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COVID Cases Update

As of 6:30 Wednesday night, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 4,748 COVID-19 Confirmed Cases, 147 of those in Bartow County. Bartow still remains sixth in total cases behind Fulton, Dougherty, DeKalb, Cobb, [...]

April 1st, 2020|

Shaw Industries is Temporarily Shutting Down Many of its Operations

Media Statement from Shaw Industries Tim Baucom, President, Shaw Industries April 1, 2020 As we all experience unprecedented circumstances that are impacting every aspect of our daily lives, Shaw is committed to supporting our associates [...]

April 1st, 2020|

Local Man’s Body Found in Floyd County

A body found from a creek in Floyd County on Sunday night was identified as a local man. Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor confirmed that the body pulled in from a creek in Coosa was [...]

April 1st, 2020|

COVID Cases Update

As of 6:30 p.m., the Georgia Department of Public Health reports 4,117 total COVID-19 Confirmed Cases, 137 of those in Bartow County. Bartow County has now dropped to 6th in overall cases behind Fulton, Dougherty, [...]

March 31st, 2020|

Covid 19 Reported at a Bartow Long Term Care Facility

An area nursing home notifies families of a confirmed case of COVID-19. WBHF reached out to Townsend Park for comment. Amy Able handles communication for Townsend Park. Able told WBHF an associate was tested and [...]

March 31st, 2020|

Cartersville Man Charged With Murder Sunday

Deputies responded to 704 Sugar Valley Road at 1:10 AM Sunday morning in reference to multiple gunshot wounds. While responding, the BCSO was informed that a male had been shot three times, and another male [...]

March 31st, 2020|

Updated COVID-19 Numbers

As of seven p.m. Monday, the Georgia Department of Public Health has announced a total of 3,028 COVID-19 Confirmed Cases statewide, 125 of those in Bartow County. Bartow County has had the sixth highest number [...]

March 30th, 2020|

Cargo Stolen From Beer Trucks on Consecutive Days

A second cargo theft from a beer truck in two days occurred at TA on Cassville White Road near Cartersville early Friday morning. A truck driver was awoken by his truck shaking. He witnessed a [...]

March 30th, 2020|

Man Arrested After Tense Terroristic Situation

John James Ford A tense terroristic incident was resolved without injury early Saturday morning. A woman ran to a neighboring residence on Penny Court near Cartersville because she said her husband, 61-year-old John James Ford, [...]

March 30th, 2020|

Toyo to Suspend Production at U.S. Plant (White, GA)

SUPPLIERS Posted by Modern Tire Dealer.com on March 30, 2020 Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. will temporarily suspend operations at its tire manufacturing plant in White, Ga., “due to the global impact of COVID-19 [...]

March 30th, 2020|