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Monday 10/20/2014
Children injured in rollover crash; DUI suspected
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 11:41 pm

A Gordon County mother and two children were injured Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash on Ga. 53.

Ga. Supreme Court upholds murder conviction of Rockmart man
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 10:24 am

Polk County’s district attorney said Monday he’s pleased with the Georgia Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the murder conviction of Kionte Rashad Glover.

Friday 10/17/2014
Fight started over singing, ends with trip to jail
Posted: October 17, 2014

A fight between brothers over loud singing lands the younger man in jail on multiple charges.

Police called to investigate two structure fires
Posted: October 17, 2014

Two structure fires occurring in the county over the past week are under investigation.

Rockmart Police asking for public’s help in finding Raceway robbery suspect
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 8:02 pm

Rockmart police want the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of robbing a convenience store earlier this month.

Rockmart fire destroys two mobile homes, no one injured
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 12:14 pm

No one was injured according to Polk County Public Safety Director Randy Lacey when two trailer homes at the end of a dirt road off Robin Hood Road near Rockmart were destroyed by fire earlier this morning.

Thursday 10/16/2014
Car smashes Calhoun Premium Outlets' windows
Updated: October 16, 2014 - 11:35 am

Calhoun police say a vehicle Monday struck two store windows at the Calhoun Premium Outlets.

Owner of Calhoun store arrested on gambling charges
Updated: October 16, 2014 - 11:45 am

An undercover operation has resulted in the arrest of the owner and operator of Calhoun store.

Wednesday 10/15/2014
Gambling probe results in five arrests
Posted: October 15, 2014

Five people face commercial gambling charges stemming from an investigation into two convenience stores, according to police officials.

Feds initiate search warrant for pornography suspect
Posted: October 15, 2014

A Homeland Security search warrant for a man wanted on suspected computer pornography charges also landed a second man in jail on misdemeanor drug charges.

Tuesday 10/14/2014
South Martiele Street suspect remains in custody
Updated: October 15, 2014 - 1:06 am

A man who threatened a family with a rifle during an afternoon gathering on South Martiele Street on Monday will likely face more charges in the shooting incident that left him injured.

Polk County murder suspect John Paul Jones remains behind bars following bond hearing
Updated: October 14, 2014 - 1:53 pm

A Cedartown man facing murder charges in the shooting death of his brother-in-law in August will remain in jail, but Polk County Superior Court Judge Michael Murphy jump started his case and ordered an immediate arraignment hearing this morning.

GSP reports 2 taken to Atlanta following Saturday evening wreck on Highway 27
Updated: October 14, 2014 - 2:17 pm

The Georgia State Patrol reports that a driver and passenger involved in a one car wreck on Highway 27 Saturday evening remain in Atlanta Medical Center this morning.

No charges will be filed in fatal wreck
Posted: October 14, 2014

No charges will be filed in a fatal accident that killed a Cedartown High School student, according to Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome.

Monday 10/13/2014
Driver leads police on chase through 3 counties
Updated: October 16, 2014 - 1:40 am

A Rome man is being held without bond in the Paulding County Jail after an initial traffic stop turned into a high-speed chase late Sunday night, according to Rome police reports.

Friday 10/10/2014
Thousands of gallons of water reported stolen
Posted: October 10, 2014

Police are looking into who is responsible for the theft of thousands of gallons of water over the past seven months on Dry Creek Road.

Police searching for clues in store robbery
Posted: October 10, 2014

Rockmart police are searching for the man who robbed the Raceway convenience store on Highway 278 last Saturday.

Report: Man who stole about $8,000 from gaming machines arrested
Updated: October 10, 2014 - 12:51 pm

A Cedartown man was being held without bond Friday on a probation violation after he allegedly broke into gaming machines in a Silver Creek convenience store earlier this year, according to Floyd County Jail reports.

Report: Cedartown man stole several firearms from Cave Spring residence
Updated: October 10, 2014 - 3:58 pm

A Cedartown man was being held without bond Friday on a probation violation after he allegedly entered a Cave Spring residence last month and took more than $2,300 worth of guns, according to Floyd County Jail reports.

GBI investigation into stolen money in Polk County not over yet
Updated: October 10, 2014 - 12:51 pm

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has not finished its look into allegations that money was stolen from the scene of a death investigation in Polk County, a GBI spokeswoman said Thursday.

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