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1 dead as tractor-trailer rolls away

...highway rolled downhill away from its driver and collided with a pickup truck.The crash happened Thursday night in Bartow County. Police say emergency crews worked two hours to free a man, toddler and infant trapped inside the truck. A woman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-14/1-dead-tractor-trailer-rolls-away
Wide, heavy load ties up local traffic in Columbia County

...final destination is White, Ga."The 638,000-pound machine press was supposed to leave Columbia County on I-20 at at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Both mega loads were headed to Voestalpine Automotive Body Parts Inc., in Bartow County.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-27/wide-heavy-load-ties-local-tr
Machine press journey could slow I-20

...by Georgia State Patrol officers on 1-20 and Inter state 75 until it reaches its destination of White, Ga., in Bartow County.The load's normal speed is 45 mph but will slow to 5 mph when crossing certain bridges. Metro Atlanta traffic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-25/machine-press-journey-could-s
Man shot 6 times in NW Ga.

...Authorities are investigating the killing of a man found shot to death outside a business in Bartow County in northwest Georgia. Bartow County sheriff's Lt. Robert Moultrie said residents were leaving a home off U.S. 411 when they saw...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-08/man-shot-6-times-nw-ga
Ralph Brock

...Martinez, GA, formerly of Rome, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2015, in Augusta, GA. Mr. Brock was born in Bartow County, Georgia on January 20, 1932, son of the late William Thomas Brock and the late Lucille Ezra Carroll Brock. He...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174488949
Sleet, snow, ice move into metro Atlanta and north Georgia

...under a winter storm warning, where forecasters said snow and sleet accumulations of up to 3 inches were possible.In Bartow County, the sheriff early Tuesday morning advised motorists to avoid traveling on any roads in the county. Authorities said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/weather/2015-02-24/sleet-snow-ice-move-metro-a
Georgia authorities: Violent rampage of shootings, carjacking, wrecks leave 2 dead, 3 wounded

...gunshot to the head.Three people were shot at a house in Cartersville and one was pronounced dead on the scene, Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap said. The two others were taken by helicopter to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-12/georgia-authorities-violent-r
Across Georgia

...Scouts closed two lanes of southbound Inter state 75 in Bartow County northwest of Atlanta on Saturday, leading to lengthy delays.Bartow County sheriff's Sgt. Jonathan Rogers said there were no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-14/across-georgia
Across the region

...Georgia.Georgia State Patrol officials say a trooper tried stopping a truck driving on the wrong side of the road in Bartow County early Saturday, and the driver fled.The truck driver was arrested after a chase and crash in Taylorsville, about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-16/across-region
Ga. Board of Nursing plagued with funding, staff issues

...was diagnosed with a prescription drug addiction was sentenced to probation and drug counseling three years ago in Bartow County. The nurse was arrested on drug charges again last year, and then for a third time in April but continued working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-24/ga-board-nursing-plagued