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Cartersville man charged with murder

Cartersville man charged with murder

March 30, 2020–11:01 a.m. WBHF RADIO A Cartersville man is facing a murder charge following a deadly shooting at a home in the 700 block of Sugar Valley Road. Bartow County first responders found the body of 50-year-old Eric Martin inside the residence Sunday morning. Sunday evening, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office arrested Gary Thomas…Continue Reading

Floyd County Tax Assessor’s Office deadlines during COVID-19

Floyd County Tax Assessor’s Office deadlines during COVID-19

March 30, 2020–8:05 a.m. NEWS RELEASE The Wednesday, April 1, 2020 deadline will remain in place when applying for homestead exemptions, real property tax returns, personal property returns, Freeport exemptions, conservation use applications/transfers, forest land protection applications, etc. Due to COVID-19, the Tax Assessor’s office is currently accepting limited walk-ins but strongly encourages submission of…Continue Reading

Five dead at Cartersville apartment

Five dead at Cartersville apartment

March 30, 2020–7:44 a.m. WBHF RADIO According to Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton, five people are dead following some sort of an incident Sunday at the Stonehaven Falls Apartments in Cartersville. Both the GBI and BCSO are working the case. The circumstances, names, ages, and causes have not been released at this time. More information…Continue Reading

[VIDEO] Community comes together to pray for healthcare workers, COVID-19 patients

[VIDEO] Community comes together to pray for healthcare workers, COVID-19 patients

March 29, 2020–8:19 p.m. STAFF REPORTS In the past, when the nation has faced tragedy, like on September 11, vigils were held and people came together.  However, with COVID-19, circumstances do not permit such activities.  But rest assured, people will always find a way. On Sunday, area residents filled the parking lots at Floyd Medical…Continue Reading

Two charged with human trafficking

Two charged with human trafficking

March 29, 2020–8:15 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORD Floyd County Police arrested two men Friday on charges of human trafficking. According to Floyd County Jail records, 45-year old Dax Corbin Clement of a Larkspur Lane address in Rome offered money in exchange for sex acts. Meanwhile, 40-year old Joseph Douglas Dettloff of Chatsworth offered to…Continue Reading

Floyd County Schools meal schedule

Floyd County Schools meal schedule

March 29, 2020–5:53 p.m. NEWS RELEASE In order to minimize exposure and practice even more SOCIAL DISTANCING, which has proven to slow the spread of the virus, the FCS Child Nutrition Department is changing the days of the week to serve meals from three to two. They will continue to provide meal opportunities free of charge to…Continue Reading

Report: Man kidnapped woman at gunpoint

Report: Man kidnapped woman at gunpoint

March 27, 2020–9:24 a.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 38-year old man was jailed Thursday on felony warrants charging him with aggravated assault, kidnapping, and false imprisonment. According to the warrants, Robert Naeshun Ware of a Hunter Street address struck the victim in the head with a handgun. He then allegedly held the victim at…Continue Reading

Two accused of attempted child molestation

Two accused of attempted child molestation

March 27, 2020–9:22 a.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS Two men have been charged with aggravated child molestation in separate incidents. According to Floyd County Jail records, 33-year old Steven Alexander Patrick of Hixson, Tennessee made contact with someone he believed to be under the age of 16 on a social media site and engaged in…Continue Reading