General

Cartersville Man Charged In Vehicular Death of Local Teacher

Trevus Jamaahl Baugh Bartow County deputies booked 34-year-old Trevus Jamaahl Baugh of Cartersville into the jail Saturday afternoon in connection to the vehicular death of 42-year-old Shauna D’Agostino of Euharlee. According to the Georgia State Patrol, Baugh was driving a black 2016 Hyundai Elantra not registered in his name east on Euharlee Road [...]

By |2021-01-10T14:31:40-05:00January 10th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Man Charged In Vehicular Death of Local Teacher

COVID Cases Update (01/09)

As of 2:50 Saturday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 7,361 COVID-19 confirmed cases in Bartow County, 62 more than yesterday’s updated total. They also reported Bartow County had 516 hospitalizations and 123 confirmed deaths. That is two hospitalizations since yesterday and no verified deaths since January 6th. The public health department [...]

By |2021-01-09T15:06:33-05:00January 9th, 2021|General|Comments Off on COVID Cases Update (01/09)

CARTERSVILLE BUSINESSMAN INDICTED FOR FILING FALSE TAX RETURNS AND HEALTH CARE FRAUD

    ROME, Ga. - Mohammed Ajmal was arraigned today, charged with three counts of making and subscribing a false tax return, two counts of health care fraud, and two counts of false statements related to health care matters.  Co-defendant Faisal Shahzad, who was arraigned in December 2020, was charged with making a false statement [...]

By |2021-01-08T15:29:23-05:00January 8th, 2021|General|Comments Off on CARTERSVILLE BUSINESSMAN INDICTED FOR FILING FALSE TAX RETURNS AND HEALTH CARE FRAUD

Friday Morning Accident Causes Delays

An accident on Friday morning around 6:30 caused major traffic delays for those traveling southbound on I-75. According to GSP reports, a small passenger truck was attempting to enter I-75 southbound on the on-ramp from Cassville White Road. The driver of the small passenger truck, lost control causing it to spin out of control as [...]

By |2021-01-08T12:24:35-05:00January 8th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Friday Morning Accident Causes Delays

Two new ways to register for COVID-19 vaccine in Northwest Georgia now available

Dr. Gary Voccio     ROME, GA: Despite a meager and sporadic supply of COVID-19 vaccine, Northwest Georgia county health departments have been immunizing local healthcare workers and EMS personnel for the past couple of weeks, according to Dr. Gary Voccio, health director for the ten-county Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District.   [...]

By |2021-01-08T10:18:39-05:00January 8th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Two new ways to register for COVID-19 vaccine in Northwest Georgia now available

Cartersville Council Approves Festival Zone

  The Cartersville City Council approved four text amendments to the alcohol ordinance during a business meeting at City Hall Thursday night. They established a Downtown Entertainment Zone, which allows individuals to consume alcoholic beverages outdoors within the boundaries delineated on the map above. The council also approved numerous rules and regulations. Amongst them are [...]

By |2021-01-10T15:16:27-05:00January 7th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Council Approves Festival Zone

Update On Coomer’s Suspension

Christian A. Coomer The Supreme Court of Georgia Wednesday suspended Judge Christian Coomer of Georgia’s Court of Appeals with pay. The suspension is pending the final determination of the Judicial Qualifications Commission’s proceeding against him. On Tuesday, the Investigative Panel of the Commission filed a consent motion to suspend Judge Coomer, pending the [...]

By |2021-01-06T14:12:10-05:00January 6th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Update On Coomer’s Suspension

First Case of COVID-19 Variant Identified in Georgia

Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is announcing Georgia’s first case of COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7, the same variant discovered in the U.K. and in several other countries and U.S. states. The variant was discovered during analysis of a specimen sent by a pharmacy in Georgia to a commercial lab. The Georgia resident [...]

By |2021-01-05T16:23:47-05:00January 5th, 2021|General|Comments Off on First Case of COVID-19 Variant Identified in Georgia