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COVID Cases Update (11/24)

As of 2:50 Tuesday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 4,330 COVID-19 confirmed cases in Bartow County, 35 more than yesterday. They also reported Bartow County had 359 hospitalizations, with 99 confirmed deaths and six probable deaths. That is no deaths since November 18th. The public health department also reports 408,644 confirmed [...]

By |2020-11-24T16:34:41-05:00November 24th, 2020|General|Comments Off on COVID Cases Update (11/24)

Georgia DOT Suspending Lane Closures During the Thanksgiving Holiday

To ease Thanksgiving traffic congestion statewide, the Georgia Department of Transportation announced the suspension of construction-related lane closures on heavily traveled interstate highways and state routes. The closures will be from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 5 a.m. Monday. The statewide lane restrictions help to reduce traffic congestion during the Thanksgiving holiday. Similar suspensions will be [...]

By |2020-11-23T16:56:44-05:00November 23rd, 2020|General|Comments Off on Georgia DOT Suspending Lane Closures During the Thanksgiving Holiday

COVID Cases Update (11/23)

As of 2:50 Monday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 4,292 COVID-19 confirmed cases in Bartow County, 14 more than yesterday. They also reported Bartow County had 359 hospitalizations, with 99 confirmed deaths and six probable deaths. That is no deaths since last Wednesday. The public health department also reports 406,220 confirmed [...]

By |2020-11-23T16:22:45-05:00November 23rd, 2020|General|Comments Off on COVID Cases Update (11/23)

Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Drastically Drops in October

  Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced today that Georgia’s unemployment rate for October decreased by 1.8 percentage points to reach 4.5 percent. Prior to the pandemic, Georgia’s unemployment rate was at an all-time low of 3.1 percent. Georgia has seen an 8.1 percentage drop in unemployment since April when the state reported a 12.6 percent unemployment rate, Georgia’s all-time high. [...]

By |2020-11-20T09:55:36-05:00November 20th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Drastically Drops in October

STORY UPDATE: 14 Arrested In Cartersville Warrant Sweep

Agents and Officers of the Bartow Cartersville Drug Task Force - Special Operations Group, the Cartersville Police Department, Bartow County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Department of Pardons and Parole, and the Georgia Department of Community Supervision executed multiple search and arrest warrants at 114 and 114 1/2 Courrant Street in Cartersville on Thursday. As a result, [...]

By |2020-11-23T15:54:46-05:00November 19th, 2020|General|Comments Off on STORY UPDATE: 14 Arrested In Cartersville Warrant Sweep

COVID Cases Update (11/19)

As of 2:50 Thursday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 4,183 COVID-19 confirmed cases in Bartow County, 15 more than yesterday. They also reported Bartow County had 357 hospitalizations, with 99 confirmed deaths and six probable deaths. That is no hospitalizations or confirmed deaths since yesterday. The public health department also reports [...]

By |2020-11-19T22:38:38-05:00November 19th, 2020|General|Comments Off on COVID Cases Update (11/19)

Woman Booked In Bartow County Jail For Fatal Crash

Erica Leerle Taylor Bartow County deputies booked 34-year-old Erica Leerle Taylor of Fort Oglethorpe into the jail Monday afternoon for misdemeanor homicide by vehicle in the second degree, failure to maintain her lane, and driving too fast for conditions. Georgia State Patrol identified Taylor as the driver responsible for the death of 41-year-old [...]

By |2020-11-18T14:10:09-05:00November 18th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Woman Booked In Bartow County Jail For Fatal Crash

Euharlee Swears In Newest Council Member

Euharlee Mayor Steve Worthington swore in newly elected city council member Greg Free during a called City Council meeting at City Hall Tuesday night. The council readopted a city of ethics resolution before City Manager James Stephens presented them with the first reading of the fiscal year 2021 budget. We'll have more on that discussion [...]

By |2020-11-17T20:15:26-05:00November 17th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Euharlee Swears In Newest Council Member

USACE To Host Disabled Hunters At Allatoona LAKE For Archery Deer Hunt

  MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) - Allatoona Lake Operations Project Management Office announced today that an archery-only deer hunt for disabled sportsmen will take place December 12, 2020.   The use of each hunting blind will be by reservation only and will be limited to hunters permanently confined to [...]

By |2020-11-16T10:56:22-05:00November 16th, 2020|General|Comments Off on USACE To Host Disabled Hunters At Allatoona LAKE For Archery Deer Hunt

Adairsville Wins Shootout

The Adairsville Tigers (6-3, 5-2) paved a nice lane into the playoffs and the region’s second seed with a 42-35 win over North Murray Friday night. On senior night, Adairsville scored the game’s first 28 points – all in the first quarter. On a fake field goal, Connor Crunkelton threw a 28-yard pass to Evan [...]

By |2020-11-13T22:34:29-05:00November 13th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Adairsville Wins Shootout