Local News »

Castro wins Adairsville Post 3 runoff election
Lee Castro will be the next member of the Adairsville City Council after winning Tuesday’s runoff election. Castro gained 195 votes, or 55.56 percent of the vote, while Kenneth Carson received 156 ...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Isakson addresses future of legislation, Congress
On Tuesday at the Bartow County College and Career Academy, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., spoke to educators and members of the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce regarding a number ...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Man attempts suicide at courthouse
Black plastic and crime scene tape roped off the main entrance to the Frank Moore Administration and Judicial Center Tuesday afternoon after a man attempted suicide in the foyer. Investigators arri...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
2014 Euharlee budget approved by council
In its last scheduled meeting of 2013, the Euharlee City Council adopted the 2014 budget, approved the naming of a baseball field and bade farewell to two of its own. Incumbent mayor Kathy Foulk an...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Red Top presents Christmas at the Cabin Saturday
As part of Red Top Mountain State Park’s Homestead Series, Christmas at the Cabin will provide patrons a glimpse into what life was like during the holidays more than 150 years ago. Set for Saturda...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Downtown Cartersville's Christmas events postponed to Dec. 12
Due to the threat of inclement weather, the annual Cartersville Downtown Development Authority’s official lighting of the Christmas tree, Advocates for Children’s Jingle Jog and the Cartersville-Ba...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Thompson wins Senate District 14 runoff election
By winning Tuesday’s runoff election, Bruce Thompson will represent Senate District 14 in the Georgia Legislature. District 14 includes roughly half of Bartow County, most of Cherokee County and a ...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Polls open for today's runoffs for Adairsville council, District 14
Two elections will be decided today as Bartow County voters go back to the polls for runoff races. In Adairsville Kenneth “K.C.” Carson is facing off against Lee Castro to represent Adairsville Cit...
Dec 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
AIDS Alliance emphasizes personal responsibility
Even though World AIDS Day was observed Dec. 1, Lola Thomas — executive director for the AIDS Alliance of Northwest Georgia — believes personal responsibility should be stressed yearlong in the fig...
Dec 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Strickland works for Bartow economic development
As the acting head of the Development Authority of Bartow County, Eric Strickland has been a busy man this year. In November alone, the authority approved an incentive package for Shaw Industries’ ...
Dec 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
20 years of brewing and no sign of stopping
When Anheuser-Busch first announced it was considering building a brewery in Bartow County, it was no sure thing. In fact, then Vice President and Group Executive Barry H. Beracha put the chances o...
Dec 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Christmas tree farms offer a fresh alternative
Retail stores were not the only businesses to see a great deal of shoppers on Black Friday. At Young Road Christmas Tree Farm, owner Travis Cochran said, “We were very busy from the time we opened ...
Dec 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Grand Theatre unveils holiday entertainment schedule
To provide holiday cheer for people of all ages, The Grand Theatre will host a pair of ballets and an orchestra performance this month. “Every year, we have three [holiday] events in the month of D...
Dec 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Local, state runoff elections scheduled for Dec. 3
Two elections will be decided Dec. 3 as Bartow County voters go back to the polls for runoff races. In Adairsville Kenneth “K.C.” Carson is facing off against Lee Castro to represent Adairsville Ci...
Dec 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Man arrested after victim records threats on phone
A Bartow County Sheriff’s deputy was called to a Rolling Hills Drive residence after James Stephens allegedly threatened members of the home located at the address. While en route to the address, t...
Dec 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
full story