New Immunization Requirement for Rising 11th Grade Students Starting July 1st

ROME, GA: Under a new state rule, effective July 1, all students entering the 11th grade require proof of a booster dose of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) unless they received their first dose on or after their 16th birthday.   “Incoming high school juniors who turn 16 before the start of next school year can [...]

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Celebrate World Blood Donor Day with Blood Assurance!

WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY CELEBRATION HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED FOR ONGOING BLOOD DONATION AT BLOOD ASSURANCE AND ENCOURAGES DONORS TO GIVE BLOOD AND KEEP THE WORLD-BEATING CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (June 8, 2021) – Blood transfusions are the most frequent procedure performed in hospitals with more than 33,000 daily donations required to meet patient needs in the U.S. [...]

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Cartersville Twister Going To Olympics

Brody Malone The United States has a new men’s all-around gymnastics champion who’s going to the Olympics. It is a former Cartersville Twisters Gymnastics team member. 21-year-old Brody Malone continued to add to his collection of 2021 hardware Saturday at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. Malone captured the U.S. senior men’s all-around [...]

By |2021-06-07T10:42:46-04:00June 7th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Twister Going To Olympics

Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visitors Bureau Awarded Explore Georgia Tourism Recovery Marketing Grant 

  Grant funding will provide financial support for tourism marketing campaign.   June 4, 2021 – The Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB)  today announced it has been awarded a Tourism Recovery Marketing Grant from Explore Georgia, the state tourism office within the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD). The Explore Georgia Tourism Recovery [...]

By |2021-06-04T13:08:28-04:00June 4th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visitors Bureau Awarded Explore Georgia Tourism Recovery Marketing Grant 

The Cartersville City Schools Board of Education Met for a Called Meeting, Thursday, June 3, 2021. 

During the Business Session, the Board approved a Resolution of the Cartersville School Board providing for the recommendation to the City of Cartersville, Georgia of the approval of the issuance of $59,700,000 City of Cartersville, Georgia general obligation bonds, series 2021.   The Board also approved a Resolution for the City of Cartersville to enter [...]

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City of Cartersville Bond Rating Report

S&P Global Ratings assigned its ‘AA’ bond rating to the City of Cartersville. This rating is essentially a two-notch boost from last year’s Moody’s Bond Rating. Click on the link below for more details. Standard & Poors Rating Report - May 2021

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3-Year-Old Adairsville Boy Drowned

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Murray County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the drowning of a toddler from Adairsville at Carters Lake on Monday. The Daily Citizen-News reports that 911 received a call regarding a missing child at the lake after 2 p.m. The body of 3-year-old Malachi Holden was recovered from the water [...]

By |2021-06-02T08:59:05-04:00June 2nd, 2021|General|Comments Off on 3-Year-Old Adairsville Boy Drowned

COOSA VALLEY CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCES EIGHTH ANNUAL AMERICAN FLAG PROJECT

  ROME, GA (June 1, 2021) – Coosa Valley Credit Union (Coosa Valley) will once again be replacing torn or faded American flags in the communities the credit union serves. The project will run June 1 – July 4, 2021.   “This is the eighth year of this project and to date, Coosa Valley has [...]

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Bartow County Posts Positive Numbers Across the Board in April: Bartow County’s Unemployment Rate Decreased to 3.3%

  Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Bartow County saw positive over-the-month measures for every key indicator in April.   “We had another strong month in April,” said Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler. “We saw the unemployment rate decrease in every region and county, along with an over the month and over the [...]

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COVID Cases Update (05/23)

As of 2:50 Sunday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 11,324 COVID-19 confirmed cases in Bartow County, eight more than yesterday. They also reported that Bartow County had 839 hospitalizations and 211 confirmed deaths. The number of hospitalizations and verified deaths is the same as yesterday. The public health department also reports [...]

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