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Adairsville PD and Others Help Prevent Tragedy

Adairsville Police responded to the State Route 140 overpass at I-75 on Sunday at around 10:30 in regards to a man on the ledge. Officers did observe a man on the outside of the ledge [...]

July 22nd, 2019|

Bartow County School System’s Fires Substitute Teacher Accused of Child Molestation

Bartow School System’s Statement: On July 19, 2019, the Bartow County School System immediately terminated Bryan Somers as a contracted substitute teacher following notification of his arrest by the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office. He will [...]

July 19th, 2019|

Bartow EMT and Substitute Teacher Arrested on Child Molestation Charges

Photo of Somers taken from Facebook Press Release: Bartow County Sheriff’s Office arrest a man in connection with multiple crimes against children. Following a joint investigation from a tip provided by the Polk County Police [...]

July 19th, 2019|

GDOL and Floyd County host job fair in July

July 10, 2019 Press Release: The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with Floyd County for an upcoming job fair. The event will be held on July 25 from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at [...]

July 19th, 2019|

Podcast: County Administrator Peter Olson Discusses Bartow County Millage Rate

Bartow County Administrator, Peter Olson, was a guest on this morning's edition of Bartow's Morning News to discuss the county's millage rate announcement. Since the tax digest grew, the county will take in additional revenue [...]

July 19th, 2019|

Son of Local Family Graduates Military Basic Training

U.S. Air Force Airman Javonta Young graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force [...]

July 19th, 2019|

Public Meetings Scheduled for 2019 Millage Rate

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE The Bartow County Commissioner has tentatively adopted the 2019 millage rate, which will require an increase in property taxes by 5.91 percent for unincorporated Bartow County and 7.40 [...]

July 17th, 2019|

Bartow Schools & Cartersville Medical Partner For Magnet Program

The Bartow County School System announced an exclusive partnership with Cartersville Medical Center during a work session at their central office Monday afternoon. Cartersville Medical Center will be the healthcare sponsoring facility for the Center [...]

July 15th, 2019|

WBHF’s Three and Out with special guest Wes Durham – Podcast

If you missed yesterday's edition of Three and Out with our special guest, Wes Durham, you can listen to it by following the link below and clicking the "podcast" button on the top right of [...]

July 11th, 2019|

Woodland Graduate Completes Basic Military Training

Press Release: U.S. Air Force Airman Ericiah K. Quinn graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and [...]

July 11th, 2019|