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Bartow School Board Rescinds Taxation Resolution

A resolution that was passed by the Bartow County Board of Education almost 22 months ago garnered the most conversation during a business meeting at their central office on Monday night. On March 20th 2017, the board approved a taxation resolution presented by former Superintendent John Harper with a three to two vote resolving that [...]

By |January 14th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow School Board Rescinds Taxation Resolution

Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested in Cartersville

Joshua Jonmichael Bullock A Bartow County deputy was dispatched to the area of Budgetel Inn on Carson Loop in Cartersville on Thursday at 2:02 p.m. in reference to a suspect who was wanted in Cobb County for armed robbery hiding in the wood line. A male was located lying underneath a dead tree [...]

By |January 14th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested in Cartersville

City of White Chief of Police Resigned; New One Appointed

During the White City Council meeting on Monday night, WBHF learned that White Chief of Police Dane Hunter resigned from his position on December 26th. Here is the pdf of his resignation letter (20190108082118225) We have reached out to Mayor Kim Billue for comment. After an executive session, the city council appointed Sergeant Chris Barnes [...]

By |January 8th, 2019|General|Comments Off on City of White Chief of Police Resigned; New One Appointed

Man Claims He Was Robbed at Gunpoint at Lake Allatoona

A complainant met with a Bartow County deputy at First Baptist Church Emerson on Franklin Loop on Tuesday. He said someone stole his shotgun at gunpoint while he was at the Old Highway 41 #1 Day Use Area at Lake Allatoona off North Main Street in Acworth on the morning of December 30th. He said [...]

By |January 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Man Claims He Was Robbed at Gunpoint at Lake Allatoona

Acworth Woman Arrested For False Crime Report

Sara Rachel Adams On Tuesday at 7:40 a.m., Bartow County deputies responded in wet and foggy conditions to a residence on North Main Street in Acworth due to 31-year-old Sara Adams calling 911 and reporting that unknown persons were actively breaking into her house. She told dispatch that someone was knocking on the [...]

By |January 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Acworth Woman Arrested For False Crime Report

Cartersville Man Arrested After Vehicle Chase

Tyler Lee Roden A red SUV that was involved in an accident with a car at the intersection of Mac Johnson Road and Joe Frank Harris Parkway led law enforcement on a vehicle pursuit on the night of December 27th. The SUV had severe damage to a rear end due to the accident [...]

By |December 30th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Man Arrested After Vehicle Chase

Election of Scoggins Officially Certified

Today, Georgia Secretary of State Robyn A. Crittenden certified the election results of the December 18th State House District 14 Special Primary Election. In accordance with state law, Bartow and Floyd counties have submitted their certified election results. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 21-2-499, after receipt of certified election results from the county election superintendents, the [...]

By |December 28th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Election of Scoggins Officially Certified

Man Wanted For Allegedly Strangling And Knocking Out Tooth Of Girlfriend

Bartow County deputies were dispatched to a residence on Spruce Lane in Cartersville on Monday afternoon in reference to a domestic dispute. The alleged victim stated that her and her boyfriend Byron Pope got into a verbal argument inside a camper on the property that became physical. She said she tried to scream for help, [...]

By |December 19th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Man Wanted For Allegedly Strangling And Knocking Out Tooth Of Girlfriend

Report On Monday’s Violent Crime Incident

Jimmy Thomas May Jr. Bartow County deputies were dispatched to a residence on State Route 61 in Cartersville on Monday morning in reference to a report of aggravated assault. The alleged victim said that she and her live-in boyfriend, 27-year-old Jimmy May Junior, had gotten into an argument about the whereabouts of his [...]

By |December 19th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Report On Monday’s Violent Crime Incident

Scoggins Wins State House Seat

Mitchell Scoggins has won the special Republican primary for the State Representative District 14 seat vacated by Christian Coomer, who was appointed to serve as a judge on the Appellate Court of Georgia. The unofficial results have Scoggins receiving 2,048 votes, which was 64.54% of all votes cast. Ken Coomer finished with 893 votes. Nickie [...]

By |December 18th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Scoggins Wins State House Seat