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Denver Firm acquires 53-Acres for Three-Buildings In Emerson

Matt Breaux ATLANTA, July 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Black Creek Group, a Denver-based real estate investment manager and development firm with a more than 25-year history, today announced the acquisition of 53 acres in [...]

August 1st, 2019|

Bartow County makes gains in June

Aug. 1, 2019 Press Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Bartow County grew its labor force and added employed residents again in June. At the same time, initial claims for unemployment were [...]

August 1st, 2019|

Local Man Escapes Prison Detail, Recaptured

Two Georgia inmates and alleged members of a white supremacist prison gang have been recaptured after escaping work detail Wednesday in Thomaston, Georgia. One was serving a sentence following his arrest in Bartow County in [...]

August 1st, 2019|

Report Of Car Hopping Spree In Another Community

Video Surveillance of Suspects A resident of The Reserve at Pettit Creek has informed WBHF that during the early morning hours on July 26th, there were multiple attempted or successful vehicle break-ins. The resident stated [...]

July 31st, 2019|

DA Seeks Death Penalty Against Former Cartersville Resident

A man with Bartow County ties accused of killing 4 people and injuring another in Rockmart January may receive the death penalty, if a Polk County prosecutor gets his way. 27-year-old Daylon Delon Gamble, a [...]

July 31st, 2019|

Local Man Pulled From River, Arrested

A Kingston man was removed from the water at the Hardin Bridge Boat Launch on Friday afternoon. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy was advised by fire personnel that a male was [...]

July 31st, 2019|

8 Vehicles At 4 Residences Hit During Car Hopping Spree

Eight vehicles at four residences within a half-mile of each other were entered into during a car hopping spree that took place in The Planters subdivision outside of Cartersville between July 25th and 26th. Unknown [...]

July 30th, 2019|

Cartersville City Council Set For Hearings on Increased Millage Rate

In setting the current fiscal year budget, the Cartersville City Council has announced its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by one mil. The impact on the median Cartersville home [...]

July 30th, 2019|

A Former EMT and Substitute Teacher Charged with Child Molestation is Denied Bond.

Bryan Somers was arrested two weeks ago and charged with four counts of child molestation, two counts of enticing a child for indecent purposes, one count of possession of child pornography and three counts of [...]

July 30th, 2019|

Woman charged with meeting late night inmate crew at Johnson Elementary

A Cartersville woman has been charged with meeting prison inmates at a Floyd County School during the night hours and providing contraband and alcohol to the work crew. The Floyd County Prison is now investigating [...]

July 30th, 2019|