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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.

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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…

  • By Spencer Lahr, Staff Writer
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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.

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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.

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MARIETTA — A friendly crowd greeted U.S. Rep. Karen Handel, R-Roswell, at a meeting of the Marietta-based Georgia Tea Party.

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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.

Dekalb County law enforcement agents are investigating a shooting reported in the Kilpatrick Community this past Sunday, June 30.

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.

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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…

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