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New Location to Include Occupational Health Services Cartersville, GA; December 20, 2019 – Cartersville Urgent Care will open a second location in early 2020 at 11 Charley Harper Drive, Suite 100 (between Old Mill Road [...]

December 20th, 2019|

Love Triangle Leads To Arrest

Zackery Brandon Hardman A Bartow County love triangle became violent Thursday and led to an arrest. Bartow County deputies were dispatched to a residence on Stone Mill Drive near Cartersville at 1:48 p.m. While en [...]

December 20th, 2019|

Governor Kemp Announces 2019 School Awards

White Elementary School received a 2019 Greatest Gains Award with a Platinum designation. December 19, 2019. Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp, along with the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA), announced the 189 Georgia public [...]

December 20th, 2019|

GreenView Floors International, Inc. to Create 238 Jobs in Adairsville-Bartow County

Headquartered in Nanjing, China, GreenView Floors International, Inc. is under the umbrella of Nanjing MGM New Material Co., Ltd. (NJ MGM), a privately-owned Chinese enterprise that specializes in manufacturing vinyl and laminate flooring. DECEMBER 18, [...]

December 18th, 2019|

Flordia Man Sentenced Tuesday for Vehicle Accident that Killed 2 Family Members

Open Enrollment Extension A man arrested following a rollover crash that killed two people enters a guilty plea in Bartow Superior Court.  Sixty Year old, Michael Sanders of Port St. Lucie, Florida was arrested in [...]

December 17th, 2019|

Georgia Businesses to get Tax Break

Press Release Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that nearly 250,000 Georgia businesses will get a tax break in 2020. The $45 million cut in unemployment insurance taxes is due to the state’s booming [...]

December 16th, 2019|

Holiday Motorists Urged To Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Georgia law enforcement will continue zero tolerance for DUI by taking all impaired drivers straight to jail (ATLANTA)  The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is joining state and local law enforcement in warning drivers to [...]

December 13th, 2019|

Local Environmental Groups Recognized by Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation

Organization honors individuals and organizations working to build sustainable communities. Press Release Atlanta, GA, Dec. 5, 2019 – Two different Bartow County groups and one individual received awards from the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation last [...]

December 12th, 2019|

Aggravated Assault Trial Ends with Guilty Plea

Antonio Brito Melendez A criminal trial that began Monday in Bartow Superior Court ended Wednesday morning with a guilty plea.  Forty-three-year-old Antonio Brito Melendez of Calhoun was arrested in November of 2018 and charged with [...]

December 11th, 2019|

Savannah Sloan named head softball coach for GHC Chargers

Georgia Highlands College has chosen Savannah Sloan to lead the Chargers softball team. Sloan comes to GHC from LaGrange College where she has served as the assistant softball coach and recruiting coordinator since 2017. “We [...]

December 10th, 2019|