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Bartow County Lowers Unemployment Rate to 3.5% for March 2019

Press Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Bartow County’s unemployment rate and unemployment claims both fell in March. At the same time, all annual numbers for Bartow County remainpositive, preliminary numbers show. [...]

May 2nd, 2019|

GBI Investigates the Death of a Cartersville Infant

While no arrests have been made, state law enforcement officials have launched an investigation into the death of a Cartersville newborn.  According to a statement from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, on Thursday, May 2, [...]

May 2nd, 2019|

Blood Assurance recognizes Shaw Plant 15 as the #1 Manufacturing Facility in collections for 2018

CARTERSVILLE, GA. (April 30, 2019) — It was a terrific celebration today at Shaw Plant 15! Blood Assurance recognized the plant as the #1 Manufacturing Facility in collections for 2018 for the entire Blood Assurance region, with 452 units [...]

May 1st, 2019|

Injuries Minor in Officer Involved Accident on Bartow Shooting Range

Marietta Police confirm that an officer received minor injuries during a training operation while at a shooting range in Bartow Friday. As a gun was being cleaned, a bullet struck the pavement; small pieces of [...]

April 27th, 2019|


PRESS RELEASE: Atlanta, April 26, 2019 – Justice Robert Benham has announced that he will leave the Supreme Court of Georgia in 2020 and will not seek reelection to another six-year term. Twenty-nine years ago, [...]

April 26th, 2019|

Law Enforcement Officer Shoots Fellow Officer in the Leg on Bartow Firing Range

Press Release: The Bartow County Sheriff's Office responded to Picklesimer Road for a person shot in the leg. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, at about 12:22PM today, deputies were dispatched to the Georgia Power Firing [...]

April 26th, 2019|

Man Killed in Crash Identified

Forty two year old Daniel Isom of Rome. died in a crash that occurred in Bartow Thursday afternoon. According to Cartersville Police reports, the crash occurred on Joe Frank Harris Pkwy. Just north of Center [...]

April 25th, 2019|

GHC listed for best online two-year degree in Georgia

Press Release: GHC has been highlighted for having one of the best online associate degree options in Georgia by SR Education Group. The education research publisher recently released its first-ever online rankings categorized by the [...]

April 25th, 2019|

27-acre facility proposed in Cartersville

A 27.24-acre facility has been proposed in Bartow County. The planning commission will review an application by Brownstone Development Group, LLC requesting rezoning of the property on Highway 20 next to the Clarence Brown Conference [...]

April 25th, 2019|

Woman Charged With Assaulting Pregnant Woman With Car

Deja Quinelle Heard A complainant told Bartow County deputies that his ex-girlfriend, 22-year-old Deja Quinelle Heard of White, showed up at his house on Burnt Hickory Road in Cartersville Sunday afternoon and an altercation ensued [...]

April 24th, 2019|