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New Traffic Safety Program Reduces Excessive Speeding through Euharlee Elementary and Woodland Middle School Zones

Euharlee Police Department sees tremendous decrease in speeding cases due to the New Traffic Safety Program to Reduce Excessive Speeding Through Euharlee Elementary and Woodland Middle School Zones Implementation of an automated traffic enforcement safety [read more...]

January 27th, 2022|

New $60,000,000 Industrial Building Proposed for Emerson

A new logistics center is proposed for the city of Emerson.  According to paperwork filed with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, plans for Project B include a one-story, fifty-foot tall building.  The 790,500 square foot [read more...]

January 24th, 2022|

Piedmont Cartersville Medical Center No Longer Permits Cloth Masks for Visitors, Patients; Medical Masks Required

Cartersville, Ga. (Jan. 21, 2022) – Visitors and patients at Piedmont Cartersville Medical Center must now wear medical masks, as opposed to cloth masks, when at the hospital. The goal of the updated masking policy [read more...]

January 21st, 2022|

Georgia Power offers resources and safety tips to help customers prepare for predicted winter weather

Company monitoring forecasts and mobilizing storm response teams and personnel to respond to potential service interruptions   ATLANTA – January 13, 2022 – As winter weather, including freezing rain, wind and snow, is predicted to [read more...]

January 14th, 2022|

Local Accused of Sexual Offenses

Jeffery Wade Knight Paulding County deputies handed over 50-year-old Jeffery Wade Knight of Cartersville to Bartow County deputies at Taylor’s Junkyard on 740 Dallas Highway near Cartersville on Thursday night for warrants through [read more...]

January 7th, 2022|

Emerson Man Accused Of Disfiguring Ex-Fiancé

Zachery Daniel Harper A Bartow County deputy arrested 31-year-old Zachery Daniel Harper of Emerson on I-75 southbound at mile marker 285 about an incident at Best Western Inn and Suites on 5663 Highway [read more...]

January 5th, 2022|

Cartersville Woman Accused of Shooting At Husband’s SUV

Tanya Estella Brooks Cartersville Police arrested 53-year-old Tanya Estella Brooks of Cartersville near her residence on Brookside Court on December 30th about a shooting incident. Her husband told police that she accused him [read more...]

January 4th, 2022|

Local Accused of Strangling Wife and Juvenile

Jeffery Calvin Wheeler Bartow County deputies booked 28-year-old Jeffery Calvin Wheeler of Adairsville into the jail on December 29th for multiple charges, including two counts of aggravated assault resulting in strangulation. They also [read more...]

January 4th, 2022|

One of Four Armed Robbery Suspects Jailed

Hailey Ann Noland On Wednesday afternoon, 21-year-old Hailey Ann Noland of Cartersville turned herself into the Bartow County Jail. She is a suspect in an armed robbery that happened at a room at [read more...]

January 3rd, 2022|

Weather Advisory 4:00 a.m.

A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 9 a.m. Monday for portions of north-central and northwest Georgia, including Bartow County. The National Weather Service expects wet snow. Light snow accumulations ranging from a quarter [read more...]

January 3rd, 2022|

Weather Advisory 9:40 p.m.

There are two weather advisories to heed. A wintry mix of rain and snow should begin after midnight for portions of northern Georgia, including Bartow County, through 9 AM. There is a winter weather advisory [read more...]

January 2nd, 2022|

Updated Weather Advisories

There are now two weather advisories to heed. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from midnight to nine a.m. Monday for Bartow, Cherokee, Polk, Paulding, and Haralson Counties. A wintry mix leading to light [read more...]

January 2nd, 2022|

Georgia Receives Oral Antiviral COVID-19 Treatments Molnupiravir and Paxlovid™ Available at Select Retail Pharmacies

Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the allocation of Merck and Pfizer oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19 to select retail pharmacies in Georgia. Initial supply of Molnupiravir and Paxlovid™ from [read more...]

January 2nd, 2022|

Winter Weather Advisory

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from midnight to nine a.m. Monday for Bartow, Cherokee, Polk, Paulding, and Haralson Counties. A wintry mix leading to light snow accumulations is possible. Up to one-half inch [read more...]

January 2nd, 2022|

Adairsville Boy Missing

Lavin Andrew Holloway The Adairsville Police Department would like the public to be informed about the following in regards to 12-year-old Lavin Holloway: Friday night, at about 7:45, Lavin Andrew Holloway was discovered [read more...]

January 2nd, 2022|

Canine Arrests Cartersville Woman

Pamela Kellam Holt BCSO deputies used a canine at a residence on Holt Road near Cartersville to arrest a 63-year-old woman accused of shooting at two UPS employees on Tuesday night. The two [read more...]

December 30th, 2021|

Flood Watch Until 7:00 Tonight

The National Weather Service issued a flood watch throughout Georgia, including Bartow County, until 7:00 tonight. Excessive runoff may flood rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out [read more...]

December 30th, 2021|