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Crowd comes out to show support in 7th annual Parkinson's Walk for Hope

A crowd of people took to Cedartown streets this morning to show their support for those suffering from Parkinson's disease in the 7th annual Parkinson's Walk for Hope. 

  • icon Updated: April 19

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Friday 04/18/2014
Landlords report forgery to police
Posted: April 18, 2014

Two landlords called police after finding out that a couple forged one of their names on a fake lease agreement given to the Cedartown Water Department.

Police: Scam is targeting Hispanic businesses
Posted: April 18, 2014

Cedartown police tell a local business owner that harassing phone calls to pay a power bill is a scam aimed at Hispanic stores.

Report: Walker County school bus driver not at fault in student death
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 11:31 am

The Georgia State Patrol says the Walker County school bus driver who hit and killed a kindergartner Monday was not at fault.

Handshake leads to drug arrest
Posted: April 18, 2014

Police arrested a man with drugs in his car after an alert officer pulled him over in a traffic stop.

Parkinson's Walk coming Saturday to Peek Park
Posted: April 18, 2014

Walkers are taking to Cedartown streets Saturday morning to help raise money for a cure in the 7th annual Parkinson's Walk. 

Thursday 04/17/2014
Tenant comes home to find all items gone
Posted: April 17, 2014

A tenant came home to find his rental home completely empty of his belongings.

Children come home to find house burglarized
Posted: April 17, 2014

A woman told police her home on Old Cedartown Road had been burglarized.

Thursday evening forecast: slight chance of overnight showers, low 47
Posted: April 17, 2014

A chance of overnight showers is in the forecast, with a good chance of rain on its way for Friday according to the National Weather Service.

Police arrest wedding crasher last weekend
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 11:20 am

Police arrested a man who attempted to attend a wedding when he didn’t know anyone there.

HED: Poll shows Perdue, Deal still leading - Handel gaining ground in Senate race
Posted: April 17, 2014

ATLANTA -- David Perdue and Nathan Deal continue to lead in their GOP primaries in a voter survey released Thursday, and it shows that Karen Handel is gaining ground.

Woman filed criminal charges against loan company
Posted: April 17, 2014

A woman who used a student loan to further her education filed a report that the service issuing the loan was fraudulently attempting to gain funds.

Georgia exchange applications hit 220,000
Posted: April 17, 2014

ATLANTA -- Georgia insurers received more than 220,000 applications for health coverage in the Affordable Care Act’s exchange as of the official federal deadline of March 31, state officials said Wednesday.

Owl Pine Farms provides variety of produce
Posted: April 17, 2014

Chris Gordon and Erica Ferguson relax on a bench overlooking the fields they planted on Owl Pine Farm near Aragon.

Bullet fired into woods at animal hits neighbors home
Posted: April 17, 2014

A man living on Olive Street told police that stray bullet struck his home, but he would work it out with the neighbor himself.

Kimoto Tech wins industry of the year award
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 11:14 am

Kimoto Tech, Inc., 601 Canal Street, Cedartown, received the 2013 Polk Industry of the Year award today.

Cedartown Kiwanis 27th annual onion sale under way
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 11:16 am

The Cedartown Kiwanis Club has announced that its 27th annual Vidalia Onion Sale is now under way.

Ringgold woman arrested for stealing tens of thousands from grandparents, police say
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 11:29 am

A Ringgold woman was put back in the Catoosa County jail over the weekend after being out on bond for three months following a theft scheme in which she allegedly swindled her grandparents out of thousands of dollars over the course of 2013.

Deaton Spring conservation project delayed due to winter weather, rain
Posted: April 17, 2014

The Polk County Water Authority’s conservation project at Deaton Spring, located off Aragon-Taylorsville Road, is about 25 percent complete.

Parker sentenced to life without parole for killing mother and sister
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 6:40 am

Nearly two years after Douglas Glenn Parker was charged with the murder of his mother and sister, he entered a guilty plea and was sentenced to two concurrent life without parole sentences, and an additional 6 years, by Judge G. Carey Nelson.

Celebrate Cedartown event at City Hall this evening
Posted: April 17, 2014

Just a reminder that the City of Cedartown will be taking part in “Georgia Cities Week,” a state-wide celebration that showcases the contributions and services of local government. Locally, a special event called “Celebrate Cedartown” has been planned for today, April 17, from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m.

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