Category Archives: Bartow County

Cartersville man dies in a motorcycle accident

Cartersville man dies in a motorcycle accident

September 29th, 2022 WBHF RADIO- A Cartersville man passed away in the accident that occurred on Tuesday at 9:05 p.m.  Georgia State Patrol Troopers were called to a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 41 at Baker Road.  According to the report by the Georgia State Patrol, a 2008 Suzuki motorcycle was traveling south on Highway 41…Continue Reading

Local Football games rescheduled due to the threat of Inclement weather

Local Football games rescheduled due to the threat of Inclement weather

September 27th, 2022 – 3:18 PM Updated September 28th, 2022 – 10:00 AM Staff Reports – Some local High Football games have changed the day and time of the games due to the threat of inclement weather coming from Hurricane Ian: -The Rome @ Woodstock game has been moved to Thursday at 7:30 p.m. –Armuchee’s…Continue Reading

Bartow Fire Department responds to Residential Fires on Sunday and Monday

Bartow Fire Department responds to Residential Fires on Sunday and Monday

September 20th, 2022 – 2:22 PM WBHF Radio – Bartow County fire firefighters have reported multiple fires recently: According to Bartow County Fire and Emergency Services, a doublewide mobile home at Two Run Crossing was lost to fire Monday afternoon. Crews were called to 113 Two Run Crossing off Griffin Road. The occupant and two teenage boys…Continue Reading

Georgia gas prices down 8 more cents

Georgia gas prices down 8 more cents

September 12, 2022–7:00 p.m. AAA SOUTH Georgia gas prices continue to decline. Georgia drivers are now paying an average price of $3.25 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, which is 8 cents less than a week ago, and 30 cents less than a month ago.  According to AAA, the decrease in crude oil prices has had a noticeable impact at…Continue Reading

New bivalent Covid-19 boosters now available

New bivalent Covid-19 boosters now available

September 11, 2022–11:26 a.m. NEWS RELEASE The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will begin offering the new bivalent COVID-19 booster this week, as shipments of the vaccine arrive in the state. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommend the bivalent booster manufactured by Pfizer…Continue Reading

New bivalent Covid-19 boosters now available

New bivalent Covid-19 boosters now available

September 11, 2022–11:26 a.m. NEWS RELEASE The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will begin offering the new bivalent COVID-19 booster this week, as shipments of the vaccine arrive in the state. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommend the bivalent booster manufactured by Pfizer…Continue Reading

Students place 2,977 American flags representing the lives lost on 9/11

September 11, 2022–11:20 a.m. NEWS RELEASE Georgia Highlands College (GHC) faculty, staff and students placed 2,977 flags on the college’s Cartersville site this week in remembrance of those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.  Several Veterans Affairs work-study students and the Student Veterans of America Club, as well as students in Rachel Wall’s American…Continue Reading

Trooper cadet from Rome dies during training

September 9, 2022–3:46 p.m. STAFF REPORTS The Georgia Department of Public Safety has announced the line of duty death of a Trooper Cadet from the 113th Trooper School.  Trooper Cadet Patrick Dupree #847, along with other members of the 113th Trooper School, were performing a training exercise at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center on…Continue Reading

Deputy Chief DiPrima resigns from Cartersville Police Department

September 8th, 2022 – 3:45 PM Staff Reports – On Thursday, September 8th, 2022, Jason DiPrima resigned from his position ofemployment with the Cartersville Police Department. This comes following the arrest of Deputy Chief DiPrima by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office (Florida), he was placed on administrative leave. (According to the Cartersville Police Department) Diprima…Continue Reading