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Traffic Stop Nets 25 Grams of Marijuana

On Thursday, November 1, 2018, at approximately 7:12 p.m., Officer KEVIN HERNANDEZ with the Adairsville Police Department, initiated a traffic stop on a white in color Buick Lucerne, on Highway 41 near Legacy way, Adairsville, Bartow County, Georgia. Officer Hernandez observed the Buick traveling on Highway 140 on the right turning lane unto Highway 41 [...]

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Cartersville School Board of Education Meeting Highlights

November 12, 2018 Press Release: In the regular October meeting of the Cartersville City Board of Education, the School Board recognized Debbie Justus, as the HEARTS Employee of the Month. Debbie received a $50.00 gift card to Appalachian Grill, and her name will be added to our perpetual HEARTS plaque displayed at the Cartersville Board [...]

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Local Arrested In Alabama For Drug Trafficking

Christopher N. Garrett On November 7th, Baldwin County Alabama Sheriff Deputies attempted to stop a 2015 Chevy Camaro on Highway 90 for speeding. The vehicle fled from deputies and a pursuit was initiated. The vehicle came to a stop after it had engine troubles and deputies were able to take a person initially [...]

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Go Fund Me Page has been Established for an Adairsville Man Struck by a Train

Photos from AJC.com https://www.gofundme.com/s5mv6-austins-road-to-recovery According to Bartow County Sheriff’s Office reports, A pedestrian was struck by a train around 4:30, October 29th , at Jarrett Loop near Hall Station Road in Adairsville.  The responding deputy reported seeing 21-year-old Steven Austin Stroud with a severed left foot.  A witness told deputies that while traveling on Hall Station [...]

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Cartersville Man Arrested For Child Sexual Offenses

Colby Sharod Dyer Bartow County deputies arrested Colby Dyer of Cartersville and booked him into the jail on Thursday afternoon for two counts of aggravated child molestation and one count of aggravated sexual battery. There is no further information at this time.

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GHC has highest enrollment increase among state colleges

USG enrollment increases to all-time high Press Release Georgia Highlands College leads the University System of Georgia’s state colleges in enrollment growth for fall 2018 with a 2.8 percent increase. GHC continues to hold the second highest enrollment for state colleges in Georgia. According to the USG, fall 2018 enrollment in the USG’s 26 colleges [...]

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New Navigate platform helps GHC students save time and money

Press Release Georgia Highlands College is launching a new platform called Navigate to help students with everything from admissions and financial aid to knowing what classes to take and when. Navigate was created by the Education Advisory Board (EAB). EAB is a best practices firm that uses research, technology, and consulting to address challenges within [...]

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ADVOCATES FOR CHILDREN TO HOST INTERNET SAFETY PROGRAM FOR PARENTS

Press Release: In response to “Operation Paladin” which included arrests of 20 individuals for activities involving trafficking and child exploitation, Advocates for Children will host a panel discussion and question/answer session for parents to learn how to protect their children from online dangers. This special panel will consist of investigators from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, [...]

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USACE WAIVES DAY-USE FEES AT RECREATION AREAS IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS DAY

MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will waive day-use fees at its more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11 and 12. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related [...]

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Monday Morning Crash on Hwy. 411 Sends Two to the Hospital

We have more on a crash that sent two people to the hospital Monday morning. The crash occurred around 7:54 a.m. on Taylorsville Macedonia Road. According to Georgia State Patrol reports, a 2005 Dodge Dakota driven by 70-year-old, Janice Salmi of Rome was traveling northbound on Taylorsville Macedonia Road. Meanwhile, a 2017 GMC Terrain driven [...]

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