Mon., February 11, 2013 7:44pm
Several agencies, including the Red Cross and the U.S. Small Business Administration, are offering assistance to people in north Georgia who lost property in a recent tornado. Two disaster assistance centers opened Monday afternoon following the Jan. 30 tornado that killed a man in Adairsville.
Fri., February 8, 2013 4:23pm
Volunteers are making one final push Saturday to clean up the remaining debris in Adairsville after a tornado last week tore through part of the city.
Wed., January 30, 2013 1:55pm
Authorities say the storm that has slammed a Georgia town has killed at least one person there. The massive storm system also has been blamed for the death of a man in Tennessee. He had been taking shelter in a shed when a tree toppled onto it, killing him.
Mon., November 5, 2012 4:09pm
Ground is broken in Bartow County for the largest amateur sports complex in the nation. It could bring 26 thousand jobs to northwest Georgia.
Sat., June 2, 2012 8:50am
The Georgia Department of Transportation authorized contracts for 16 new infrastructure improvement projects across the state Friday. The largest project award was $27.8 million to resurface 22 miles of Interstate 75 in Bartow and Gordon counties.
Tue., August 30, 2011 5:40pm
Project wish lists for Georgia’s 12 transportation regions are almost complete. In 2012, voters will decide whether to pay a penny sales tax to fund the work. The process of whittling-down the lists -- and convincing voters to support them -- is a challenge for municipalities trying to serve voters locally, and support the region.
Fri., August 19, 2011 2:10pm
A mega sports and entertainment complex is set to break ground in north Georgia’s Bartow County. A county official says the 1,400 acre project is planned for a site just north of Lake Allatoona off Interstate 75. It would host more than a dozen sports and connected tournaments, including in youth baseball, soccer and lacrosse.
Tue., July 12, 2011 2:42pm
Toyo Tires in Bartow County will be expanding. On Tuesday, company officials joined Governor Nathan Deal to sign a deal expanding Bartow County’s bonding capacity by nearly a billion dollars.
Mon., June 20, 2011 3:23pm
One of Georgia Power's electrical plants has won an environmental award.
Tue., January 4, 2011 3:42pm
A billion-dollar sports complex is set to break ground near Lake Allatoona this spring. The 1,400-acre parcel is under contract, and the permitting and zoning processes are under way. Despite the hefty price tag and lingering recession, developers think such an expensive project will be a success. The Lake Point Sporting Community and Town Center could break ground as early as April along 3 miles of Interstate 75 in Bartow County.