Man Reportedly Groped Females At Local Supermarket

Cartersville Police arrested Shelton Dewayne Markham of Shannon at Ingles at 825 West Avenue on Saturday night. Several witnesses reported seeing him grab several female’s buttocks. CPD reports that one witness attempted to hold Markham on the ground until officers arrived when Markham began stabbing him with his keys. Markham received one charge of aggravated [...]

By |2021-07-26T09:03:40-04:00July 25th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Man Reportedly Groped Females At Local Supermarket

Circle of Advancement preps kids in need with Summer Sendoff

Local nonprofits team up to prepare children for a return to school. The Circle of Advancement is an organization that aims to uplift at-risk and underprivileged youth in Bartow County, and it has formed a collaboration with Bartow Give a Kid a Chance to present the third annual Summer Sendoff. Circle of Advancement co-founder Silken [...]

By |2021-07-23T16:08:54-04:00July 23rd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Circle of Advancement preps kids in need with Summer Sendoff

Bartow County Fire Dedicates Station #5

The Bartow County Fire and Emergency Services held a station dedication ceremony and open house for Station 5 at 19 West Rocky Street in White on Friday morning. While they revamped the station last year, they waited until this year to do this due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The station will now be [...]

By |2021-07-23T12:04:04-04:00July 23rd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Bartow County Fire Dedicates Station #5

Masks will be optional in Bartow County Schools

Masks will be optional in Bartow County Schools this fall. On Monday, Bartow County Board of Education Superintendent Dr. Phillip Page told WBHF that mask use will not be mandated when school is back in session next month.   “At this point in time, in working through our teacher and parent advisory committees, that recommendation [...]

By |2021-07-22T14:02:31-04:00July 22nd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Masks will be optional in Bartow County Schools

Cherokee Judicial Circuit District Attorney, Samir Patel Appointed Substitute Prosecutor for Several Fulton County Cases

JULY 21, 2021 ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the Office of the Attorney General has appointed substitute prosecutors to handle the matters of State of Georgia v. Devin Brosnan and Garrett Rolfe, Fulton County Superior Court and State of Georgia v. Roland Claud, Mark Gardner, Lonnie Hood, Armon Jones, Willie Sauls and Ivory [...]

By |2021-07-22T12:42:41-04:00July 22nd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cherokee Judicial Circuit District Attorney, Samir Patel Appointed Substitute Prosecutor for Several Fulton County Cases

Bartow County Labor Force Increased in June, the Unemployment Rate Increased in June to 3.9%

 Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Bartow County’s labor force increased in June.    "We are continuing to see an increase in the number of jobs available and very few actual reported layoffs through the WARN system, both good signs of an improving economy,” said Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler. “We must continue [...]

By |2021-07-22T11:59:35-04:00July 22nd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Bartow County Labor Force Increased in June, the Unemployment Rate Increased in June to 3.9%

Georgia Power launches new series of interactive STEM-based videos

New “do-at-home” experiments offer students learning-fun this summer and beyond   ATLANTA – July 20, 2021 – Georgia Power’s Learning Power team continues to support summer learning and STEM enrichment for students by rolling out new “experiment” videos. The experiments cover a variety of STEM and energy efficiency topics with hands-on activities requiring only a [...]

By |2021-07-21T08:51:34-04:00July 21st, 2021|General|Comments Off on Georgia Power launches new series of interactive STEM-based videos

Henson Wins National Championship

Caleb Henson became Woodland High School wrestling’s first-ever national champion at the 2021 USA Wrestling Junior National Championship in Fargo, North Dakota. Henson picked up the title at 152 pounds yesterday, knocking off New Jersey’s Daniel Wask in a back-and-forth 9-9 bout in which Henson held criteria. Henson, a Virginia Tech commit and two-time Georgia [...]

By |2021-07-21T06:00:06-04:00July 21st, 2021|General|Comments Off on Henson Wins National Championship

GEORGIA PUMP PRICES RISE ACROSS THE STATE

ATLANTA, GA., (July 19, 2021) — Georgia gas prices  increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.97 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 4 cents more than a week ago, 7 cents more than last month and 96 cents more than this time last year. It now costs motorists $44.55 to fill [...]

By |2021-07-19T11:24:18-04:00July 19th, 2021|General|Comments Off on GEORGIA PUMP PRICES RISE ACROSS THE STATE

Gov. Kemp Names New Division of Family & Children Services Interim Director

JULY 16, 2021 Candice Broce is a Cartersville native. Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Candice Broce, Chief Operating Officer for the Governor's Office, will serve as interim Director of the Division of Family & Children Services, effective immediately. "Candice Broce has served in numerous vital roles in my administration and I deeply [...]

By |2021-07-18T16:46:14-04:00July 18th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Gov. Kemp Names New Division of Family & Children Services Interim Director