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Congestive Heart Failure Clinic Opens In Cartersville
CARTERSVILLE, GA — Cartersville Medical Center recently opened a Congestive Heart Failure Clinic to provide care and education for patients suffering from this chronic disease. The clinic will help patients better understand congestive heart failure and how they can maximize their quality of life.
Restaurant Inspections: 80, Or B, For Sixes Tavern
BEAVERS CATERING (Food Service Inspections) View inspections:December 5, 2018 Score: 100, Grade: A. Best Western (Tourist) (Tourist Accommodation Inspections) View inspections:December 5, 2018 Score: 92, Grade: A (2014)
Cartersville man charged with vehicular homicide for fatal hit and run collision
According to a Georgia State Patrol report, a Cartersville man already on probation was charged with homicide by vehicle and other charges Dec. 7 after allegedly backing his truck into a motorcycle and killing 34-year-old Russell Steven Carr.
Cartersville board honors cheer state champions
The Cartersville School Board honored a group of state champions who don't wear helmets, pads and jerseys at Monday night's meeting. The board recognized the high school's competitive cheer team for winning the state championship in the Class 4A division Nov. 10 at the Columbus Civic Center.
Man Arrested After Threats and Racial Slurs in Bartow County
Bartow County deputies were dispatched to Cassville Road at Jordan Road earlier this week in reference to an irate subject stopped in the middle of the road. Upon arrival, they asked Matthew Henderson of Marietta, who was parked with his truck there, to move out of the roadway and he complied.
Christmas parade sets fundraising record
Featuring nearly 110 entries, the Cartersville-Bartow County Exchange Club's Christmas Parade generated more than $20,000 for area charities. Winding through downtown streets, the annual event helped Cartersville usher in the holiday season Dec. 6.
UPDATE: I-75 reopens in Cobb County after deadly crash investigation
All lanes of I-75 in Cobb County have reopened after a deadly, multivehicle crash shut down the interstate for more than five hours Wednesday morning. Authorities blocked off the southbound lanes before the South Marietta Loop at 2 a.m. to investigate the crash, according to the WSB 24-hour Traffic
Driver of pickup killed in Cobb County crash
The driver of a pickup truck was killed Wednesday morning in a three-vehicle crash in Marietta. An Infinity and a pickup truck crashed on the southbound lanes of I-75 just south of North Marietta Parkway.
Cartersville looks to capture 3rd state title in 4 years
The Cartersville football program plans out its year through the state championship game. That means when the current season began, despite all the decreased expectations outside of the team, head coach Joey King and his assistants sat down and set out a schedule through Saturday, Dec. 8, when the C
Georgia Bureau of Investigation identifies woman killed in officer-involved shooting
This story was updated Dec. 12, 2018, at 12:30 a.m. with more information. UPDATE: Tameka LaShay Simpson, 27, of Columbus, has been identified as the woman killed Tuesday in an officer-involved shooting in Calhoun, Georgia, according to a Georgia Bureau of Investigation news release.
Purse Containing $425 Stolen From Car In Bartow County
RYDAL, GA — A woman told a Bartow County sheriff's deputy that her purse containing hundreds of dollars in cash, cell phone and two debit cards were stolen from her vehicle. A deputy was dispatched around 10:20 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7 to a call of an entering auto in the 400 block of Hendricks Road in R
Webb forges own path to lead Canes to title game
Tee Webb entered the 2018 season with a truly impossible task. The Cartersville junior would be stepping into the starting quarterback role vacated by the country's No. 1 football recruit, Trevor Lawrence.
CPS's gifted 2nd-graders learn about robotics
Students are starting to learn about robotics at younger ages every year. The 42 second-graders in Cartersville Primary School's Challenge Program — a once-a-week, pullout resource program for identified gifted students in kindergarten through second grade — are getting a chance to build robots in a
County, city delay school start times
The Bartow County and Cartersville City school districts will delay opening schools for two hours due to the possibility of unsafe driving conditions this morning. Both the county and city districts cited Governor Nathan Deal's decision to delay the opening of all government buildings and offices.
JUST IN: 2 ex-KSU football players, 2 others indicted in campus gambling robbery
A Cobb County grand jury has formally charged four men with running a gambling operation on the Kennesaw State campus and robbing some participants at gunpoint. Akebren Ralls, Jai’len Edwards, Justin Mosley and Issiah Hightower were indicted Thursday, court records show, on charges including armed r
Trump escalates shutdown threat over border wall in heated White House meeting
WASHINGTON — Arguing heatedly in public with Democratic leaders, President Donald Trump threatened repeatedly on Tuesday to shut down the government if Congress doesn't provide the money he says is needed to build a wall at the Mexican border.
Class 4A Preview: Blessed Trinity Vs. Cartersville
Blessed Trinity vs. Cartersville, Wednesday, 4:30 p.m., Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Coach: Tim McFarlin, 89-18-1 in nine seasons; 171-52-2 overall in 19 seasons. How they got there: Def. Northwest Whitfield 55-16; def. North Oconee 35-10; def. Eastside 42-15; def. Troup 51-35.
Georgia native out of running for President Trump's chief of staff
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is weighing at least four people to serve as his next chief of staff, after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through.
5 New Cartersville Area Houses For Sale
CARTERSVILLE, GA — Looking for a new house, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? With our weekly list of new properties in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.
Body Found On Center Road In Cartersville
CARTERSVILLE, GA — Cartersville police detectives are investigating a grim discovery made early Friday on Center Road. Officers were dispatched around 7:30 a.m. Dec. 7 to a call of a body found near Autumn Canyon Path. Cops arrived to find a man in his 20s with an apparent, self-inflicted gunshot wo