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Statement in Regard to an incident at WMS Today

A Facebook post made on Monday morning stated that there was an ambulance at Woodland Middle School, and in the comments portion of this post it was alleged that a student had stabbed another student. We received the following statement from the Bartow County school system after requesting information on this incident.: In a concerted [read more...]

By |2023-02-06T16:45:11-05:00February 6th, 2023|General|Comments Off on Statement in Regard to an incident at WMS Today

GDOL Virtual Agent Improves Customer Experience

Nearly 1 Million Georgians Already Benefiting from GDOL A.I. technology Atlanta, GA – As part of the ongoing efforts to modernize and improve efficiency, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced strategic improvements to its cloud-based virtual agent – an artificial intelligence (A.I.) solution that improves responsiveness and reduces customer wait times. System upgrades include [read more...]

By |2023-02-06T12:38:56-05:00February 6th, 2023|General|Comments Off on GDOL Virtual Agent Improves Customer Experience

Bartow Fire and Emergency Services Respond Several Vehicle Fires

Shoppers and gym goers were surprised by a vehicle fire in a parking lot on Highway 41 Saturday.  According to Bartow Fire and Emergency Services reports, the fire occurred at approximately 9:34 p.m. near Planet Fitness and Ingles.  Bartow County Fire & Emergency Services were dispatched to 839 Joe Frank Harris Pkwy SE, Cartersville to [read more...]

By |2023-02-06T11:48:03-05:00February 6th, 2023|General|Comments Off on Bartow Fire and Emergency Services Respond Several Vehicle Fires

GSP Release More Details on Saturday’s Fatal Accident on Hwy. 113

According to Georgia State Patrol Reports, on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at approximately 4:50 a.m., a Trooper was dispatched to a single-vehicle rollover accident on Hwy. 113 near Gordon McCormick Road in Taylorsville. The investigation revealed that a Hyundai Sonata was traveling south on Hwy. 113, south of Gordon McCormick Road in the left lane, [read more...]

By |2023-02-06T11:25:16-05:00February 6th, 2023|General|Comments Off on GSP Release More Details on Saturday’s Fatal Accident on Hwy. 113

A Rockmart Woman is Jailed in Bartow Charged with Vehicular Homicide  

A Rockmart woman was jailed on vehicular homicide charges over the weekend.  According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, 33-year-old Autumn Nicole Teems Clark was jailed Saturday morning and charged with first-degree homicide by vehicle, seat belt violation involving a child five years of age or less, failure to maintain lane, and driving under the [read more...]

By |2023-02-05T18:16:30-05:00February 5th, 2023|General|Comments Off on A Rockmart Woman is Jailed in Bartow Charged with Vehicular Homicide  

Dispute Between Adairsville Father and Son Ends with Gunfire

The Adairsville Police Department is currently investigating a shooting. On 02-04-2023 at about 8:15 p.m., an incident occurred in the parking lot of the Blue Agave restaurant located at 15 Legacy Way in Adairsville.   Initial details emerged that a father and son had gotten into an argument in the restaurant that led out into [read more...]

By |2023-02-05T17:20:36-05:00February 5th, 2023|General|Comments Off on Dispute Between Adairsville Father and Son Ends with Gunfire

Potential End to Georgia Runoff Elections

The Capitol Beat News Service first reported in an article published online on Thursday that an effort that could lead to the elimination of runoff elections in Georgia has surfaced in the general assembly. The State Representative from Dallas GA, Joseph Gullett, introduced a bill to the house that would allow Georgia cities to experiment [read more...]

By |2023-02-03T14:04:37-05:00February 3rd, 2023|General|Comments Off on Potential End to Georgia Runoff Elections

Stage at Cartersville Library Brought Up Again

A proposed project from the library may have been forgotten since the last time it was brought up a couple of months ago. This project was the Cartersville Library adding an outdoor stage on the property so that they could host outdoor events. The last time that this item went before any type of board [read more...]

By |2023-02-03T13:42:56-05:00February 3rd, 2023|General|Comments Off on Stage at Cartersville Library Brought Up Again

Severe Weather Preparedness Week Starts Feb. 6

In partnership with the National Weather Service, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency encourages Georgians to learn and understand the threats of severe weather and prepare for various weather events during Severe Weather Preparedness Week on February 6-10. Spring is traditionally a period where the threat of tornadoes, damaging winds, large hail, and [read more...]

By |2023-02-03T10:23:07-05:00February 3rd, 2023|General|Comments Off on Severe Weather Preparedness Week Starts Feb. 6

Appeals Court Rules On I-75 Tree Accident Payment

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled this week that a tree-clearing business is entitled to coverage from Frankenmuth Mutual Insurance Company for an underlying suit brought by a driver who was injured when a cut tree limb crashed through her windshield on I-75 northbound around mile marker 294 in Bartow [read more...]

By |2023-02-03T06:18:29-05:00February 3rd, 2023|General|Comments Off on Appeals Court Rules On I-75 Tree Accident Payment