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Special Weather Statement

An extended period of unseasonably hot temperatures across north and central Georgia can be expected through Memorial Day weekend and the middle of next week. Widespread high temperatures in the mid to upper 90s are expected, with some locations exceeding 100 degrees - especially along and south of a Columbus to Macon to Warrenton line [...]

By |May 24th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Special Weather Statement

Euharlee Announces Finalists for Police Chief

The Euharlee City Council narrowed the search for the city’s new chief of police to two during a called meeting at City Hall on Tuesday night. The two finalists are current Euharlee deputy chief William Yee and Powder Springs Lieutenant Jody Matthews. The position came open after the retirement of Lee New on May 1st. [...]

By |May 21st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Euharlee Announces Finalists for Police Chief

SCMS To Become Red Top Middle School

It’s official. The Bartow County School Board approved the facility rebranding name change of South Central Middle School to Red Top Middle School during a business meeting Monday night. Miners will replace Chieftains as the school nickname. The school colors will be red, silver, and white. No official logo has been selected yet. The committee [...]

By |May 20th, 2019|General|Comments Off on SCMS To Become Red Top Middle School

Aragon Home Reportedly Shot In Possible Connection to Burglary

A complainant stated a suspect entered his barn on Sewell Road in Aragon on May 11th and stole his red Yamaha ATV and Echo backpack leaf blower. He said the suspect stated that if he contacted law enforcement, something would happen. The complainant said Thursday night at around 8:00, he heard gunshots outside. He showed [...]

By |May 20th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Aragon Home Reportedly Shot In Possible Connection to Burglary

Cartersville Man Charged With Aggravated Battery

James Edward Lanier A Bartow County deputy was dispatched to Cartersville Medical Center on Joe Frank Harris Parkway on Friday in reference to a domestic report. The alleged victim stated 59-year-old James Edward Lanier had been drinking, started getting mad, and yelling. As she was walking outside their residence on Macra Drive in Cartersville, James [...]

By |May 20th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Man Charged With Aggravated Battery

Two Cartersville Residents Injured in Cobb County Accident

The Cobb County Police Department’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program Unit is investigating a traffic collision with injuries that occurred on Cobb Parkway at Creekside Village in the City of Acworth on Thursday at 12:16 p.m. Per investigators, a red 2006 Mack dump truck, operated by 48-year-old James Brown of Cartersville, was traveling north on Cobb [...]

By |May 17th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Two Cartersville Residents Injured in Cobb County Accident

Cartersville Fire Hydrant Testing

The City of Cartersville Fire Department is partnering with the City of Cartersville Water Department again over the next several weeks as the fire hydrant testing process begins for 2019. Since hydrants do not get used on a regular basis, testing the hydrants helps identify any problems so they can be corrected, saving the Fire [...]

By |May 17th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Fire Hydrant Testing

Cartersville Teacher of the Year

Chris McSwain Cartersville Middle School 6th grade math teacher Mr. Chris McSwain was named Cartersville School System teacher of the year on Wednesday afternoon. The announcement was made at Taverna Mediterranean Grill during a teacher of the year luncheon sponsored by Renasant Bank. McSwain graduated from Cartersville High in 2000. This is his third year [...]

By |May 15th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Teacher of the Year

Man Charged With Strangulation In Front Of Kids

Joey Dewayne Lee Bartow County deputies were dispatched to investigate a physical domestic dispute that allegedly occurred at a residence on McKaskey Creek Road in Cartersville on Sunday night. The complainant stated her husband, 45-year-old Joey Dewayne Lee, was very drunk and started yelling for no reason when their family sat down for dinner. She [...]

By |May 15th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Man Charged With Strangulation In Front Of Kids

Woman Charged With Stabbing Coworker

Ashley Canedra Aker A Rome woman was arrested on Monday for allegedly assaulting a coworker at Toyo Tire on Highway 411 in White on the afternoon of April 30th. The victim stated he had been told that someone had said something about him and the rumor was started by coworker Ashley Canedra Aker. When he [...]

By |May 8th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Woman Charged With Stabbing Coworker