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Euharlee Names New Police Chief

Jody Matthews The Euharlee City Council has appointed Powder Springs Police Lieutenant Jody Matthews as the city's new chief of police during a business meeting at City Hall on Tuesday night. The position came open after the retirement of Lee New on May 1st. The city received 19 applications. On May 21st, Matthews and current [...]

By |June 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Euharlee Names New Police Chief

Man Arrested for Allegedly Strangling Girlfriend

Todd Michael Rylands Jr. Upon the arrival of Bartow County deputies to a residence on Dolphin Drive in Cartersville Tuesday morning, a female advised her boyfriend (22-year-old Todd Rylands) grabbed her by the throat and began to strangle her. She was able to free herself and tried to call police, but Rylands took the phone [...]

By |May 31st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Man Arrested for Allegedly Strangling Girlfriend

Good Samaritan Helps Assault Victim; Man Arrested

Darrell Brooks McEachern An arrest was made on Sunday in reference to a violent incident that allegedly occurred in Emerson about eight months ago. Emerson Police were dispatched to a residence on Old Alabama Road on September 29th at around 12:23 a.m. in regards to a domestic disturbance. They spoke with 39-year-old Darrell Brooks McEachern, [...]

By |May 31st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Good Samaritan Helps Assault Victim; Man Arrested

Woman Hits Man In Head With Rock; Both Arrested

Desiree Jean Womble Tristan James Mills A Bartow County Fire Department Sergeant was traveling north on Glade Road in Acworth on Sunday morning, when she saw 21-year-old Desiree Jean Womble of Kennesaw strike 22-year-old Tristan James Mills of Kennesaw in the back of the head with a large rock. Sergeant Amy Dies observed Mills fall [...]

By |May 29th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Woman Hits Man In Head With Rock; Both Arrested

Firehouse Subs Foundation Gives to Local Fire Departments

Firehouse Subs on East Main Street in Cartersville held a dedication event this afternoon for the donation of $48,008-worth of life saving equipment to the Bartow County and Cartersville Fire Departments. The donation came from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, which receives more than 70% of its funds from restaurant patrons who donate their [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Firehouse Subs Foundation Gives to Local Fire Departments

Special Weather Statement

An extended period of unseasonably hot temperatures across north and central Georgia can be expected through Memorial Day weekend and the middle of next week. Widespread high temperatures in the mid to upper 90s are expected, with some locations exceeding 100 degrees - especially along and south of a Columbus to Macon to Warrenton line [...]

By |May 24th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Special Weather Statement

Euharlee Announces Finalists for Police Chief

The Euharlee City Council narrowed the search for the city’s new chief of police to two during a called meeting at City Hall on Tuesday night. The two finalists are current Euharlee deputy chief William Yee and Powder Springs Lieutenant Jody Matthews. The position came open after the retirement of Lee New on May 1st. [...]

By |May 21st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Euharlee Announces Finalists for Police Chief

SCMS To Become Red Top Middle School

It’s official. The Bartow County School Board approved the facility rebranding name change of South Central Middle School to Red Top Middle School during a business meeting Monday night. Miners will replace Chieftains as the school nickname. The school colors will be red, silver, and white. No official logo has been selected yet. The committee [...]

By |May 20th, 2019|General|Comments Off on SCMS To Become Red Top Middle School

Aragon Home Reportedly Shot In Possible Connection to Burglary

A complainant stated a suspect entered his barn on Sewell Road in Aragon on May 11th and stole his red Yamaha ATV and Echo backpack leaf blower. He said the suspect stated that if he contacted law enforcement, something would happen. The complainant said Thursday night at around 8:00, he heard gunshots outside. He showed [...]

By |May 20th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Aragon Home Reportedly Shot In Possible Connection to Burglary

Cartersville Man Charged With Aggravated Battery

James Edward Lanier A Bartow County deputy was dispatched to Cartersville Medical Center on Joe Frank Harris Parkway on Friday in reference to a domestic report. The alleged victim stated 59-year-old James Edward Lanier had been drinking, started getting mad, and yelling. As she was walking outside their residence on Macra Drive in Cartersville, James [...]

By |May 20th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Man Charged With Aggravated Battery