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Cartersville-Bartow Convention & Visitors Bureau Offers Ideas for Rest and Play

Press Release: The Beach at George Washington Carver Park opens Saturday, May 25, from 10 AM-6 PM for the 2019 Summer Season. Hours are Tuesday-Sunday 10 AM-6 PM; though Closed Mondays, the beach is open Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day. Picnic tables and grills are available; however, no other fires allowed. There is no [...]

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SCMS To Become Red Top Middle School

It’s official. The Bartow County School Board approved the facility rebranding name change of South Central Middle School to Red Top Middle School during a business meeting Monday night. Miners will replace Chieftains as the school nickname. The school colors will be red, silver, and white. No official logo has been selected yet. The committee [...]

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CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER RECEIVES AN ‘A’ FOR PATIENT SAFETY FOR THE SPRING 2019 LEAPFROG HOSPITAL SAFETY GRADE

Cartersville, GA (May 20, 2019) – Cartersville Medical Center has been awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This designation recognizes CMC’s efforts to protect patients from harm and to provide safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving health care quality and [...]

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Aragon Home Reportedly Shot In Possible Connection to Burglary

A complainant stated a suspect entered his barn on Sewell Road in Aragon on May 11th and stole his red Yamaha ATV and Echo backpack leaf blower. He said the suspect stated that if he contacted law enforcement, something would happen. The complainant said Thursday night at around 8:00, he heard gunshots outside. He showed [...]

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Cartersville Man Charged With Aggravated Battery

James Edward Lanier A Bartow County deputy was dispatched to Cartersville Medical Center on Joe Frank Harris Parkway on Friday in reference to a domestic report. The alleged victim stated 59-year-old James Edward Lanier had been drinking, started getting mad, and yelling. As she was walking outside their residence on Macra Drive in Cartersville, James [...]

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A Spider May Have Caused An Accident on the Etowah River Saturday

According to GSP reports, on May 19, a trooper was dispatched to an incident at the Etawa River @ Neel’s Landing Boat Launch in Kingston.  A young lady was backing her Kia van down the boat ramp, preparing to put her kayak in the river.  She stated that a spider jumped in her lap, at [...]

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Fatal Accident Update

According to GSP reports, on May 18, two motorcycles were traveling east on Hwy. 293 around mile marker 14. As the lead bike exited the curve, he was going too fast and lost control of the motorcycle. He then struck the end of the guard rail with his head and was killed instantly.  The deceased [...]

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Two Cartersville Residents Injured in Cobb County Accident

The Cobb County Police Department’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program Unit is investigating a traffic collision with injuries that occurred on Cobb Parkway at Creekside Village in the City of Acworth on Thursday at 12:16 p.m. Per investigators, a red 2006 Mack dump truck, operated by 48-year-old James Brown of Cartersville, was traveling north on Cobb [...]

By |May 17th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Two Cartersville Residents Injured in Cobb County Accident

Cartersville Fire Hydrant Testing

The City of Cartersville Fire Department is partnering with the City of Cartersville Water Department again over the next several weeks as the fire hydrant testing process begins for 2019. Since hydrants do not get used on a regular basis, testing the hydrants helps identify any problems so they can be corrected, saving the Fire [...]

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GPB’s Political Rewind will be at the Grand Theatre in Cartersville on Monday, June 3rd.

GPB’s Political RewindHosts Live Taping at Cartersville’s Grand TheatreMonday, June 3 at 7 PMGPB’s Political Rewind will be at the Grand Theatre in Cartersville on Monday, June 3 at 7 p.m. for a taping before a live audience. Host Bill Nigut will lead a panel featuring show contributor and Atlanta Journal Constitution political reporter Jim [...]

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