With both patriotic students and staff giving their all, Youngs Grove Elementary honored the nation's armed forces with a school-wide Veteran's Day celebration.
"It's a family thing, " Calhoun resident Ben Early explains of his woodworking hobby. His mother and sisters picked up the practice years ago, and Early followed suit.
When local Larry Fleming was 18 years old, the year was 1969 and the United States was about to begin drafting soldiers to fight in the Vietnam War. Fleming was so terrified of being drafted that he enlisted himself and got into Army Aviation. He quickly signed with the First Aviation Brigad…
Two young girls sat in the front row of the Supreme Courthouse at the New Echota Historic Site as Jack “Flute” Holland finished playing a song for them, giving them a taste of “what it may have sounded like back in the day.”
At the end of the Georgia ballot this year is a referendum that, if approved, would help nonprofits provide permanent housing to homeless people with mental illness.
For as long as Alecia Segursky can remember, Special Olympics has been a part of the Gordon County community. She became involved in 1995, and has been working with the organization ever since.
A Rockmart woman died in the early morning hours on Monday from injuries sustained in a wreck on Knox Mountain Road in Rockmart, according to Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier.
Getting rid of invasive species on a tract of land in Southern Floyd County and Northern Polk County is lending itself to a new opportunity near Cave Spring.
Update: A missing Ranger man has been found, but detectives are continuing their investigation into his disappearance, according to the Gordon County Sheriff's Office.
A Rossville man was arrested in Fort Oglethorpe after he was allegedly wandering outside an abandoned building with a handgun, police say.
Police are still unsure of how a midday wreck in front of the Cedartown Walmart on Highway 27 occurred, but it sent one person to an Atlanta-area hospital and another to Redmond in Rome.
Update: A Calhoun woman has been charged with felony aggravated assault in the shooting of a man on Peters Street on Sunday afternoon, according to the Gordon County Sheriff's Office.
In a letter dated a day after Marc Riley was promoted back into the position of interim Police Chief of Aragon’s department, the mayor wrote Riley had been cleared of a previous allegation of wrongdoing prior to his appointment..
MARIETTA — A 52-year-old Cartersville man died in front of his mother Tuesday evening when the van they were in left the roadway and struck a large tree in Acworth, police said.
SUMMERVILLE — Work could begin soon on replacing the bridge on Taliaferro Springs Road over Chattooga River in Chattooga County. Georgia DOT awarded a contract to Tidwell Construction Co. of Douglasville, valued at little over $4 million, for a construction project to replace the bridge on t…
Despite a looming deadline, no vote was taken Thursday by members of the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia to move forward with construction of two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle outside Augusta.
CUMBERLAND — Though the Atlanta Braves cannot clench a playoff spot today, the organization’s arrival into Cobb County has brought in magic numbers of an economic variety. A new fiscal report claims the Braves’ arrival and resulting development since will bring an $18.9 million annual averag…
RINGGOLD — Catoosa County officials recently approved the purchase of two new vehicles to replace a problematic van in its recreation department, and a worn-out Jeep for the extension office.
PLAINS, Ga. — Georgia’s past and its potential future converged in the tiny town of Plains, as former President Jimmy Carter campaigned Tuesday alongside Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams.
SOUTH COBB — The Silver Comet Trail could soon be getting a little longer, inching toward a connection with Atlanta and the Beltline there.
A 78-year-old Gordon County man with two previous convictions of methamphetamine trafficking has been charged with methamphetamine trafficking and deputies confiscated $40,000 of the drug.
Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Sarah Riggs Amico is scheduled to be in Rome on Friday at the annual Georgia Giants Dinner — the primary fundraiser for the Floyd County Democratic Party.
DALTON — Whitfield County Superior Court Judge Cindy Morris, who in August sentenced congressional candidate Steve Foster to six months in jail for a DUI conviction, denied Foster’s request Tuesday for bond while he awaits an appeal.
MARIETTA — More than $1.6 million will change hands between Cobb County and the Atlanta Braves under an agreement approved Tuesday, ultimately resulting in the ballclub giving about $1.4 million to the county to settle a months-long dispute.
Environmental groups across the state, including Rome's Coosa River Basin Initiative are reacting generally favorably Georgia Power plans to close coal ash ponds at its coal-fired generating facilities, including Plant Bowen near Cartersville.
DALTON — A man identified by authorities as a “person of interest” in the death of a Florida woman was arrested Monday after Whitfield County deputies chased him down and used a stun gun to take him into custody.
CANTON — Two runaway Cherokee County teenagers who are believed to have stolen a parent’s vehicle Monday night were found safe this morning, the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office reported.
MARIETTA — An Emerson man marked the opening of the new Northwest Corridor express lanes Monday by throwing rocks at cars, according to police.
While residents have grown frustrated with the detours involved with construction on Three Notch Road, state officials say the work is more than halfway complete.
A Decatur man was rushed to the hospital Saturday evening after he was shot and drove to the Triangle Foods parking lot in Rockmart to wait for ambulances to take him to the hospital.
LaFAYETTE — On the 17th anniversary of the horrendous terrorist attack on our nation, Walker County will hold a public 9/11 Remembrance Service on the steps on the Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette.
According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, at about 3:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 3, deputy sheriffs were dispatched to the Marathon convenience store in response to a report of a burglary in progress.A witness had observed suspicious activity- a man dressed in dark clothing entering the cl…
MARIETTA — Cobb County sheriff’s office today charged a Dallas woman for unlicensed dental work exactly two weeks after she was indicted for the same crime in Paulding County.
DALTON — Students, teachers, parents and community members can report suspicious activity through an anonymous tip line for Dalton Public Schools.
MARIETTA — The business partner of a Marietta man found stabbed to death inside his home has been arrested in connection with the brutal 2014 killing, according to the Cobb District Attorney’s Office.
LaFAYETTE — The case against a Walker County woman who was charged with making a false 911 call — which led to a deputy shooting a man to death — has been dropped, but may be picked up in superior court.