Local News »

Covered bridge home at last
After belonging to Bartow County for years, Commissioner Steve Taylor approved a quit claim deed Wednesday that transfered ownership of the Euharlee Covered Bridge to its logical owner, the city of...
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
BCFD captains come to aid of Colo. counterparts
When Bartow County Fire Department Capts. Adam Blair and Kerry Howell saw smoke and passing fire engines, the two did not hesitate to offer assistance — almost 1,400 miles from home. Blair and Howe...
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
LakePoint opens baseball fields today
LakePoint Sporting Community opens its baseball facility for tenant Perfect Game to host its annual 16U, 17U and 18U Perfect GameEast Cobb Invitational today. Four of the 16 Major League-sized fiel...
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Hidden cash stolen from home
When a suspect stole more than $1,000 from a Cartersville home Monday, they left a threatening note behind. According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office incident report, the victim said someone ...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Euharlee library focuses on Civil War Thursday
In conjunction with the opening of Euharlee History Museum’s Civil War exhibit, its director Katie Odom Gobbi will deliver a presentation on the same topic Thursday. Titled “Civil War in Euharlee,”...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Eddie Lee Wilkins summer camps promote education, fun
The Eddie Lee Wilkins Youth Association kicked off its summer programs on Monday featuring athletics, education and postive encouragement. The events, which are funded by the city of Cartersville, ...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Body of man reported missing pulled from lake
The body of a man reported missing Sunday in Cartersville was pulled from Lake Allatoona early Tuesday morning. Danny Redding, 54, was reported missing to Cartersville police on Sunday after Reddin...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Alberta Benham Reed
Mrs. Alberta Benham Reed, 73, of Cartersville, died May 31, 2014. Funeral service will be Saturday, June 7, at 2 p.m. at the Faith Temple COGIC. Interment will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery. The ...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
White gives green light to sewer upgrades
White City Manager Jane Richards told the city council that the planned citywide sewer system upgrade was on schedule with all but two easements from property owners secured. Richards said the two ...
Jun 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Collins' life one of service and leadership
For the past 12 years John Collins helped numerous Bartownians in their pursuit to obtain a GED diploma or brush up on their English-speaking skills. Collins’ ties to Bartow County extend past educ...
Jun 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pregnant woman robbed at knifepoint
While driving home from work Friday night, a four months pregnant woman was robbed at knifepoint. At approximately 11:57 p.m. a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy was called to the BP on Euharle...
Jun 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The library's summer reading magically begins
Cheers and laughter filled the Cartersville Public Library room on Friday as the Wacky Science Magic Show encouraged children to read books during the summer. The event kicked off the Bartow County...
Jun 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Rotary clubs create loop trail for The Pettit Preserve
Known for its serenity, The Pettit Environmental Preserve was bustling with activity Thursday as community leaders celebrated the opening of the site’s Rotary Loop Trail. Along with the Cartersvill...
Jun 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bartow County projects win pair of GTIB grants
An improvement project for Cass-White Road and road construction in the Red Top Community Improvement District are among the projects that recently received funding from the Georgia Transportation ...
Jun 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Parents: System failed defendant in molestation case
* Editor’s note: Names have been changed to protect the identities of the parties involved. For more than four hours Friday, May 9, John and Jane Smith* talked to The Daily Tribune News about their...
Jun 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story