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GBI Arrests Fairmount Police Chief and Officer for Falsifying Records

JULY 27, 2020 Fairmount, GA (July 27, 2020) – On Friday, July 24, 2020, the GBI arrested Fairmount Police Chief Chandler Walter, 31, of Calhoun, and Fairmount Police Officer Olan Mark Lowe, 48, of Calhoun, and [...]

July 28th, 2020|Categories: General|

Cartersville School Board Approves Budget and Recommends Millage Rate

Cartersville School Board Meeting Notes: FY21 Band Instrument Purchase: The following vendors were approved for Cartersville High and Cartersville Middle School musical instrument purchases.  All items are low bid as specified and will be paid [...]

July 28th, 2020|Categories: General|

COVID 19 Update from Bartow Joint Emergency Management Division

Press Release: Bartow County, Georgia: 07/27/2020 – Bartow County Fire and Emergency Services: Division of Emergency Management staff remains in operational mode at the Emergency Operations Center to monitor the dynamic situation COVID19 has on [...]

July 27th, 2020|Categories: General|

Car Hopping Incident Reported At Kingston Pointe

At seven locations on Kingston Pointe near Kingston, residents reported that someone entered into nine vehicles between Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Most of the complainants admitted to leaving their motor vehicles unlocked. Items reportedly [...]

July 27th, 2020|Categories: General|

Cartersville Man Charged with Another Sex Crime

Michael Brandon Elrod (2020) Michael Brandon Elrod (2019) Bartow County deputies booked 38-year-old Michael Brandon Elrod of Fairmount into the jail Thursday afternoon for child molestation. They previously booked Elrod on March 26th, 2019, on [...]

July 27th, 2020|Categories: General|

COVID Cases Update (07/26)

As of 2:50 Sunday afternoon, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 1,354 COVID-19 confirmed cases in Bartow County, 36 more than yesterday. They also reported Bartow County had 183 hospitalizations, with 51 deaths. [...]

July 26th, 2020|Categories: General|