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Two Die on U.S. 411 Monday Afternoon

A 2005 Jeep Cherokee was traveling east on U.S. 411 in the right lane approaching Alford Road. The driver then entered the left lane, suddenly overcorrected, and caused the vehicle to travel off of the south shoulder of the roadway. The vehicle rotated and overturned several times before striking a tree on the top driver's [...]

By |July 22nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Two Die on U.S. 411 Monday Afternoon

Bartow Schools Set Tentative Millage Rate

The Bartow County Board of Education unanimously approved a 2019 tentative millage rate of 18.75 mils during a called meeting at their central office Monday afternoon. This is a 0.1 mil decrease from the 18.85 mils enacted last year. This means that if the fair market value of your home either stayed the same or [...]

By |July 22nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow Schools Set Tentative Millage Rate

Adairsville PD and Others Help Prevent Tragedy

Adairsville Police responded to the State Route 140 overpass at I-75 on Sunday at around 10:30 in regards to a man on the ledge. Officers did observe a man on the outside of the ledge of the overpass. The man did not want to talk to officers and warned them not to approach him. One [...]

By |July 22nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Adairsville PD and Others Help Prevent Tragedy

Bartow Schools & Cartersville Medical Partner For Magnet Program

The Bartow County School System announced an exclusive partnership with Cartersville Medical Center during a work session at their central office Monday afternoon. Cartersville Medical Center will be the healthcare sponsoring facility for the Center for Advanced Studies in Medical Sciences at Woodland High School. During the upcoming school year, the school system anticipates the [...]

By |July 15th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow Schools & Cartersville Medical Partner For Magnet Program

Child Left Alone At Pool For Hours – Mother Arrested

Rolonda Latrice Betts On Sunday afternoon, a Bartow County deputy was dispatched to the community pool of the Evergreen at the Vineyards Apartment Homes on Sheffield Place in reference to an eight-year-old boy who had been left by himself for several hours. The complainant advised the boy was there when he got there at around [...]

By |July 10th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Child Left Alone At Pool For Hours – Mother Arrested

LakePoint Sports Announces PlaySight Partnership

LakePoint Sports and PlaySight Interactive are thrilled to announce a significant new technology partnership today, as PlaySight becomes the campus’s live streaming video technology partner. PlaySight makes baseball diamonds, courts, fields, gyms, and rinks across the world ‘Smart’ through its high-performance AI software, connected camera technology, and live streaming video capabilities. This partnership will establish [...]

By |July 9th, 2019|General|Comments Off on LakePoint Sports Announces PlaySight Partnership

City School Board Recommends Historic Low Millage Rate

The Cartersville School Board approved Superintendent Marc Feuerbach's recommendation to the City of Cartersville the rollback millage rate of 14.576 mils during their business meeting at their office building Monday night. This recommendation is provided there is not a significant change to the preliminary tax digest of $1,058,075,133. It will now be up to the [...]

By |July 8th, 2019|General|Comments Off on City School Board Recommends Historic Low Millage Rate

Adairsville Traffic Enforcement Leads To Arrest

Dazmyn Lashawn Darden Adairsville Police arrested 23-year-old Dazmyn Darden of Cedartown during a traffic stop on State Route 140 at Old Highway 140 Wednesday morning for multiple charges including possession of a controlled substance in schedule one, possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance in schedule one, possession of cocaine, possession with intent to [...]

By |July 3rd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Adairsville Traffic Enforcement Leads To Arrest

Fired Voestalpine Employee Arrested On Site With Gun

Rayvon Niyeem Johnson Bartow County deputies were dispatched to Voestalpine near White on Saturday morning at 7:59 due to a subject refusing to leave and threatening to shoot people. A witness stated that 29-year-old Rayvon Niyeem Johnson of Cartersville was fired the day before and went back to work that morning. Johnson was told to [...]

By |July 2nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Fired Voestalpine Employee Arrested On Site With Gun

Anonymous Tip Leads to Drug Arrest

An anonymous caller advised E-911 at 9:51 Friday morning about a maroon 1999 wheelchair-accessible van with a disabled parking permit traveling from Marietta to Somerset Club Drive off State Route 20 Spur with a large shipment of marijuana and crack cocaine. The caller advised the van would get off I-75 at exit 290 in around [...]

By |June 25th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Anonymous Tip Leads to Drug Arrest