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Wednesday 12/10/2014
Heroin roundup in Etowah County leads to 7 arrests
Updated: December 11, 2014 - 6:16 am

GADSDEN, Alabama -- Etowah County officials today announced the arrest of seven people on various drug charges related to heroin distribution in the county, as agencies say they are seeing an alarming increase in drug overdoses.

Operation 'Winter Fix' nets Gordon County sheriff's officials 46 arrests
Updated: December 11, 2014 - 10:57 am

Press Release from Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston 

Tuesday 12/09/2014
Two brush fires investigated as an arson case
Posted: December 09, 2014

Police are looking for a man who possibly set two fires along the roadway in the county.

Home burglarized while owner is showering
Posted: December 09, 2014

A woman is shocked to discover that a burglar was in her home while she was taking a shower.

Holiday fires can be expensive, deadly
Posted: December 09, 2014

Home fires are part of the tragedy of the festive holiday season.

Monday 12/08/2014
Cedartown man arrested after high speed chase, crash in house’s crawl space
Posted: December 08, 2014

A Cedartown man was jailed in a early morning chase and then later released the same day but is facing multiple charges following his apprehension by the Cedartown Police K-9 unit.

Trial of John P. Jones on murder charges to start today in Polk County
Updated: December 08, 2014 - 4:28 pm

The trial of a Cedartown man charged in the murder of his brother-in-law is slated to begin today, according to court officials.

Friday 12/05/2014
Haralson County woman who jumped from truck dies of injuries
Posted: December 05, 2014

A Haralson County woman who jumped from a moving vehicle in Cedartown died from the result of severe injuries at Atlanta Medical Center this afternoon.

Monday 12/01/2014
Stephens set to retire from Cedartown Fire Department
Posted: December 01, 2014

The City of Cedartown will be needing a new fire chief to start off 2015 as the department’s head Sammy Stephens announced his retirement this week.

Friday 11/28/2014
Officials comment on bond procedure in Polk court system
Posted: November 28, 2014

Local police officers see the same inmates over and over again, according to Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd.

Wednesday 11/26/2014
Dog attack sends Calhoun woman to emergency room
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 8:49 am

A Calhoun woman checking her mail sustained injuries when a dog attacked her.

Tuesday 11/25/2014
Judge denies motion to remove defense attorney in after-prom party sexual battery case
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 1:48 am

A defense attorney in the case of three Calhoun men accused of an after-prom sexual assault will remain on the case despite prosecutors’ misgivings, a Gilmer County Superior Court judge ruled.

Train hits stalled truck on Old Rockmart Road, no injuries
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 8:48 am

Emergency responders were called to a truck-train collision on Old Rockmart Road near the Polk County line just before 11 p.m.

Cedartown Police to no longer take cash for tickets on Jan. 1
Posted: November 25, 2014

The Cedartown Police Department will be switching over to a new more effective way of ticket payment beginning Jan. 1, 2015.

Saturday 11/22/2014
Common sense can keep home safe during holidays
Posted: November 22, 2014

Common sense can go a long way to preventing holiday season crime, according to Rockmart Police Chief Keith Sorrells.

Friday 11/21/2014
Collision on interstate in Gordon County leads to drug, counterfeiting charges for Atlanta man
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 3:59 pm

Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston Reports:

Thursday 11/20/2014
Bekaert fire causes extensive damage at Darlington Drive plant
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 8:50 pm

It took about 30 minutes Wednesday afternoon for a thin wisp of smoke to become a black cloud rolling from the Bekaert Corp. plant in Rome.

Wednesday 11/19/2014
Drugs suspected in Interstate 75 crash
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 3:34 pm

A woman seriously injured Wednesday morning in an Interstate 75 crash near Resaca could be facing criminal charges.

Palatini granted review of case before state Court of Appeals
Posted: November 19, 2014

The Georgia Court of Appeals will hear the case of a Cedartown dentist accused of sexual exploitation of a child, according to court officials.

Tuesday 11/18/2014
GBI wraps up missing funds investigation involving former Polk coroner, DA to review
Updated: November 18, 2014 - 3:15 pm

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation turned over a report last week to Tallapoosa Circuit District Attorney Jack Browning involving a late August incident involving missing money at a death scene.

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