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Two Cartersville Men Arrested Following the Robbery of a Cartersville Business

Tabori Talley Jervontay Cameron One man was charged with armed robbery and the other was charged with probation violation. According to a press release from the Cartersville Police Department, the incident occurred on Tuesday morning [...]

November 26th, 2019|

GSP and MCCD Preparing for Busy Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend on Georgia Roadways

Pr ess Release: (ATLANTA, GA) -The 102-hour Thanksgiving holiday travel period begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1.  “Reducing traffic crashes, deterring and correcting bad driving [...]

November 25th, 2019|

Bartow County Public Library System Awarded Grant Funding to Support Special Art Projects

Press Release: ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) and State Representative Matthew Gambill (R-Cartersville) today announced that the Bartow County Public Library System was selected as a [...]

November 25th, 2019|

Cartersville Advances to Quarterfinals

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes football team advanced to the quarterfinals of the GHSA Class-4A State Playoffs with a  35-0 win over the Thomson Bulldogs on Friday night. Cartersville needed just one minute and 49 seconds [...]

November 22nd, 2019|

Adairsville Man Arrested After Firing a Gun in A Restuarant

Adairsville Police Department Press Release After Action Report On, Saturday, November 16, 2019, at approximately 2040 hours Adairsville Police Department responded to 5939 Joe Frank Harris Parkway (Milania's Pizza) in reference to a “shots fired” [...]

November 22nd, 2019|

Accident in Cartersville Sent 1 to Hospital and 1 to Jail

Trey Daniel Wilson Cartersville Police released a motor vehicle crash report Thursday of an accident that led to an arrest on Sunday, November 17th. At around 2:19 on that clear and dry morning, a 2013 [...]

November 21st, 2019|

Overnight Lane Closures on I-75 at SR 5 Conn/ Barrett Pkwy This Weekend for Bridge Repair

Stock Photo Press ReleaseATLANTA –Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) contractors will install lane closures on I-75 southbound this weekend to perform rehabilitation of the I-75 southbound Bridge over Barrett Parkway in Cobb County.  Weather permitting, [...]

November 21st, 2019|

Nippon Light Metal Georgia to Build Facility, Create 110 Jobs in Adairsville, Bartow County

Press Release ATLANTA, November 20, 2019 —Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Nippon Light Metal Georgia (NLMGA), a company specializing in aluminum products for the automotive industry, will build a new manufacturing facility in Adairsville, [...]

November 20th, 2019|

Two People Convicted of Child Molestation will Serve 19 Years in Incarcerated

Jennifer Lea Short and Javier Murietta were sentenced in Bartow Superior Court Tuesday morning.  A young woman testified that the abuse occurred when she was 11 years old.  She said that Short was paid $100 [...]

November 19th, 2019|

A Woman Convicted of Murder Receives a Life Sentence.

Kim McCoy was convicted of the 2018 shooting death of her husband, James Sam McCoy last month. The shooting occurred on February 22, 2018, at the divorced couple’s Norton Road home in Kingston. Kim McCoy [...]

November 19th, 2019|