Local News »

Welfare check results in obstruction arrest
A deputy conducting a welfare check for Bartow County DFACS discovered a wanted offender at the home despite a “no contact” order. Upon arrival at the Glade Road residence, the deputy informed the ...
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
National official visits CMC during infant security review
As part of a corporate review of Cartersville Medical Center’s infant security program Wednesday, one of the founders of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children addressed hospital offi...
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Governor signs sweeping gun legislation
In a move met with mixed feedback, Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday signed House Bill 60, legislation broadening Georgia’s gun carry laws. HB 60, which passed just before of the legislative session, o...
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Chamber to host 'old-fashioned' family fair
The deadline is approaching for Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce members to take part in the organization’s first Chamber Family Fair. To be held Thursday, May 8, the fair is intended...
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Permits available for Cartersville Farmer's Market vendors
With the Cartersville Farmer’s Market kicking off in June, prospective vendors are encouraged to obtain a permit for the 2014 season. Overseen by the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority and...
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Voestalpine opens factory, breaks ground on expansion
As the Austrian company voestalpine celebrated opening its automotive body part factory Tuesday, it also broke ground on the facility’s second phase. Voestalpine is the first occupant of the Highla...
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
SPLOST revenue down for Bartow schools
Bartow County School System Finance Director Megan Brown reported on Monday that while Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax revenue is down, a recent audit of the system’s finances shows the dist...
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
BREAKING: Grand jury: Euharlee officer action in shooting 'not authorized'
The February term of the Bartow County grand jury determined Tuesday that the actions taken by Euharlee Police Officer Beth Gatney in the Feb. 14 shooting death of Christopher Roupe, 17, was "not a...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
2013 CCRPI sees more ups, downs locally
The Georgia Department of Education on Monday released the second College and Career Ready Performance Index, based on data from the 2012 and 2013 school years. According to a press release, “Georg...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Perkins impacts lives through 4-H service
Since 2006, Allison Perkins has helped Bartow County 4-H’ers reach their potential as the local Bartow County Extension Agent serving 4-H Youth Development. Through 4-H, Perkins has been able to in...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Atlanta Steeplechase brings visitors, festivities to Bartow
One Saturday every year during April, Kingston Downs comes to life with the excitement of horse racing, seersucker fashions and head-turning hats. The 49th Atlanta Steeplechase was held Saturday wi...
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Wounded Warrior ride Saturday at Cass High
On Saturday at Cass High School, the Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride program will offer an opportunity for those who have been injured serving their country to come together for a day of fresh air, ca...
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Civil War Comes Alive! returns May 3
As a member of the Cartersville-based 12th Georgia Light Artillery, Ricky Matthews is looking foward to feeling the ground vibrate during the cannon firing demonstration at the Civil War Comes Aliv...
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bell seeks to bring fresh ideas to state superintendent office
With the May 20 primary a month away, campaigns in all races are heating up. In the state school superintendent Republican primary, Ashley Bell believes he is at the front of the race. “Well, I’ll ...
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Heroin found in traffic stop
On Friday at 8:50 a.m., a Cartersville police officer patrolling the area of North Erwin Street and Main Street, stopped a white 2004 Cadillac Escalade for a routine traffic stop. Immediately, the ...
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story