The Cartersville Police Department is seeking the public’s help locating Leah Elizabeth Penny. This disabled person was last seen on June 17th at QuikTrip on 1364 Joe Frank Harris Parkway. She is a 29-year-old white female about 5’4” and 165 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. She is bipolar and suffers from [read more...]
Authorities suspect a black male and another male of entering four unlocked vehicles at four residences on Long Island Drive, Foley Drive, and Innis Brook Circle near Cartersville early Thursday morning. The perpetrators reportedly stole a pistol, a bookbag containing weightlifting gear, two wallets with contents, and a jar of about $40 in change.
Omar Thompson A routine traffic stop turned dangerous in Adairsville on Tuesday morning.At around 6:30, an Adairsville Police officer initiated a traffic stop on a white 2015 Chevrolet Traverse traveling east on State Route 140 approaching Poplar Springs Road for traveling without valid insurance and canceled registration.As they approached Princeton Boulevard, the Traverse reportedly [read more...]
A gunshot victim flagged a Bartow County deputy at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources office in Red Top Mountain State Park on Thursday afternoon. The man had gunshot wounds to his lower stomach and an arm. While waiting for an ambulance, the victim said he was at a residence on Westwood Lane near Acworth [read more...]
Cartersville Police began conducting a death investigation in the parking lot of a commercial building at 15 Postelle Street on Friday morning. A complainant stated he observed a female moving around in a silver 2016 Ford Fusion at about 8 a.m. Thursday. He said that the car was still there when he left the parking [read more...]
WHAT: Weather permitting, the Old Grassdale Road bridge will be closed for repairs beginning on June 13. A detour will be set up during the repairs, which are scheduled to last about three months. WHEN: The Old Grassdale Road bridge will be closed starting on June 13. DETOUR: Traffic on the east side of the bridge will take [read more...]
Win or lose, Cartersville baseball’s last game is on Tuesday. After dropping Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader in the GHSA Class 5A State Championship series to Loganville 5-4, Cartersville scored a first-inning run on an infield error in Game 2 and right-hand pitcher Caden Carroll made it stand up in a 1-0 win. The doubleheader [read more...]
A jury convicted a Cartersville gang leader of federal charges connected to a nightclub shooting and the subsequent murder of a 17-year-old witness. They found Maurice Antonio Kent guilty of a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (or RICO) Conspiracy, violent crime in aid of racketeering, discharging a firearm during the commission of those violent [read more...]
Bartow 911 received a call from a subject stating there were two bombs inside Walmart on 101 Market Place Boulevard near Cartersville at around 2:54 Saturday afternoon. Walmart and the surrounding businesses evacuated their customers. The Walmart store manager requested to have explosive ordinance disposal K9s clear the business. The BCSO did not have an [read more...]
The audio from our discussion with Titus Nichols is below. The other candidate, Vanessa Parker, declined the opportunity to be on WBHF.