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84 Lumber Celebrates Opening of Cartersville Truss Plant

84 Lumber, the nation’s largest privately held supplier of building materials, celebrated the opening of the truss plant on Riverside Drive across from Curtis Court in Cartersville yesterday. The plant serves Greater Atlanta residential and commercial builders, contractors, and professional remodelers. With thousands in annual housing starts in the past decade alone, Atlanta is one [read more...]

By |2024-06-13T10:22:02-04:00June 13th, 2024|General|Comments Off on 84 Lumber Celebrates Opening of Cartersville Truss Plant

Dine for Disaster Relief

On Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m., Texas Roadhouse, on the corner of Main Street Marketplace and East Main Street in Cartersville, will participate in the first Dine for Disaster Relief event for the American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia. They will donate a portion of their sales to the Northwest Georgia Chapter. The proceeds [read more...]

By |2024-06-04T07:42:38-04:00June 4th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Dine for Disaster Relief

Motorcyclist Killed In Bartow County This Morning

A motorcyclist was burnt beyond recognition in a fatal accident on U.S. 411 at Funkhouse Road north of Rydal this morning. The findings of a preliminary Georgia State Patrol investigation revealed that a yellow motorcycle was traveling south on 411 in the left lane. A blue commercial vehicle was traveling north on 411 in the [read more...]

By |2024-05-22T12:04:52-04:00May 22nd, 2024|General|Comments Off on Motorcyclist Killed In Bartow County This Morning

Interview with Sheriff Candidate / Election Reminder

Corey S. Lawrence, a Republican candidate for Bartow County Sheriff, sat down with Mike Garcia to discuss why citizens should vote for him. Listen to the interview by clicking on the play button below.   Incumbent Clark Millsap declined to speak about the election, saying his 24-year record speaks for itself. The General Primary/Nonpartisan election [read more...]

By |2024-05-20T10:01:54-04:00May 20th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Interview with Sheriff Candidate / Election Reminder

I-75 Crash Near Red Top Mountain Road Claimed Four Lives

Georgia State Patrol released preliminary information on Monday morning about a crash on I-75 southbound before Red Top Mountain Road on Sunday at around six p.m. that claimed four lives. Preliminary evidence at the scene indicates that a Kia van was traveling northbound on I-75 when, for reasons yet to be determined, it left the [read more...]

By |2024-05-20T07:37:27-04:00May 20th, 2024|General|Comments Off on I-75 Crash Near Red Top Mountain Road Claimed Four Lives

Savoy Automobile Museum Wins USA Today Accolade

Savoy Automobile Museum has been voted the Best Attraction for Car Lovers in the 2024 USA Today 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards! The contest began with a panel of travel experts selecting the top 20 nominees from around the country, then released it to the public for their vote. Savoy opened in December 2021 with a [read more...]

By |2024-05-14T11:45:15-04:00May 14th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Savoy Automobile Museum Wins USA Today Accolade

Cartersville Baseball Programming Note

The GHSA Class 5A State Baseball Quarterfinals matchups between Cartersville and Locust Grove has been moved to 6:30 tonight. Tune into AM 1450, 100.3 FM, wbhfradio.org, or the WBHF app starting at around 6:15 for the coverage.

By |2024-05-04T15:44:33-04:00May 4th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Baseball Programming Note

Wellness Event to Focus on Opioid Prevention

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia and Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District will host a community gathering designed to increase awareness of and connect residents to local resources available to help prevent opioid use, overdoses, and deaths. This free, family-friendly event, “Spring Into Wellness: An Opioid Prevention [read more...]

By |2024-05-03T13:19:35-04:00May 3rd, 2024|General|Comments Off on Wellness Event to Focus on Opioid Prevention

GBI Promotes Cartersville Resident to Toxicology Technical Leader

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announces the promotion of Cartersville resident James Gordon to Technical Leader of the Toxicology Section of the Crime Lab at GBI Headquarters. Gordon will be responsible for training scientist trainees and continuing to train current scientists to keep them up to date with toxicology methodologies and best practices. He will [read more...]

By |2024-04-26T10:27:01-04:00April 26th, 2024|General|Comments Off on GBI Promotes Cartersville Resident to Toxicology Technical Leader

Bullets Damage Two Homes on Jenny Lane

Numerous bullets damaged two homes and three vehicles on Jenny Lane near Cartersville before 12:41 a.m. on Wednesday. Deputies reportedly located numerous shell casings on the roadway in front of the residences. One resident stated she thought she heard someone knocking on the windows of her house. She said that once she got to looking [read more...]

By |2024-04-26T05:45:15-04:00April 26th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Bullets Damage Two Homes on Jenny Lane