Local News »

Hall settles in as chamber CFO
With just more than a month under her belt as the new executive assistant and CFO for the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce, Kathy Hall has settled into her job of helping promote and ...
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
One charged in Highway 140 wreck
Although a wreck involving a tractor-trailer shut down Ga. Highway 140 near Big Ditch Road for approximately two hours Friday afternoon, no one was injured. According to a statement from Georgia St...
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
C. Mo's Kids opens new doors to the outdoors
In 2013, Aaron Wood of Taylorsville serendipitously stumbled upon an organization that captured his heart. While at a Georgia Outdoor Network Outdoor Blast event, he met representatives from the Ki...
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Quarterly Luncheon brings Benham as featured speaker
With an extensive family business history, Georgia Supreme Court Justice and Bartow native Robert Benham brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise as the guest speaker for the Cartersville-Bartow ...
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pumphouse Players to open 40th season with ‘Harvey’
As The Pumphouse Players prepares to launch its 40th season, the theater group’s president, Will Brooks, is paying tribute to the organization’s formative years. Sifting through the troupe’s archiv...
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bartow Give a Kid a Chance preps students in need
For its seventh year, Bartow Give a Kid a Chance distributed school supplies to approximately 1,660 students with a demonstrated need Saturday. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., more than 250 volunteers worke...
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Clerk of superior court warns of jury scam
Bartow County officials are warning residents to be aware of a new scam involving a suspect impersonating a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy and asking for money. Bartow County Clerk of Superi...
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
BCCCA seeks to further ties with area manufacturers
As the beginning of the school year approaches, the Bartow County College and Career Academy is moving toward its second full year of operation. During a Thursday morning meeting, BCCCA CEO Paul Sa...
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Course educates providers on recognizing, documenting child abuse
Fifty-one children are the victims of confirmed abuse or neglect each day in the state of Georgia. On average, at least one child dies each week as a result of abuse or neglect. Those statistics, p...
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Teachers from around the state attend summer academy
The Georgia Department of Education hosted the English Language Arts Summer Academy for teachers of all grade levels on Monday, July 21, and Tuesday, July 22. The event, held at the Clarence Brown ...
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Big Chicken Chorus vocalists to present Cartersville Community Service Day
With its Cartersville Community Service Day around the corner, a subgroup of the Big Chicken Chorus is promoting Friday’s outreach performances. Throughout the day, about 25 vocalists from the Mari...
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Man arrested on rape charge
One man has been charged in connection with an alleged rape July 17. According to the Cartersville police reports, the 21-year-old victim’s mother told police the victim had gone to a friend’s hous...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Muster event benefits BCFD-based nonprofit
Founded in January, the Firefighter HOPE Foundation brings assistance to those closest to home — the men, women and children connected to the Bartow County Fire Department. “The foundation is a non...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Tuesday runoff sees steady turnout
Though less than 15 percent of Bartow County voters turned out for the Tuesday runoff election, Election Supervisor Joseph Kirk still saw a positive aspect to the numbers. “I’m very disappointed at...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bake Sale to benefit Bartow History Museum Aug. 2
For the Bartow History Museum, tasty treats are continuing to serve as effective fundraising magnets. On Aug. 2, the fifth annual Old Fashioned Bake Sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and f...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story