CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Nineteen show horses died when a barn went up in flames over the weekend, fire officials in northwestern Georgia said.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — About 200 residents have been evicted from a northwest Georgia motel after public health officials shut it down as unsanitary.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia firefighter is jailed on 16 felony charges after investigators say he stole guns from his in-laws' house and burned it to the ground.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A furnace-like "flash drought" is intensifying as it blasts away the little moisture left across a vast swath of the South, wilting garden plants and raising alarm among...
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the drought in the southern United States (all times local):
Forecasters say a "flash drought" is intensifying across the southern United...
ATLANTA (AP) — A former NFL football player and a Georgia doctor face charges of illegally distributing prescription drugs, including opioids.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say three people were killed in an apparent murder-suicide in Bartow County.
WSB-TV reports that deputies on Saturday found three victims dead from...
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman has been given a two-year prison sentence in the 2017 drowning of her 3-year-old son.
Citing records, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that 32-year-old Bobbie Jessica Prather entered a negotiated plea Tuesday in Bartow County Superior Court. She'll be on probation for 18 years after her prison term ends and will get credit for time served, dating to May 29, 2017.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Cartersville student and her high school marching band have been named the 2018 recipients of the 15th annual Bob Hope Band Scholarship Award.
Abby Matthews, a 16-year-old clarinet player, and the Wildcat Marching Band from Woodland High School in Bartow County will perform Thursday in the 92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The award is based on merits of an essay competition about Bob Hope and the importance of giving back.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a sanitation worker found a dismembered body in a landfill in Georgia.
Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap tells news outlets the sanitation worker found the body Monday while dumping a compactor container at the landfill.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles says the sheriff's office requested the state agency's assistance. Investigators are awaiting the results from an autopsy to determine an identity and the cause of death.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Four people are dead, including a 6-year-old boy, after an accident in Georgia's Bartow County.
News outlets report that police investigating the late Friday accident said a car didn't stop at a stop sign and hit a pickup truck with three people inside. The four people in the car were killed.
ROME, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who targeted very young children has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing child pornography.
Federal prosecutors said in a release Friday that 28-year-old Shawn Ryan Budovic of Cartersville pleaded guilty May 1. His prison time will be followed by lifetime supervised release and sex offender registration.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A woman has been fatally shot, and a man is in critical condition after a shooting in Bartow County.
WSB-TV reports the Bartow County Sheriff's Office reveals the man allegedly shot himself after shooting the woman Saturday at their home near Cartersville.
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CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A weekend funeral has been set for a Georgia divorce lawyer police say was killed by a client's ex-husband, who then shot himself.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man killed his ex-wife's attorney in his law office just hours after the couple's divorce was final and then killed himself, authorities said.
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two Georgia men drowned in separate incidents off a Florida Panhandle beach.
The News Herald reports 21-year-old Tony Orlando Jackson of Cartersville, Georgia, was found in the water off Panama City Beach on Sunday, several hours after police responded to a distressed swimmer call.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two people have been injured at a coal-fired power plant owned by Georgia Power.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution cites a statement from Georgia Power spokesman Jacob Hawkins that says the two were taken to hospitals. How they were injured Wednesday at Plant Bowen in Cartersville is unclear.
ROME, Ga. (AP) — A former Cartersville, Georgia police officer has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for notifying drug traffickers that the FBI was conducting a court-authorized wiretap of their phones.
U. S. Attorney Byung J. "BJay" Pak, in a news release Friday, said 31-year-old Bryson-Taylor Wayne Banks, of Calhoun, will also serve three years of supervised release.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police say a 3-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the hand when he was left in a vehicle with access to a loaded gun in northwest Georgia.
Cartersville police Lt. Michael Bettikofer tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the boy was left inside the vehicle, along with four other children, on Sunday outside a house in Cartersville.
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Police in suburban Atlanta are investigating a crash involving a dump truck that claimed the life of a pedestrian.
Cobb County police say 23-year-old Dario Mejia-Ortiz of Cumming was working Monday afternoon near the edge of a road in Kennesaw where new construction was ongoing.
Police say a dump truck knocked him to the ground, and the truck continued over him. Police say the dump truck driver, Cartersville man, pulled over and remained at the scene.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — About 70 people at a Christmas-themed lingerie party have been arrested and charged with marijuana possession in Georgia.
News outlets report Cartersville police said in a release that officers responded to a suburban home about 40 miles from Atlanta early Sunday morning. Partygoers told police the loud sounds were fireworks, not gunshots.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two women face murder and armed robbery charges in connection with the death of a 74-year-old Georgia man.
News outlets report 19-year-old Rachel Savannah Ridley was arrested Sept. 8 and 20-year-old Keisha Rena Cone was arrested Wednesday. The two women face charges in the death of James Edwards Stephens, who was found dead on Aug. 27 by police conducting a welfare check.