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Adairsville PD and Others Help Prevent Tragedy

Adairsville Police responded to the State Route 140 overpass at I-75 on Sunday at around 10:30 in regards to a man on the ledge. Officers did observe a man on the outside of the ledge of the overpass. The man did not want to talk to officers and warned them not to approach him. One [...]

By |July 22nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Adairsville PD and Others Help Prevent Tragedy

Bartow County School System’s Fires Substitute Teacher Accused of Child Molestation

Bartow School System’s Statement: On July 19, 2019, the Bartow County School System immediately terminated Bryan Somers as a contracted substitute teacher following notification of his arrest by the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office. He will no longer be eligible to obtain employment opportunities with the school system moving forward.

By |July 19th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow County School System’s Fires Substitute Teacher Accused of Child Molestation

Bartow EMT and Substitute Teacher Arrested on Child Molestation Charges

Photo of Somers taken from Facebook Press Release: Bartow County Sheriff’s Office arrest a man in connection with multiple crimes against children. Following a joint investigation from a tip provided by the Polk County Police Department, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations and the Georgia Bureau of Investigations arrested Bryan Somers. Bryan Somers [...]

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GDOL and Floyd County host job fair in July

July 10, 2019 Press Release: The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with Floyd County for an upcoming job fair. The event will be held on July 25 from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Rome Career Center, 462 Riverside Parkway, Rome, Georgia. Floyd County currently has over 23 different positions for which are [...]

By |July 19th, 2019|General|Comments Off on GDOL and Floyd County host job fair in July

Podcast: County Administrator Peter Olson Discusses Bartow County Millage Rate

Bartow County Administrator, Peter Olson, was a guest on this morning's edition of Bartow's Morning News to discuss the county's millage rate announcement. Since the tax digest grew, the county will take in additional revenue even though the the millage rate will remain the same. State law requires this be advertised as a tax increase. [...]

By |July 19th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Podcast: County Administrator Peter Olson Discusses Bartow County Millage Rate

Son of Local Family Graduates Military Basic Training

U.S. Air Force Airman Javonta Young graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an [...]

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Public Meetings Scheduled for 2019 Millage Rate

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE The Bartow County Commissioner has tentatively adopted the 2019 millage rate, which will require an increase in property taxes by 5.91 percent for unincorporated Bartow County and 7.40 percent for incorporated Bartow County. All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this proposed tax increase to [...]

By |July 17th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Public Meetings Scheduled for 2019 Millage Rate

Bartow Schools & Cartersville Medical Partner For Magnet Program

The Bartow County School System announced an exclusive partnership with Cartersville Medical Center during a work session at their central office Monday afternoon. Cartersville Medical Center will be the healthcare sponsoring facility for the Center for Advanced Studies in Medical Sciences at Woodland High School. During the upcoming school year, the school system anticipates the [...]

By |July 15th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow Schools & Cartersville Medical Partner For Magnet Program

WBHF’s Three and Out with special guest Wes Durham – Podcast

If you missed yesterday's edition of Three and Out with our special guest, Wes Durham, you can listen to it by following the link below and clicking the "podcast" button on the top right of your screen. Kevin, Alan and Wes covered the upcoming football season, players to watch, the Atlanta Falcons, the upcoming projects [...]

By |July 11th, 2019|General|Comments Off on WBHF’s Three and Out with special guest Wes Durham – Podcast

Woodland Graduate Completes Basic Military Training

Press Release: U.S. Air Force Airman Ericiah K. Quinn graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four [...]

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