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Update: Murder Suspect Burglary Arrest

Tabares Tony Wadley The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has added burglary, three counts of felony theft by shoplifting, and misdemeanor theft by shoplifting to his original criminal damage to property in the second degree charge. BCSO has not responded to our inquiry as to how many of the phones located in the truck was from [...]

By |January 18th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Update: Murder Suspect Burglary Arrest

Murder Suspect Arrested in Unrelated Incident

Tabares Tony Wadley A murder suspect was arrested by Bartow County deputies this week in an unrelated incident. A store manager at Walmart on Market Place Boulevard near Cartersville told a Bartow County deputy Tuesday at 2:25 a.m., that a black male had been breaking into secured cabinets and trying to get mobile phones out [...]

By |January 16th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Murder Suspect Arrested in Unrelated Incident

Local Dies in Hit & Run, Suspect Arrested

The Cobb County Police Department is investigating a hit and run that killed a Bartow County man. The accident occurred on Wednesday at 2:26 a.m. on Cobb Parkway north of Lake Acworth Drive. A white 2018 Dodge Caravan, occupied by a father and son, was travelling north on Cobb Parkway approaching North Shores Road. The [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Local Dies in Hit & Run, Suspect Arrested

Statement From Cartersville Schools Concerning Senior Tax Exemption

School Board president Kelley Dial read the following at the Board of Education business meeting Monday night: We value exceptional public education. We cherish each student and employee of the Cartersville City Schools. We strive to act as thoughtful stewards of this unique community’s children and tax dollars. Together we comprise a seven-member, nonpartisan board [...]

By |January 13th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Statement From Cartersville Schools Concerning Senior Tax Exemption

Man Wanted For Kidnapping & Stalking Arrested

Julian Delmont Rockett A local man was arrested Monday afternoon after being wanted for multiple felonies for almost six months. 21-year-old Julian Delmont Rockett of Acworth was booked into the Bartow County Jail for kidnapping, aggravated stalking, burglary, two counts of felony terroristic threats and acts, and misdemeanor failure to appear. A complainant advised that [...]

By |January 7th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Man Wanted For Kidnapping & Stalking Arrested

Gunman Hits Residence & Vehicles on Mac Johnson Road

A man stated he was smoking a cigarette outside his front porch on Mac Johnson Road near Cartersville Thursday night, when he was shot at. He stated a black Nissan Car was driving really slow, when an unknown male yelled "Happy New Year ****** *****" and fired four shots. The hood of one of the [...]

By |January 5th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Gunman Hits Residence & Vehicles on Mac Johnson Road

Preliminary Report on Thursday’s Fatal Accident

A local man was killed in a traffic accident in Cartersville Thursday morning. At around 7:25, 64-year-old Ricky Kilgore of Cartersville was driving a 2005 Dodge Neon east on Collins Drive. According to the Georgia State Patrol, Kilgore tried to make a right turn onto Joe Frank Harris Parkway when a 2015 Dodge Ram, driven [...]

By |January 3rd, 2020|General|Comments Off on Preliminary Report on Thursday’s Fatal Accident

Lidl Backs Out of Bartow

Lidl, the German global discount supermarket chain, announced Friday it will build a regional distribution center in Covington. The announcement marks a change in direction, as it announced on June 26th, 2017 that it would open a distribution center and regional headquarters in Phase Two of the Highland 75 Industrial Park in Bartow County. Lidl [...]

By |January 3rd, 2020|General|Comments Off on Lidl Backs Out of Bartow

EMT Stabbed At Cartersville Medical Center

Hillman William Carson A Metro Atlanta EMT was stabbed in the neck with a pocket knife in Bartow County Sunday morning. He received a non-life threatening injury. The ambulance service transported 60-year-old Hillman William Carson of Kingston to Cartersville Medical Center for a mental evaluation. Cartersville Police followed the ambulance to the hospital due to [...]

By |December 30th, 2019|General|Comments Off on EMT Stabbed At Cartersville Medical Center

Love Triangle Leads To Arrest

Zackery Brandon Hardman A Bartow County love triangle became violent Thursday and led to an arrest. Bartow County deputies were dispatched to a residence on Stone Mill Drive near Cartersville at 1:48 p.m. While en route, a deputy was advised that the suspect, 28-year-old Zackery Brandon Hardman of Cartersville, left the scene driving a green [...]

By |December 20th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Love Triangle Leads To Arrest