Local News »

Auction raises approx. $22,000 for tornado relief
At 10 a.m. Saturday, Adairsville residents gathered at the old Parkway Ford dealership on Ga. Highway 41 for an auction dedicated to helping their friends, neighbors and fellow citizens. By bidding...
Mar 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Schools celebrate 'Read Across America'
Schools across Bartow County and the nation on Friday celebrated “Read Across America,” the annual reading event inspired by the late children’s author Dr. Seuss, who would have celebrated his 109t...
Mar 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
CMC emergency department goes under the knife this week
As part of Cartersville Medical Center’s $30 million expansion and remodel, the hospital’s emergency department is undergoing a process of transformation. Currently, cranes, scaffolds and skid load...
Mar 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Chase ends with arrest of two
Two suspects who fled a traffic stop Friday morning were apprehended just a short distance away. According to Cartersville Police Department Public Information Officer Capt. Mark Camp, a Cartersvil...
Mar 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
United Way surpasses goal, looks ahead
The United Way of Bartow County raised $518,267 in its 2012 “Be the Change” fundraising effort, surpassing its initial goal of $500,000. “United Ways across the country have an annual campaign and ...
Mar 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Odds & Ends fills a need while fulfilling a dream
When work took Cartersville resident Linda Crist far from home and family, she realized she likely was not the only person facing the same challenges and in filling a need found a way to return to ...
Mar 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The following information — names
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
Mar 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cartersville High to implement 'smart' writing software
Through its five-year, $2.4 million Striving Reader Comprehensive Literacy Grant, Cartersville High School plans to purchase and implement new software in the fall to assess, and assist, individual...
Mar 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fire marshal fees to address inspections, plan reviews
Not scheduled to take effect until Sept. 1, Bartow County on Feb. 20 adopted a new fee schedule for the Fire Marshal’s Office. The ordinance outlines for Fire Marshal Bryan Cox’s office how charges...
Mar 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Adairsville workshop warns against contractor fraud
As reconstruction efforts begin for victims of the Jan. 30 tornado that tore through Adairsville, experts came together Thursday for a workshop warning homeowners how to avoid being ripped off by c...
Mar 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The following information — names
The following information — names, photos, addresses, charges and other details — was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff’s Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and a ...
Mar 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pedestrian struck on Euharlee Road
An unidentified 13-year-old pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Wednesday, near Westminster Drive on Euharlee Road. He was airlifted to Childrens at Scottish Rite in Atlanta to be treated. Nothin...
Feb 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Study: Teen fatalities up nationwide, down in Ga.
After years of a downward trend, teen driver deaths in the U.S. were up a second year, according to a national study. Released Tuesday by the Governors Highway Safety Association, research showed t...
Feb 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Rotary Int'l celebrates 108 years, local clubs continue service
Earlier this week, business and civic leaders gathered for a joint meeting of local Rotary clubs in honor of Rotary Day celebrating the international organization’s 108th anniversary. Formed on Feb...
Feb 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Rotary recognizes local STARs
The Cartersville Rotary Club on Wednesday recognized five students and their teachers during the annual STAR Student luncheon, held at the Cartersville Country Club. “... The program is in its 55th...
Feb 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story