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Updated COVID-19 Numbers

As of seven p.m. Monday, the Georgia Department of Public Health has announced a total of 3,028 COVID-19 Confirmed Cases statewide, 125 of those in Bartow County. Bartow County has had the sixth highest number of cases, behind Fulton, DeKalb, Dougherty, Cobb, and Gwinnett counties. Out of the statewide total of COVID-19 confirmed cases, over [...]

By |March 30th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Updated COVID-19 Numbers

Cargo Stolen From Beer Trucks on Consecutive Days

A second cargo theft from a beer truck in two days occurred at TA on Cassville White Road near Cartersville early Friday morning. A truck driver was awoken by his truck shaking. He witnessed a white U-Haul box truck parked beside him and two white males in his trailer. When he yelled at them, they [...]

By |March 30th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Cargo Stolen From Beer Trucks on Consecutive Days

Man Arrested After Tense Terroristic Situation

John James Ford A tense terroristic incident was resolved without injury early Saturday morning. A woman ran to a neighboring residence on Penny Court near Cartersville because she said her husband, 61-year-old John James Ford, had a handgun and told her that he was going to kill her. She also said if she called law [...]

By |March 30th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Man Arrested After Tense Terroristic Situation

Latest Georgia COVID-19 Numbers

As of seven p.m. Thursday, the Georgia Department of Public Health has noted 1,643 confirmed cases of COVID-19 – 93 of those in Bartow County. About 31 percent of the state total have been hospitalized and over three percent have died. Cartersville Medical Center currently has eight patients that are positive for COVID-19 who remain [...]

By |March 26th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Latest Georgia COVID-19 Numbers

Three Arrested For Assault and Botched Robbery

Austin Lee McCorkle Deidra Nichole Cornish Erric Jacoby Adam Pittman Three Cartersville residents were arrested after an alleged victim said he had been pistol whipped and robbed at a vacant house near Cartersville on March 20th. A deputy at the scene did see two lacerations on the victim’s right cheek area with some dried blood [...]

By |March 26th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Three Arrested For Assault and Botched Robbery

Statement from Local Health Director

This is a difficult, uncertain, and frightening time. Our job now, everyone’s job, is to bear what we’re all feeling and take appropriate action to help protect our families and loved ones, ourselves, our communities, and, for many of us, our employees. Many of our Northwest Georgia workplaces, some with large numbers of employees, have [...]

By |March 26th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Statement from Local Health Director

Bartow County & Cartersville Add to State of Emergency

The third addendum can be found on the link below: 3rd-Addendum-to-Declaration-of-EmergencyDownload The City of Cartersville has also released the following information: City-of-Cartersville-C19-March-26thDownload

By |March 26th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Bartow County & Cartersville Add to State of Emergency

Bartow School Board Names New Kingston Elementary Principal

Mrs. Allison LaRue Bartow County School System Superintendent Dr. Phillip Page was excited during the school board meeting at the central office Monday night to announce the new Principal of Kingston Elementary School, Mrs. Allison LaRue. LaRue was the Assistant Principal at Clear Creek Elementary School. She takes over for Mrs. Philena Johnson, who resigned. [...]

By |March 23rd, 2020|General|Comments Off on Bartow School Board Names New Kingston Elementary Principal

Bartow County, Cartersville, & Adairsville Clamp Down on Social Gatherings

Bartow County, and the cities of Cartersville & Adairsville have enacted an emergency ordinance that has shut down all bars, restaurants, and other places of business where individuals gather for social events of over ten people including movie theaters, museums, gyms, and other recreation facilities. This will be in effect for at least 15 days. [...]

By |March 20th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Bartow County, Cartersville, & Adairsville Clamp Down on Social Gatherings

Cartersville Mayor Speaks To Community

The Cartersville City Council met at City Hall Thursday night for a work session and business meeting while following CDC guidelines in regards to the coronavirus pandemic. Before they went over their agenda items, Mayor Matt Santini spoke about city services: Santini also addressed local businesses: We will have more during our local newscasts throughout [...]

By |March 19th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Mayor Speaks To Community