Local News »

Economic growth theme of top business stories
The year 2013 saw business in Bartow County bounce back, as construction projects, expansions and new openings dominated headlines. Ranked by the newsroom of The Daily Tribune News, the following s...
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Ex-LAPA manager indicted
The former general manager of the Lake Allatoona Preservation Authority has been charged with nine counts involving misuse of funds. A Cobb County grand jury on Dec. 12 indicted Ron Papaleoni on tw...
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Man hallucinates creature in his stomach
A man who admitted to using marijuana and methamphetamine on Christmas was arrested after walking around in his underwear. Jerry Wayne Brawley Jr. allegedly left his clothes in the middle of the ro...
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Man hallucinates creature in his stomach
Staff Report A man who admitted to using marijuana and methamphetamine on Christmas was arrested after walking around in his underwear. Jerry Wayne Brawley Jr. allegedly left his clothes in the mid...
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Man assaulted on Christmas Eve
About 10:36 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to the area of 1040 Mission Road, Cartersville, in reference to an assault report involving a weapon, accor...
Dec 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Most libraries in Georgia to lose funding
Beginning July 2014, the Bartow County Library System, along with two dozen other library systems across the state, will see a reduction in its local funding formula based on recommendations from t...
Dec 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Toyo's Hawk named industry exec of the year
More good news rolled in for Toyo Tire more than a week after it announced the latest $371 million expansion for its facility. Rubber & Plastics News, an industry publication, named Chairman and Se...
Dec 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Tornado, synthetic substance ordinance among top stories
The world of public safety — emergency response, law enforcement, courts — covered a wide range of topics in 2013. In May, Cartersville police arrested two suspects in the December 2012 shooting de...
Dec 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
KBB begins Bring One For The Chipper Dec. 26
With the last of the tinsel decorating the trees and children awaiting Santa’s arrival tonight, Keep Bartow Beautiful hopes residents recycle live trees after the holidays. Begun in 2000, Bring One...
Dec 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Beckett looks to provide stability for Adairsville
As Adairsville searches for a replacement for former city manager Pat Crook, the council hired Billy Beckett to serve as interim city manager. Beckett, hired in November, previously served as the c...
Dec 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Stolen trailers sold in Bartow County
On Friday at 8 a.m., a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to the TA Travel Center on Cass White Road. Upon arrival, the deputy met with the complainant who stated he purchased a t...
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mrozinski in race for District 11
Retired U.S. Army Col. Larry Mrozinski acknowledges he is a late-comer in the race for Georgia’s District 11 Congressional seat, but he believes his focus on connecting with voters will be a boon t...
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
First-time participants enjoy Christmas Luncheon
On Saturday, the true meaning of community was displayed for those in need at the annual Community Christmas Luncheon. Sponsored by Toyo Tires and organized by Tina and Parnick Jennings, the event ...
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cartersville High student reaches new heights
The sky is not the limit for Cartersville High School junior David Tillman, who, since August, has completed 13.3 hours of solo flying at the Cartersville-Bartow County Airport. “My father is a pil...
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
@White=[C] Stolen trailers sold in Bartow County
@White=[C] On Friday at 8 a.m., a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to the TA Travel Center on Cass White Road. Upon arrival, the deputy met with the complainant who stated he pu...
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
full story