Local News »

Aspiring young film director remembers past, looks to future
When Nicholas Guerra first moved to Cartersville he was a teen with behavioral problems -- placed in an alternative school and special education classes. Yet now with the help of his religious beli...
Jan 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
BARTOW BLOTTER — 1.8
The following information -- names, photos, addresses, charges and other details -- was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff's Office jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and ...
Jan 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
'Tremendous assets' retire from Bartow County Extension Office
As 2012 gets under way, Bartow County Extension Office's new makeup is starting to take shape. The organization is in the process of bidding goodbye to two employees -- secretary Debbie Hawkins and...
Jan 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cartersville school nutrition recognized
The Cartersville School Nutrition Department recently received a 2011 United States Department of Agriculture and 2011 Best Practice Award for their efforts to increase buying power and provide hig...
Jan 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Man shot in the foot during armed robbery
Staff Report Late Thursday night shortly before 9:26 p.m., a man walked to the Chevron Gas Station on Cassville White Road, Cartersville to purchase a drink and a snack -- instead he was shot and r...
Jan 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
SR 20 widening contract awarded
Work, set to begin soon, will be finished by Sept. 2014
Jan 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
K-9s search two Bartow schools
"Attention teachers, we are entering code red. Please follow those instructions." The announcement that Woodland High School was on lockdown frightened unsuspecting students, teachers and parents a...
Jan 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
'Georgia Traveler' episode to highlight Tellus tonight
While Tellus Science Museum has attracted more than 550,000 visitors since opening January 2009, the Cartersville venue will soon receive a broader audience, courtesy of Georgia Public Broadcasting...
Jan 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Salvation Army to temporarily close thrift store Jan. 31
Due to the sluggish economy, The Salvation Army's Cartersville Corps is vacating its location at 17 Apex Drive Jan. 31. While the nonprofit's thrift store will temporarily close its doors, its soci...
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Labor report suggests improvements to seasonal employee program
State Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black on Wednesday released a report on agriculture labor in Georgia, offering solutions to address the concerns of Georgia's largest and oldest industry. The...
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fire scorches HVAC system at Barnsley Gardens
Bartow County Fire Department on Wednesday worked a fire that damaged the ductwork at Barnsley Gardens. According to BCFD, the blaze began just before 2 p.m. in the HVAC system in the kitchen of 59...
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
$30 million expansion plans approved for CMC
Cartersville Medical Center will soon benefit from a $30 million expansion and enhancement project to include new rooms, technological advancements and an exterior facelift. With the certificate of...
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Active community member dies in train accident
One man has died after his vehicle collided with a train on Cass-White Road near Highway 411 in White Wednesday around 11 a.m. The victim, identified by Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton as 77-year...
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cartersville Police Department enters social media world
Cartersville residents can now link to the city's police department via social networking sites Twitter and Facebook. According to CPD's Lt. Mark Camp, the sites will be used to post alerts and adv...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cartersville DDA seeks corporate partners for Summer Concert Series
To continue bringing quality entertainment to Friendship Plaza, the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority is seeking corporate partnerships for its 2012 Summer Concert Series. "Advance Auto P...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story