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BCSO, Along with Other Agencies Credited with Drug and Gun Seizures

Parcel  Interdiction Operation Results in Multiple seizures of Drugs and Guns ATLANTA – The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia is pleased to announce the results of a coordinated multi-agency, two-week parcel interdiction operation that resulted in the seizure of illegal drugs and firearms being shipped through the district.   “We are relentless [read more...]

By |2024-05-09T11:14:32-04:00May 9th, 2024|General|Comments Off on BCSO, Along with Other Agencies Credited with Drug and Gun Seizures

Cartersville Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

Friday, May 3, 2024 For Immediate Release U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Georgia ROME, Ga. – Ian Alicea Prewett has pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation of a child.  In connection with his guilty plea, Prewett admitted he engaged in sex acts with minors under the age of 18 and enticed a child under the [read more...]

By |2024-05-08T11:59:23-04:00May 8th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

IRS Final Reminder: Time to Claim $1 Billion in Tax Refunds from 2020 Expires May 17

WASHINGTON ― The Internal Revenue Service today reminded the 1 million people who didn’t file their tax year 2020 returns they may be eligible for a refund if they file by the May 17 deadline. The IRS estimates more than $1 billion in refunds remain unclaimed because people haven’t filed their 2020 tax returns yet. [read more...]

By |2024-05-06T11:32:58-04:00May 6th, 2024|General|Comments Off on IRS Final Reminder: Time to Claim $1 Billion in Tax Refunds from 2020 Expires May 17

Low-Cost Kayaking Instruction at Lake Allatoona

ACA Georgia, USACE at Allatoona Lake and US Coast Guard Auxiliary Partnering with Georgia Leaders for ‘Kayaking 101’ Instruction to Kick Off National Safe Boating Week Photo by ANDe Demetriou, Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park, 2023   ATLANTA, GA U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Allatoona Lake and the US Coast Guard Auxiliary are joining the [read more...]

By |2024-05-06T11:25:03-04:00May 6th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Low-Cost Kayaking Instruction at Lake Allatoona

Cartersville Baseball Programming Note

The GHSA Class 5A State Baseball Quarterfinals matchups between Cartersville and Locust Grove has been moved to 6:30 tonight. Tune into AM 1450, 100.3 FM, wbhfradio.org, or the WBHF app starting at around 6:15 for the coverage.

By |2024-05-04T15:44:33-04:00May 4th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Baseball Programming Note

Wellness Event to Focus on Opioid Prevention

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia and Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District will host a community gathering designed to increase awareness of and connect residents to local resources available to help prevent opioid use, overdoses, and deaths. This free, family-friendly event, “Spring Into Wellness: An Opioid Prevention [read more...]

By |2024-05-03T13:19:35-04:00May 3rd, 2024|General|Comments Off on Wellness Event to Focus on Opioid Prevention

GBI Promotes Cartersville Resident to Toxicology Technical Leader

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announces the promotion of Cartersville resident James Gordon to Technical Leader of the Toxicology Section of the Crime Lab at GBI Headquarters. Gordon will be responsible for training scientist trainees and continuing to train current scientists to keep them up to date with toxicology methodologies and best practices. He will [read more...]

By |2024-04-26T10:27:01-04:00April 26th, 2024|General|Comments Off on GBI Promotes Cartersville Resident to Toxicology Technical Leader

Bullets Damage Two Homes on Jenny Lane

Numerous bullets damaged two homes and three vehicles on Jenny Lane near Cartersville before 12:41 a.m. on Wednesday. Deputies reportedly located numerous shell casings on the roadway in front of the residences. One resident stated she thought she heard someone knocking on the windows of her house. She said that once she got to looking [read more...]

By |2024-04-26T05:45:15-04:00April 26th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Bullets Damage Two Homes on Jenny Lane

Arrests Made in Lee Street Shooting

Cartersville Police and Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents arrested two individuals on Wednesday for their involvement in a shooting that occurred the day before in the area of Lee Street. Arrested were 34-year-old Ronald Michelle Osburn Junior of Cartersville and 23-year-old MaKayla Ann Tanner of Adairsville. Osburn received a charge of aggravated assault [read more...]

By |2024-04-25T13:27:50-04:00April 25th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Arrests Made in Lee Street Shooting

Georgia’s Regional Commissions See Slight Rise in March Unemployment

April 25, 2024 Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson said Thursday that all of Georgia’s Regional Commissions reported a slight rise in March unemployment rates.   “Georgia’s job market is red hot with opportunity,” said Commissioner Bruce Thompson. “This continuous growth is a strong indicator that our economic momentum is not slowing down any time soon. [read more...]

By |2024-04-25T09:42:33-04:00April 25th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Georgia’s Regional Commissions See Slight Rise in March Unemployment