According to Calhoun Police Chief Garry Moss, a four month long investigation of a Mohawk Industries employee has led to the arrest of 54-year-old Deborah Ann Busby, of Fairmount, in connection with financial transaction card fraud and identity fraud.
A former Walker County teacher has entered a "not guilty" plea to federal charges of his having produced child pornography in the late 1990s.
One local artist makes moments in her life a work of art, whether its representing her urban style on the daily with her fashion, photography modeling, or her features in music with artist that derived from Polk.
A Catoosa County man was arrested after he allegedly went to a Rossville residence in a jealous rage and began firing shots while threatening a man, police say.
That federal judges have determined that some of Walker County School District's rules governing public meetings are unconstitutional could prove costly.
A Tennessee pilot and a passenger was unharmed after his small plane went off the side of the runway and onto a grassy slope at Cornelius Moore Field in Polk County today.
FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) — Officials in South Carolina say two soldiers remain hospitalized after a military vehicle struck a formation of soldiers at a training base and killed two others.
When film companies come to a small town like Cedartown looking to use it as a setting for their movie or television show, suddenly many questions need to be answered.
The American Legion Riders of American Legion Paul Gwin Post 47 in Calhoun hosted the first annual Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 30. The event was held to show appreciation to veterans, families of fallen soldiers and families of the communities. Proceeds from the event will go to support…
Though the man who started the Tumor Trooper Run and Walk lost his fight with cancer last fall, the event to raise funds for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and awareness of children battling the disease will go on for at least one more year on Saturday.
A Carrollton man died as a result of injuries sustained in a wreck between a tractor trailer hauling furniture and a cement pump truck on Highway 278 earlier this morning.
The funeral for Det. Kristen Hearne was held Tuesday at Victory Baptist Church with hundreds on hand to mourn the loss of the Polk County Police Officer killed in the line of duty.
One-time mayoral hopeful Paul Lee has filed a $15,000 lawsuit against the city of Ringgold and its elections superintendent following his short-lived run for mayor during the 2015 election.
From tracking weather to handling traffic situations, drones are allowing authorities to have eyes on areas they would not usually be able to access easily.
Five individuals were arrested Wednesday and charged with multiple drug violations after a lengthy investigation by the Polk County Drug Task Force.
Police are asking for the public's help in locating two suspects who are being sought in connection to a home invasion, according to Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd.
Polk County Deputy Coroner Marty Robinson is offering a reward for information that can lead to the arrest of those responsible for stealing a Jeep Liberty from his driveway over the weekend.
A Calhoun man remained in jail Monday after his arrest by the Adairsville Police Department on 75 counts of child pornography and one count each of enticing a child for indecent purposes, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and interference with custody.
The University System of Georgia had a total economic impact on the state in Fiscal Year 2016 of more than $16 billion, $149,423,968 of which was contributed by Georgia Highlands College, according to a recently released report.
ATLANTA - Pamelia Holland of Cedartown has cracked a new case. Holland recently won a prize of $50,000 from the Aug. 12 Powerball drawing after purchasing her first Powerball ticket.
The Gordon County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday, Aug. 21 that an investigation had began over the cause of death of a man found by relatives at a residence on Johnson Road in Calhoun.
A Rockmart man was jailed on a trio of misdemeanor charges following a standoff with police that ended peacefully on Wednesday in Polk County.
A Polk County man was on his way to jail this afternoon following a standoff with law enforcement officers, according to Polk County Sheriff Johnny Moats.
A group of over 115 healthcare providers — including representatives from Floyd and Polk Counties — met recently for an exercise to prepare a response in the case of pandemic flu becomes a reality.
Cedartown's HON Company will soon be making a new investment in Polk County and hire new workers for their plant in the coming year.
A sex offender, from Albany, New York, was arrested by Cherokee County, Alabama authorities after they learned he was living in the county and had not registered with authorities.
A humble 160-square-foot plot of grow space split between a greenhouse and raised beds at Georgia Highlands College’s Cartersville location is responsible for 260 pounds of produce being donated to GHC’s Charger Food Pantry.
A man has been arrested in connection with the attack of a cab driver near a McDonald's in Cartersville on Joe Frank Harris Parkway.
The Calhoun Police Department on Sunday afternoon released the official incident report from a Saturday afternoon arrest of two females at Wal-Mart in Calhoun, where a video spread on social media of a CPD officer forcibly removing one of the females from the car she was driving.
Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd is off the job for the rest of the week following his suspension without pay during a confrontation with Polk County Commissioner Jennifer Hulsey directly following the August session on Tuesday night.
The Polk County Board of Education will need a new member, and likely will be holding a special election in November to fill the seat now vacated by just-elected Hal Floyd.
Ringgold Vice-Mayor Terry Crawford expressed his opinion last week that he believes Mayor Nick Millwood recently violated Georgia's Open Records Act by calling him about an issue before discussing it in a public meeting.
On July 19, following an investigation by DeKalb County Sheriff ‘s Office and DeKalb County Drug Task Force, Belinda Sue Lewis, 49 of Rainsville, was arrested on three counts of distribution of controlled substance and conspiracy in controlled substance crime. Lewis is a former employee of T…
On July 18th, Sylvania Police assisted DeKalb County Drug Task Force in going to a residence on 7th Street North in Sylvania to serve Federal arrest warrants for Trafficking in Marijuana and Illegal Possession of Firearms on Eric Shane Freeman, 48 of Sylvania. Once at the residence and makin…
DeKalb County Sheriff’s Investigators has had an ongoing investigation on Joseph Wayne Willis, 31, of Fort Payne for the burglary that occurred on County Road 270 in Fort Payne back in June. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has a warrant for Willis for this burglary.
CARTERSVILLE – The GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit and the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force, in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation and the Georgia Department of Revenue, executed five search warrants in Bartow County for violations of Georgia’s commercial gambling laws on Wednesday.
CARTERSVILLE — Bartow County Sheriff’s deputies working with Department of Natural Resources personnel recovered the body of a 17-year-old male from the Etowah River near Cartersville Tuesday afternoon.
On Wednesday morning, July 12, the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office was contacted by the United States Marshals Service (USMS) to assist in locating and arresting Craig Avery Carrell, 43, from the Higdon community of DeKalb County. Carrell was wanted on two felony warrants issued in Georgia ch…