(770) 386-1450

Listen Live!

Judge recommends Jeff Lewis be disqualified from State Senate race

A Georgia Administrative Court Judge has recommended that District 52 State Senate candidate Jeff Lewis be disqualified from the race.   Incumbent Senator Chuck Hufstetler filed the challenge to Lewis’s candidacy earlier this year, and on Thursday afternoon Georgia Administrative Court Judge Charles R Beaudrot ruled that Lewis had not made the correct filings with [read more...]

By |2022-05-12T18:52:13-04:00May 12th, 2022|General News|Comments Off on Judge recommends Jeff Lewis be disqualified from State Senate race

COVID-19 test site in Emerson to suspend operation

Health officials say free COVID-19 tests could become more difficult to find.       The free drive-up COVID-19 test site at Lakepoint in Emerson will close after next week. Public Information Officer for the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District Logan Boss cited lower demand for these tests as a driving force behind the [read more...]

By |2022-04-21T17:17:55-04:00April 21st, 2022|General News|Comments Off on COVID-19 test site in Emerson to suspend operation

13 students charged after fights at Cass Middle and High School

   Earlier this month, 13 students were charged by Bartow County Campus Police for reported involvement in fights on school grounds.    Videos surfaced the week of February 7, portraying violent altercations between students. WBHF reached out to school officials the same day about the fights and was told the incidents were being investigated.    [read more...]

By |2022-02-22T16:29:36-05:00February 22nd, 2022|General News|Comments Off on 13 students charged after fights at Cass Middle and High School

Georgia Power to retire all coal units aside from two of Plant Bowen’s

The company’s transition will affect the local community’s economy and environment.       Georgia Power aims to close nearly all of its coal fleet in a shift toward natural gas and renewable energy. On Monday, the company filed its 2022 Integrated Resource Plan, which sets Georgia Power’s agenda for the next 20 years. This plan calls [read more...]

By |2022-02-01T17:40:26-05:00February 1st, 2022|General News|Comments Off on Georgia Power to retire all coal units aside from two of Plant Bowen’s

Free N95 masks available at local pharmacies

Several Cartersville pharmacies are distributing free N95 masks to help prevent further spread of COVID-19. The masks are free to the public, though each location appears to have different guidelines on the amount available to each person or household.   At the end of last month, the Biden administration announced these face coverings would be [read more...]

By |2022-01-31T15:12:06-05:00January 31st, 2022|General News|Comments Off on Free N95 masks available at local pharmacies

Interview with Dr. Tim Lin, pulmonologist with Respiratory Consultants of Georgia

If you missed this morning's interview between Matt Santini and Dr. Tim Lin, a pulomonologist with Respiratory Consultants of Georgia, you can click hear and list to the whole thing. Feel free to share the link with family and friends as we continue to work our way through the Covid-19 pandemic.

By |2020-03-19T10:08:04-04:00March 19th, 2020|General News, Headlines|Comments Off on Interview with Dr. Tim Lin, pulmonologist with Respiratory Consultants of Georgia

FIRST BABY OF NEW YEAR WELCOMED AT CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER

Hudson Pierce Ward, born at 7:56 p.m. on January 1st, was first baby delivered at hospital in 2020 Cartersville, Ga., (Jan. 2, 2020) – Hudson Pierce Ward, 7 pounds, 10 ounces and 20 inches long, was the first baby of the year born at Cartersville Medical Center. Proud parents Russell and Taylor Ward of Calhoun, Georgia [read more...]

By |2020-09-15T10:13:23-04:00January 2nd, 2020|Features, General News, Headlines, Stories|Comments Off on FIRST BABY OF NEW YEAR WELCOMED AT CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER

Tonight’s special primary election – GA House Dist. 14 (FINAL)

Good evening! As the votes are counting and reported, we will be updating this single news post repeatedly throughout the evening. To be sure you  have the most updated numbers, simple be sure to refresh your browser. We will be sure to update the headline with the time it was submitted. If you hit refresh [read more...]

By |2020-09-15T10:13:50-04:00December 18th, 2018|General News, Headlines|Comments Off on Tonight’s special primary election – GA House Dist. 14 (FINAL)

Election Results – (FINAL)

THIS IS THE FINAL UPDATE WITH ALL VOTES COUNTED This page will be updated throughout the evening. Pay attention to the title as we will update with the time of the most recent update. If you want to be sure you are seeing the most up-to-date numbers, simply refresh this news post in your browser. [read more...]

By |2020-09-15T10:13:56-04:00November 7th, 2018|General News, Headlines|Comments Off on Election Results – (FINAL)

Faltec hosting hiring event: 06/21, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Cartersville Career Center

The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with Faltec America to recruit individuals for their Adairsville manufacturing facility. The event will be held June 21 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Cartersville Career Center, 19 Felton Place, Cartersville. Company representatives will be interviewing for: Operator QC injection molding inspector Serger operator Shipping receiving [read more...]

By |2020-09-15T10:14:15-04:00June 7th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Faltec hosting hiring event: 06/21, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Cartersville Career Center