Local News2021-06-14T15:56:09-04:00

Georgia Stone Products withdraws quarry application

Commissioner Steve Taylor will not hear a controversial application for a limestone quarry off highway 140 outside Adairsville. Commissioner Taylor was initially set to consider this item during Thursday’s scheduled hearing, however Bartow County Zoning [...]

Ahead of quarry hearing, Adairsville locals point to endangered species, property values

   On Oct 4, the Bartow County Planning Commission will hear an application for a proposed limestone quarry off Highway 140, just outside Adairsville city limits. Opponents of the application say that the mining operation could [...]

Appalachian Regional Commission Names Lillie Read as Appalachian Leadership Institute Fellow

Lillie Read to Represent Georgia in Intensive Regional Leadership Development Program September 30, 2021, CARTERSVILLE – The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) named Lillie Read, Director of the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority, to participate in the [...]

September 30th, 2021|

Motorcyclist Injured On I-75 Saturday Morning

Careless driving sent a motorcyclist to a hospital after an incident south of Adairsville late Saturday morning. Two Harley-Davidson motorcycles were traveling south on I-75 in the middle lane near mile marker 305. Multiple witnesses [...]

September 25th, 2021|

Mayor of Adairsville urges residents to attend hearing on proposed quarry

   Citizens will have the opportunity to speak their minds about a proposed limestone mining quarry just outside Adairsville city limits. An application has been submitted to the Bartow County Planning Commission requesting that this [...]

September 23rd, 2021|Tags: , , |

Bartow County’s Unemployment Rate Remained Unchanged in August: Bartow’s Unemployment Rate 2.8%

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Bartow County’s unemployment rate did not change from July to August and tied the all-time low set last month. "Although we are seeing fewer unemployed individuals now [...]

September 23rd, 2021|