Category Archives: Bartow County

Gas prices hold steady

Gas prices hold steady

Monday, June 17, 2024–9:37 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia’s gas price average is holding steady at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.28 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, which is a penny less than a week ago, 12 cents less than a month ago, and penny less than this time last…Continue Reading

12 injured in two wrecks on I-75 Saturday evening

12 injured in two wrecks on I-75 Saturday evening

Monday, June 17, 2024–10:36 a.m. -WBHF Radio- On Saturday night, a couple of accidents on I-75 in southern Bartow County shut down the interstate and injured several people. At 8:18, Emerson Police, with Cartersville Fire and Bartow County deputies, went to investigate a crash on I-75 southbound near mile marker 286 (about a mile north…Continue Reading

GHC named a finalist for $1 million 2025 Aspen Prize

GHC named a finalist for $1 million 2025 Aspen Prize

Tuesday, June 11, 2024–10:35 a.m. -News Release- The Aspen Institute has named Georgia Highlands College as a finalist for the 2025 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The $1 million award is the nation’s signature recognition of strong performance among community colleges. The institutions selected for this honor stand out among more than 1,000 community…Continue Reading

Georgia gas prices fall seven cents

Georgia gas prices fall seven cents

Monday, June 10, 2024–10:40 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices decreased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.29 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline which is 7 cents less than a week ago, and 14 cents less than a month ago, but 2 cents more than this time last…Continue Reading

GHC Chargers go ‘All In’ at JUCO World Series and bring home sportsmanship award

GHC Chargers go ‘All In’ at JUCO World Series and bring home sportsmanship award

Wednesday, June 5, 2024–8:11 a.m. -Georgia Highlands College- The Georgia Highlands College men’s baseball team will go down in history books as the college’s first team to make it to the JUCO World Series, held last week in Grand Junction, Colo. While the team did not win the series, they went strong with an initial…Continue Reading

Coosa Valley Credit Union bringing back American Flag project

Coosa Valley Credit Union bringing back American Flag project

Saturday, May 25, 2024–3:45 p.m. -News Release- Coosa Valley Credit Union (Coosa Valley) will once again be replacing torn or faded American flags in the communities the credit union serves. The project will run until July 4th, 2024. “This is the 11th year of this project and to date, Coosa Valley has replaced well over 400…Continue Reading

Nine facing charges in two shootings in Cartersville

Nine facing charges in two shootings in Cartersville

Wednesday, May 29, 2024–8:50 a.m. -Cartersville Police News Release- On April 23, Cartersville Police Officers initiated an investigation into a shooting that occurred in the area of Lee Street and Walker Street resulting in the arrests of three individuals. In the early morning of May 12, Cartersville Officers responded to a shots fired call in…Continue Reading

Fatal wrecks reported in Calhoun, Cartersville, and Emerson lover holiday weekend

Fatal wrecks reported in Calhoun, Cartersville, and Emerson lover holiday weekend

Tuesday, May 28, 2024–10:45 p.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- It was a deadly holiday weekend on Northwest Georgia Roadways with fatal crashes reported by the Calhoun and Cartersville Posts of the Georgia State Patrol. State troopers responded to a crash Sunday evening at around 11:30 p.m. on Henderson Bend Road in Calhoun. According to the…Continue Reading

Gas prices descend ahead of Memorial Day

Gas prices descend ahead of Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 28, 2024–11:28 a.m. -AAA South- The Georgia gas price average decreased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.36 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline.  Monday’s state average was 2 cents less than a week ago, 4 cents less than a month ago, and 11 cents more than this…Continue Reading