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Category Archives: Bartow County

Tellus Science Museum “Star Party” this weekend

Tellus Science Museum “Star Party” this weekend

Thursday, May 16, 2024–9:15 a.m. -News Release- Tellus Science Museum is happy to announce, that after a month of maintenance, the Bentley Planetarium will be re-opening with upgraded projectors on Saturday, May 18 in conjunction with the Museum’s Star Party. The new system features 4k laser technology, which will enhance guests’ experience with brighter, clearer,…read more

Georgia drivers see a little relief at the pump

Georgia drivers see a little relief at the pump

Monday, May 13, 2024–10:10 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices decreased compared to a week ago. The average on Monday was $3.41 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, which is 5 cents less than a week ago, 1 cent less than a month ago, but 15 cents more than this time last year.  t costs drivers an average…read more

[PHOTOS] Local skywatchers wowed by Northern Lights

[PHOTOS] Local skywatchers wowed by Northern Lights

Saturday, May 11, 2024–1:30 a.m. -Staff reports- Northwest Georgia was treated to views of the northern lights Friday evening. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Aurora Borealis are the result of electrons colliding with the upper reaches of Earth’s atmosphere. The phenomenon is primarily seen in the polar regions. However, during major…read more

Georgia gas prices up seven cents

Georgia gas prices up seven cents

Monday, May 6, 2024–9:35 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.46 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, which is 7 cents more than a week ago, 13 cents more than a month ago, and 19 cents more than this time last year.  It…read more

Georgia’s gas price average down slightly

Georgia’s gas price average down slightly

Monday, April 29, 2024–9:50 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices saw a nominal decrease at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.39 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, which is 3 cents less than a week ago, 6 cents more than a month ago, and 6 cents more than this time…read more

Georgia’s summer open burn ban begins May 1

Georgia’s summer open burn ban begins May 1

Saturday, April 27, 2024–8:47 p.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- Georgia’s annual summer open burn ban begins on Wednesday. 54 counties are in the burn ban area, including Floyd, Bartow, Chattooga, Gordon and Polk Counties. The burning of yard and land-clearing debris is prohibited until September 30. Ozone is formed when volatile organic compounds and nitrogen…read more

Former Cartersville youth pastor pleads guilty to child molestation, sodomy charges

Former Cartersville youth pastor pleads guilty to child molestation, sodomy charges

Thursday, April 25, 2024–4:41 p.m. -John Bailey, Rome News-Tribune- This story is possible because of a news-sharing agreement with the Rome News-Tribune. More information can be found at northwestgeorgianews.com Despite the fact that a former Cartersville youth pastor pleaded guilty to molesting two young boys who attended his church, prosecutors said there were many more victims…read more