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Bartow County Lowers Unemployment Rate to 3.5% for March 2019

Press Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Bartow County’s unemployment rate and unemployment claims both fell in March. At the same time, all annual numbers for Bartow County remainpositive, preliminary numbers show. “We are moving into the Spring with a strong jobs report,” Butler said. “The national economy is booming. Georgia is [...]

By |May 2nd, 2019|General|Comments Off on Bartow County Lowers Unemployment Rate to 3.5% for March 2019

GBI Investigates the Death of a Cartersville Infant

While no arrests have been made, state law enforcement officials have launched an investigation into the death of a Cartersville newborn.  According to a statement from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, on Thursday, May 2, 2019, the GBI Calhoun Office was requested to conduct a death investigation of a one-month-old in Cartersville, GA. An autopsy [...]

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Blood Assurance recognizes Shaw Plant 15 as the #1 Manufacturing Facility in collections for 2018

CARTERSVILLE, GA. (April 30, 2019) — It was a terrific celebration today at Shaw Plant 15! Blood Assurance recognized the plant as the #1 Manufacturing Facility in collections for 2018 for the entire Blood Assurance region, with 452 units collected. Blood Assurance and Shaw Plant 15 went on to also recognize the over 130 Shaw Plant 15 donors who [...]

By |May 1st, 2019|General|Comments Off on Blood Assurance recognizes Shaw Plant 15 as the #1 Manufacturing Facility in collections for 2018

Injuries Minor in Officer Involved Accident on Bartow Shooting Range

Marietta Police confirm that an officer received minor injuries during a training operation while at a shooting range in Bartow Friday. As a gun was being cleaned, a bullet struck the pavement; small pieces of fragment struck an officer in the lower leg. The officer was taken to the hospital but received no treatment due [...]

By |April 27th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Injuries Minor in Officer Involved Accident on Bartow Shooting Range

JUSTICE ROBERT BENHAM TO STEP DOWN

PRESS RELEASE: Atlanta, April 26, 2019 – Justice Robert Benham has announced that he will leave the Supreme Court of Georgia in 2020 and will not seek reelection to another six-year term. Twenty-nine years ago, Justice Benham became the first African American to serve on the state’s highest court when then-Gov. Joe Frank Harris appointed [...]

By |April 26th, 2019|General|Comments Off on JUSTICE ROBERT BENHAM TO STEP DOWN

Law Enforcement Officer Shoots Fellow Officer in the Leg on Bartow Firing Range

Press Release: The Bartow County Sheriff's Office responded to Picklesimer Road for a person shot in the leg. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, at about 12:22PM today, deputies were dispatched to the Georgia Power Firing Range located on Picklesimer Road. Upon arrival, an out of county police agency had been utilizing the firing range for [...]

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Man Killed in Crash Identified

Forty two year old Daniel Isom of Rome. died in a crash that occurred in Bartow Thursday afternoon. According to Cartersville Police reports, the crash occurred on Joe Frank Harris Pkwy. Just north of Center Rd. An autopsy will be conducted to help determine the cause of the accident.

By |April 25th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Man Killed in Crash Identified

GHC listed for best online two-year degree in Georgia

Press Release: GHC has been highlighted for having one of the best online associate degree options in Georgia by SR Education Group. The education research publisher recently released its first-ever online rankings categorized by the state on their website: GuidetoOnlineSchools.com. Each college highlighted on the Georgia list was ranked based on several important factors, including [...]

By |April 25th, 2019|General|Comments Off on GHC listed for best online two-year degree in Georgia

27-acre facility proposed in Cartersville

A 27.24-acre facility has been proposed in Bartow County. The planning commission will review an application by Brownstone Development Group, LLC requesting rezoning of the property on Highway 20 next to the Clarence Brown Conference Center for a hotel, apartment, and senior/student housing development on Monday, May 6th. The area is currently owned by the [...]

By |April 25th, 2019|General|Comments Off on 27-acre facility proposed in Cartersville

Woman Charged With Assaulting Pregnant Woman With Car

Deja Quinelle Heard A complainant told Bartow County deputies that his ex-girlfriend, 22-year-old Deja Quinelle Heard of White, showed up at his house on Burnt Hickory Road in Cartersville Sunday afternoon and an altercation ensued between Heard and his new girlfriend. Deja Heard was the woman whose 21st birthday celebration in the early morning hours [...]

By |April 24th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Woman Charged With Assaulting Pregnant Woman With Car