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SCHOOL TAX EXEMPTION LEGISLATION FOR BARTOW COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS INTRODUCED

February 24, 2021  Press Release from Bartow's State Representatives     REPS. MITCHELL SCOGGINS (GA-14), TREY KELLEY (GA-16), AND MATTHEW GAMBILL (GA-15) SPONSOR SCHOOL TAX EXEMPTION LEGISLATION FOR BARTOW COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS   ATLANTA, GA --- Representatives Mitchell Scoggins (GA-14), Trey Kelley (GA-16), and Matthew Gambill (GA-15) have sponsored a bill that would provide tiered [...]

By |2021-02-26T10:55:21-05:00February 26th, 2021|General|Comments Off on SCHOOL TAX EXEMPTION LEGISLATION FOR BARTOW COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS INTRODUCED

Cartersville receives Georgia’s Exceptional Main Street designation

  City recognized for successful implementation of business-driven strategy   The Georgia Main Street program announced Cartersville will be added to the list of 18 cities that hold the designation of a Georgia Exceptional Main Street (GEMS) community. The staff of the Office of Downtown Development with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs attended the [...]

By |2021-02-25T11:38:52-05:00February 25th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cartersville receives Georgia’s Exceptional Main Street designation

Man Charged in Chase Ending with Crash into Gilmer Street Home

Manuel Reyes arrested following high-speed chase with BCSO deputies that ended with crash into Gilmer Street home.  According to reports, he climbed from the crash and attempted to flee the scene.  He was apprehended a short time later, transported to the hospital, and then the jail.   A woman was pulled from the wrecked car and [...]

By |2021-02-23T20:15:54-05:00February 23rd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Man Charged in Chase Ending with Crash into Gilmer Street Home

COVID Cases Update (02/23)

As of 2:50 Tuesday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 10,011 COVID-19 confirmed cases in Bartow County, 53 more than yesterday’s updated total. They also reported Bartow County had 712 hospitalizations and 178 confirmed deaths. That is nine more hospitalizations and no additional verified deaths after updating yesterday’s total. The public health [...]

By |2021-02-23T15:19:02-05:00February 23rd, 2021|General|Comments Off on COVID Cases Update (02/23)

COVID Cases Update (02/22)

As of 2:50 Monday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 9,955 COVID-19 confirmed cases in Bartow County, 28 more than yesterday’s updated total. They also reported Bartow County had 703 hospitalizations and 178 confirmed deaths. That is two more hospitalizations and one additional verified death after updating yesterday’s total. The public health [...]

By |2021-02-22T15:32:20-05:00February 22nd, 2021|General|Comments Off on COVID Cases Update (02/22)

COVID Cases Update (02/21)

As of 2:50 Sunday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 9,927 COVID-19 confirmed cases in Bartow County, 20 more than yesterday’s updated total. They also reported Bartow County had 701 hospitalizations and 177 confirmed deaths. That is one less hospitalization and one more verified death after updating yesterday’s total. WBHF reports the [...]

By |2021-02-21T15:23:14-05:00February 21st, 2021|General|Comments Off on COVID Cases Update (02/21)

COVID Cases Update (02/20)

As of 2:50 Saturday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 9,909 COVID-19 confirmed cases in Bartow County, 52 more than yesterday’s updated total. They also reported Bartow County had 702 hospitalizations and 177 confirmed deaths. That is five additional hospitalizations and one more verified death since yesterday. The public health department also [...]

By |2021-02-20T15:45:10-05:00February 20th, 2021|General|Comments Off on COVID Cases Update (02/20)

Governor Kemp Announces $552M Georgia Rental Assistance Program

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Kemp announced that the State of Georgia has received more than $552 million in stimulus funds through the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Congress appropriated $25 billion to provide relief to landlords and tenants who are behind on rent and utility payments due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The effects of COVID-19 [...]

By |2021-02-19T14:14:45-05:00February 19th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Governor Kemp Announces $552M Georgia Rental Assistance Program

New COVID Vaccine Dashboard on DPH Website

 Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is launching a new COVID vaccine dashboard on the DPH website https://dph.georgia.gov/. The dashboard provides a detailed, transparent picture of vaccination administration in Georgia.   As part of the transition to the new dashboard, you will see a one-time decrease in the number of vaccines administered. This [...]

By |2021-02-17T09:07:46-05:00February 17th, 2021|General|Comments Off on New COVID Vaccine Dashboard on DPH Website