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L-R: Safe Place Coordinator Tracy Arp, Commissioner Steve Taylor, Advocates for Children President & CEO Rachel Castillo Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, GA – NOVEMBER 29, 2018: ADVOCATES FOR CHILDREN HONORS NATIONAL RUNAWAY PREVENTION MONTH! The Advocates [...]

November 30th, 2018|

Georgia Lottery advises players to beware of Scratchers scam

ATLANTA – Georgia Lottery Corp. officials are reminding consumers to purchase lottery tickets only from authorized lottery retailers to avoid a Scratchers scam. With the scam, scratch-off tickets are altered to look like “winning tickets” [...]

November 30th, 2018|

Shooting Suspect Arrested During Unrelated Incident

Jody Terrell Hollamon Bartow County deputies were dispatched to a residence at 10 Quail Ridge Drive in Cartersville on Tuesday night at 8:35 in reference to an assault with a weapon. The complainant [...]

November 29th, 2018|

Final Holiday Traffic Count for Thanksgiving Travel Period. There Were 10 Traffic Fatalities

November 28, 2018 Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period resulted in 15 traffic deaths. This year, the holiday travel period was 102-hours long. It began at 6 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 21, [...]

November 28th, 2018|

Woman Charged in Two Year Old Son’s Death Sentenced to Serve Time in Prison

  Photo of Prather from BCSO Jail -Photo of Jagger Reese Settles from AJC.com A woman charged in the death of her two-year-old son was sentenced in Bartow Superior Court Tuesday.  Thirty-three year old, Bobbie [...]

November 27th, 2018|

Adairsville Man Arrested with a Marijuana Cigar and a Jennings .22 caliber pistol

Kevin Sexton   Press Release On Monday 11-26-2018 Adairsville Police Officer Billy Smith along with Sergeant Jason Stargell observed a white male subject walking across Hwy. 41 acting in a strange manner. The man, later [...]

November 27th, 2018|

Locals Arrested After Sunday Chase

On Sunday morning at 8:30, Department of Natural Resources Rangers attempted to stop individuals for hunting violations in Bartow County.  The Rangers advised dispatch that occupants of a Ford Escape were fleeing from them.  Rangers [...]

November 27th, 2018|

Cartersville Medical center Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Multiple Specialties

  Press Release:  Recognized as a national leader in General Surgery, Coronary Interventions, Pulmonary Care and Patient Safety Cartersville, GA; November 26, 2018 – Cartersville Medical Center is among the top 10 percent in the [...]

November 26th, 2018|

Two People Arrested by the GA Dept. of Natural Resources on Numerous Charges

Law enforcement chased a truck through Kingston Sunday morning, near the Floyd County line before the truck flipped.  These people may have been involved in the chase. AUTRY, CHARLES LEWIS Demographic Information NameAUTRY, CHARLES LEWIS [...]

November 26th, 2018|

Four Republicans Seek to Replace Coomer in HD 14 Special Primary on December 18

Secretary of State Robyn A. Crittenden announced the close of qualifying for the Special Republican Primary on December 18th in Georgia House District 14. Four candidates – Ken Coomer, Nickie Leighly, Mitchell Scoggins, and Nathan [...]

November 22nd, 2018|