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Bartow School Board Expresses Dismay Over Remarks

On Wednesday night, the Bartow County Board of Education unanimously approved a statement expressing dismay over remarks made by board member Terry Lee Eggert on social media regarding protesters and demonstrators following the death of George Floyd. Here is Board Member Anna Sullivan. You can hear more about the meeting during our local newscasts throughout [...]

By |July 8th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Bartow School Board Expresses Dismay Over Remarks

Bartow School To Open Distance Learning Registration

Parents and guardians will be able to officially sign up their children for distance learning on July 9th with the Bartow County School system. Those who choose that as the instructional method they want for the upcoming school year will be able to pick it for all or part of the year. Bartow County School [...]

By |July 6th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Bartow School To Open Distance Learning Registration

COVID Cases Update

As of 2:50 Monday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 788 COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Bartow County, which is 14 more than yesterday. They also reported Bartow County had 160 hospitalizations, with 42 deaths. That is no hospitalizations since Saturday and no deaths since June 27th. The link for more specifics is [...]

By |July 6th, 2020|General|Comments Off on COVID Cases Update

COVID Cases Update (07/05)

As of 2:50 Sunday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 774 COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Bartow County, which is nine more than yesterday. They also reported Bartow County had 160 hospitalizations, with 42 deaths. That is no hospitalizations since yesterday and no deaths since June 27th. The link for more specifics is https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report.

By |July 5th, 2020|General|Comments Off on COVID Cases Update (07/05)

COVID Cases Update (07/04)

As of 2:50 Saturday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 765 COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Bartow County, which is 19 more than yesterday. They also reported Bartow County had 160 hospitalizations, with 42 deaths. That is one hospitalization since yesterday and no deaths since June 27th. The link for more specifics is [...]

By |July 4th, 2020|General|Comments Off on COVID Cases Update (07/04)

Local Senator Named To National Advisory Board

Bruce Thompson The U.S. Small Business Administration appointed local state senator Bruce Thompson to the National Small Business Development Centers Advisory Board Wednesday. The SBDC Advisory Board is appointed to advise, counsel, and confer with the Associate Administrator of the Office of Small Business Development Centers in carrying out the SBDC program under Section 21 [...]

By |July 4th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Local Senator Named To National Advisory Board

COVID Cases Update

As of 3:22 Friday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health reports Bartow County saw an increase of 19 COVID-19 confirmed cases, which brings the county’s total to 746 cases since testing began in March. Out of those confirmed cases, Bartow County has had 159 hospitalizations, with 42 total deaths. That is one hospitalization since [...]

By |July 3rd, 2020|General|Comments Off on COVID Cases Update

Status of Upcoming Local School Year

Are local schools going to reopen? When are they going to reopen? What is school going to look like? The Cartersville and Bartow County school boards discussed those very questions in meetings at the Cartersville High gymnasium and Bartow Schools central office respectively on Monday. The Georgia Department of Education and Georgia Department of Public [...]

By |June 29th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Status of Upcoming Local School Year

Grandma Jailed After Reportedly Trying To Shoot Someone

Carroll Yvonne Taylor 56-year-old Carroll Yvonne Taylor was booked into the county jail Sunday morning for aggravated assault involving the use of a firearm, family violence simple battery, cruelty to a child in the third degree, and criminal trespass damage to property in connection to an incident which allegedly occurred at her apartment on Evergreen [...]

By |June 29th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Grandma Jailed After Reportedly Trying To Shoot Someone

BCSO Mourns Deputy

It is with great sadness and heartache that the Bartow County Sheriff's Office reports the loss of Deputy Matt Aliberti (age 39). He passed away at home Monday morning due to medical issues. Deputy Aliberti served in the Army for six years before joining the Sheriff’s Office in 2016. Deputy Aliberti was a K-9 patrol [...]

By |June 22nd, 2020|General|Comments Off on BCSO Mourns Deputy