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Cartersville Man Pleads Guilty to Fed Drug, Gun Crimes in West Virginia

William Gregory “Will” Chappell, 32 of Cartersville, pleaded guilty this week to federal drug and gun charges involving a narcotics pipeline from Cartersville to West Virginia.


Presidents' Day 2019: What's Open, Closed In Cartersville

CARTERSVILLE, GA — Presidents' Day is observed this Monday, Feb. 18, and it won't have too much of an effect on what's open and closed in the area. The holiday was actually established in 1885 to honor President George Washington. It was later renamed Presidents Day to celebrate the birthdays of bot


BREAKING: GBI called to investigate officer-involved shooting in Bartow County

The GBI has been called to the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Bartow County, the agency confirmed Friday. No further details were released. “Once an agent is on scene, we’ll be able to provide some details,” GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles said on Twitter.


Georgia business owner owing over $300,000 in back taxes admits he tried to bribe IRS agent, agrees to leave country after prison

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia business owner has pleaded guilty to attempting to bribe an IRS agent to reduce his tax burden. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Magdaleno Garcia Alonso offered cash to an IRS agent who audited his tax returns in 2015 and 2016 if she reduced the amount of money he ow


5 Newest House Listings In Cartersville

CARTERSVILLE, GA — The real estate market in the Cartersville area is constantly evolving. New homes are being listed all the time and many of them are snatched up quickly. On realtor.com, you can search for homes by location, size, amenities, districts, lot size and tons more, including how recentl


Upcoming Events On The Cartersville Calendar

CARTERSVILLE, GA — Looking for something to do this weekend? Patch is here to help. Our event calendar includes lots of local community events. If we missed an event, not to worry! You can post the event to the calendar yourself using MyPatch.


Atlanta rapper 21 Savage booked into S. Georgia jail on felony warrant

It was a busy day for Atlanta rapper 21 Savage Friday, starting with a pre-taped appearance on Good Morning America, followed by being booked into a South Georgia jail on a felony theft by deception warrant. He was later released, according to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office.


GBI: Suspect attempts to run over deputy after police chase ends in crash

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. -- Law enforcement officers say a man tried to run over a deputy during a police chase Friday afternoon and was shot. According to the Bartow County Sheriff's Office, deputies began a pursuit off Glade Road around noon. The chase ended on Country Lane in Red Top Mountain Estates i


BCBOE names new attorney, approves TAD resolution

The Bartow County School Board has chosen a new system attorney and shown its support for a proposed tax allocation district at the south end of the county. During a called meeting Monday night, board members voted 3-2 — Chairman Fred Kittle, Tony Ross and Terry Lee Eggert voting in favor and Derek


Kemp reverses law regarding stopped school buses

The first bill that Georgia’s 83rd governor chose to sign into law dealt with the safety of the state’s school bus riders. Friday morning, Gov. Brian P. Kemp attached his signature to Senate Bill 25, which reverses House Bill 978 that was signed last May by then-Gov. Nathan Deal and became effective


TheatreExtreme to present ‘Hand to God’ Feb. 22, 23

Describing the show as a “fun roller coaster of emotions,” TheatreExtreme Co-founder Meghann K. Humphreys is thrilled to bring “Hand to God” to the Cartersville stage. Penned by Robert Askins, the dark comedy will be presented at 8 p.m. Feb. 22 and 23 at The Legion Theatre, 114 W. Main St. in Carter


Georgia woman pleads to hauling kilos of drugs on I-75

MACON, GA (WALB) -- A Tifton woman pleaded guilty in Macon federal court Wednesday on a drug charge after she was arrested for carrying four kilos of meth and cocaine in her car with the intent to distribute.


Police: Man wanted for Hard Rock shooting in Atlantic City arrested in Georgia

Police say a man wanted for a shooting at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City has been arrested in Georgia. Emory Chapman, 39, of Pleasantville, was taken into custody Thursday by FBI agents in Atlanta.


Traffic stop leads to 9 arrests at Cherokee County home

What started as a minor traffic stop led to the arrests of nine people at an Acworth home that Cherokee County law enforcement has gotten to know well in recent months. A deputy tried to pull over Joshua Henry Green about 1:30 p.m. Monday after seeing him run a stop sign, according to sheriff’s offi


Memories Day returns to George Washington Carver Park Saturday

Referred to as one of Bartow’s jewels, George Washington Carver Park will take center stage during Saturday’s fourth annual Memories Day. Taking place in the midst of Black History Month, the gathering that invites area residents to revisit “The Beach” will be presented by the Summer Hill Heritage G


Bartow Restaurant Inspections: Raw Chicken Touching Raw Shrimp

BARTOW COUNTY, GA — The Bartow County Environmental Health Department conducted food service inspections Feb. 8 to 13 at the below establishments. Any establishments with grades below an A have the inspector's notes.


Serial killer draws sketches of Georgia murder victims

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Authorities have released sketches of three women an admitted serial killer claims to have killed in Georgia. Samuel Little drew the pictures of women he says he killed.


7 of America’s best hospitals are in Georgia, according to a new report

Of the nearly 175 hospitals in Georgia, seven facilities were recently recognized as the country’s best of the best. That’s according to a new report from Healthgrades, for which analysts ranked the top 250, top 100 and top 50 hospitals in the United States “based solely on clinical quality outcomes


Mother accused of selling preteen daughter for sex

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A Bartow County mother was arrested, accused of prostituting her teenage daughter for $100. Deputies accuse Jennifer Short of selling her daughter for sex six years ago when the girl was just 11 years old.


28 Georgia Middle School Students Hospitalized After Eating Candy on Valentine's Day

More than two dozen students at a middle school in Georgia were hospitalized on Valentine’s Day after eating candy that left them feeling ill. The students, who attend Sandtown Middle School in Atlanta, complained that they were feeling sick after eating candy and snacks at school on Thursday, accor