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Cartersville Woman Faces Child Cruelty Charges

Claudia Amber Henderson Bartow County deputies arrested Claudia Henderson of Cartersville and booked her into the jail on Friday night on November 13th warrants: one for cruelty to children in the first degree by maliciously causing a child under the age of 18 cruel or excessive physical or mental pain and one for [...]

By |December 9th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Woman Faces Child Cruelty Charges

Consumer Alert: Alliant SoloCare Is the Only Marketplace Health Plan Covering Floyd in 2019

  Residents in northwest Georgia who purchase their health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace, also called the Exchange, are limited to just one plan if they want their care at most Floyd locations in 2019. Recent changes in the market have limited the number of health care Marketplace insurers in Floyd, Chattooga [...]

By |December 6th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Consumer Alert: Alliant SoloCare Is the Only Marketplace Health Plan Covering Floyd in 2019

Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice now available at GHC

  Press Release: Students at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) are now able to earn a bachelor’s in criminal justice entirely online. The new Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice comes from a partnership between GHC, Dalton State College and Georgia Southwestern State University.   Applications are currently being accepted with classes beginning in January.   [...]

By |December 6th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice now available at GHC

WHITE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NAMED AMONG TOP-PERFORMING TITLE I SCHOOLS IN THE STATE

Press Release: BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (December 5, 2018) – White Elementary School has been named the only Highest-Performing Title I school in Cartersville-Bartow County by the Georgia Department of Education. With an 88.9 percent College and Career Ready Performance Index or CCRPI score, WES is in the top five percent of all Title I schools [...]

By |December 5th, 2018|General|Comments Off on WHITE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NAMED AMONG TOP-PERFORMING TITLE I SCHOOLS IN THE STATE

A Jail Fight Ends with a Portion of the Victim’s Ear Bitten Off

A man already booked into the Bartow County jail receives additional charges for beating a fellow inmate and biting a portion of his ear off.  According to BCSO reports, an inmate with physical injuries was moved to another cell bock due to an altercation with 34-year-old Eric William Weller.  Sunday, December 2nd, around 3 p.m. [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|General|Comments Off on A Jail Fight Ends with a Portion of the Victim’s Ear Bitten Off

Championship Game Tickets Go Sale Wednesday!

Press Release from Cartersville High School Championship game tickets will be on sale beginning Wednesday, December 5, 2018. We will be selling on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Monday, and Tuesday from 10 am – 2 pm. Pre-sale tickets are $22 each and if you wait to get them at the stadium or if you order them [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Championship Game Tickets Go Sale Wednesday!

Election Day is Tomorrow

Press Release: Election is Tuesday, December 4, the polls will be open from 7 AM to 7 PM in all 159 counties for Election Day with two state-wide run-off elections.   Secretary of State Robyn A. Crittenden encourages all eligible voters who have not already voted to make their voices heard in these important contests. You [...]

By |December 3rd, 2018|General|Comments Off on Election Day is Tomorrow

More Details on Weekend Crash that Claimed the Life of a Cartersville Man

We have more information on a deadly crash that occurred Saturday morning near Highway 61.     According to Georgia State Patrol Reports, just before 9:00 a.m., 34-year-old Russell Carr was backing out of his driveway onto Rolling Hills Drive.  A witness saw Carr’s motorcycle facing south but did not witness the impact of the two vehicles [...]

By |December 2nd, 2018|General|Comments Off on More Details on Weekend Crash that Claimed the Life of a Cartersville Man

Cartersville Man Dies in Two Vehicle Crash Saturday Morning

Law enforcement officials are looking for the person responsible for a deadly crash that occurred early Saturday morning in Bartow County.  According to reports, 34-year-old Russell Carr of Cartersville was riding a motorcycle on Rollin Hills Drive around 6 a.m. when he was struck by a truck.  According to reports, the truck fled the scene.  [...]

By |December 2nd, 2018|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Man Dies in Two Vehicle Crash Saturday Morning

Residents Advised to Report Fraudulent Phone Calls

Press Release: Over the past few days, The Adairsville Police Department has received several reports of fraudulent phone calls as someone posing as an agent of the Federal Government. These individuals are calling and stating that you are wanted for back taxes owed to the IRS and they have warrants for your arrest. They are [...]

By |November 30th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Residents Advised to Report Fraudulent Phone Calls