Hello and happy Friday! I’m back in your inbox this morning with everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. Enjoy…
First, today’s weather:
Humid with a stray t-storm. High: 93 Low: 77.
Here are the top five stories in Cartersville today:
- A Cartersville man was involved in a fatal three-car crash on I-75 on Wednesday morning. Angel E. Lucas-Cedeno, 54, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the wreck after being rear-end and pushed into a freightliner truck ahead of him. The crash report has not been released as of Thursday evening. (Coosa Valley News)
- ASPCA data reports only half of the millions of animals at shelters are adopted each year. If you’re looking to bring home a new pet, consider one of the cats, dogs, and other pets available for adoption in the Cartersville area. See the list of available pets here. (Cartersville Patch)
- Two Cartersville residents were recorded as arrested in the Jul. 6, 2022 edition of the Calhoun Times. Brittany Birdyshaw was charged with a probation violation and Ezzard Smith was charged with driving with a suspended or revoke license. Both arrests were made on Jun. 29. (Northwest Georgia News)
- The Under Armour Association’s live evaluation event kicked off on Wednesday at LakePoint Sports in Cartersville. The event drew a huge crowd of college coaches on the first of the two-day event. (247Sports)
- Childcare centers across the nation are struggling to stay open due to inflation and staffing shortages. The Bells Ferry Learning Center – with locations in Woodstock, Marietta, and Cartersville – had to increase payroll by eight percent to counteract inflation like gas prices affecting staff. As a result, the center had to raise tuition costs and bargain shop for school supplies. (11Alive.com WXIA)
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Today in Cartersville:
- “Starting A Business – Are You Ready?” Workshop Online, Hosted by Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce and Gwinnett County Library (10:00 AM)
- Sit ‘N’ Stitch At Cartersville Public Library (10:00 AM)
- Euharlee Food Truck Friday At Osborne Park (6:30 PM)
From my notebook:
You’re officially in the loop for today. I’ll see you soon!
— Danielle Fallon-O’Leary
About me: Danielle Fallon-O’Leary is a senior writer with content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and assists Patch.com with community newsletter curation. Danielle also holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and works part-time as a pediatric speech therapist.