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A Man Charged in a Fatal Crash is Indicted by the Bartow County Grand Jury.

Rex Scott Cruce of Alabama was booked into the Bartow County Jail November 11, 2018.  According to the jail docket, forty-seven-year-old, Rex Scott Cruce was indicted on the following charges: four counts of first-degree vehicular homicide, four counts of driving under the influence, possession of methamphetamine, driving with a suspended license, and failure to maintain [...]

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Furniture Upholstery Workshop Offered at the Bartow History Museum

Speaker Jamika Smith Press Release: April 3, 2019 - Cartersville, GA – Want to learn more about the history and skills of furniture upholstering? Join us April 20th from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for a furniture upholstery workshop provided by Jamika Smith from Teena’s Legacy. The workshop consists of lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on learning. [...]

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THE ADVANCED WOUND HEALING CENTER AT CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER REMINDS YOU THAT APRIL IS FOOT HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

Press Release: Cartersville, GA; April 9, 2019 – Right now, 6.7 million Americans are living with a chronic wound, and more than two million of those are suffering from a diabetic foot ulcer. April is Foot Health Awareness Month and is a great opportunity to highlight the importance of foot health. Are your feet at [...]

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Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Presents 84 Students with Scholarships

Five of the award recipients were from Bartow County: Aimee Abernathy AAUW of Cobb County Scholarship Samuel Maina C&W Services Industrial Maintenance Annual Scholarship Simrendeep Purewal Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Endowed Scholarship Matthew Wright Suggs Endowed Scholarship Kayla Tipton Tara Drummond Memorial Scholarship Press Release: (Acworth, Ga. – April 12, 2019) The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation honored [...]

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HB 643 Not Passed In Senate

House Bill 643, also known as the Senior School Tax Exemption Bill in Bartow County, did not pass through the Senate on Tuesday night. WBHF spoke to Senator Bruce Thompson who said that the first bill was not correct but instead needed to be two bills for the two school systems in Bartow County. He [...]

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UPDATE: Missing Girl Found

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office announced on Wednesday afternoon that a missing Cartersville girl was found safe and returned to her family. Sarah Wigington, who was located in Villa Rica, has been returned to her family. Reports emerged on Wednesday morning that the missing child was last seen at the Wal Mart Super Center around [...]

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Local Law Enforcement Involved in Tuesday Standoff

A suspect who had threatened to kill law enforecement was apprehended by the Cartersville Police Department Tuesday evening after a standoff. A countywide BOLO was received from the Kennesaw Police Department in reference to a suspect making threats to kill law enforcement and then himself.  An update to the BOLO  provided a  vehicle description and [...]

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City of White to Close Portion of Richards Road

The White City Council decided to close a portion of Richards Road during a meeting at City Hall Monday night. That portion is in between Old Tennessee Road and U.S. 411. The reason is the railroad crossing that has become problematic. Tune into our local newscasts throughout the day on Tuesday for more information.

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Press Release: Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested

On March 8, 2019, the Cartersville Police Department responded to an Armed Robbery at the Ameri-Mart, 1153 Burnt Hickory Road.  Later that same day, Cartersville Police Investigators arrested Louis Cotto for his involvement in the armed robbery.  Mr. Cotto was a part-time employee of the business.  On March 28, 2019, Cartersville Police Investigators, along with [...]

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Cartersville Man Charged with Sex Crimes

Michael Brandon Elrod Bartow County deputies arrested Michael Brandon Elrod of Cartersville and booked him into the jail on Tuesday night for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana. Elrod had warrants from March 14th 2017 and February 26th 2019: three for child molestation, two for aggravated child molestation, and one for aggravated sexual [...]

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