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Bartow County Woman Charged with Stabbing Man
First responders were dispatched to a residence on Roberts Way in Acworth at around 7:28 Saturday night in reference to a stabbing. The 63-year-old alleged victim stated he was in a verbal dispute with 52-year-old resident Marjorie Waldrip in the kitchen. He said Waldrip grabbed a knife and stabbed
Police Recover Stolen Gun During Traffic Stop
ADAIRSVILLE, GA — A routine traffic stop conducted late last week in Adairsville led to police recovering a firearm reported stolen from a northwest Georgia county. An officer with the agency conducted the traffic stop around 8:40 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 on a driver operating a vehicle without its head
Bartow wrestling teams perform well in competitive tournaments
Three Bartow County high school wrestling teams had outstanding weekends in major tournaments. Woodland won the prestigious McCallie Invitational, continuing the Wildcats' streak of winning every team tournament so far this year. Not only did Woodland win the event, but it also broke the tournament'
City of Adairsville adopts 2019 FY budget
The Adairsville City Council, although short a few members at Thursday evening's public meeting, formally adopted the municipal fiscal year 2019 budget following a second reading of the proposed ordinance.
Man wanted in North Georgia deadly shooting apprehended in Alabama
A man wanted in connection with a deadly weekend shooting in North Georgia was taken into custody in Alabama. About 8 hours elapsed from the time Gordon County sheriff’s deputies found a man’s body at a home near Calhoun and Justin Blake Martinat, 29, was apprehended, authorities said. A manhunt beg
Here's Where Bartow County Ranks In Income
BARTOW COUNTY, GA — New numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau show household incomes in Georgia trail the nation overall. The agency released its "2013-2017 American Community Survey Five-year Estimates" last week.
Rome Man Charged with Calhoun Murder
A Rome man is awaiting extradition for the murder of a Calhoun man over the weekend. Justin Blake Maritinat, 29, was sought for the shooting of a man at a home on Sylvania Circle on Saturday.
Chattooga County Fugitive Found Trafficking Drugs in Nearby Alabama
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested a 60 year-old fugitive from Chattooga County, Floyd E. Wells, of Centre, for drug trafficking charges this week. According to Sheriff Jeff Shaver, investigators were initially looking for Wells on a fugitive from justice warrant based on existi
Police: Woman who stole lip gloss had hydrocodone
A Rome woman who allegedly stole a tube of lip gloss from Dollar General was in jail without bond Sunday on drug charges. Amanda Marie Walker, 38, of 703 S. Broad St., was arrested at a Shannon address Saturday night after she took lip gloss from the store at 5785 New Calhoun Highway. Police found t
Job Openings: Panera, Mohawk, Cartersville Medical Center
CARTERSVILLE, GA — Businesses across the region are looking for new employees, and Patch and Zip Recruiter have listed tons of openings on our searchable jobs board. Here are recent job postings in the area. Click on the job title for complete info. See hundreds of openings at our Cartersville Patch
Georgia teacher allegedly steals $750 violin from student to pay fine
A Georgia elementary school teacher was arrested for allegedly stealing a violin from one of his students. Kalif Jones, 21, an instructor at Brockett Elementary School, in Tucker, Georgia, was apprehended after he was seen in surveillance footage taking a 9-year-old's instrument, court records show.
Cartersville Dances With the Stars tickets available Jan. 7
"Simply amazed at the event’s success and growth," Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter Executive Director Jessica Mitcham is delighted to see the upcoming Cartersville Dances With the Stars take shape. Set for March 2, 2019, the seventh annual event will support the Good Neighbor and the Cartersville/Bar
International Paper re-investing in Rome mill
International Paper is once again planning a major re-investment in its Coosa linerboard mill, to the tune of up to $150 million. An inducement resolution for the project was approved by the Rome Floyd County Development Authority Tuesday.
Two Arrested on Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop
A 39 year old Rome resident was recently jailed on a lengthy list of charges in the wake of a routine traffic stop on Martha Berry Boulevard. During the stop, officers suspected illegal activity and called in a K9 to search the vehicle, in turn, leading to the arrest of both the driver and a passeng
Hamilton Crossing Park expansion infrastructure to pick up in 2019
Although he isn't anticipating much "vertical" development to take place at Hamilton Crossing Park next year, Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor said he certainly expects to see considerable infrastructural development on the planned recreational expansion in 2019.
PREP BASKETBALL: Christmas Tournament tips off with Rome over Woodland
According to assistant head coach Terry Smith, one of the Rome boys’ goals coming into every game is to limit their opponent to under 50 points. Woodland scoring a point more than that in the quarterfinals of the 65th annual Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Club Christmas Tournament thwarted tha
DeValentino brings abstract acrylic paintings to library
Angela DeValentino had about a day to gather pieces for her first art show. The Adairsville resident answered a "call for artists" post on the Cartersville Public Library's Facebook page the last week of November after the artist who was supposed to display work in its art gallery in December and Ja
Where to vote in Georgia House race
Early voting is underway in the Georgia State House District 5 race, with three weeks left until election day. Six candidates are vying to replace the late state Rep. John Meadows, R-Calhoun, who died in November. Those hoping to cast ballots early in Gordon or Murray counties can do so from now unt
High school basketball roundup: Southeast boys fight back but lose in overtime
Boyd Buchanan (boys) 43, Southeast Whitfield 41; OT. Southeast Whitfield came back from a 15-point deficit, but ultimately fell to Boyd Buchanan at home Saturday in overtime, 43-41.
These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In Georgia For 2019
We used science and data to determine which places in Georgia are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in Georgia.