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BARTOW COUNTY NEWS

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Lidl, one of the world’s largest retailers, will create 250 jobs and invest $100 million over the next five years in a new regional headquarters and distribution
Good news as we get ready to head into the Independence Day holiday travel period.
A passenger car crashed into the rear of a tractor trailer on I-75 southbound at the Etowah River Bridge just after 7 a.m. Saturday.
Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Chattooga, Polk and Paulding Counties are all included in the watch area.
A tornado warning has been issued for Bartow County.
A 43-year old Bartow County man was booked into the Floyd County Jail Wednesday, accused of ripping off two Rome residents.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Rome's unemployment rate in May was 5.1 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 5 percent in April.
A male was killed in a single-vehicle accident southwest of Emerson on Wednesday afternoon.
One person was life-flighted to Erlanger Hospital after a wreck involving a moped in Bartow County Tuesday.
The Cobb County Police Department’s S.T.E.P. Unit is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a Bartow County man which occurred in Mableton on Tuesday at around 5:06 a.m.
Crime reports from Monday night.
Motorists are finding some of the lowest gas prices of the year.
One person died in a wreck involving a Puckett EMS Ambulance Friday morning.
Law enforcement source confirms they have caught the two fugitives wanted for killing two Georgia corrections officers during their escape on Tuesday morning from a prison van in Putnam County.
Scattered thunderstorms will continue to develop and move into north and central Georgia this afternoon and evening.