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Local Arrested On Child Molestation Charge In Floyd County

Kyle Phillip Sumner A Cartersville man ended up in the Floyd County Jail Saturday on two child-related charges. Rome News-Tribune reports that 36-year-old Kyle Phillip Sumner contacted someone he thought to be a child using [...]

July 20th, 2020|

Driving Speed Awareness Campaign Began Today

The “Operation Southern Shield” speed enforcement and awareness campaign began Monday. The southeastern regional campaign returns for a fourth year after reducing traffic deaths in Georgia in the first three years of the week-long enforcement [...]

July 20th, 2020|

Interview With Cartersville Schools Superintendent

Dr. Marc Feuerbach Alan Sanders interviewed Cartersville Schools Superintendent Dr. Marc Feuerbach during Bartow's Morning News Friday morning. The audio is below.

July 17th, 2020|

Man Arrested After Threatening To Set People On Fire

Eric Shawn Stack Bartow County Dispatch sent a deputy to campsite nine at Gatewood Park on Bartow Beach Road near Cartersville early Wednesday morning. The deputy was to find a suspect on the scene, threatening [...]

July 16th, 2020|

Excel Christian Academy Names Dr. Randy Ford as New Headmaster

Press Release: The Board of Directors at Excel Christian Academy has named Dr. Randolph (Randy) Ford as its new Headmaster, to lead the school. Dr. Ford will assume all campus executive administrative responsibilities as we [...]

July 16th, 2020|

Unemployment Rate Drops in June

July 16, 2020 Press Release: ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that the unemployment rate decreased in June to 7.6 percent, 3.5 percentage points lower than the national rate of 11.1 percent.   [...]

July 16th, 2020|

Bartow Schools Reopening Update

The Bartow County School System has released an updated reopening resource guide. The BCSS based the new information on current recommendations from the Georgia Departments of Education and Public Health and subject to change. The [...]

July 14th, 2020|

Bartow Transit Closes for Another Week Due to COVID 19

The Bartow County Transit Department will remain closed through Friday, July 24th.  Bartow County issued a press release Tuesday, notifying the public the Transit Department would remain closed the week of July 20th through July [...]

July 14th, 2020|

Cartersville Schools To Delay Reopening

At a school board meeting at the high school auditorium Monday night, Superintendent Marc Feuerbach announced his intention to recommend delaying the reopening of schools to students by a week or week-and-a-half. The primary reason [...]

July 13th, 2020|

Updates To Schools Reopening Plans

The Georgia Department of Education released an updated version of its reopening guidance for schools today on the link below. https://www.georgiainsights.com/uploads/1/2/2/2/122221993/georgias_path_to_recovery_for_k-12_schools_--_v7-13-2020.pdf. The Georgia Department of Public Health requested these updates to the plan, which better [...]

July 13th, 2020|