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Rep. Loudermilk Joins Civility & Respect Caucus

Congressman Barry Loudermilk, GA Congressman David Scott, GA Press Release:Washington, D.C. (February 22, 2019) | Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after joining the Civility and Respect Caucus, which promotes constructive dialogue and debate [...]

February 22nd, 2019|

Atlanta Wind Symphony and Woodland Wind Symphony Present a Free Concert of Tributes on March 9th

An inspirational night of music is in store as the Atlanta Wind Symphony and the Woodland Wind Symphony present a free concert entitled "Tributes" on Saturday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Lassiter High School [...]

February 22nd, 2019|

Proposed Cass-White Road Improvements

A public information open house for the proposed Cass-White Road Improvements was held at the Georgia Department of Transportation District Six Office on Tuesday. The goal was to provide the public with information on the [...]

February 20th, 2019|

Cartersville Rotary Club Recognizes Star Students and Star Teachers

Requirements for Star Students include score the highest SAT score on a single date and a GPA in top 10% or top 10 students in their graduating class. Cartersville Student Ethan Boone and Teacher Valerie VeigaBoone is the Cartersville System [...]

February 20th, 2019|

GHC brings acclaimed authors together for the second Highlands Writers Conference

Press Release: Georgia Highlands College has opened registration for the second annual Highlands Writers Conference set for March 2nd at the GHC Cartersville location. Attendees will have the opportunity to spend the day with acclaimed [...]

February 20th, 2019|

Two Inmates Charged In Jail Incident That Injured Three Deputies

Emmanuel Jaquise Bailey Andrew Duane Randle An incident that took place at the Bartow County Jail on Zena Drive in Cartersville on Friday afternoon led to two inmates receiving criminal charges. As deputies were escorting [...]

February 18th, 2019|

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Bartow County

February 15, 2019 Acworth, GA (February 15, 2019) – Press Release: On Friday, February 15, 2019, the GBI was requested by the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation. Preliminary information [...]

February 15th, 2019|

Suspect Shot During Vehicle Pursuit in Acworth

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has been involved in a deputy involved shooting. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, just after noon today, several Bartow County Sheriff's Office patrol deputies began a vehicle pursuit off Glade [...]

February 15th, 2019|

7 Injured in I-75 Crash; 1 Arrested

Andrew Kane McMichen Seven people were injured in a two-vehicle crash that ended up in the arrest of one of those people. A silver 2014 Ford F-350 Super Duty and a white 2005 Ford Expedition [...]

February 14th, 2019|

Acworth Man Illegally in the U.S. Pleads Guilty to Bribing IRS Agent

Law gavel. ATLANTA – Local business owner Magdaleno Garcia Alonso has pleaded guilty to attempting to bribe an IRS Revenue Agent to get out of paying his personal and business taxes. “Garcia attempted to buy [...]

February 14th, 2019|