Local News »

Cartersville Wi-Fi goes live downtown
Downtown Cartersville became a little more connected July 24 when the city flipped the switch on its free Wi-Fi network. Covering an area roughly from Church Street to Main Street and Public Square...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Relay for Life fundraising underway
With 35 days remaining until Bartow’s Relay for Life, the event’s teams are busy generating funds for the American Cancer Society. “Everybody’s getting really excited. ... The response has been won...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Phoenix Air to transport Ebola-infected aid workers
Phoenix Air, a Cartersville-based private contractor, is transporting two Ebola-infected American aid workers back to the United States for treatment. The Phoenix Air flight, carrying the number PH...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Emerson Elementary ready for first day of school
Students, teachers, residents and Bartow County school board members gathered on Wednesday to unveil the new Emerson Elementary School to the public. Superintendent Dr. John Harper concluded the ce...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Inaba vies for Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia title
Looking to capture Bartow County’s fifth consecutive Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia title, Sophia Inaba believes her scholastics and talent will give her an advantage in the upcoming competit...
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
GHC annual HR seminar returns Aug. 6
For the eighth year, Georgia Highlands College will host its annual Managing Human Resources Seminar, giving area businesses the opportunity to hear annual economic forecasts and improve relations ...
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bartow school board approves millage rate increase
The Bartow County School Board voted to increase the millage rate to 19.4 mills on Wednesday night. The 3 to 1 vote took place after the final public hearing held at the Bartow County School System...
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Vandals damage the Village clubhouse
Bartow deputies were dispatched Tuesday to the clubhouse of the Village subdivision, 16 Hampton Drive, to investigate a burglary. Upon arrival, someone from the homeowners association told the depu...
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Local artist's work to adorn walls of the Capitol
Nine years ago, Cynthia Dempsey picked up a paint brush for the first time. She had no idea her talent would later open the door to the governor’s office. Two paintings by the Cassville resident an...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
WYXC disc jockeys to return to the air
After a month of running on direct feed broadcasts, AM 1279 WYXC is planning to return local talent to the airwaves this weekend, starting on Sunday. Sam Jewell and Dale Head, also known as Brother...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Truck driver conned out of nearly $3,000
A truck driver having his rig worked on at the TA Travel Center, 981 Cass-White Road, reported that he was a victim of theft by deception. While his truck was being serviced, he received a phone ca...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Care-a-Thon to feature Cartersville 7-year-old's story
With Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s personalized care serving as a lifeline to Stacie Baggett’s family over the past three years, the Cartersville resident is excited to promote Scottish Rite a...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Attorneys part of state program to receive national award
When Karen Geiger got into law, she wanted to make sure people were treated fairly. On Aug. 8, she will be part of a state program recognized at the national level for its public service. Geiger an...
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Emerson council issues moratorium on conditional use permits
The Emerson City Council declined to approve a request from Mad Dog Headers, an automobile accessory manufacturer, to rezone the property at 105 Second St. from C-1, neighborhood retail commercial,...
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kingston hosts empty public hearing
When the Kingston City Council opened its Monday night public hearing on the 2014 budget, it faced an empty room. No Kingston residents came before the chamber to voice any opinion on the overdue b...
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story