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Adairsville Reports Minor Wastewater Spill

The City of Adairsville reports that a large amount of rain in a short time caused the North Wastewater Treatment Plant to be hydraulically overloaded and spill about 7,200 gallons of wastewater into an unnamed tributary that goes to Oothkalooga Creek on Friday afternoon at around 4:07. They corrected the problem by 4:30. Adairsville Wastewater [read more...]

By |2024-03-02T12:08:00-05:00March 2nd, 2024|General|Comments Off on Adairsville Reports Minor Wastewater Spill

GHC art instructor completes mural at Euharlee Elementary School 

Georgia Highlands College (GHC) Art Instructor Dorothy Reavis recently finished another large-scale mural in Bartow County, brightening up the library at Euharlee Elementary School (EES). Building a reputation in the region for her works, such as the “Imagination Grows Wild” mural at the Cartersville Public Library, Reavis was contacted by EES Media Specialist Dr. Anne [read more...]

By |2024-02-28T11:21:22-05:00February 28th, 2024|General|Comments Off on GHC art instructor completes mural at Euharlee Elementary School 

All Area High Schools Are Listed Among the 2024 AP Honor Schools

Superintendent Woods names 2024 AP Honor Schools Press Release February 27, 2024 – Today, State School Superintendent Richard Woods named 276 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools from 99 school districts for 2024.   “I extend my heartfelt congratulations to the 2024 AP Honor Schools,” Superintendent Woods said. “I commend them for their hard work to build strong Advanced [read more...]

By |2024-02-28T11:14:16-05:00February 28th, 2024|General|Comments Off on All Area High Schools Are Listed Among the 2024 AP Honor Schools

CENTURY BANK OF GA TO MERGE WITH SOUTHERN STATES BANK

CENTURY BANK OF GEORGIA TO MERGE WITH SOUTHERN STATES BANK IN ITS NEXT PHASE OF SERVICE TO BARTOW COUNTY CARTERSVILLE, GA (February 28, 2024) – CBB Bancorp, the holding company for Century Bank of Georgia (“Century Bank”), announced today that it will merge with and into Southern States Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSBK) (“Southern States”), with [read more...]

By |2024-02-28T10:29:32-05:00February 28th, 2024|General|Comments Off on CENTURY BANK OF GA TO MERGE WITH SOUTHERN STATES BANK

Red Top Mountain State Park Welcomes New Manager

CARTERSVILLE, GA, February 26, 2024  --  Samantha (Sami) Wilson has been named manager of Red Top Mountain State Park on Lake Allatoona, one of Georgia’s most popular state parks. She was previously the assistant manager of Chattahoochee Bend State Park near Newnan. Wilson began her career with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources four years ago, [read more...]

By |2024-02-28T08:19:29-05:00February 28th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Red Top Mountain State Park Welcomes New Manager

Young Brothers Pharmacy Closes Today After 130 Years

After 130 years of service, Young Brothers Pharmacy, located at the corner of West Main Street and the railroad tracks by South Museum Drive in Cartersville, will permanently close its pharmacy department tonight at six o'clock. All of their prescription records will automatically be available at Kroger's pharmacy in the Main Street Market Place off [read more...]

By |2024-02-28T07:59:54-05:00February 28th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Young Brothers Pharmacy Closes Today After 130 Years

Bartow Man Enters Guilty Plea on Computer Pornography Charges

A Cartersville man charged with computer pornography enters a guilty plea in Bartow Superior Court.  Sixty-five-year-old William Lanier Biggs was arrested on May 7, 2023, and charged with numerous counts of computer pornography, enticing a child for indecent purposes, and criminal attempt to commit aggravated child molestation.  Biggs pleaded guilty to two counts of computer [read more...]

By |2024-02-21T09:14:52-05:00February 21st, 2024|General|Comments Off on Bartow Man Enters Guilty Plea on Computer Pornography Charges

Dump Truck Hits Car and House

Cartersville Police arrested a man after he struck a car and a house with a dump truck and fled on foot. At around 8:30 Sunday night, a dump truck hit four mailboxes and a gray Toyota Camry on Douglas Street between Howard Street and McEver Street, a mailbox on the southwest corner of North Gilmer [read more...]

By |2024-02-16T06:06:56-05:00February 16th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Dump Truck Hits Car and House

Local Charged With Vehicular Homicide

83-year-old Carl Lewis Tidwell of Cartersville turned himself into the Bartow County Jail on Monday morning for homicide by vehicle in the second degree, driving on the wrong side of the roadway, following too closely, and not using a safety belt in a passenger vehicle. On the morning of September 6th, Tidwell's white GMC Sierra [read more...]

By |2024-02-16T06:01:00-05:00February 16th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Local Charged With Vehicular Homicide

Highlands Writers Conference returns to GHC for seventh year

The School of Humanities at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) announces that registration is now open for the seventh annual Highlands Writers Conference. The event, held on the college’s Cartersville campus each spring, allows students and local writers to meet with and attend workshops given by professional writers. This year’s event will be held Saturday, March [read more...]

By |2024-02-14T15:49:55-05:00February 14th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Highlands Writers Conference returns to GHC for seventh year