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Cartersville Woman Faces Child Cruelty Charges

Claudia Amber Henderson Bartow County deputies arrested Claudia Henderson of Cartersville and booked her into the jail on Friday night on November 13th warrants: one for cruelty to children in the first degree [...]

December 9th, 2018|

Consumer Alert: Alliant SoloCare Is the Only Marketplace Health Plan Covering Floyd in 2019

  Residents in northwest Georgia who purchase their health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace, also called the Exchange, are limited to just one plan if they want their care at most Floyd [...]

December 6th, 2018|

Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice now available at GHC

  Press Release: Students at Georgia Highlands College (GHC) are now able to earn a bachelor’s in criminal justice entirely online. The new Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice comes from a partnership between GHC, [...]

December 6th, 2018|


Press Release: BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (December 5, 2018) – White Elementary School has been named the only Highest-Performing Title I school in Cartersville-Bartow County by the Georgia Department of Education. With an 88.9 percent College [...]

December 5th, 2018|

A Jail Fight Ends with a Portion of the Victim’s Ear Bitten Off

A man already booked into the Bartow County jail receives additional charges for beating a fellow inmate and biting a portion of his ear off.  According to BCSO reports, an inmate with physical injuries was [...]

December 4th, 2018|

Championship Game Tickets Go Sale Wednesday!

Press Release from Cartersville High School Championship game tickets will be on sale beginning Wednesday, December 5, 2018. We will be selling on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Monday, and Tuesday from 10 am – 2 pm. [...]

December 4th, 2018|

Election Day is Tomorrow

Press Release: Election is Tuesday, December 4, the polls will be open from 7 AM to 7 PM in all 159 counties for Election Day with two state-wide run-off elections.   Secretary of State Robyn A. [...]

December 3rd, 2018|

More Details on Weekend Crash that Claimed the Life of a Cartersville Man

We have more information on a deadly crash that occurred Saturday morning near Highway 61.     According to Georgia State Patrol Reports, just before 9:00 a.m., 34-year-old Russell Carr was backing out of his driveway onto [...]

December 2nd, 2018|

Cartersville Man Dies in Two Vehicle Crash Saturday Morning

Law enforcement officials are looking for the person responsible for a deadly crash that occurred early Saturday morning in Bartow County.  According to reports, 34-year-old Russell Carr of Cartersville was riding a motorcycle on Rollin [...]

December 2nd, 2018|

Residents Advised to Report Fraudulent Phone Calls

Press Release: Over the past few days, The Adairsville Police Department has received several reports of fraudulent phone calls as someone posing as an agent of the Federal Government. These individuals are calling and stating [...]

November 30th, 2018|