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COOSA VALLEY CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCES 11TH ANNUAL AMERICAN FLAG PROJECT

ROME, GA (May 24, 2024) – Coosa Valley Credit Union (Coosa Valley) will once again be replacing torn or faded American flags in the communities the credit union serves. The project will run May 28 – July 4, 2024.   “This is the 11th year of this project and to date, Coosa Valley has replaced [read more...]

By |2024-05-24T10:09:15-04:00May 24th, 2024|General|Comments Off on COOSA VALLEY CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCES 11TH ANNUAL AMERICAN FLAG PROJECT

Georgia Regional Commissions Report Decline in April Unemployment Rates

Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson announced today that all of Georgia’s Regional Commissions reported declining unemployment rates for April. Northwest Georgia The unemployment rate was down three-tenths to 2.8 percent over-the-month, the rate was 2.8 percent one year ago. The labor force was down 1,736 over-the-month and up 8,976 over-the-year, to 446,111. The number of [read more...]

By |2024-05-23T10:34:49-04:00May 23rd, 2024|General|Comments Off on Georgia Regional Commissions Report Decline in April Unemployment Rates

Buckle Seat Belts and Life Jackets every time

State and local law enforcement issue important safety reminder prior to Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Don't risk it!  Click seat belts and life jackets every time.  The Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS), Georgia State Patrol, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and GOHS Traffic Enforcement Networks are asking everyone at the start of summer to buckle [read more...]

By |2024-05-22T14:51:46-04:00May 22nd, 2024|General|Comments Off on Buckle Seat Belts and Life Jackets every time

Motorcyclist Killed In Bartow County This Morning

A motorcyclist was burnt beyond recognition in a fatal accident on U.S. 411 at Funkhouse Road north of Rydal this morning. The findings of a preliminary Georgia State Patrol investigation revealed that a yellow motorcycle was traveling south on 411 in the left lane. A blue commercial vehicle was traveling north on 411 in the [read more...]

By |2024-05-22T12:04:52-04:00May 22nd, 2024|General|Comments Off on Motorcyclist Killed In Bartow County This Morning

Man Charged With Causing Former Emerson Mayor’s Death Sentenced to Confinement

The man charged with causing the wreck that claimed the life of Emerson’s former mayor and his wife was sentenced this week.  The accident that killed Al Pallone and His wife Millie occurred in December 2022.  Monday afternoon, 52-year-old William Bryan Abernathy of Calhoun entered a guilty plea in Cherokee County Court.  He received a [read more...]

By |2024-05-22T10:04:06-04:00May 22nd, 2024|General|Comments Off on Man Charged With Causing Former Emerson Mayor’s Death Sentenced to Confinement

Georgia Primary Election Night – FINAL

Here are the numbers we have thus far. Keep in mind, our numbers are not official, only a manual counting from each of the polling locations. We are grateful, as always, for the support and cooperation from the Bartow County Elections Office and Supervisor Joseph Kirk. Only the Election Supervisor can validate the final numbers [read more...]

By |2024-05-22T06:29:15-04:00May 21st, 2024|General|Comments Off on Georgia Primary Election Night – FINAL

Memorial Day Ceremony and Annual Poppy Sale, May, 27th, 2024

May 27, 2024 Cartersville May, 27th, 2024 -- American Legion Post 42 (Carl Boyd) will host our annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Monday, 27 May 2024 at 525 Martin Luther King Drive (American Legion Grounds) in Cartersville, GA.  This ceremony will honor fallen Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coast Guard from all [read more...]

By |2024-05-20T14:07:04-04:00May 20th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Memorial Day Ceremony and Annual Poppy Sale, May, 27th, 2024

Interview with Sheriff Candidate / Election Reminder

Corey S. Lawrence, a Republican candidate for Bartow County Sheriff, sat down with Mike Garcia to discuss why citizens should vote for him. Listen to the interview by clicking on the play button below.   Incumbent Clark Millsap declined to speak about the election, saying his 24-year record speaks for itself. The General Primary/Nonpartisan election [read more...]

By |2024-05-20T10:01:54-04:00May 20th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Interview with Sheriff Candidate / Election Reminder

I-75 Crash Near Red Top Mountain Road Claimed Four Lives

Georgia State Patrol released preliminary information on Monday morning about a crash on I-75 southbound before Red Top Mountain Road on Sunday at around six p.m. that claimed four lives. Preliminary evidence at the scene indicates that a Kia van was traveling northbound on I-75 when, for reasons yet to be determined, it left the [read more...]

By |2024-05-20T07:37:27-04:00May 20th, 2024|General|Comments Off on I-75 Crash Near Red Top Mountain Road Claimed Four Lives

Savoy Automobile Museum Wins USA Today Accolade

Savoy Automobile Museum has been voted the Best Attraction for Car Lovers in the 2024 USA Today 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards! The contest began with a panel of travel experts selecting the top 20 nominees from around the country, then released it to the public for their vote. Savoy opened in December 2021 with a [read more...]

By |2024-05-14T11:45:15-04:00May 14th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Savoy Automobile Museum Wins USA Today Accolade