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Local Man Arrested for Sexual Offenses

Robert Eugene Grover Bartow County deputies arrested Robert Eugene Grover of Euharlee and booked him into the jail on Wednesday afternoon on two January 30th warrants for sexual battery against a child under the age of 16 years.

By |February 8th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Local Man Arrested for Sexual Offenses

Man Arrested, Accused of Pointing Gun at Mother-In-Law

Jackie Joe Girton On December 26th at about 1:48 p.m., a Bartow County deputy was dispatched to a residence on Pecan Lane in Acworth in reference to a domestic problem in progress. Upon arrival, the deputy met with an alleged victim who said she was in a verbal argument with her husband (Jackie Girton). Jackie [...]

By |February 6th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Man Arrested, Accused of Pointing Gun at Mother-In-Law

Georgia DOT: Edge Pavement Repair on SR 61 in Bartow County

Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crews begin today their work on repairing the deteriorating edges of pavement on State Route 61 in Bartow County. Work will proceed daily through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. Edge repair is a maintenance activity that is intended to guard against pavement failure [...]

By |February 5th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Georgia DOT: Edge Pavement Repair on SR 61 in Bartow County

Cartersville School Board Member Resigns

At tonight's meeting of the Cartersville City School Board, the board accepted the resignation of board member Floyd Braid. Braid tendered his resignation, effective February 1st, in a letter addressed to Superintendent Marc Feuerbach. Braid, who represented Ward 2 for the past six years, cited recent health concerns and the need to address those as [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville School Board Member Resigns

Woman Arrested After Chase on I-75

Brittany Rheana Ware At approximately 11:15 Sunday Morning, January 27, a Georgia State Patrol trooper attempted to stop a white Pontiac G6 with a Florida temporary tag for a window tint violation. The stop was initiated on I-75 northbound at mile marker 284 (just south of the Red Top Mountain Road exit). The vehicle failed [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Woman Arrested After Chase on I-75

Cartersville Urgent Care Now Open

The new Cartersville Urgent Care officially opened for business today. Located at 10 Main Street Marketplace (next to Starbucks), the center offers an affordable option with a convenient location close to home to meet the community’s urgent healthcare needs. For medical needs that do not require a visit to the emergency department, or in instances [...]

By |February 1st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Urgent Care Now Open

Man Attempted to Take Officer’s Weapon During Struggle

Shondell Taleem Lloyd On January 25th, Cartersville Police were dispatched to Verizon Wireless on North Morningside Drive at around 2:41 p.m. in reference to a report of a person attempting to use a fake identity. Officers approached 22-year-old Shondell Lloyd of Brooklyn, New York at a counter. Lloyd immediately attempted to go around the officers [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Man Attempted to Take Officer’s Weapon During Struggle

Update on I-75 Repair

Georgia DOT has been working along with its contractor on repairing the approach to the bridge on I-75 over Allatoona Dam Road, and will continue to work through the night and the weekend, in order to complete the repair and return the two closed southbound lanes back to the traveling public as quickly as possible. [...]

By |January 24th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Update on I-75 Repair

Portion of I-75 closed

The Georgia Department of Transportation just informed us eight minutes ago that they closed the two inside southbound lanes of I-75 at the bridge over Allatoona Dam Road, just north of Red Top Mountain/Exit 285 this afternoon at 1:30 to allow for work on repairing a damaged concrete slab at the approach of the bridge. [...]

By |January 24th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Portion of I-75 closed

Weather Alerts

A flash flood watch is in effect through 7:00 Thursday morning. Widespread showers will accompany a cold front late this afternoon and evening. Rainfall amounts of one to three inches will be likely, with locally higher amounts possible. Several creeks and rivers could rise out of their banks closing or impacting homes, businesses, and farms. [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Weather Alerts