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Update: Murder Suspect Burglary Arrest

Tabares Tony Wadley The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has added burglary, three counts of felony theft by shoplifting, and misdemeanor theft by shoplifting to his original criminal damage to property in the second degree charge. BCSO has not responded to our inquiry as to how many of the phones located in the truck was from [...]

By |January 18th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Update: Murder Suspect Burglary Arrest

Murder Suspect Arrested in Unrelated Incident

Tabares Tony Wadley A murder suspect was arrested by Bartow County deputies this week in an unrelated incident. A store manager at Walmart on Market Place Boulevard near Cartersville told a Bartow County deputy Tuesday at 2:25 a.m., that a black male had been breaking into secured cabinets and trying to get mobile phones out [...]

By |January 16th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Murder Suspect Arrested in Unrelated Incident

Local Dies in Hit & Run, Suspect Arrested

The Cobb County Police Department is investigating a hit and run that killed a Bartow County man. The accident occurred on Wednesday at 2:26 a.m. on Cobb Parkway north of Lake Acworth Drive. A white 2018 Dodge Caravan, occupied by a father and son, was travelling north on Cobb Parkway approaching North Shores Road. The [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Local Dies in Hit & Run, Suspect Arrested

Bartow Man Enters Guilty Plea to Statutory Rape Charge

A 19-year-old man charged with statutory rape receives a 20 - year sentence in Bartow Superior Court.  Jonathan Nathaniel Bradford of Cassville Road will serve 3 years incarcerated and the remainder on probation.  Bradford entered a guilty plea before Judge David Smith Wednesday.  In April of 2018, Bradford had sex with a 12-year-old girl. He [...]

By |January 14th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Bartow Man Enters Guilty Plea to Statutory Rape Charge

Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights – Jan. 13, 2020

Press Release:      Cartersville City Board of Education met for their regular Board Meeting on January 13, 2020.  Ken Paige was honored for being selected as this month’s HEARTS Employee of the Month.  Ken is undoubtedly one of the hardest working employees of the school system. Often giving up weekends, evenings and holidays, he works [...]

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Super Museum Sunday is February 9, 2020, Free Admission to State Historic Sites

Photo courtesy of the Cartersville Bartow Convention and Visitors Bureau Press Release: ATLANTA, January 13, 2020 -- To spotlight the Peach State’s fascinating past, Georgia’s State Historic Sites are offering free admission on Sunday, February 9.  The event is part of Georgia History Festival’s statewide celebration of “Super Museum Sunday.” Visitors can learn about buckskin [...]

By |January 14th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Super Museum Sunday is February 9, 2020, Free Admission to State Historic Sites

Statement From Cartersville Schools Concerning Senior Tax Exemption

School Board president Kelley Dial read the following at the Board of Education business meeting Monday night: We value exceptional public education. We cherish each student and employee of the Cartersville City Schools. We strive to act as thoughtful stewards of this unique community’s children and tax dollars. Together we comprise a seven-member, nonpartisan board [...]

By |January 13th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Statement From Cartersville Schools Concerning Senior Tax Exemption

Anheuser-Busch to Expand in Cartersville

ATLANTA, January 13, 2020  Press Release —The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that longtime Bartow County community partner Anheuser-Busch will expand operations at its facility in Cartersville, Georgia, generating an $85 million investment and 12 new jobs. “Anheuser-Busch is a source of pride in Georgia’s advanced manufacturing lineup, and this Cartersville plant [...]

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Euharlee Historic Sites Receive Significant Damage during Saturday Storms Press Release: Euharlee, GA - In the storms last night, several properties in the city of Euharlee were severely damaged.  Joe Cowan Park will remain closed at least until Wednesday, including the walking trail. There are broken and hanging limbs and it is unsafe for the [...]

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GDOL and Vista Metals host Job Fair in January

Vista Metals Facebook Photo Press Release: The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with Vista Metals to host a job fair in January. The event will be held on Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Rome Career Center, 462 Riverside Parkway, Rome, Georgia. Vista Metals will be looking to hire manufacturing helpers. Job seekers [...]

By |January 10th, 2020|General|Comments Off on GDOL and Vista Metals host Job Fair in January