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Life Flight Called for Sunday Motorcycle Accident

According to GSP reports, Gary D. Bonds of Alabama, ran a red light at the intersection of Hwy. 41 and the Cartersville Medical Center entrance.  Mr. Bonds struck the side of a pickup truck making a left turn from CMC onto the highway with his motorcycle.   Mr. Bonds was flown by Life Force to Grady [...]

By |June 16th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Life Flight Called for Sunday Motorcycle Accident

Georgia Power customers to see credit on June bills

June 4, 2019 Press Release: The second of three credits associated with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will be applied directly to Georgia Power customers' bills in June. These credits are a result of the reduction in Georgia Power's federal corporate tax rate from 35% down to 21%. Georgia Power customers will receive the [...]

By |June 14th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Georgia Power customers to see credit on June bills

Bartow County Tag Office Announces New Online Services Portal is Up and Running

Press Release: Over Memorial Day weekend, the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR), Bartow County, as well as all other counties across the state installed a new state-of-the-art system, Georgia Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System (DRIVES) to upgrade and modernize the vehicle registration and titling functions. Now that the statewide system upgrade has been [...]

By |June 5th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow County Tag Office Announces New Online Services Portal is Up and Running

LONGTIME CHIEFTAIN REFLECTS ON CAREER

Press Release: BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (June 4, 2019) – After 29 years in education, South Central Middle School Principal Tia Windsor, tearfully says goodbye to her 'second family.' "They saved the best for last," Windsor's colleagues echoed as they gave her a standing ovation last Thursday at her retirement reception. Windsor is officially the last [...]

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COOSA VALLEY CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCES SIXTH ANNUAL AMERICAN FLAG PROJECT

Press Release: ROME, GA (June 4, 2019) – 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 4 – July 4, 2019. “This is the sixth year of this project and to date, Coosa Valley has [...]

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Euharlee Names New Police Chief

Jody Matthews The Euharlee City Council has appointed Powder Springs Police Lieutenant Jody Matthews as the city's new chief of police during a business meeting at City Hall on Tuesday night. The position came open after the retirement of Lee New on May 1st. The city received 19 applications. On May 21st, Matthews and current [...]

By |June 4th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Euharlee Names New Police Chief

GPB Political Rewind at The Grand Theatre tonight at 7.

Georgia Public Broadcasting will be recording their statewide show "Politcal Rewind" tonight at 7:00 p.m. at The Grand Theatre in downtown Cartersville. The event is free, and even if you haven't pre-registered to attend, you are still welcome to attend. Host Bill Nigut will have a panel of guests talking about local, state and national [...]

By |June 3rd, 2019|General|Comments Off on GPB Political Rewind at The Grand Theatre tonight at 7.

Saturday Murder-Suicide Update

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office releases information about Saturday's murder-suicide investigation. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, the three persons involved have been identified as Nayeli Fernandez-Diaz, 34; Matthew McArthur, 42 - both of White, Georgia; and Jose Flores-Neve, 37 of Kennesaw. Flores-Neve and Fernandez-Diaz were married but reported to have been separated since last year. [...]

By |June 3rd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Saturday Murder-Suicide Update

Three Dead From Murder-Suicide

Three people were killed in a murder-suicide that occurred on Gray Road off Ruday York Road in Cartersville on Saturday, according to the Jonathan Rogers with the Bartow County Sheriffs Office. Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton said he was unable to release the names of the deceased as law enforcement was still on the scene [...]

By |June 1st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Three Dead From Murder-Suicide

Man Arrested for Allegedly Strangling Girlfriend

Todd Michael Rylands Jr. Upon the arrival of Bartow County deputies to a residence on Dolphin Drive in Cartersville Tuesday morning, a female advised her boyfriend (22-year-old Todd Rylands) grabbed her by the throat and began to strangle her. She was able to free herself and tried to call police, but Rylands took the phone [...]

By |May 31st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Man Arrested for Allegedly Strangling Girlfriend