The man who shot and killed a Walker County sheriff’s K-9 (canine) in June pleaded guilty Tuesday and will serve 25 years behind bars.
A man and woman convicted of murdering their roommate in Bartow County were sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with the chance of parole, officials said.
A Rome man died in a local hospital Tuesday, more than a week after he led police on a car chase that resulted in him wrecking on South Broad Street.
An ambitious goal of visiting schools in every district in the state is close to being completed as State School Superintendent visited Van Wert Elementary School in Rockmart.
In accordance with the University System of Georgia’s new policy regarding the use of tobacco products on its campuses, Georgia Highlands College broadened its existing prohibitive policy. The new Tobacco and Smoke Free Campus Policy begins Oct. 1.
ATLANTA – More than fifty employers have signed up to participate in the Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) career expo set for Thursday, Oct. 2, from 1-4 p.m. at the Clarence Brown Conference Center, located at 5450 State Route 20, Cartersville.
Lack of summer rains has raised the risk of wildfire, but starting Oct. 1, it is again legal to burn brush piles, leaves and other vegetative growth.
The Chattanooga Ironman race held on Sunday, Sept. 28, was met with excitement and support, but also road vandals who spread oil and tacks along portions of the course through Walker County.
Citing overwhelming demand from physicians and the community to once again offer maternity services, the board of directors for Hutcheson Medical Center voted Monday, Sept. 29, to resume the hospital’s labor, delivery, and inpatient pediatric services by the end of the calendar year.
Shorter University is reviewing security protocol after a group of files containing students’ personal information was removed from a campus building.
A Rome woman already serving 20 years for shooting her husband has been indicted for his murder, Floyd County Superior Court records state.
If a Floyd County deputy knocks on your door in the next few months, you might want to make sure to say “cheese.”
Area high school seniors are invited to spend a day in the life of a Piedmont College student during a two-day Senior Overnight event at the college in Demorest, Ga., Thursday and Friday, Oct. 23-24.
Catoosa County, in a zone that also included Fanin, Gordon, Murray and Whitfield, was selected as one of Georgia’s four Early Education Empowerment Zones (E3Zs) and will participate in a community commitment ceremony Friday, Oct. 3, at 3 p.m. at the Whitfield County-Dalton Day Care Center, 515 South Pentz Street, in Dalton.
United Way for Walker, Catoosa and Dade Counties held its 2014 annual campaign kickoff breakfast meeting at the Walker County Civic Center, presided over by the new 2014 campaign chair for this north Georgia region, Walker County Schools superintendent Damon Raines.
A preliminary hearing for four people accused of wrongdoing in the death of a Calhoun man is set for Oct. 10 at 9 a.m.
The Georgia State Patrol’s Troop A was one of several law enforcement agencies to take home a prize when the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety hosted its 15th annual Governor’s Challenge Awards at the Macon Centreplex.
The sights and sounds of the midway will mix with the best of down-home flavor next week during the 66th annual Coosa Valley Fair.
Prosecutors want separate trials for three men accused in the 2012 New Year’s Eve shooting death of Willie Terry Slack, Floyd County Superior Court records state.
A Floyd County Superior Court judge is scheduled to hear arguments next month about whether guns can be taken to the Wings Over North Georgia air show.
CEDARTOWN — The GBI is investigating former Polk County coroner Trey Litesey and other first responders in connection with a report of missing money from a crime scene, Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd said Thursday.