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Voccio named health director for Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District.

ROME, GA: Dr. Gary E. Voccio has been named health director for the ten-county Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District headquartered in Rome. As district health director, Voccio oversees ten Northwest Georgia county [...]

February 14th, 2020|

Training Sessions Set for CASA Volunteers

Press Release: “Helping an abused or neglected child can be one of the most rewarding forms of volunteerism,” according to Advocacy for Children President Rachel Castillo. “Our Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) provide a source [...]

February 13th, 2020|

Cartersville Rotary Club Recognizes Star Students

Brendan Luginbuhl – Adairsville High Student Christy McCormick – Adairsville High School Teacher Caleb Doolittle – Cass High Student Sheila Smith – Cass High Teacher McKenna Trapheagen – Woodland High Student – System Winner Crawford [...]

February 12th, 2020|

Archer named Dir. of Athletics and Head Boys Basketball Coach at Excel

Press Release: David Archer, Jr. was named Director of Athletics and Head Boys High School Basketball Coach at Excel Christian Academy. David shared “I am truly blessed to be afforded an opportunity to join a [...]

February 11th, 2020|

Hero’s Celebration for 5 Year Old Credited with Saving Family from Fire

Press Release: On Sunday, Bartow County Fire Department had a house fire at 120 West Howard Street in Kingston. A 5-year-old boy (Noah Woods) woke up to find the bedroom that he and his sister [...]

February 11th, 2020|

Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights February 10, 2020

Meeting called to order - Kelley Dial, President Presentation of the Colors - CHS JROTC students Pledge of Allegiance Welcome to Visitors Moment of Silence was observed for Officer Sarah Barnes Character Word of the [...]

February 11th, 2020|

GDOL and Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce host job fair in February

Press Release: The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce to host a job fair in February. The event will be held on Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. until [...]

February 11th, 2020|

Cartersville School Board Supports New Senior Tax Proposal

Last month, the Cartersville School Board released a statement opposing Georgia House Bill 684, which provided a homestead exemption from the schools’ ad valorem taxes in different amounts dependent on certain age thresholds. That bill [...]

February 10th, 2020|

Man Allegedly Robbed at an Acworth Hotel

A Bartow County deputy met an alleged male victim at RaceTrac on Cherokee Street near Acworth Sunday morning who had allegedly been held against his will in a room at Red Roof Inn just under [...]

February 10th, 2020|

Northwest GDOT Utilizing Rumble Strips to Combat Distracted Driving

Press Release: White, GA - Thump thump thump! The distinctive sound of rumble strips is keeping roads safer for motorists throughout northwest Georgia. Rumble strips are quickly becoming a feature of many of the state [...]

February 10th, 2020|