After poring over 52 applications from as far away as Colorado, Emerson City Manager Kevin McBurnett recommended the city council hire Randall Turner, a 16-year law enforcement veteran from Polk County, to be the city’s next police chief.
Low oxygen levels at Dellinger Park lake killed about 2,000 fish — mostly small bream and catfish — and left Cartersville Parks & Recreation Department crews scrambling to try to clean up the smelly mess.
Cartersville City Councilman Lindsey McDaniel Jr., citing health issues, resigned his Ward 4 post Thursday after serving more than 13 years.
A CSX freight train was parked motionless in downtown Cartersville for more than two hours Wednesday, from 12:10 to 2:30 p.m., blocking every crossing and wreaking havoc on traffic. The gridlock increased as frustrated drivers tried to reach the Church Street Bridge only to cause even more problems.
Six months after Bartow County senior citizens asked local legislators to enact a senior school tax exemption, there are still no answers.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division ordered the Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Co. (TRANSCO) to cease work on its entire 115-mile natural gas pipeline Friday after a number of Bartow County landowners accused the company of environmental abuse.
No matter which governing body meets, there are always the regulars — one or two people that never miss a session.
Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor’s monthly public meeting ended up being a housekeeping session.
Newly elected Kingston Mayor Ronald Casey’s first city council meeting was a short one. Other than approval of last meeting’s minutes and the night’s agenda, the single item up for discussion was water — or the lack of it.