Cherokee County Sheriff's investigators, recently arrested four people in connection to a burglary and theft in the Ferrill Community.
According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, investigators with the Sheriff’s Office recently closed a 2013 murder investigation involving the apparent shooting death of 52 year-old Vincent Hughes of Chattooga County, Ga.
Polk County Commissioner Jason Ward is soon to be relocating out of the state and is off to the sunny east coast of Florida after finally being able to announce a new job after months of contemplation and work.
Join Little River Canyon National Preserve Staff for the second Bioblitz on May 19, 20, and 21. A bioblitz is an intense period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within a designated area. Groups of scientists, naturalists, volunteers, and the public will …
Dekalb County law enforcement agents arrested a Chattanooga, Tenn. man on drug charges following a routine traffic violation stop on Dherokee County Road 155 in Flat Rock Saturday, May 13.
According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, 41 year-old Sheldon Williams of Fort Payne was taken into custody in connection with an assault and robbery that occurred on Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Sand Rock.
CEDARTOWN — The investigation continues into the murder of a Cedartown woman found at Polk Memory Gardens in early May, and now police have a man in custody who might be tied to the case.
According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, an investigation spanning three months resulted in two arrests Tuesday afternoon, May 2, involving drug trafficking, child pornography and other charges.
Three people have been arrested in connection with a burglary and vehicle theft that occurred at Premier Auto Locators on Highway 41 in Cartersville on April 30.
Brian Hernandez Acosta and his brother, Nilageo Alvarez Acosta, have been arraigned on charges of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor, sex trafficking of a minor, and transportation of a minor for prostitution. A third man, Jaime Adam Riano, was arraigned on the same charges on A…
RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) — In the northwest corner of Georgia, where cows and crops vastly outnumber people, a small cluster of privately owned treatment centers have sprung up in recent years for heroin and prescription painkiller addicts.
DEATSVILLE, Ala. – A state inmate who escaped from the Loxley Work Release Center on April 24 was recaptured on Monday. A tip led U.S. Marshals to an address in Deatsville where they found and apprehended 38-year-old Bobby Lee Taylor. Taylor was taken into custody without incident at approxi…
The World Class Lab program which helps fund programs at institutions within the Technical Colllege System of Georgia (TCSG) helps make an important shipment to Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) Commercial Truck Driving program take place.
On Friday, April 14, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call from 911 stating that a female had called in about a domestic violence situation on Dekalb County Road 232 on Lookout Mountain. DeKalb County Deputies, Alabama State Troopers, and DeKalb County Investigators responded to…
A fire Wednesday night at the Gordon County Animal Shelter resulted in a total structure loss. While the cause of the fire is still under investigation, according to Gordon County Fire & Rescue Chief Doug Ralston, the fire appears to have started in the attic of the shelter building.
On April 9, Dekalb County deputies pulled over a vehicle on Highway 35 in Rainsville for a traffic violation. Deputies observed a strong marijuana smell coming from the vehicle driven by Darius Trevon Cottrell, 19, of Fort Payne. With a search of the vehicle marijuana was found in the driver…
The Polk County Board of Education announced their decision that assistant superintendent Greg Teems will be getting a temporary promotion at the Polk School District central office.
The Adairsville Police Department is planning a memorial service for their K-9 officer Nero, who died over the weekend after he was struck by a car in the Cedartown area.
The Adairsville Police Department needs the help of Polk County residents in finding one of their own this morning. According to a press release from the department, their K9 officer Nero escaped from his home overnight in the Cedartown area around Denton Road.
On Friday, March 17, 2017, deputies and investigators from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office and the Chattooga County Georgia Sheriff's Office teamed up in the Cloudland and Jamestown areas and conducted driver’s license and safety checkpoints.
Local law enforcement agents arrested a Gadsden man following a theft from the Centre Wal Mart store and a pursuit which followed this past Thursday, March 16.
ELMORE, Ala. – A state inmate is a suspect in stabbing a correctional officer and two inmates early Friday at the Draper Correctional Facility in Elmore.
Law enforcement agents arrested two people on drug charges following execution of a search warrant in the Ellisville Community Thursday, March 16. The search took place at a residence on Cherokee County Road 14.
Local law enforcement agents, on Tuesday, March 14, arrested a Grove Oak man who allegedly attempted to pass counterfeit money. Arrested was Todd O. Jackson, 41.
A hearing to determine the fate of a temporary protection order filed against former Polk School District Superintendent Darrell Wetherington was pushed back to May this past week.
Four people were arrested this week at a residence on County Road 300, according to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver. On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, investigators arrested Jamie D. Elliot, 35, of Piedmont for unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphern…
Cherokee County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested four people on drug charges after recovering methamphetamine and marijuana from a residence on Cherokee County Road 69 Thursday, March 9.
Cherokee County Sheriff's investigators have arrested two local men in connection to a motorcycle reported stolen from the Lookout Mountain area.
Alabama wildlife officials are cooperating with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents to investigate the apparent shooting death of a bald eagle at Weiss Lake. The eagle was found in a farm field near the intersection of Cherokee County roads 13 and 637, southeast of Centre, Alabama.
A case that began a decade ago came to an end Tuesday before Tallapoosa Circuit Superior Court Judge Michael Murphy as Gerald Palatini Jr. entered a guilty plea.
A LaFayette native who was reported missing on Friday was found dead in a creek Sunday less than a mile from the apartments where he was living in Dalton.
Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome said on Thursday that a UPS driver was at home recovering from injuries after he was attacked by a pit bull earlier this week.
An attorney for the Polk School District Board of Education cited a clause in the district’s handbook covering disruptions in the classroom as the reason for Superintendent Darrell Wetherington’s suspension.
Back Alley Productions in LaFayette is bringing the theatrical arts to the area with a variety of performances fit for everyone -- and the artistic buzz is growing.
If you’re thinking about reinventing yourself, you might want to visit Tootsie’s Hair & Nail Salon in Fort Oglethorpe, then go next door and outfit yourself in upscale Bohemian at Tootsie’s Red Bird Boutique.