Monday, April 8, 2013
"Hamlet and Hutch" stars Burt Reynolds, Terri Vaughn ("The Steve Harvey Show") and Cassi Davis (Tyler Perry's "House of Payne"). Filming took place in Marietta on Saturday.
Hamlet and Hutch, starring Burt Reynolds, Terri Vaughn (The Steve Harvey Show) and Cassi Davis (Tyler Perry's House of Payne), moved filming to Marietta on Saturday. Filming occurred at K. Mike Whittle Unique Floral Designs, 156 Church St, NE. The First Baptist Church of Marietta served as basecamp. The movie was filming at The Grand Theatre in downtown Cartersville last week. The production will continue filming in and around Atlanta until April 13, according to Creative Loafing. Hamlet and Hutch puts local actor Alan J. Sanders as Hamlet and local residents as extras on the big screen, according to Cartersville Patch. Production is set to continue in other Georgia cities, such as Blue Ridge, The Daily Tribune News reports. Hamlet and …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
James Lamar Kemp, 46, shot himself in the head following a high-speed chase in Cartersville and Bartow County. Kemp's last known address was in Marietta.
The man who shot himself in the head during a high-speed chase has died, according to the Bartow County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Clark Millsap identified him as James Lamar Kemp, 46, whose last known address was in Marietta. Following an alleged physical domestic dispute at a home near Adairsville early Saturday morning, Kemp led responding deputies on a pursuit that ended on Interstate 75 in Cartersville, police say. He had allegedly kicked in his ex-wife's door. North of Cass-White Road, Kemp's vehicle struck a guard rail. Deputies found him slumped over the steering wheel with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Kemp was pronounced dead Sunday morning at Floyd Medical Center, where he had been in critical condition.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Here are your top Patch headlines from around the region.
Extreme heat and a drought this summer have affected crops throughout the country, and local farmers say crops in Bartow County are no exception. One man, who buys produce from farmers from Moultrie to Tennessee to resell at the Farmers Market in downtown Cartersville, said that his suppliers have had a hard summer with the heat, lack of rain and more bugs than usual, an effect of last year’s mild winter. “I have two providers up there, and they’ve lost all their crops,” he said. Read more at Cartersville Patch. Paulding County School System employees can expect to see a jump in their health insurance premiums next year. That’s due to a rate increase in the state health insurance benefit plan and the school system cutting the $56.92 it …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Here are some of the top headlines from around the region.
An Austell man pretended to be a visiting doctor in Columbia, SC, where he treated more than 500 senior patients, Lexington County deputies report. Authorities arrested Ernest Addo of Austell Friday and charged with unlawfully practicing medicine, Irmo Patch reported. He is being held at the Cobb County Detention Center. Read more on South Cobb Patch. Local news helicopters took pictures of firefighters battling a small blaze at Tyler Perry Studios located in the East Point/College Park area near Greenbriar Mall in southwest Atlanta. According to 11Alive News, construction materials located on the roof of one of the buildings caught fire, "late Monday morning." No injuries were reported, and the fire department has said the blaze in …
Monday, April 23, 2012
Take a look at a roundup of news from Marietta and the surrounding area on Monday, April 23.
Twins Honor Service, Sacrifice of Veterans Kids Make Poppies to Honor Veterans Unbeatable Service; Authentic, Delicious Colombian Food Marshals Shot, Killed Wanted Man Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Marietta Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Here is a roundup of news from Marietta and the surrounding area on Wednesday, April 4.
Woman Pulls Gun After Dog Bite After Beating, 2 More Arrests in Canton Divided and United: Marietta Women During the Civil War Keep up on all the news you care about by following us on Twitter, liking us on Facebook and subscribing to our newsletter.