Local News


Good Samaritan Helps Assault Victim; Man Arrested

Darrell Brooks McEachern An arrest was made on Sunday in reference to a violent incident that allegedly occurred in Emerson about eight months ago. Emerson Police were dispatched to a residence on Old Alabama Road [...]

May 31st, 2019|

Woman Hits Man In Head With Rock; Both Arrested

Desiree Jean Womble Tristan James Mills A Bartow County Fire Department Sergeant was traveling north on Glade Road in Acworth on Sunday morning, when she saw 21-year-old Desiree Jean Womble of Kennesaw strike 22-year-old Tristan [...]

May 29th, 2019|

Firehouse Subs Foundation Gives to Local Fire Departments

Firehouse Subs on East Main Street in Cartersville held a dedication event this afternoon for the donation of $48,008-worth of life saving equipment to the Bartow County and Cartersville Fire Departments. The donation came from [...]

May 28th, 2019|

Sunday Fatal Accident

On Sunday just before noon, a fatal, two-vehicle accident occurred on Georgia Highway 61 at Liberty Square Drive. According to GSP reports, it was determined the crash occurred between a motorcycle and a passenger car. [...]

May 27th, 2019|

Special Weather Statement

An extended period of unseasonably hot temperatures across north and central Georgia can be expected through Memorial Day weekend and the middle of next week. Widespread high temperatures in the mid to upper 90s are [...]

May 24th, 2019|

Rossville Woman Arrested in Adairsville on Drug and Traffic Charges.

Chelsea Megan Ellsworth Press Release:  On Thursday, May 16, 2019, at approximately 3:51 a.m. the Adairsville Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a Nissan truck due to it having no tag light as well [...]

May 23rd, 2019|

Former Bartow School System Employee Sentenced in Bartow Superior Court

A former employee of the Bartow County School System, charged with numerous counts of theft receives a 10-year sentence.  Cathy Elizabeth Gayton entered a guilty plea in Bartow Superior Court on March 18th, 2019.  Gayton [...]

May 22nd, 2019|

Traffic Stop Lands Plainville Man in the Bartow County Jail on Numerous Charges

Roger Bailey On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, just before 11:30 p.m.  Adairsville Police conducted a traffic stop on Highway 140 close to the I-75 on ramp. According to a press release, the traffic stop was [...]

May 22nd, 2019|

Three Locals On Shortlist for Judgeship

Three locals were named to a shortlist given to Georgia Governor Brian Kemp to fill the spot left open in the Cherokee Judicial Circuit by late Judge Carey Nelson’s passing. District Attorney Rosemary Greene, Cherokee [...]

May 22nd, 2019|

Euharlee Announces Finalists for Police Chief

The Euharlee City Council narrowed the search for the city’s new chief of police to two during a called meeting at City Hall on Tuesday night. The two finalists are current Euharlee deputy chief William [...]

May 21st, 2019|