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Budgetel Inn Being Shut Down

The Bartow County Health Department informed Budgetel Inn on 35 Carson Loop near Cartersville on Tuesday morning at around 11:00 that they were being shut down and that its tenants were being given 24 hours to vacate the premises. We spoke with Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor on the matter: He said that people in [...]

By |October 15th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Budgetel Inn Being Shut Down

Firefighter Charged with 16 Felonies Including Arson

Carey Lee Wolfe A Bartow County firefighter has been arrested on 16 different felony charges, including arson. On October 4th at 4:40 in the afternoon, the Bartow County Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire at 111 Old Mill Road near White. An arson investigator was then summoned to the scene. A witness stated [...]

By |October 14th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Firefighter Charged with 16 Felonies Including Arson

Road Repair on Highway 411 to Close One Westbound Lane

Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be repairing a one-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 411 in Bartow County on Tuesday, October 15. Motorists can expect some delays while the roadwork is underway. The project should be completed Tuesday, as long as the weather cooperates. The approximate times of the work on Tuesday will be [...]

By |October 11th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Road Repair on Highway 411 to Close One Westbound Lane

Hear Entire Cartersville Mayoral Forum Here

Nicole Butler Matt Santini Here is the discussion between two of the three candidates running for Mayor of Cartersville. We made multiple attempts to speak with candidate Barbara Jackson through the contact information furnished to us by the Bartow County Elections Office, but she did not return our calls. Part One Part Two

By |October 10th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Hear Entire Cartersville Mayoral Forum Here

Carrollton Capsizes Cass

The Cass Colonles (3-3, 2-2) fell to the Carrollton Trojans by a score of 50-14 on Friday night. Carrollton quarterback Myles Morris threw five touchdown passes on the evening, as Colonel defense was unable to stop the Trojan aerial assault. Terrell Carmichael caught two of Morris’ touchdown passes in the contest. Logan Nelson and Triston [...]

By |October 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Carrollton Capsizes Cass

Tigers Go For 2, Pick Up Region Win

The Adairsville Tigers defeated the Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe Warriors on Friday night by a score of 22-21. The Tiger defense took the first LFO blow, which came on a 52-yard touchdown run from Jevonnie Womble. The Adairsville offense knew it would have to answer, as this was a must-win game for the Tigers to stay in [...]

By |October 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Tigers Go For 2, Pick Up Region Win

Cartersville Wins Sixth Straight

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes (6-0, 2-0) earned another hard-fought region win on Friday night with a 16-14 victory over the Central-Carroll Lions. Cartersville held just a 3-0 lead at the half, but might have left some points on the board. Oscar Hernandez connected for a field goal with 7:19 left in the first quarter, but [...]

By |October 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Wins Sixth Straight

Rome Routs Woodland

The Woodland Wildcats (1-5, 0-4) fell to the Rome Wolves on Friday night by a score of 41-0. EJ Burks had three of Rome’s five rushing touchdowns on the evening. Woodland will next travel to Carrollton next Friday night for a 7:30 PM kickoff.

By |October 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Rome Routs Woodland

Bartow Fire Chief to Retire

Craig Millsap

By |September 27th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow Fire Chief to Retire

Adairsville PD Now 100% Trained in Mental Illness

The Adairsville Police Department is pleased to announce that they have completed a pledge they took to improve their response to those suffering from mental illness in their community. The pledge is part of an initiative called the One Mind Campaign started by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), a 30,000-member professional association [...]

By |September 26th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Adairsville PD Now 100% Trained in Mental Illness