The University System of Georgia recently released the USG’s total economic impact on the state of Georgia. Of the more than $16 billion reported by the USG as a whole, Georgia Highlands College’s contribution was over $149 million.
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…
On July 9, deputies and Ider Police Officers conducted a driver license check point at the intersection of Dekalb County Road 169 and Dekalb County Road 812 in Bryant. When Christi Ruth Allison, 46, of Flat Rock and Charles Wooten, 63, of Trenton pulled up to the check point, the deputies an…
On Saturday, July 8, the DeKalb County sheriff’s Office received a call to go do a welfare check of a child, due to possible drug activity at a residence. When Deputies and Geraldine Police Officers arrived at the door of the residence they detected a strong odor of Marijuana. Once inside th…
On July 1, 2017, deputies were called to a residence on Dekalb County Road 221 concerning a suspicious vehicle. Once on scene, deputies discovered the home had been broken into. Inside the home deputies located two suspects asleep in a bedroom as well as a bag of methamphetamine, marijuana, …
According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, on Thursday, June 29, 2017, three individuals were arrested on trafficking charges by Investigators Jeremy Stepps and Michael Green with the assistance of Sheriff’s Office K9 “Keelo”.
The Fairmount community is mourning the death of retired Police Chief Bruce Kelley, who passed away on Tuesday, June 27. Kelley, 63, served for nearly 20 years as Fairmount’s police chief beginning in the early 1980’s.
FORT PAYNE, Ala. —The five year old girl who drowned at Canyon Mouth on June 18 passed away in a Chattanooga hospital on the morning of June 30. The girl was with her family from Albertville. She was discovered underwater and was pulled out by bystanders. Cherokee County EMS, Tuckers Chapel …
On June 27th DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a farmer on County Road 820 in the Grove Oak community, about a vehicle that he found in a field. When deputies arrived they found a body close to the vehicle, at which time an investigation was started.
CEDARTOWN — A Cedartown woman was pronounced dead on the scene in a wreck on North Main Street on Friday night, according to Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier.
The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of the June 4th shooting on Bells Ferry Road in Bartow County as a 17-year-old East Point man.
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…
Bartow County Manager Peter Olson was named to the Local Government 911 Advisory Board, over a new state agency that will help coordinate the needs, standards and operations of 911 centers statewide.
A double death investigation is underway in Catoosa County after two bodies were found in a house on Post Oak Road in Ringgold Sunday morning, June 4, authorities say.
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 Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, on Thursday, May 25, Gordon County Tax Commissioner Scott Clements notified the Sheriff’s Office of discrepancies in the issuance of automobile titles and tags within his Office.
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…
Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site is marking the 153rd anniversary of the battle this weekend with history hikes and Civil War re-enactors this weekend.
Late in the morning of May 30, a Rome, Georgia man fell to his death from the Little River Falls Boardwalk at Little River Canyon National Preserve.