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New Electric Vehicle Battery Facility Coming To Bartow County

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Hyundai Motor Group and SK On have selected a site in Bartow County for a new electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility. The facility will supply Hyundai Motor Group’s plants in the United States. One of the most significant economic development projects in state history, stakeholders estimate it will [read more...]

By |2022-12-08T08:19:31-05:00December 8th, 2022|General|Comments Off on New Electric Vehicle Battery Facility Coming To Bartow County

Missing Person Found

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has canceled a Matte's Call Alert Bulletin they issued on behalf of 81-year-old Larry Ross Foster. Someone located him in Fort Oglethorpe and transported him back to his home in Bartow County. Foster is a disabled person who someone last saw on Tuesday morning at around 11:30 at a residence [read more...]

By |2022-12-08T06:25:21-05:00December 8th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Missing Person Found

Missing Person Update

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has updated a Mattie’s call alert bulletin. They seek the public’s help locating Larry Ross Foster, a disabled person last seen on Tuesday morning at around 11:30 at a residence on 1007 North Point Drive north of Acworth just outside Red Top Mountain State Park. He is a white male, [read more...]

By |2022-12-07T11:44:20-05:00December 7th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Missing Person Update

Man Charged with Impregnating a 12 Year Old Family Member Enters Guilty Plea

An Adairsville man charged with impregnating a 12-year-old family member entered a guilty plea in Bartow Superior Court Tuesday.  Thirty-two-year-old Courtney Derrell Spears was arrested by Adairsville Police Department in April following a month-long investigation.  Spears was charged with child molestation, rape, and incest. Spears was charged and arrested for having sex with a female [read more...]

By |2022-12-06T15:37:06-05:00December 6th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Man Charged with Impregnating a 12 Year Old Family Member Enters Guilty Plea

Cartersville School District Wins Leading Edge Award

Press Release Issued by The Cartersville School Board: December 5, 2022 – Cartersville City Schools is proud to announce the achievement and status of the Georgia School Boards Association’s (GSBA) 2022 Exemplary School Board recognition. The recognition program is designed to showcase best practices in school governance and leadership. The GSBA Board Recognition Program is [read more...]

By |2022-12-06T15:13:44-05:00December 6th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Cartersville School District Wins Leading Edge Award

Space Heater Starts House Fire in White

A home in White, Georgia, was destroyed by fire Friday afternoon.  According to a press release from Bartow Fire and Emergency Services, crews were called to 3432 Hwy 411 N.E., White, at 3:41 p.m. for a report of a residential structure fire.  The residence is also known as 14 Goss Drive.    The caller said could [read more...]

By |2022-12-06T15:00:12-05:00December 6th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Space Heater Starts House Fire in White

BCSO Vehicle Involved in Two Vehicle Accident

A marked Bartow County Sheriff’s Office patrol car was involved in a two-vehicle crash.  According to reports from the Georgia State Patrol, on Thursday, December 1st, 2022, a patrol car was traveling south on GA 3/Hwy. 41 in the left lane, responding to a call for service.  Meanwhile, a citizen vehicle was traveling south on [read more...]

By |2022-12-05T15:03:45-05:00December 5th, 2022|General|Comments Off on BCSO Vehicle Involved in Two Vehicle Accident

Two Cartersville Men Killed in Cherokee County Crash, Nov. 24, 2022

While there were no fatal vehicle accidents reported in Bartow during the Thanksgiving Holiday counting period, two Cartersville men died in a crash in Cherokee County.  James Smith and Herman Smith died in a single-vehicle crash on Thanksgiving Day.  According to a press release from the Cherokee Sheriff’s office, deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident [read more...]

By |2022-12-05T12:56:30-05:00December 5th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Two Cartersville Men Killed in Cherokee County Crash, Nov. 24, 2022

Missing Person

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help locating Larry Ross Foster, a disabled person last seen on Sunday morning at around 6:00 at a residence on 1007 North Point Drive north of Acworth just outside of Red Top Mountain State Park. He is a white male, 80 years old, about six feet [read more...]

By |2022-12-05T11:52:58-05:00December 5th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Missing Person

More Than 17,000 Bartow Residents Vote Early in Senate Run Off Election

A record number of Georgians cast ballots last week. According to the Secretary of State's website, 1,863,233, or 26% of Georgians, voted early.  Election officials say records were also broken in Bartow, with 17,295 or 22.9% of eligible voters casting ballots.  The run-off election for the U.S. Senate seat is December 6th. Incumbent Raphael Warnock [read more...]

By |2022-12-04T17:38:42-05:00December 4th, 2022|General|Comments Off on More Than 17,000 Bartow Residents Vote Early in Senate Run Off Election