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Little Known about Body found in Emerson

Emerson Police are investigating the discovery of a body off Red Top Mountain Road.  The body was discovered in a wooded area Thursday just before 11:30 a.m.  Officials say it’s a male but know little else.  It appears the body may have been there for several weeks. We will report more as details unfold.

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2020 Food Pantry & Emergency Resources

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Confirmed Covid 19 Cases Georgia and Bartow Noon Update

COVID-19 Confirmed Cases:No. Cases (%)Total10566 (100%)Hospitalized2159(20.43%)Deaths379 (3.59%) BartowConfired Cases 196 Deaths 12 Confirmed Covid 19 Deaths Bartow Age       Sex                          County         Underlying                                                                 Health Problems 90MALEBARTOWYes90FEMALEBARTOWYes88MALEBARTOWYes78MALEBARTOWYes72MALEBARTOWYes90MALEBARTOWYes87FEMALEBARTOWYes56MALEBARTOWYes69MALEBARTOWYes93MALEBARTOWYes71FEMALEBARTOWYes85MALEBARTOWYes

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Raffensperger Announces Postponement of Primary Election Until June 9th.

Press Release Georgia Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger (ATLANTA) — Today, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced that, pursuant to the authority vested in him by O.C.G.A. § 21-2-50.1, he is postponing the Statewide General Primary/Presidential Preference Primary Election until June 9, 2020. Yesterday, Governor Brian Kemp extended the current public health state of emergency [...]

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COVID Cases Update 04/08

As of 6:30 Wednesday night, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 10,189 COVID-19 Confirmed Cases statewide, 195 of those in Bartow County. Bartow remains at tenth in total cases behind Fulton, Dougherty, DeKalb, Cobb, Gwinnett, Clayton, Hall, Henry, and Lee counties. Out of the state’s total, 20.43 percent have been hospitalized and 3.62 [...]

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Federal Unemployment Aid Coming to Georgians Not Eligible for State Benefits

Press Release: The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is updating its current systems to distribute federal unemployment funds as part of the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) bringing relief to many Georgians currently not eligible for state unemployment benefits. Pandemic Unemployment Assistance or PUA, is the program that will provide unemployment benefits to [...]

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Cartersville Update – 04/08 Coronavirus

City offices will be closed on Friday, April 10th in observance of Good Friday.Those with Friday trash service will receive pick-up on April 10th as scheduled.Recycling services will remain suspended at this time.Yard waste is tentatively set to resume on April 20th.Bulk leaf pick-up is tentatively set to resume on April 20th through May 1st.Utilities [...]

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State Leaders Announce Plans to Extend State of Emergency Through May 13, 2020

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and House Speaker David Ralston announced plans to extend Georgia’s public health state of emergency through May 13, 2020, to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Under state law, the Governor may renew the public health state of emergency, which was otherwise set to [...]

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COVID Cases Update 04/07

As of 6:30 Tuesday night, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 9,156 COVID-19 Confirmed Cases statewide, 191 of those in Bartow County. Bartow has plummeted to tenth in total cases behind Fulton, Dougherty, DeKalb, Cobb, Gwinnett, Clayton, Hall, Henry, and Lee counties. Out of the state’s total, 20.74 percent have been hospitalized and [...]

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Sharp Increases in COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Georgia

The following statement was released by the Georgia Department of Public Health Tuesday afternoon: The numbers of cases and deaths from COVID-19 have steadily increased in Georgia and around the country in recent days. These numbers are dramatic, and the grief over loved ones lost to the virus is unfathomable. With more testing, the numbers [...]

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