Local News


Update on Crimes Against Elder Person Case

Davontea Jerome Mallett Bartow County deputies were dispatched to Walmart on Market Place Boulevard in Cartersville on Thursday afternoon in reference to a fight. Davontea Mallett of Cartersville said while he was walking [...]

December 14th, 2018|

Cartersville Middle School Student Brings Unloaded BB Gun to School

Cartersville School Officials sent this message to parents Friday Morning.   Dear CMS Parents, Students, and Staff, This morning a CMS student brought an unloaded BB gun to school. Our school resource officer and CMS [...]

December 14th, 2018|

Man Arrested for Cruelty to Children

Gregory Taylor Bartow County deputies arrested Gregory Taylor of Cartersville and booked him into the jail on Tuesday morning on November 25th warrants for cruelty to children in the first degree for maliciously [...]

December 13th, 2018|

Man Charged with Homicide by Vehicle Sentenced to Serve 6 Years in Prison

A man charged with homicide by vehicle entered a guilty plea in Bartow Superior Court Tuesday.  Thirty-one year old, Brandon Todd Cochran of Talking Rock pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle first degree, driving under [...]

December 11th, 2018|


  Cartersville, GA; December 11, 2018 – Cartersville Medical Center announces the addition of its Congestive Heart Failure Clinic, providing individualized care and education for area patients diagnosed with congestive heart failure. The clinic specializes [...]

December 11th, 2018|

Cartersville Board of Education Meeting Highlights

Press Release: December 10, 2018 In the regular October meeting of the Cartersville City Board of Education, the School Board recognized Renee O’Harran, as the HEARTS Employee of the Month. Renee received a $50.00 gift [...]

December 11th, 2018|

Adairsville Woman Charged in Property Damage Spree

  Adairsville Police arrest a woman on numerous counts of theft and criminal damage to property.  On December the 8th in the early morning hours the Adairsville Police Department began working on a property damage [...]

December 11th, 2018|

Delays for Tuesday, December 11th

All Georgia Highlands locations will delay opening until 10 am on Tuesday, December 11th. Students should check email for further instruction regarding final exams. All campuses of Chattahoochee Technical College will delay opening until 10:00 [...]

December 10th, 2018|

Man Arrested After Threats and Racial Slurs

Matthew Cody Henderson Bartow County deputies were dispatched to Cassville Road at Jordan Road on the afternoon of December 7th in reference to an irate subject stopped in the middle of Cassville Road. [...]

December 10th, 2018|

Cartersville Man Charged In Death of Motorcyclist

Tony Eugene Barron WBHF has obtained the official report from Georgia State Patrol concerning the fatal accident that claimed the life of 34-year-old Russell Steven Carr of 146 Rolling Hills Drive in Cartersville [...]

December 10th, 2018|