Region News

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Join Little River Canyon National Preserve Staff for the second Bioblitz on May 19, 20, and 21. A bioblitz is an intense period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within a designated area. Groups of scientists, naturalists, volunteers, and the public will …

  • Department of Justice press release
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Brian Hernandez Acosta and his brother, Nilageo Alvarez Acosta, have been arraigned on charges of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor, sex trafficking of a minor, and transportation of a minor for prostitution. A third man, Jaime Adam Riano, was arraigned on the same charges on A…

  • By EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press
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RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) — In the northwest corner of Georgia, where cows and crops vastly outnumber people, a small cluster of privately owned treatment centers have sprung up in recent years for heroin and prescription painkiller addicts.

DEATSVILLE, Ala. – A state inmate who escaped from the Loxley Work Release Center on April 24 was recaptured on Monday. A tip led U.S. Marshals to an address in Deatsville where they found and apprehended 38-year-old Bobby Lee Taylor. Taylor was taken into custody without incident at approxi…

  • GNTC press release
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The World Class Lab program which helps fund programs at institutions within the Technical Colllege System of Georgia (TCSG) helps make an important shipment to Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) Commercial Truck Driving program take place.

On Friday, April 14, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call from 911 stating that a female had called in about a domestic violence situation on Dekalb County Road 232 on Lookout Mountain. DeKalb County Deputies, Alabama State Troopers, and DeKalb County Investigators responded to…

The Adairsville Police Department needs the help of Polk County residents in finding one of their own this morning. According to a press release from the department, their K9 officer Nero escaped from his home overnight in the Cedartown area around Denton Road. 

On Friday, March 17, 2017, deputies and investigators from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office and the Chattooga County Georgia Sheriff's Office teamed up in the Cloudland and Jamestown areas and conducted driver’s license and safety checkpoints.

Dekalb County law enforcement agents arrested a Boaz man on several charges following an attempted traffic stop and chase on Dekalb County Road 479 Saturday, March 11.

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Alabama wildlife officials are cooperating with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents to investigate the apparent shooting death of a bald eagle at Weiss Lake. The eagle was found in a farm field near the intersection of Cherokee County roads 13 and 637, southeast of Centre, Alabama.

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