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Cartersville Man Reportedly Stabbed Minnesota Bus Driver

Brandon Tyler Collins The state of Minnesota charged a Cartersville man Thursday after authorities say he stabbed a Metro Transit driver repeatedly with a pen and screwdriver. The Pioneer Press reports that 22-year-old Brandon Tyler Collins was charged with second-degree assault and obstructing transit operations. Metro Transit and St. Paul police responded to [...]

By |2021-09-10T05:42:18-04:00September 10th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Man Reportedly Stabbed Minnesota Bus Driver

Cass Falls to Sequoyah

The Cass Colonels (1-2) lost to the Sequoyah Chiefs 37-23 on Friday night. Cass had a rough start, falling behind 7-0 early in the first quarter as Sequoya scored on an 11-yard rushing touchdown. Cass responded with a 35-yard field goal to make the score 7-3, but Sequoya came back and took a 14-3 lead [...]

By |2021-09-05T11:55:19-04:00September 5th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cass Falls to Sequoyah

Three Linked To Murder of an Adairsville Man

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation obtained arrest warrants for 35-year-old Christopher Napolean Barrett II of Dalton on Tuesday, August 17th for the murder of an Adairsville man. They are also charging him with felony theft by taking and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Law enforcement found Barrett in possession of David Casler-Tyrrell’s [...]

By |2021-08-20T23:55:59-04:00August 20th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Three Linked To Murder of an Adairsville Man

Man Accused Of Domestic Violence

James Eric Kelly Bartow County deputies arrested 41-year-old James Eric Kelly at his residence on Highway 411 near White on Tuesday night for aggravated assault resulting in strangulation, family violence battery, and three counts of cruelty to children in the third degree. A woman stated she tried to spank a child when Kelly [...]

By |2021-08-12T08:11:03-04:00August 12th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Man Accused Of Domestic Violence

4 Arrested After Alleged Stabbing

Bartow County deputies arrested four people possibly connected to a stabbing at a Mac Johnson Road residence near Cartersville. On Tuesday night, a man stated that he realized someone had stabbed him in his right hamstring during an altercation with a suspect over a missing phone. He then drove away in his truck [...]

By |2021-08-12T08:08:03-04:00August 12th, 2021|General|Comments Off on 4 Arrested After Alleged Stabbing

National Emergency Alert Test On August 11th

In coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) this summer. The national test will consist of two portions, testing WEA and EAS capabilities. Both tests will begin at 2:20 p.m. ET on Wednesday, August [...]

By |2021-08-09T05:56:53-04:00August 9th, 2021|General|Comments Off on National Emergency Alert Test On August 11th

Can You Still Vote In Bartow? Check Here

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced that he is taking another step to update voter lists to safeguard election integrity. Georgia election officials are sending notifications this week to voter files that have registered no contact with Georgia’s election system for at least five calendar years. Raffensperger instructed county election officials to mail no-contact notices [...]

By |2021-08-05T11:23:33-04:00August 5th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Can You Still Vote In Bartow? Check Here

Cartersville Mulls Over Property Tax Increase

The City of Cartersville today announces its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 4.49 percent over the rollback millage rate. For a home with a fair market value of $125,000, the property tax would increase by $6.25. Each year, the board of tax assessors is required to review the [...]

By |2021-08-04T12:02:36-04:00August 4th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Mulls Over Property Tax Increase

Man Reportedly Groped Females At Local Supermarket

Cartersville Police arrested Shelton Dewayne Markham of Shannon at Ingles at 825 West Avenue on Saturday night. Several witnesses reported seeing him grab several female’s buttocks. CPD reports that one witness attempted to hold Markham on the ground until officers arrived when Markham began stabbing him with his keys. Markham received one charge of aggravated [...]

By |2021-07-26T09:03:40-04:00July 25th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Man Reportedly Groped Females At Local Supermarket

Bartow County Fire Dedicates Station #5

The Bartow County Fire and Emergency Services held a station dedication ceremony and open house for Station 5 at 19 West Rocky Street in White on Friday morning. While they revamped the station last year, they waited until this year to do this due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The station will now be [...]

By |2021-07-23T12:04:04-04:00July 23rd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Bartow County Fire Dedicates Station #5