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Good Samaritan Helps Assault Victim; Man Arrested

Darrell Brooks McEachern An arrest was made on Sunday in reference to a violent incident that allegedly occurred in Emerson about eight months ago. Emerson Police were dispatched to a residence on Old Alabama Road on September 29th at around 12:23 a.m. in regards to a domestic disturbance. They spoke with 39-year-old Darrell Brooks McEachern, [...]

By |May 31st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Good Samaritan Helps Assault Victim; Man Arrested

Woman Hits Man In Head With Rock; Both Arrested

Desiree Jean Womble Tristan James Mills A Bartow County Fire Department Sergeant was traveling north on Glade Road in Acworth on Sunday morning, when she saw 21-year-old Desiree Jean Womble of Kennesaw strike 22-year-old Tristan James Mills of Kennesaw in the back of the head with a large rock. Sergeant Amy Dies observed Mills fall [...]

By |May 29th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Woman Hits Man In Head With Rock; Both Arrested

Firehouse Subs Foundation Gives to Local Fire Departments

Firehouse Subs on East Main Street in Cartersville held a dedication event this afternoon for the donation of $48,008-worth of life saving equipment to the Bartow County and Cartersville Fire Departments. The donation came from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, which receives more than 70% of its funds from restaurant patrons who donate their [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Firehouse Subs Foundation Gives to Local Fire Departments

Sunday Fatal Accident

On Sunday just before noon, a fatal, two-vehicle accident occurred on Georgia Highway 61 at Liberty Square Drive. According to GSP reports, it was determined the crash occurred between a motorcycle and a passenger car. The motorcycle, driven by 73-year-old Joe Gersh of Louisiana, attempted to leave a private drive across the highway to Liberty [...]

By |May 27th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Sunday Fatal Accident

Special Weather Statement

An extended period of unseasonably hot temperatures across north and central Georgia can be expected through Memorial Day weekend and the middle of next week. Widespread high temperatures in the mid to upper 90s are expected, with some locations exceeding 100 degrees - especially along and south of a Columbus to Macon to Warrenton line [...]

By |May 24th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Special Weather Statement

Rossville Woman Arrested in Adairsville on Drug and Traffic Charges.

Chelsea Megan Ellsworth Press Release:  On Thursday, May 16, 2019, at approximately 3:51 a.m. the Adairsville Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a Nissan truck due to it having no tag light as well as not utilizing its turn signal. The truck finally stopped after going onto I-75 and continuing down to mile marker [...]

By |May 23rd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Rossville Woman Arrested in Adairsville on Drug and Traffic Charges.

Former Bartow School System Employee Sentenced in Bartow Superior Court

A former employee of the Bartow County School System, charged with numerous counts of theft receives a 10-year sentence.  Cathy Elizabeth Gayton entered a guilty plea in Bartow Superior Court on March 18th, 2019.  Gayton was sentenced to serve 60 days in jail and 10 years on probation.  She was charged with writing more than [...]

By |May 22nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Former Bartow School System Employee Sentenced in Bartow Superior Court

Traffic Stop Lands Plainville Man in the Bartow County Jail on Numerous Charges

Roger Bailey On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, just before 11:30 p.m.  Adairsville Police conducted a traffic stop on Highway 140 close to the I-75 on ramp. According to a press release, the traffic stop was made due to the tag showing the vehicle was a Ford Explorer when it was, in fact, a Dodge Ram [...]

By |May 22nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Traffic Stop Lands Plainville Man in the Bartow County Jail on Numerous Charges

Three Locals On Shortlist for Judgeship

Three locals were named to a shortlist given to Georgia Governor Brian Kemp to fill the spot left open in the Cherokee Judicial Circuit by late Judge Carey Nelson’s passing. District Attorney Rosemary Greene, Cherokee Judicial Circuit Chief Public Defender Christopher Paul and local attorney Jeff Watkins were the three names given to Governor Kemp [...]

By |May 22nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Three Locals On Shortlist for Judgeship

Euharlee Announces Finalists for Police Chief

The Euharlee City Council narrowed the search for the city’s new chief of police to two during a called meeting at City Hall on Tuesday night. The two finalists are current Euharlee deputy chief William Yee and Powder Springs Lieutenant Jody Matthews. The position came open after the retirement of Lee New on May 1st. [...]

By |May 21st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Euharlee Announces Finalists for Police Chief