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Two COVID-19 Treatments No Longer Authorized for Use Limited Efficacy Against Omicron

Atlanta – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that two monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatments for COVID-19 are currently not authorized for use due to their limited effectiveness against the Omicron variant. Omicron is still circulating widely in the U.S., including Georgia.  Monoclonal antibodies are synthetic, laboratory-created proteins that mimic the immune system’s [read more...]

By |2022-01-27T14:19:14-05:00January 27th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Two COVID-19 Treatments No Longer Authorized for Use Limited Efficacy Against Omicron

New Traffic Safety Program Reduces Excessive Speeding through Euharlee Elementary and Woodland Middle School Zones

Euharlee Police Department sees tremendous decrease in speeding cases due to the New Traffic Safety Program to Reduce Excessive Speeding Through Euharlee Elementary and Woodland Middle School Zones Implementation of an automated traffic enforcement safety device program has been successful, revealing a 95% reduction in speeders.   (Euharlee, GA, January 27, 2022) - The Euharlee [read more...]

By |2022-01-27T10:45:12-05:00January 27th, 2022|General|Comments Off on New Traffic Safety Program Reduces Excessive Speeding through Euharlee Elementary and Woodland Middle School Zones

New $60,000,000 Industrial Building Proposed for Emerson

A new logistics center is proposed for the city of Emerson.  According to paperwork filed with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, plans for Project B include a one-story, fifty-foot tall building.  The 790,500 square foot building would be built on a 70-acre site at Lakepoint Parkway.   The building would definitely increase traffic in the area, [read more...]

By |2022-01-24T16:11:39-05:00January 24th, 2022|General|Comments Off on New $60,000,000 Industrial Building Proposed for Emerson

Fire Caused Traffic Backup On Cass White Rd Monday Morning

On Monday morning, a fire caused a significant backup on Cassville White Road west of I-75 between 6:30 and 7:30. The fire began outside Maree Tires and Diesel Truck Repair on 873 Cassville White Road, directly behind Chevron, at around 3:30 in the morning. Bartow County Fire Chief Dwayne Jamison says the initial [read more...]

By |2022-01-24T11:28:10-05:00January 24th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Fire Caused Traffic Backup On Cass White Rd Monday Morning

Piedmont Cartersville Medical Center No Longer Permits Cloth Masks for Visitors, Patients; Medical Masks Required

Cartersville, Ga. (Jan. 21, 2022) – Visitors and patients at Piedmont Cartersville Medical Center must now wear medical masks, as opposed to cloth masks, when at the hospital. The goal of the updated masking policy is to prevent the spread of the highly contagious omicron variant of COVID-19. The new rule applies across the Piedmont [read more...]

By |2022-01-21T10:46:55-05:00January 21st, 2022|General|Comments Off on Piedmont Cartersville Medical Center No Longer Permits Cloth Masks for Visitors, Patients; Medical Masks Required

Cartersville community celebrates groundbreaking on new primary school

   On Friday afternoon, the Cartersville community came together under a clear sky to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Cartersville Primary School. School system employees and local leaders gathered at 200 Carter Grove Boulevard for the occasion.      Cartersville City School Board President Kelley Dial said this project has been more than a decade in [read more...]

By |2022-01-14T17:22:44-05:00January 14th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Cartersville community celebrates groundbreaking on new primary school

Georgia Power offers resources and safety tips to help customers prepare for predicted winter weather

Company monitoring forecasts and mobilizing storm response teams and personnel to respond to potential service interruptions   ATLANTA – January 13, 2022 – As winter weather, including freezing rain, wind and snow, is predicted to move across Georgia this holiday weekend, Georgia Power is prepared to respond to outages safely and as quickly as weather [read more...]

By |2022-01-14T08:34:03-05:00January 14th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Georgia Power offers resources and safety tips to help customers prepare for predicted winter weather

Local Accused of Sexual Offenses

Jeffery Wade Knight Paulding County deputies handed over 50-year-old Jeffery Wade Knight of Cartersville to Bartow County deputies at Taylor’s Junkyard on 740 Dallas Highway near Cartersville on Thursday night for warrants through Kingston: two for child molestation, one for felony enticing a child for indecent purposes, and one for sexual battery.

By |2022-01-07T09:56:57-05:00January 7th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Local Accused of Sexual Offenses

WINTER WEATHER AND OMICRON VARIANT IMPACTING BLOOD DRIVES AND SUPPLY

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Jan. 6, 2021) – During the first week of National Blood Donor Month, Blood Assurance is experiencing a sharp increase in cancellations due to winter weather and the Covid-19 omicron variant. Since Jan. 1, dozens of businesses and organizations have reconsidered holding their planned mobile blood drives. As a result, more than 800 [read more...]

By |2022-01-06T15:33:09-05:00January 6th, 2022|General|Comments Off on WINTER WEATHER AND OMICRON VARIANT IMPACTING BLOOD DRIVES AND SUPPLY

Mayor Pro Tem of White unveils plan to investigate city departments

This week, the White City Council held a tumultuous meeting where accusations were leveled at both current and former city employees. Newly appointed Mayor Pro Tem Gary Crisp ended the meeting by reading a resolution that called for an investigation into city departments. No vote was taken on this matter. Listen to the full story [read more...]

By |2022-01-05T16:45:05-05:00January 5th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Mayor Pro Tem of White unveils plan to investigate city departments