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RUNAWAY PREVENTION DAY NAMED AS NOVEMBER 30TH IN BARTOW COUNTY

L-R: Safe Place Coordinator Tracy Arp, Commissioner Steve Taylor, Advocates for Children President & CEO Rachel Castillo Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, GA – NOVEMBER 29, 2018: ADVOCATES FOR CHILDREN HONORS NATIONAL RUNAWAY PREVENTION MONTH! The Advocates for Children organization and its Safe Place program are honoring National Runaway Prevention Month (NRPM), by meeting with Commissioner Steve [...]

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Georgia Lottery advises players to beware of Scratchers scam

ATLANTA – Georgia Lottery Corp. officials are reminding consumers to purchase lottery tickets only from authorized lottery retailers to avoid a Scratchers scam. With the scam, scratch-off tickets are altered to look like “winning tickets” and sold at a discount to players who later discover they were scammed when attempting to claim the prize. “We [...]

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Shooting Suspect Arrested During Unrelated Incident

Jody Terrell Hollamon Bartow County deputies were dispatched to a residence at 10 Quail Ridge Drive in Cartersville on Tuesday night at 8:35 in reference to an assault with a weapon. The complainant stated he went to the residence to pick up his 19-year-old daughter. He said he knocked on the basement door [...]

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Final Holiday Traffic Count for Thanksgiving Travel Period. There Were 10 Traffic Fatalities

November 28, 2018 Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period resulted in 15 traffic deaths. This year, the holiday travel period was 102-hours long. It began at 6 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 21, and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Sun., Nov. 25. Statewide, Georgia State Troopers investigated 610 traffic crashes that resulted in [...]

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Woman Charged in Two Year Old Son’s Death Sentenced to Serve Time in Prison

  Photo of Prather from BCSO Jail -Photo of Jagger Reese Settles from AJC.com A woman charged in the death of her two-year-old son was sentenced in Bartow Superior Court Tuesday.  Thirty-three year old, Bobbie Jessica Prather entered a guilty plea to involuntary manslaughter, reckless conduct and three counts of cruelty to children.  Prather received [...]

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Adairsville Man Arrested with a Marijuana Cigar and a Jennings .22 caliber pistol

Kevin Sexton   Press Release On Monday 11-26-2018 Adairsville Police Officer Billy Smith along with Sergeant Jason Stargell observed a white male subject walking across Hwy. 41 acting in a strange manner. The man, later identified as Kevin Sexton, was yelling at cars and waving his hands in the air in a very unusual manner. [...]

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Locals Arrested After Sunday Chase

On Sunday morning at 8:30, Department of Natural Resources Rangers attempted to stop individuals for hunting violations in Bartow County.  The Rangers advised dispatch that occupants of a Ford Escape were fleeing from them.  Rangers advised the Ford had rammed one of their vehicles in Bartow County while fleeing from them and that the occupants [...]

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Cartersville Medical center Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Multiple Specialties

  Press Release:  Recognized as a national leader in General Surgery, Coronary Interventions, Pulmonary Care and Patient Safety Cartersville, GA; November 26, 2018 – Cartersville Medical Center is among the top 10 percent in the nation in general surgery, coronary interventions, pulmonary care and patient safety, according to a national study by Healthgrades, the leading [...]

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Two People Arrested by the GA Dept. of Natural Resources on Numerous Charges

Law enforcement chased a truck through Kingston Sunday morning, near the Floyd County line before the truck flipped.  These people may have been involved in the chase. AUTRY, CHARLES LEWIS Demographic Information NameAUTRY, CHARLES LEWIS Address143 STENDAL DRIVE GEORGIA Aliases 11/25/2018 1:04 PM 11/25/2018 1:03 PM Booking Date11/25/2018 12:20 PM   Bond Type Bond Amount No [...]

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Four Republicans Seek to Replace Coomer in HD 14 Special Primary on December 18

Secretary of State Robyn A. Crittenden announced the close of qualifying for the Special Republican Primary on December 18th in Georgia House District 14. Four candidates – Ken Coomer, Nickie Leighly, Mitchell Scoggins, and Nathan Wilson – have qualified to run for the Republican nomination to replace former State Representative and now Georgia Court of [...]

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