Polk County Chief Jail Administrator Jerry Shellhouse was placed on administrative leave with pay Saturday, pending results of an investigation into the shooting death of a Cedartown man.
The business of the City of Cedartown continues to roll along following their business meeting for September with a flat millage rate, a good budget and approval for a number of different causes.
Look for the sunny skies and mild temperatures of the weekend to continue this week as the National Weather Service calls for highs in the low 80s for today and Sunday.
Signs have been posted to detour through traffic on Lake Creek Road due to culvert replacement.
Public Safety officials are getting discounts for the final day of the Polk County Fair, set to start at 3 p.m. when the gates open to the public.
A car seat that had been moved and a piece of straw on a man’s pants led to the arrests of a Dalton man and woman accused of burglary.
The work of several members of the Art Lover’s League of Cedar Valley is on exhibit at the Dogwood Gallery in Tallapoosa.
Billie Brown of Rockmart is a regular donor when an American Red Cross Blood Drive is held.
UPDATE: Authorities say they could have preliminary autopsy results Saturday in the officer involved shooting death of a Cedartown man.
Rockmart council members have approved an added $10 fee for each participant in all city or non-city recreation programs.
Updated 7:15 p.m.: Sheriff Moats said the suspect has died. His name is temporarily being withheld, pending arrival of the GBI.
The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting in which a woman says she shot and killed an intruder.
Calhoun Police Department officers arrested a man and woman accused of leaving their small children alone at home.
Local students enrolled in the 2014 Cedartown Biz Builder Program are nearing the end of their studies and will soon be ready to pitch their business ideas to the public.
Aragon officials are making bold moves to increase its revenue, including an aggressive stance in collection of back taxes and determining value of surplus property.
Cedartown High School's homecoming festivities wrap up tonight with the crowning of the king and queen, but there's a whole day of events scheduled to get Bulldogs fans excited, including the annual homecoming parade.
Another great evening of entertainment and family fun is on tap as the Polk County Fair continues tonight.
Keep an eye on the clouds and make sure the umbrella is handy this afternoon as the National Weather Service calls for a slight chance of showers for the afternoon and evening hours in Polk County.
Meet Freya, a 6 month to year old female mix .She has a current rabies tag on file and is very friendly, submissive, and sweet. Freya loves toys and wants someone to play games with her.
Cedartown’s Art Lover’s League is seeking artist for its Welcome Art Show 2014, which will be held October 17 through November 14 in the Skellenger Gallery in the Cedartown Civic Auditorium.
Sondi and David Vest now own and operate Smith-Lockwood Drug and Jewelry, which has been an anchor business in downtown Rockmart for more than 67 years.