Thursday, Aug. 21
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.
A man police pulled over for laying drag had marijuana in his pocket, but no driver’s license.
A Georgia man was arrested Sunday in Calhoun after firing a gun inside a hotel room police say nearly struck a sleeping child.
A Rossville woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing and killing her boyfriend Saturday.
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.
Update: Family members are still searching for missing Louisiana couple Demetrius Billiot, 77, and Willie Pearl Billiot, 83.
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.
The Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta is holding its Fall Blitz registration night Aug. 19 in more than 60 locations, including Calhoun.
From the Calhoun Police Department
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.
Thursday, Aug. 14
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.
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.
A 45-year-old man was injured Wednesday at a Shaw Industries plant in Calhoun, according to police scanner traffic.
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, 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.
Authorities have arrested a man for the armed robbery of a Catoosa County woman earlier this month.
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.
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.
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.