Local News »

Extension Office begins advocates breakfast
Over breakfast Friday morning, Bartow County Cooperative Extension Coordinator Paul Pugliese addressed elected officials, natural resource agents and the media during the return of the Bartow Exten...
Dec 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Adairsville DDA launches new website for downtown businesses
The Adairsville Downtown Development Authority has taken to the web in order to highlight the businesses and attractions around the city’s central square. Launched at the beginning of November, the...
Dec 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Shop with a Hero provides smiles and essentials
Christmas came early this year for 300 Bartow County children at the fifth annual Shop with a Hero on Saturday. The event, which was formerly known as Shop with a Cop, treated school-aged children ...
Dec 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cartersville ministers deliver message of love, hope for Christmas
As Christmas draws near, some of Bartow County’s religious leaders are reflecting on the reason for the season and their favorite holiday memories. While their Cartersville churches vary in size an...
Dec 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Parent concerned over transportation policies at school
The guardian of a Cass Middle School student athlete said she is upset because her grandson recently rode home from a sporting event with a teammate, and the parent of the teammate, without her con...
Dec 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Felony shoplifting at CVS
On Friday, at 4:36 a.m. Cartersville police were dispatched to the CVS Pharmacy located at 1152 West Ave. in response to a theft in progress. By the time the officer arrived on the scene, the suspe...
Dec 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kingston working with EPD on water operator
Wednesday The Daily Tribune News received a tip concerning rumors circulating in Kingston about the city government receiving an ultimatum from the state Environmental Protection Division. The supp...
Dec 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Calhoun police chase ends in Bartow County
A car chase that began in Calhoun, and injured two officers, ended in Bartow County Wednesday night. According to a Calhoun Police Department press release, an officer clocked a vehicle on South Wa...
Dec 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Open meeting to be held on Douthit Ferry project
In an effort to keep the public informed, Cartersville officials will hold an open meeting Tuesday, Dec. 17, on the Douthit Ferry Road widening project. The meeting will run from 4 to 7 p.m. at the...
Dec 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Taylorsville Elementary School wins Battle of the Books
On Friday, each of Bartow County’s 12 elementary schools were represented at the 2013-2014 Battle of the Books, during which Taylorsville Elementary School’s Boys Reading Books team was named the y...
Dec 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Keep Georgia Beautiful Awards Luncheon recognizes Bartow's environmental efforts
Bartow County took center stage in several categories at the 35th annual Keep Georgia Beautiful Awards Luncheon, which recognized the efforts of organizations and individuals striving to enhance th...
Dec 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
First Day Hikes to promote state parks, healthy living
Participating in the nationwide First Day Hikes offering, Cartersville’s Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site and Red Top Mountain State Park will usher in 2014 with a pair of guided treks Jan. 1. “T...
Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
County reopens four trash compactors on Sundays
Signalling a slight easing of the solid waste budget, four Bartow County compactor sites are again open for business Sunday. Starting Dec. 8, county residents can drop their household garbage and r...
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Tellus' Vision for the Future capital campaign nears goal
With more than 75 percent already generated, Tellus Science Museum is seeking the public’s assistance to wrap up its Vision for the Future capital campaign. Officially launched in October 2012, the...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Adairsville council debates Park Street crossing closure
The Adairsville City Council met last night for its final work session of the year. Police chief Robert Jones reported that the department logged more than 18,000 miles of patrol and responded to 1...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story