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County firefighter dies after training exercise
BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (WGCL/Gray News) - A Georgia firefighter has died after a training exercise. According to Bartow County Fire and Emergency Services, firefighter Matthew Smith died Tuesday afternoon after suffering a medical episode during a training exercise last Thursday. The department stated that it is with heavy hearts that...
Autopsy of woman found at Cobb construction site raises more questions
An autopsy of a woman who was found at a Cobb County construction site last year is producing more questions than answer...
Major supplier for Qcells solar panel plant on the way -- 160 jobs and $147 million investment due by summer 2024
The first major dividend in Bartow County's surging green energy boom is on the way. Hanwha Advanced Materials Georgia Inc., which makes lightweight advanced materials for sustainable technology, will create more than 160 jobs in Cartersville thanks to an estimated $147 million manufacturing campus to supply the now-underway Qcells solar panels plant. It is the third major "green energy" announcement in a row, first with the massive SK battery plant...
3 more covid deaths in Northwest Georgia even as new reported cases drop; Atrium Health Floyd eases visitor restrictions
Even as reported new covid cases continue to decline across most of Northwest Georgia, three more deaths were reported in the week ending Wednesday. Deaths were posted in Floyd, Bartow and Gordon counties after none for the week ending March 14, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. There were 65 new cases across our five counties, the same as the previous week but with Bartow showing an uptick. ...
Qcells supplier to invest $147M in new Cartersville manufacturing facility
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Gov. Brian Kemp says Hanwha Advanced Materials Georgia, Inc. (HAGA), a manufacturer of lightweight advanced materials for sustainable technology, will invest an estimated $147 million in a new manufacturing facility to supply the Qcells facility in Cartersville, creating more than 160 new jobs. “Georgia...
Bartow Firefighters Battle A Commercial Fire in Taylorsville
At approximately 1:26 a.m. Bartow County Fire & Emergency Services were dispatched to 585 Covered Bridge Road SW, Taylorsville to report of a commercial structure fire. BCFES crews arrived on scene to find a commercial structure and vehicle with heavy fire showing. Once crews were able to extinguish the fire, a fire investigator was called to the scene. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The structure received moderate damage and the vehicle was a total loss. There were no injuries reported.
JV set to begin major townhome community in Cartersville
A joint venture between Resmark Companies and homebuilder Eastwood Homes will break ground this spring on a 220-townhome single-family rental community in Cartersville. The two-story residences will have two bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms, as well as individual backyards and garages. The community is situated on a 30-acre site bounded by Smiley Ingram Road SE, Center Road and Interstate 75.
Acworth Crumbl Cookies opens on March 24
Acworth Crumbl Cookies, 3330 Cobb Parkway NW, Suite 314 in Acworth, will open its doors on March 24. Store owners Phillip and Shannon Kelley say they can’t wait to serve treats to cookie-crazed fans in Crumbl’s pink boxes. The store's hours will be weekdays from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to midnight. The grand opening week menu will contain six of the 275-plus weekly rotating...
Events and happenings: The Week of March 20
Acworth Police create Victim Advocate position The Acworth Police Department announced the selection of Emily Hall to their newly created Victim Advocate position. With the creation of this position, Acworth Police will be able to provide additional resources to victims of crimes in Acworth. Victim Advocates are trained to understand and support victims, provide guidance with each step of their case, assist with connecting victims with resources needed and working...
Cherokee Co teen injured in fall from Athens parking deck
The 18 year-old from Woodstock has committed to play football at Samford University.
‘I won’t ever get my mom back:’ Man who killed girlfriend at Mexican restaurant sentenced to life
Police said Lemus and Ross started arguing after Ross asked him about a woman he had been talking to.
We Try Wednesday: Buc-ee's Treats
This week on We Try Wednesday, Gary Poole and Keely Arris try some fun items she picked up on a recent trip to Buc-ee’s (including a hidden surprise). For those who have never been, Buc-ee's is much than just a convenience store and gas station. For many, it's a destination all by itself. The closest one to Chattanooga is about 45 minutes South on I-75 in Adairsville, Georgia.
Bomb threat prompts early dismissal Cherokee County high school
CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. — UPDATE: The district said the campus was swept by local and state law enforcement agencies using multiple K-9 units, and no evidence of a bomb was discovered. School will resume as normal on Wednesday. ORIGINAL STORY: River Ridge High School in Cherokee County has been...
Teen falls from fourth floor of Athens parking garage, police reports say
ATHENS, Ga. — An 18-year-old from Canton fell four stories from a parking garage, Athens Clarke-County Police said. His name is Tyler Douthit, according to police records. A witness said they were driving by the Washington Street garage when they saw Douthit fall from the fourth level of the parking deck, the report stated.
Bomb threat prompts evacuation, early dismissal at high school in Cherokee County
Law enforcement are currently conducting a sweep of the school.
CCSD Career Program Earns State Industry Certification
Etowah High School Career Pathway teacher Ty Casteel, right, receives a recognition banner announcing his Construction and Carpentry program’s state industry certification from Ash Mangham, Construction Ready’s director of program support. Construction Ready is the industry affiliate for the Georgia Department of Education’s state industry certification for the Construction Career Pathway.
Canton police investigating head-on collision near I-575 that left 1 dead, 2 seriously injured
One person is dead and two others are seriously injured after two cars were involved in a collision in Cherokee County on Saturday, police say.
Cherokee commissioners extend development moratorium at Sixes Road and I-575 interchange
CANTON — The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners have extended the moratorium to 150 days for the Sixes Road and Interstate 575 interchange area to give the county and cities more time to continue to make plans for the area. Local government leaders in Cherokee County and the cities of Holly Springs and Woodstock began working together in February to create an area plan for future development at the Interstate 575 and Sixes Road interchange. ...
Southern Museum Celebrates Women’s History Month
Kennesaw, GA (March 13, 2023) — The Southern Museum, located in Downtown Kennesaw, will celebrate the contributions of Women throughout history with a Women’s History Month celebration event on Saturday, March 25. The event will feature education stations with hands-on activities for both children and adults, a scavenger...
Athletes Beyond Bartow: Henson earns All-American honors placing 5th at NCAA Championships
After winning the 149-pound weight class title at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships March 5, former Woodland High wrestling standout Caleb Henson — now a freshman at Virginia Tech — earned All-American honors last week by placing fifth at the NCAA D-I National Championships in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The...
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