Extensive damage was suffered and some firefighters came away with minor injuries after they spent most of the daylight hours trying to put out a fire in a log cabin-style home on Old Collard Valley Road.
Firefighters are struggling to contain a house fire on Old Collard Valley Road this morning due to icy conditions, according to Polk County Public Safety Director Randy Lacey.
The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDF for Monday, January 15, 2018, and for the missing Friday, January 12, 2018 reports.
The grand jury is back in business again for 2018, and among the first round of indictments the panel has handed down include charges in two high profile cases from late last year.
The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDFs to find the Thursday, January 11, 2018 report and the Wednesday, January 10, 2018 report.
The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDF to find the first report for the new year for Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
The Polk County Jail usually releases arrest reports on weekday mornings, but their administrative staff were off for the holidays for Christmas. So the following reports attached include the Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017 report, the Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 report, and weekend reports that would h…
Fire safety is a top priority during the holidays and what is likely to be chilly days ahead in winter after the new year, and one local residents need to give more attention to prevent tragedy.
A Polk County man was arrested in Rome early Thursday morning after allegedly resisting officers, then making threats against them at a location in North Rome.
The case involving a suspended school administrator is heading to the next level, according to the latest from the District Attorney’s office.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office annual tradition of making sure local youth in need still have a chance to celebrate Christmas is still ongoing, and deliveries will continue up through the weekend.
The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDF to find the Monday, December 18, 2017 report. Also included in this morning's edition are reports from Friday, December 15, 2017.
A man accused of murder in a November shooting death in Polk County has received bond on several charges, but his case will go to the Grand Jury in the new year.
A man who was alleged to have pointed a gun at another driver attempting to pass was jailed after police pulled him over and found the weapon and marijuana in his truck, according to reports.
The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDF to find the Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 report, and the Thursday, Dec. 7 report as well.
A Cedartown man remains in jail and is expected to be sent back to Cherokee County, Alabama to face murder charges after a DUI arrest over the weekend.
A Rome man and woman were arrested during a traffic stop for an equipment violation after drugs and cash were found in the car, according to a release from the Aragon Police Department this morning.
The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDF to find the Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 report. Also included in this morning's report is one from Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 we didn't get to put up.
A Cedartown-area school administrator turned himself at the Polk County Jail on Wednesday morning and was later released on several charges following an incident on Nov. 16 involving a student.
Polk County Police provided additional details this morning on the death of a Rockmart man alleged to have killed his girlfriend in Cobb County.
An Aragon woman remained in jail with no bond following a domestic incident that escalated to gunfire that sent bullets into a neighboring home.
The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDF to find the Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 report. Note: Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no report on Thursday, Nov. 23 or Friday, Nov. 24. Those reports will be available on Monday, Nov. 27.