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Chamber Graduates Inaugural Project Purpose Class

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (June 20, 2022) – The Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce hosted the inaugural Project Purpose Signing Day Ceremony at the Chamber of Commerce on Friday, June 17th . Eleven high school graduates from Adairsville High School and Cartersville High School received training from industry professionals and completed a one-week intensive skills training bootcamp, [read more...]

By |2022-06-20T15:38:41-04:00June 20th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Chamber Graduates Inaugural Project Purpose Class

Fourth of July Parade and Activities Set for Cartersville.

Cartersville’s annual Fourth of July celebration returns in 2022 with events on Monday. The events are presented by the Rotary Club of Etowah with WBHF FM 100.3 and AM 1450 coordinating the parade with the Rotary Club.  The presenting sponsor for the parade is Shottenkirk Honda. The parade down Main Street in downtown Cartersville begins [read more...]

By |2022-06-16T15:38:29-04:00June 16th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Fourth of July Parade and Activities Set for Cartersville.

Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

June 13, 2022 The Cartersville City Schools Board of Education met in a combined Work Session/Board Meeting on Monday, June 13, 2022. Stellar Performers Congratulations to the following CHS student for receiving his diploma by fulfilling all requirements to be certified as a 2022 Cartersville High School Graduate: Jack Phillips Recognition of 2022 Retirees – [read more...]

By |2022-06-14T13:56:53-04:00June 14th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

Man Shot In Lake Allatoona Residential Area

A gunshot victim flagged a Bartow County deputy at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources office in Red Top Mountain State Park on Thursday afternoon. The man had gunshot wounds to his lower stomach and an arm. While waiting for an ambulance, the victim said he was at a residence on Westwood Lane near Acworth [read more...]

By |2022-06-13T11:29:07-04:00June 13th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Man Shot In Lake Allatoona Residential Area

Weekend Fires, June 12, 2022

Bartow Fire and Emergency Services were extremely busy Sunday.  A local woman was airlifted to an area hospital to be treated for serious burns and a camper was destroyed by fire.   On Sunday, June 12, 2022, at approximately 9:05 p.m., BCFES were called 130 Amberwood Lane, Kingston for a camper fire.  The caller said [read more...]

By |2022-06-13T10:27:08-04:00June 13th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Weekend Fires, June 12, 2022

Former Bartow County EMT Sentenced to Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

ATLANTA - Bryan David Somers has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the receipt and distribution of child pornography.  Prior to his arrest, Somers was an EMT and a substitute teacher at a local elementary school. “By receiving and distributing these images, Somers participated in the continuing abuse and exploitation [read more...]

By |2022-06-10T15:18:09-04:00June 10th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Former Bartow County EMT Sentenced to Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

Bartow Health Department to Relocate Clinical Services to Temporary Location

Bartow Health Department to Relocate Clinical Services to Temporary Location during renovation CARTERSVILLE, GA: Clinical services at the Bartow County Health Department will relocate later this month to a facility at 5355 Highway 20, Cartersville, for an anticipated 18-24-month period while the current health department building at 100 Zena Drive is enlarged and remodeled. The [read more...]

By |2022-06-09T10:35:52-04:00June 9th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Bartow Health Department to Relocate Clinical Services to Temporary Location

Helipad at Floyd Medical Center Officially Opens

Trauma Patients Will Have Quicker Access to Emergency Care ROME, Ga., June 8, 2022 – The new helipad at Floyd Medical Center officially opened yesterday.   The helipad will provide quicker and more direct access for trauma patients requiring treatment at the hospital’s Emergency Care Center (ECC). The helipad sits on the North Second Avenue [read more...]

By |2022-06-08T09:27:30-04:00June 8th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Helipad at Floyd Medical Center Officially Opens

Cartersville PD Investigating Death

Cartersville Police began conducting a death investigation in the parking lot of a commercial building at 15 Postelle Street on Friday morning. A complainant stated he observed a female moving around in a silver 2016 Ford Fusion at about 8 a.m. Thursday. He said that the car was still there when he left the parking [read more...]

By |2022-06-04T13:22:31-04:00June 4th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Cartersville PD Investigating Death

Old Grassdale Road Bridge Detour Begins 6/13

WHAT: Weather permitting, the Old Grassdale Road bridge will be closed for repairs beginning on June 13. A detour will be set up during the repairs, which are scheduled to last about three months. WHEN: The Old Grassdale Road bridge will be closed starting on June 13. DETOUR: Traffic on the east side of the bridge will take [read more...]

By |2022-06-03T10:09:06-04:00June 3rd, 2022|General|Comments Off on Old Grassdale Road Bridge Detour Begins 6/13