Category Archives: Bartow County

Arrest reports for Feb 22

Arrest reports for Feb 22

February 22nd, 2024 – 5:25 PM -Floyd County Jail records – Rome Man Steals car after promising to work on it for victim: Conyers inmate at Floyd County Jail charged with Drug Conspiracy: A 34-year-old Conyers inmate at the Floyd County Jail has been charged with conspiring to sneak drugs into the prison. According to Floyd…Continue Reading

Flood Watch issued for our area

Flood Watch issued for our area

Sunday, February 11, 2024–2:10 p.m. -National Weather Service- A Flood Watch is in effect from 7 p.m. Sunday through Monday evening for much of Georgia, including Floyd. Bartow, Gordon, Chattooga, Polk, and Paulding Counties. Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise…Continue Reading

Motorcyclists lead authorities on a chase up I-75 before crashing Saturday

Motorcyclists lead authorities on a chase up I-75 before crashing Saturday

Monday, February 5, 2024–9:38 a.m. -Georgia State Patrol- A pursuit involving two motorcycles that started in Bartow County Saturday ended with crashes in Gordon County. According to the Georgia State Patrol: While patrolling on I-75 NB MM 289, in Bartow County at around 10:18 a.m., troopers noticed two black sport motorcycles pass them that were…Continue Reading

Motorcyclist dies after accident involving school bus

Motorcyclist dies after accident involving school bus

February 1st, 2024 – 4:00 PMWRGA Staff Reports – On Monday, January 29th at 4:14 pm, Georgia State Patrol Troopers were dispatched to an accident involving a motorcycle and a school bus on Gilreath Rd and Peeples Valley Rd NE in Bartow County. According to GSP reports, the driver of the motorcycle (A Kawasaki Ninja)…Continue Reading

GHC hosts student, faculty and staff day at new baseball and softball complex 

GHC hosts student, faculty and staff day at new baseball and softball complex 

Thursday, February 1, 2024–1:48 p.m. -News Release- On January 31, Georgia Highlands College held a soft opening at the new GHC baseball and softball complex located adjacent to the Savoy Automobile Museum at the GHC Cartersville site, 5441 GA-20, Cartersville, GA 30121. The event, held for students, faculty, and staff, featured food, prizes, and games…Continue Reading

GNTC announces 2024 GOAL and Rick Parkins Award winners

GNTC announces 2024 GOAL and Rick Parkins Award winners

Wednesday, January 31, 2024–12:07 p.m. -News Release- Ashley Marie Cowan, a Pre-Occupational Healthcare student from Adairsville, has been named Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) 2024 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner, and Deanna Hulsey, instructor of Cosmetology, has been named the college’s 2024 Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year.  The winners were named during the Seven Hills…Continue Reading

Georgia Museums, Inc. to host ribbon-cutting for murals in downtown Cartersville Thursday

Georgia Museums, Inc. to host ribbon-cutting for murals in downtown Cartersville Thursday

Wednesday, January 31, 2024–11:42 a.m. -News Release- Georgia Museums, Inc., along with Art in Bartow and The Cartersville-Bartow Chamber, is planning to host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, February 1 at 11:30 AM to celebrate the completion of three museum-themed murals in the Downtown Cartersville parking deck. The project, titled Traveling Through Time, consists of…Continue Reading