Region News

The first steel is going up on the north wing of the new Adairsville Elementary School, at King Street and Franklin Street in Adairsville. The site was home to Adairsville High for decades before the Bartow school district built the new Adairsville High several years ago off old U.S. 41 Sout…

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — For the second time in a week, an untimely death has been reported at a nearby recreation spot. According to a news release from Little River Canyon National Preserve Park Ranger Larry Beane, around 1:45 p.m. Friday, a park visitor drowned at Little River Falls at Little R…

According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Sheriff’s Office investigators apprehended a convicted sex offender wanted from Georgia for violation of sex offender registration requirements. Chief Investigator Josh Summerford and Investigator Tony Monroy arrested Arthur R. Brookshire, 56…

  • Elspeth Male, Georgia Health News
  • ()

This is the seventh in a series of articles reported in Northwest Georgia, an area rich in stories about unmet health needs and about people and programs making a difference. Georgia Health News and the health and medical journalism graduate program at UGA Grady College of Journalism and Mas…

  • Press release
  • ()

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 …

  • Department of Justice press release
  • ()

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…

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…

  • GNTC press release
  • ()

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…

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.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!