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Cartersville Advances to Quarterfinals

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes football team advanced to the quarterfinals of the GHSA Class-4A State Playoffs with a  35-0 win over the Thomson Bulldogs on Friday night. Cartersville needed just one minute and 49 seconds [...]

November 22nd, 2019|

Adairsville Man Arrested After Firing a Gun in A Restuarant

Adairsville Police Department Press Release After Action Report On, Saturday, November 16, 2019, at approximately 2040 hours Adairsville Police Department responded to 5939 Joe Frank Harris Parkway (Milania's Pizza) in reference to a “shots fired” [...]

November 22nd, 2019|

Accident in Cartersville Sent 1 to Hospital and 1 to Jail

Trey Daniel Wilson Cartersville Police released a motor vehicle crash report Thursday of an accident that led to an arrest on Sunday, November 17th. At around 2:19 on that clear and dry morning, a 2013 [...]

November 21st, 2019|

Overnight Lane Closures on I-75 at SR 5 Conn/ Barrett Pkwy This Weekend for Bridge Repair

Stock Photo Press ReleaseATLANTA –Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) contractors will install lane closures on I-75 southbound this weekend to perform rehabilitation of the I-75 southbound Bridge over Barrett Parkway in Cobb County.  Weather permitting, [...]

November 21st, 2019|

Nippon Light Metal Georgia to Build Facility, Create 110 Jobs in Adairsville, Bartow County

Press Release ATLANTA, November 20, 2019 —Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Nippon Light Metal Georgia (NLMGA), a company specializing in aluminum products for the automotive industry, will build a new manufacturing facility in Adairsville, [...]

November 20th, 2019|

Two People Convicted of Child Molestation will Serve 19 Years in Incarcerated

Jennifer Lea Short and Javier Murietta were sentenced in Bartow Superior Court Tuesday morning.  A young woman testified that the abuse occurred when she was 11 years old.  She said that Short was paid $100 [...]

November 19th, 2019|

A Woman Convicted of Murder Receives a Life Sentence.

Kim McCoy was convicted of the 2018 shooting death of her husband, James Sam McCoy last month. The shooting occurred on February 22, 2018, at the divorced couple’s Norton Road home in Kingston. Kim McCoy [...]

November 19th, 2019|

Collision Near the Bartow/Floyd County Line Send Two People to the Hospital

November 18th, 2019 – 2:30 PM Floyd County police Department Press Release – Floyd County Police Department responded to a wreck with injuries at 6:40 a.m. on November 18, 2019. The incident occurred near the [...]

November 18th, 2019|

Local Woman Struck and Killed While Walking on Hwy. 20 in Bartow County

Photo from gofundme Page A Go Fund Me Page has been established to help with the burial cost of a woman killed in an accident on Friday.  According to Georgia State Patrol reports, the accident [...]

November 18th, 2019|

Cartersville Advances, Adairsville Eliminated

It wasn’t the prettiest game for either school, but you don’t get style points in the playoffs. Cartersville defeated Flowery Branch 14-6 in the first round of the Class AAAA State Playoffs on Friday evening. [...]

November 15th, 2019|