The Rockmart Police Department released the name of the woman who was shot while driving through an intersection in Rockmart on May 16 as they continue a search for a suspect.
A recent release from the West Georgia Drug Task Force announced the arrest of two suspects in Carrollton and several kilograms of methamphetamines, heroin and fentanyl seized in the process.
The Aragon Police Department offered information and transparency during their recent town hall meeting, and while fewer locals appeared than expected, the officers did get to meet and talk with a couple of citizens who made it out despite the poor weather.
CEDARTOWN - An underage alcohol sale compliance check was carried out by the Georgia Department of Revenue and the Cedartown Police Department on April 15, according to a release from city officials this afternoon.
The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDFs to find the Wednesday and Thursday, April 10 and 11 reports included in this posting.
With every traffic stop and house visit, police officers and public safety officials run the risk of interacting with Fentanyl. The synthetic opioid is 80 to 100 times stronger than morphine, and while typically prescribed to ease the pain of cancer patients, it has seen increased illegal st…
Ever had a kink in the garden hose and get annoyed? Imagine that, but a house is burning down and the fire department can’t get water to the source of the flames.
CEDARTOWN - A vacant home on Shiloh Road that burned at the start of April is now the focus of an investigation by local and state authorities, according to a press release from the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office.
Nearly $94,000 in renovations has been budgeted for the old section of the Polk County Jail, and if approved by the commission, that money would see 48 cells and 98 beds made available for future and present inmates.
The Cedartown Fire Department sometimes has a tough job on their hands that regular tools just won't handle. That's when they bring out the equipment that people commonly refer to as the Jaws of Life, but really are a larger set of tools used together in serious situations, like a bad car wr…
The Aragon Council is making sure the city’s officers have the gear they need to protect and serve, and while the approval of additional police cars was tabled, new rifles and outer vest carriers were approved for purchase in the meantime.
An Aragon man who wasn't far from home died in the emergency room at Kennestone Hospital during attempts to revive him, according to Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier.