Bartow County Sheriffs Office release Dollar General Armed Robbery Report
Thursday, June 14, 2018- 8:07 a.m.
Bartow County deputies were dispatched to Dollar General on Cassville Road in Cartersville on Sunday morning at around 6:37 in reference to an armed robbery that had just occurred.
The store manager stated she was about to leave to do the daily deposit of cash from the previous day’s sales at a bank. While walking to her vehicle, she was approached by a black male wearing all back clothing and a black hat.
The male asked her what time they opened. When she told him 7:30, he told her “don’t move and give me what you got” while pointing a firearm at her. She gave the male the cash she had in hand and he commanded her to keep walking to her vehicle.
When she started to walk towards her vehicle, the male ran to the north side of the store up the parking lot towards Joe Frank Harris Parkway. While the man started running, she ran back into the store, locked the doors, and called 911.
According to Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader, the accident was between a Chevrolet Silverado and a tractor-trailer.
On Saturday, Bartow County EMS and Fire responded to an accident on State Route 140 near Big Oak Tree Road in Adairsville involving a tractor-trailer and a passenger car.
One person has been seriously injured following a shooting in Mountain Chase complex in Cartersville.
A Rome Olive Garden employee has extended generosity for families served by Heyman Hospice Care at Floyd.
FCSO launches 'Offender Watch,' which allows people to see convicted sex offenders within two miles of your home.
Georgia Highlands College reviews the year acknowledging Phi Theta Kappa being named "Regional Top Distinguished Chapter Overall" for the third year.
Two Rome men are booked in the Floyd County jail on unrelated charges.
A Cave Spring man has been charged with child molestation.
Rome City School's COO, Tim Williams, gives an inside look at how much of an impact ESPLOSTs have.
The combination of warm weather, people getting outside to enjoy it, and rising insect populations brings the potential for insect-borne diseases, also called vector-borne diseases.