-year-old Calvin Lee was killed when Eldridge broke into his Floral Drive home last Wednesday evening. According to the police report, neighbors heard a commotion at the [...]

By |May 14th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Local Man Charged With Murder

UPDATE: Sheriff Comments on 5 Children Found Dead in Apartment in March

It has nearly been two months since the Bartow County Sheriff's Office discovered five children dead in a Stone Haven Falls apartment on March 30th, yet little is still known about the case. WBHF spoke to Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap on Monday, who said there is little he can release about the incident at [...]

By |May 13th, 2020|General|Comments Off on UPDATE: Sheriff Comments on 5 Children Found Dead in Apartment in March

Man Dies Following Home Assault

A man who was attacked in his home on Floral Drive in Cartersville on Wednesday evening died as a result of his injuries, according to Bartow County coroner Joel Guyton. 86-year-old Calvin lee was airlifted to an Atlanta area hospital but was unable to recover from the home invasion. The suspect has not yet been [...]

By |May 10th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Man Dies Following Home Assault

Police Chase Ends in Emerson

A police chase that started in cartersville ended in EMerson after a pit maneuver was used. A white, Ford F-150, did not maintain its lane on Thursday afternoon. When the deputy moved behind the truck, the driver made an abrupt lane change and almost struck another vehicle. The F-150 then made a right onto Church [...]

By |May 8th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Police Chase Ends in Emerson

Man Assaults Resident, Shot by Neighbor

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has taken custody of a local man who assaulted an elderly man and was shot by a neighbor. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, several persons called 911 in response to a disturbance in the area of Floral Drive just north of Cartersville just after 7PM Wednesday. When deputies arrived on [...]

By |May 8th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Man Assaults Resident, Shot by Neighbor

Georgia DPH Exceeds 100,000 COVID-19 Tests in 10 Days

PRESS RELEASE The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has reached its goal of testing 100,000 individuals in 10 days. More than 108,000 tests were processed since Commissioner Kathleen E. Toomey, M.D., M.P.H, set the DPH goal last week. “This is an important benchmark for Georgia as we work to stop the spread of COVID-19 [...]

By |May 8th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Georgia DPH Exceeds 100,000 COVID-19 Tests in 10 Days

Georgia Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan Takes Salary Cut

Today Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced he will cut his state salary by fourteen percent for the 2020-2021 budget cycle. “As we work through the budget process ahead of us it will be necessary for everyone to make sacrifices, and I will do my part and take a cut as well,” said Lt. Governor Duncan. [...]

By |May 6th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Georgia Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan Takes Salary Cut