Interviews with Emerson City Council Candidates

Four candidates (Jaretta Shaw , Jody Bishop, Chip Wright, and Stephen Bo Jordan) are campaigning for two at large positions on the Emerson City Council, vacated by Donnie Bagwell and Ed Brush. WBHF spoke with each candidate to learn more about their platforms. Ashley Peterson 31 · Emerson Council Debates 2021 Jaretta Shaw [...]

By |2021-10-17T14:08:22-04:00October 17th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Interviews with Emerson City Council Candidates

Cass Gains Playoff Positioning With Win Over Hiram

The Cass Colonels (5-3, 2-1) defeated the Hiram Hornets 34-24 on Friday night to gain playoff position in Region 7-AAAAA. While the game ended in Cass' favor, it did not begin that way. Cass fumbled on the very first play of the game, which gave Hiram the ball at the Colonel 18-yard line. Just five [...]

By |2021-10-15T22:15:58-04:00October 15th, 2021|General, Sports|Comments Off on Cass Gains Playoff Positioning With Win Over Hiram

Woodland’s Woes Continue Against Calhoun

The Woodland Wildcats (1-7, 0-3) fell to the Calhoun Yellow Jackets on Friday night by a score of 52-6. Calhoun lead 49-0 at the half, before Woodland outscored the Yellow Jackets 6-3 in the second half. Woodland will next host Cartersville next Friday night at 7:30. You can hear the game on WBHF with pregame [...]

By |2021-10-15T21:51:09-04:00October 15th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Woodland’s Woes Continue Against Calhoun

Appointments for Tallatoona CAP’s Low Income Home Water Assistance Program Starts in November

Tallatoona CAP, Inc. Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) November 1, 2021, at 8:30 a.m., Tallatoona CAP will begin scheduling appointments for the LIHWAP Water Assistance Program. During the months of November and December, only households with disconnected service or a past due account balance may schedule an appointment. Beginning January 3, 2022, at [...]

By |2021-10-15T14:28:46-04:00October 15th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Appointments for Tallatoona CAP’s Low Income Home Water Assistance Program Starts in November

Interviews With Cartersville Council Candidates

The ward three seat on the Cartersville City Council is up for election this year. Valerie Waits Holt is challenging incumbent Cary Roth. Click on the audio file below each candidate's picture to hear their interview. Valerie Waits Holt   Cary Roth   Early voting has commenced. [...]

By |2021-10-15T10:03:29-04:00October 15th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Interviews With Cartersville Council Candidates

Evening Lecture: Historic Restoration in Euharlee Presented by Katie Gobbi

Cartersville, GA – October 14, 2021– Join us at the Bartow History Museum on October 28, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. for a presentation by Katie Gobbi, the Director of the Euharlee Welcome Center & History Museum. Gobbi will discuss the recovery and restoration of the Euharlee Presbyterian Church sanctuary and cemetery following the devastating storm [...]

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Bartow Schools Report New Record High ACT Scores

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (October 13, 2021) – For the first time in system history, Bartow County students beat the national average on the ACT, but that's not all, their composite score reached an all-time high! The Class of 2021 recorded an average composite score of 20.9, compared to the national average of 20.3. All three [...]

By |2021-10-13T16:33:07-04:00October 13th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Bartow Schools Report New Record High ACT Scores

Free Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Remains Available in Northwest Georgia – Floyd test site returns to original location

  ROME, GA: Free drive-up COVID-19 testing is moving back to the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, 1400 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd., in Rome beginning October 12. The Floyd County test site was temporarily relocated to State Mutual Stadium in Rome because of the recent Coosa Valley Fair. Free testing will be offered Monday through Saturday [...]

By |2021-10-12T14:39:13-04:00October 12th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Free Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Remains Available in Northwest Georgia – Floyd test site returns to original location

Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

 October 11, 2021 The Cartersville City Schools Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, October 11, 2021.  Cartersville Elementary School was the host for this month’s meeting.   Character Word for the Month- CITIZENSHIP:  Being law abiding, loyal and involved in service to school, community, and country.   The CES Cub Scout Pack for [...]

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Red Cross enters third week of emergency blood shortage: Upcoming blood donation opportunities Oct.16-31

Donations needed now to help those battling cancer and other serious conditions   Adairsville 10/20/2021: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Adairsville High School, 519 Old Highway 41   Cartersville 10/26/2021: 12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Cartersville Civic Ctr., 435 West Main Street   White 10/28/2021: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Cass High School, 1000 Colonel [...]

By |2021-10-11T13:22:48-04:00October 11th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Red Cross enters third week of emergency blood shortage: Upcoming blood donation opportunities Oct.16-31