Local News »

Hamrick helps foster GHC's growth, one student at a time
For Carolyn Hamrick, pursuing a career in education and finding her role as campus dean for the Georgia Highlands College Cartersville campus has been a natural process throughout her career, which...
Apr 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Georgia Highlands student surpasses initial autism prognosis
Steven Blume is proof that perseverance pays off. Diagnosed with autism at 2 1/2, the 21-year-old Cartersville resident now is preparing to graduate from Georgia Highlands College in May. This achi...
Apr 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cartersville Chick-fil-A to host Leadercast
On May 10, world-renowned leadership experts will be on hand and on screen for the Chick-fil-A Leadercast, which will simulcast to thousands of guests at sites around the world. Leadercast was born...
Apr 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cartersville scouts Top Dogs with Top Spirit award
For the second year in a row, the Frontiersmen Patrol of Boy Scouts of America Troop 24, Cartersville, brought home the Top Dog award and for the first time brought home the Top Spirit award from t...
Apr 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
High speed chase ends with arrest
On Friday at approximately 11:45 a.m., a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy met with the U.S. Marshals Service and the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force in regard to multiple subjects possibly...
Apr 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
'Meteorite Men' rock Tellus on National Astronomy Day
Tellus Science Museum on Saturday celebrated National Astronomy Day with a number of special events, including a lecture by Geoff Notkin and Seve Arnold, stars of the Science Channel TV show “Meteo...
Apr 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Job creation incentive extended for Bartow communities
At the close of 2012, two Bartow County districts defined by the U.S. Census lost a designation allowing for increased job tax credits for qualifying businesses. All of that changed, however, with ...
Apr 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Wildfires set in Acworth
At approximately 10:35 p.m. Thursday, a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to Scenic Mountain Drive, in Acworth, in reference to wildfires being set. According to the incident report, ...
Apr 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
School board to approve computer insurance
The Bartow County Board of Education on Monday will vote on a number of school technology purchases to be funded by the system’s Striving Readers Literacy Grant. Other items include the Special Pur...
Apr 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites to host community meetings
The future of Georgia’s state parks and historic sites will be discussed in community meetings throughout the state, with Red Top Mountain State Park’s set for Tuesday and Etowah Indian Mounds Hist...
Apr 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
@White=[C] School board to approve computer insurance
@White=[C] The Bartow County Board of Education on Monday will vote on a number of school technology purchases to be funded by the system’s Striving Readers Literacy Grant. Other items include the ...
Apr 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cartersville council tackles housekeeping chores
The Cartersville City Council tackled a myriad of housekeeping chores — rezoning requests, manhole rehabilitation and valve actuator installation to name a few — in its Thursday night meeting. Requ...
Apr 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Investigation continues at Plant Bowen
An investigation to determine the cause of an explosion at Georgia Power’s Plant Bowen earlier this month is still ongoing. The April 4 incident caused only minor injuries at the coal-fired power p...
Apr 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Emerson gives green light to road realignment
In a called meeting Thursday, the Emerson City Council unanimously approved construction plans for the realignment of Ga. Highway 293 at LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center in southern Barto...
Apr 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Body recovered from Etowah River
Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies and investigators recovered a body from the Etowah River Thursday evening. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, deputies and investigators responded to Jones ...
Apr 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story