Police/Fire

A Sunday afternoon crash on West Line Street resulted in drunk driving charges for an Alabama woman after a breath test indicated she had a blood alcohol level of .158, nearly double the legal limit of .08.

The Calhoun Fire Department wants to congratulate Lt. Clay Brown with 32 years of service and Lt. Mark Dooley with 30 years of service on their retirements from the Calhoun Fire Department during this month of October.

Ruthann Newport and Amber Jones were arrested on Thursday for possession of meth after Calhoun Police Department Officer Jason Phillips pulled them over for a suspended tag violation and found bags containing a “crystal substance” believed to be methamphetamine, as well as a glass smoking de…

Convicted felon Richard Merritt, a former Marietta attorney suspected of killing his mother, has been captured after almost eight months on the run.

Crews were on the scene of a gas leak that caused the evacuation of the Spring Valley Apartment buildings, located at 101 Spring Valley Drive, Calhoun Fire Department Deputy Chief Terry Mills said Monday morning. 

Thursday evening, the Calhoun police and fire departments responded to a car fire in the parking lot of the ALFA Insurance building, near the intersection of South Wall Street and West Hicks Street. One man was treated for minor burns, but will be OK. 

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