According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, deputies received a tip late Tuesday night, Feb. 20, that an unknown person had made a threat to commit an act of violence at a local county school. An investigation was immediately undertaken and leads were followed which uncovered social me…
The Catoosa County commissioner's meeting experienced quite the shakeup Tuesday night, Feb. 20 when County Manager Jim Walker resigned during a closed-door executive session.
A Ringgold teenager was arrested after she reported a social media threat against her to police, who ultimately determined that she'd created the threat herself.
Governor Nathan Deal today announced the appointment of Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston to the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Council.
MARIETTA — A pair of Lawrenceville residents are heading to prison after pleading guilty to a string of hundreds of vehicle break-ins and thefts across 17 counties last year, many of which targeted fire stations, according to the Cobb District Attorney’s office.
City of Cedartown officials are asking for the public's help in finding out who and why someone would have vandalized a memorial to local veterans.
MARIETTA — A Tucker man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a slate of criminal charges, including assaulting a Cobb police captain in 2016, according to the Cobb District Attorney’s office,.
MARIETTA — A Powder Springs man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after he was convicted of murdering the mother of his child, according to the Cobb District Attorney’s office.
A 21-year-old Bartow County man is facing a murder charge after an investigation showed the death of a 11-week-old child who died in 2017 was a homicide, according to the Bartow County Sheriff's Office.
MARIETTA — A former Kennesaw State University student faces rape charges after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman last September in her dorm room, warrants show.
The Polk School District posted a letter on school websites and their Facebook page announcing that a pair of individuals at Cedartown-area schools have been diagnosed with tuberculosis.
With an infectious smile, sparkling eyes and a polka-dot bow tie, 18-month-old Lucas Warren is the new face of an iconic American brand.
Investigators in Cherokee County, Alabama arrested five people on drug charges including an Ohio man on a drug trafficking charge.
A local family can breathe a sigh of relief after a Polk County man who was missing, found but never returned home has been located in Haralson County alive and well.
Local residents who are seeking help with unemployment benefits or searching for a job will have to travel out of the county from now on, or use online resources as the Georgia Department of Labor moves to close the Cedartown Career Center next week.
Catoosa County's Board of Commissioners is not in favor of Erlanger Health System's plan to open up a surgery center down the road from the newly rebranded CHI Memorial Hospital.
MARIETTA— Confusion broke out in Cobb traffic court Friday after more than 30 drivers charged with illegally passing school buses were released without paying fines or getting any points on their driving records.
Highlights of Bartow County’s proposed 2018 special purpose, local option sales tax package were explained for Adairsville business leaders during a Cartersville-Bartow Chamber sponsored breakfast Thursday.
Several people characterized as major drug players in the Southeast were among 18 arrested in a 2015 drug bust were recently sentenced to a combined total of 83 years in prison.
Two people from Polk County have been confirmed to have died from complications relating to the flu, according to Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier.
Tallapoosa Circuit District Attorney Jack Browning announced the end to several cases during the opening weeks of the month that include long sentences for two men convicted on child molestation charges.
Four people have been charged in connection with a home invasion that occurred last month in the City of Calhoun, according to Calhoun Police Chief Garry Moss.
SUMMERVILLE — A Summerville woman’s testimony in federal court helped jurors reach a guilty verdict against a Jasper woman who provided bo-gus eye exams to poor and elderly Chattooga County residents.
SUMMERVILLE — This year Chattooga County voters will not only pick a new governor and other state officeholders, but they will have some local decisions to make.
MARIETTA — Opening arguments are set to begin Monday in the mur-der trial of an Austell mother accused of killing her 2-year-old son with a lethal dose of codeine in 2014, according to the Cobb District Attorney’s office.
On Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 16, 2018, deputy sheriffs from Clayton County called on the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office for assistance in locating and arresting a fugitive wanted in connection with a Saturday night homicide in Clayton County.
CARTERSVILLE — A resident of White was killed in an wreck on Wednesday afternoon in Cherokee County when the car he was riding in left the road and hit a tree.
CARTERSVILLE — Two men were arrested on drug trafficking charges when deputies with the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office in Alabama discovered approximately 28 pounds of methamphetamine in the trunk during a traffic stop last week.
MARIETTA — Three Kennesaw State University professors are developing technology aimed at identifying potentially dangerous intersections long before collisions occur there.
MARIETTA — Cobb schools will give more than $71,000 to teachers to fund 10 special programs across the district after educators pitched the ideas to the “Cobb Tank.”
CARTERSVILLE — Citing insufficient evidence, the Bartow County Dis-trict Attorney’s Office announced Friday afternoon that charges have been dismissed for 64 of the 65 people arrested on Dec. 31 during a birthday party on Cain Drive in Cartersville.
DALTON — Spencer Cantrell was a fiercely independent man, those who knew him said. He was so independent that his brother said when he and his wife made an offer for Cantrell to come live with them in a spare room in their home last year, he turned them down and stayed in his trailer just up…