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Acworth Man Charged With Sex Crimes

Johnny Lee Rosser Bartow County deputies arrested Johnny Lee Rosser of Acworth and booked him into the jail on Tuesday morning on warrants from July 30th 2012: two for child molestation, one for aggravated child [...]

March 29th, 2019|

Update on Tuesday Shooting at Somerset Club Apartments

On Tuesday morning March 26th at around 6:15, Bartow County deputies and EMS responded to 91 Somerset Club Drive in reference to a vehicle crashing into a building and shots being fired. Upon arrival, a [...]

March 29th, 2019|

New Traffic Signal on Northbound Ramp of U.S. 41 at SR 61

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces that a new traffic signal on the U.S. 41 northbound ramp at State Route 61 is scheduled to be fully operational on Monday mid-morning, weather permitting. “Once this signal [...]

March 29th, 2019|

Man Shot At and Arrested

Aaron Christopher Lee A resident of Lakeview Drive in Cartersville stated that someone had pushed open the locked door to her sun room porch at around 4:30 on Monday morning and was remaining in the [...]

March 28th, 2019|

Georgia Power volunteers from Plant Bowen help restore historic Black Pioneers Cemetery

Press Release: Thursday, March 28, 2019 – In their first visit, over 40 volunteers from Plant Bowen gathered on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service to help restore the historic Black Pioneers Cemetery in Euharlee, Ga. [...]

March 28th, 2019|

Reed Receives 30 Year Sentence

A man found guilty of numerous counts of child molestation receives a 30-year sentence. Bobby Charles Reed was convicted of numerous counts of child molestation, attempted child molestation and sexual battery. He will serve 15 [...]

March 27th, 2019|

Suspect At Large Following Tuesday Shooting

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at Somerset Club Apartments off of Highway 20 Spur. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, at about 6:16 Tuesday morning, the Bartow County Sheriff's Office 911 Center [...]

March 26th, 2019|

Adairsville Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

Tiffany Pope  On March 25th, 2019, Adairsville Police made an early morning arrest in the area of the “Wags and Whiskers” business on Highway 140. The Officer noticed a female in the area on foot [...]

March 25th, 2019|

Cartersville School Board Members Oppose Proposed Senior School Tax Exemption

Cartersville School Board members signed a resolution against a proposed school tax exemption under consideration in the Georgia Senate. Board members met for a called meeting Thursday. They say that the Cartersville City School System's [...]

March 22nd, 2019|

Business Raided in Cartersville for Gambling Violations

AWAD, OTHMAN QUSEM AWAD, QASEM OTHMAN SHAWAKHA, ALI NAEL On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, the GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force and in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation, executed [...]

March 19th, 2019|