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Highway 41 Lane Closure Postponed Until November 8

Construction of the U.S. Highway 41 interchange will close the southbound ramp from Highway 41 to Tennessee Street beginning Friday, November 8th. Traffic headed south on Highway 41 will detour down Felton Road to get to Tennessee Street while crews build a new Highway 41 southbound ramp to Tennessee Street. The old ramp will be [...]

By |November 1st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Highway 41 Lane Closure Postponed Until November 8

Hepatitis A still spreading in Bartow County

Public health officials have confirmed 53 cases of hepatitis A among Bartow County residents since June 2018 and are continuing to urge vaccination against the highly contagious liver infection for people most at risk of the vaccine-preventable disease, especially illicit (injection and non-injection) drug users, individuals who have recently been in jail or prison, and [...]

By |November 1st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Hepatitis A still spreading in Bartow County

Two Booked on Cruelty to Children Charges

Ruben Luis McCann Cartersville Police arrested 28-year-old Ruben Luis McCain of Cartersville and booked him into the county jail early Monday morning for multiple charges including aggravated assault and two counts of cruelty to children in the first degree for allegedly maliciously causing a child under the age of 18 cruel or excessive physical or [...]

By |October 22nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Two Booked on Cruelty to Children Charges

Kidnapped Baby Found Safe – Suspect Arrested

Parrish Anthony Layman A report of a physical domestic issue at a residence on Gail Street near Adairsville on Thursday morning led to the arrest of a Cartersville man. The complainant advised that her child’s father (who is her ex-boyfriend 21-year-old Parrish Anthony Layman) was staying at the residence. She stated he became angry about [...]

By |October 18th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Kidnapped Baby Found Safe – Suspect Arrested

Updated Budgetel Information

We spoke to Budgetel General Manager Tisha Prater about how the shutdown started on Tuesday morning: She said that most people have gotten refunds for the nights already paid in advance and that the owner will try to reopen the extended stay hotel: Prater says that the tenants of Budgetel were a community: Budgetel resident [...]

By |October 15th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Updated Budgetel Information

Budgetel Inn Being Shut Down

The Bartow County Health Department informed Budgetel Inn on 35 Carson Loop near Cartersville on Tuesday morning at around 11:00 that they were being shut down and that its tenants were being given 24 hours to vacate the premises. We spoke with Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor on the matter: He said that people in [...]

By |October 15th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Budgetel Inn Being Shut Down

Firefighter Charged with 16 Felonies Including Arson

Carey Lee Wolfe A Bartow County firefighter has been arrested on 16 different felony charges, including arson. On October 4th at 4:40 in the afternoon, the Bartow County Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire at 111 Old Mill Road near White. An arson investigator was then summoned to the scene. A witness stated [...]

By |October 14th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Firefighter Charged with 16 Felonies Including Arson

Road Repair on Highway 411 to Close One Westbound Lane

Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be repairing a one-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 411 in Bartow County on Tuesday, October 15. Motorists can expect some delays while the roadwork is underway. The project should be completed Tuesday, as long as the weather cooperates. The approximate times of the work on Tuesday will be [...]

By |October 11th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Road Repair on Highway 411 to Close One Westbound Lane

Hear Entire Cartersville Mayoral Forum Here

Nicole Butler Matt Santini Here is the discussion between two of the three candidates running for Mayor of Cartersville. We made multiple attempts to speak with candidate Barbara Jackson through the contact information furnished to us by the Bartow County Elections Office, but she did not return our calls. Part One Part Two

By |October 10th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Hear Entire Cartersville Mayoral Forum Here

Carrollton Capsizes Cass

The Cass Colonles (3-3, 2-2) fell to the Carrollton Trojans by a score of 50-14 on Friday night. Carrollton quarterback Myles Morris threw five touchdown passes on the evening, as Colonel defense was unable to stop the Trojan aerial assault. Terrell Carmichael caught two of Morris’ touchdown passes in the contest. Logan Nelson and Triston [...]

By |October 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Carrollton Capsizes Cass