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BARTOW COUNTY NEWS

Gas prices in Georgia are holding steady after rising an average total of 6 cents in the past 10 days.
First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Floyd County were down in December compared to November, according to the latest numbers from the Georgia Department of Labor.
It will be the last total lunar eclipse viewable in our area until May 15, 2022, and the Tellus Science Museum will be holding an entire slate of events to celebrate.
A man died in a house fire Tuesday morning at the corner of Rock Fence Road and Barnsley Gardens Road in Bartow County.
Gas prices in Georgia rose 4 cents last week, after declining a total of 76 cents in 90 days.
A man from Madison, Alabama died in a single-vehicle wreck on I-75 Thursday evening.
Prices at the pump are off to their lowest start to the month of January since 2016.
39-year old Alissa Garrett is charged with possession of methamphetamine and driving with a suspended license.
The woman was transported to Kennestone Hospital with what were believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
Rainfall totals of 1" to 3" with locally higher amounts are possible.
The plunge at the pump continues this week, and now gas prices are poised to have their lowest start to the New Year since January 1, 2016.
The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 9 a.m. Monday.
As of 7:30 a.m. Friday, 1.81 inches of rain had been recorded at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport.
As of 6 p.m. Wednesday, 25 people had died in automobile accidents during the Christmas travel period, which began at 6 p.m. Friday.
The inmate was fatally injured while working for the Cartersville Sanitation Department Wednesday afternoon.