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Monday 08/18/2014
Burglar shot during Catoosa County home invasion awaits extradition
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 12:41 pm

A burglar, who was wounded during a home invasion attempt in Catoosa County on Saturday, is now behind bars in Chattanooga awaiting extradition back to Ringgold to answer for his crime.

Calhoun police: Man laying drag had no license, marijuana
Posted: August 18, 2014

A man police pulled over for laying drag had marijuana in his pocket, but no driver’s license.

Police: Man fires a gun in a Calhoun hotel room, almost strikes sleeping 4-year-old child
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 12:48 pm

A Georgia man was arrested Sunday in Calhoun after firing a gun inside a hotel room police say nearly struck a sleeping child.

Rossville woman charged with killing boyfriend
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 11:34 am

A Rossville woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing and killing her boyfriend Saturday.

Georgia gas prices show 1.4 cent decrease over the past week
Posted: August 18, 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Georgia have fallen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.33/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,883 gas outlets in Georgia. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.45/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Sunday 08/17/2014
Search on across Northwest Georgia for missing Louisiana couple
Updated: August 17, 2014 - 4:41 pm

Update: Family members are still searching for missing Louisiana couple Demetrius Billiot, 77, and Willie Pearl Billiot, 83.

Friday 08/15/2014
Intruder shot in Catoosa County home invasion
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 7:44 pm

UPDATE: Marlon Dewayne Jones has been charged with first-degree home invasion and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. He has been taken to the Hamilton County, Tenn., jail to await extradition.

Girl Scouts Registration Set for Aug. 19
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 12:55 pm

The Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta is holding its Fall Blitz registration night Aug. 19 in more than 60 locations, including Calhoun. 

Thursday 08/14/2014
Man arrested for alleged lewd conduct
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 12:52 am

From the Calhoun Police Department

Drunk drivers to be targeted through Labor Day holiday: Georgia launching end-of-summer zero tolerance DUI campaign
Updated: August 14, 2014 - 3:04 pm

The end of summer is near and to help make sure Georgia motorists get home from their barbecues and last-chance vacations safely, the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety is joining the national impaired driving campaign Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over to help prevent drunk drivers from creating needless tragedy.

What's going on in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: August 14, 2014

Thursday, Aug. 14

Georgia Power issues statewide scam warning for customers
Posted: August 14, 2014

ATLANTA – August 14, 2014 – Georgia Power continues to receive reports from customers of criminal “scam artists” attempting to defraud both business and residential customers by posing as Georgia Power employees.  These imposters have been actively contacting customers throughout Georgia recently, indicating they are from Georgia Power and demanding immediate payment to avoid disconnection.

Wednesday 08/13/2014
Floyd County police looking for identity fraud witness
Updated: August 13, 2014 - 6:56 pm

The Floyd County Police Department is attempting to identify an elderly woman. The woman is likely to be a witness to numerous identity fraud cases in the north Georgia area which include breaking and entering automobiles.

Man injured at Shaw plant in Calhoun
Updated: August 13, 2014 - 3:48 pm

A 45-year-old man was injured Wednesday at a Shaw Industries plant in Calhoun, according to police scanner traffic.

2 dead in Bartow rampage identified; police still unsure of motive
Updated: August 14, 2014 - 2:15 am

CARTERSVILLE — Two men are dead and two others injured after a man went on a rampage through southwestern Bartow County on Tuesday afternoon, according to local law enforcement officials.

Free admission, volunteer opportunities offered Sept. 27 during Georgia's 'Your State Parks Day'
Posted: August 13, 2014

Free admission, dozens of volunteer projects and family-friendly events await Georgia State Park and Historic Site visitors on Your State Parks Day set for Saturday, September 27. Sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites, the nonprofit dedicating to preserving and enhancing the state’s natural treasures, Your State Parks Day is Georgia’s annual celebration of National Public Lands Day. The statewide event showcases how parks enrich communities while emphasizing the importance of local volunteerism.

Catoosa County armed robbery suspect arrested
Updated: August 13, 2014 - 11:34 am

Authorities have arrested a man for the armed robbery of a Catoosa County woman earlier this month.

Monday 08/11/2014
Cherokee County deputies arrest Rome, Ga. men for trafficking and other charges
Updated: August 12, 2014 - 8:16 am

According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, two men were arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop and car chase Sunday afternoon, August 10th.

Man exposes himself in women's restroom at Calhoun Recreation Department
Updated: August 11, 2014 - 1:47 pm

A man in a women's bathroom at the Calhoun Recreation Department exposed himself to a woman and made a lewd motion with a body part, according to the Calhoun Police Department incident report.

AAA: Gas prices continue dropping as oil prices stabilize
Posted: August 11, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. (August 10, 2014) — Gas prices have fallen more than 40 consecutive days in the southeastern United States. Since late June, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded dropped 26 cents in Florida, 25 cents in Georgia, and 24 cents in Tennessee.

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