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Cartersville-Bartow Convention & Visitors Bureau Offers Ideas for Rest and Play

Press Release: The Beach at George Washington Carver Park opens Saturday, May 25, from 10 AM-6 PM for the 2019 Summer Season. Hours are Tuesday-Sunday 10 AM-6 PM; though Closed Mondays, the beach is open [...]

May 21st, 2019|

SCMS To Become Red Top Middle School

It’s official. The Bartow County School Board approved the facility rebranding name change of South Central Middle School to Red Top Middle School during a business meeting Monday night. Miners will replace Chieftains as the [...]

May 20th, 2019|


Cartersville, GA (May 20, 2019) – Cartersville Medical Center has been awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This designation recognizes CMC’s efforts to protect patients from harm and [...]

May 20th, 2019|

Aragon Home Reportedly Shot In Possible Connection to Burglary

A complainant stated a suspect entered his barn on Sewell Road in Aragon on May 11th and stole his red Yamaha ATV and Echo backpack leaf blower. He said the suspect stated that if he [...]

May 20th, 2019|

Cartersville Man Charged With Aggravated Battery

James Edward Lanier A Bartow County deputy was dispatched to Cartersville Medical Center on Joe Frank Harris Parkway on Friday in reference to a domestic report. The alleged victim stated 59-year-old James Edward Lanier had [...]

May 20th, 2019|

A Spider May Have Caused An Accident on the Etowah River Saturday

According to GSP reports, on May 19, a trooper was dispatched to an incident at the Etawa River @ Neel’s Landing Boat Launch in Kingston.  A young lady was backing her Kia van down the [...]

May 19th, 2019|

Fatal Accident Update

According to GSP reports, on May 18, two motorcycles were traveling east on Hwy. 293 around mile marker 14. As the lead bike exited the curve, he was going too fast and lost control of [...]

May 18th, 2019|

Two Cartersville Residents Injured in Cobb County Accident

The Cobb County Police Department’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program Unit is investigating a traffic collision with injuries that occurred on Cobb Parkway at Creekside Village in the City of Acworth on Thursday at 12:16 p.m. [...]

May 17th, 2019|

Cartersville Fire Hydrant Testing

The City of Cartersville Fire Department is partnering with the City of Cartersville Water Department again over the next several weeks as the fire hydrant testing process begins for 2019. Since hydrants do not get [...]

May 17th, 2019|

GPB’s Political Rewind will be at the Grand Theatre in Cartersville on Monday, June 3rd.

GPB’s Political RewindHosts Live Taping at Cartersville’s Grand TheatreMonday, June 3 at 7 PMGPB’s Political Rewind will be at the Grand Theatre in Cartersville on Monday, June 3 at 7 p.m. for a taping before [...]

May 17th, 2019|