Local high school baseball players will be able to help underprivileged children in the community on Saturday, March 4, when they play in the second annual Children's Fund Classic to be held at AT&T Field in Chattanooga, Tenn.
The city of Ringgold awarded a three-part bid Monday night, Feb. 13, to finalize the overhaul of its Water Treatment Plant on South Depot Street as it prepares to transition from powder to liquid chemicals.
According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, deputy sheriffs received a report of an alleged sexual assault involving two assailants against a female under the age of eighteen. Sheriff’s detectives initiated an investigation into the matter that same day. They conducted a number of interviews with witnesses as well as obtained certain physical evidence. The alleged assault is believed to have taken place on Feb. 4/5 at a third party residence near Calhoun.
Walker County Emergency Services, along with the Georgia Forestry Commission, and mutual aid from Catoosa, Rossville and Walker State Prison firefighters were able to contain several large brush fires from burning residences on Friday afternoon.
At approximately 7:30 a.m. today, a Gordon County deputy sheriff on I-75 observed a late model Mercedes Benz automobile in the southbound lane travelling in excess of 125 miles per hour. The deputy immediately gave chase and was quickly joined by other deputy sheriffs in the pursuit, which continued at speeds in excess of 120 miles per hour.
The Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School band alumni will present Jim Souders' 70th Birthday Party and BBQ Dinner fundraiser, which will be held at The Colonnade in Ringgold on Feb. 25. The evening will feature a BBQ fundraising dinner, a roast of Mr. Souders and entertainment by the Kevin Roberts Jazz Quartet and two other bands formed by LFO band alumni.
Police were seeking to talk to a man Friday night after he was reportedly seen running from a fire at a Rockmart home that left two people dead and another in critical condition from the morning blaze.
The Catoosa County Sheriff's Office is seeking participants for its upcoming Citizens Police Academy. As the Sheriff's Office strives for transparency in its operations, the Citizens Police Academy provides a hands-on opportunity to educate the citizens of Catoosa County on the operations of the Sheriff's Office while obtaining valuable feedback from citizens to enhance law enforcement and community relations. There is no charge for the class or materials.
DECATUR, Ala. – Two of three inmates who escaped from the Decatur Work Release Center on Monday have been recaptured. Department of Corrections agents apprehended Jonathan Keith Kennedy and Michael Ray Morrison at approximately 1 p.m. on Tuesday near Hospitality Park in Decatur. Kennedy and Morrison were taken into custody without incident.
DECATUR (Ala.) – The Alabama Department of Corrections and state law enforcement are searching for three inmates who escaped from the Decatur Work Release Center on Monday. Officials report the following inmates escaped from the work release center at approximately 7:30 p.m.
The Dekalb County Sheriff's Office has made another arrest in connection to church thefts in the area. Arrested Thursday, Feb. 9, was Markus Tibbett, 22, who was charged with theft of property and criminal mischief.
Calhoun police detectives spent Saturday following up on leads related to a murder-suicide that resulted in two deaths and a female with a gunshot wound in the area of the Calhoun Tobacco and Food Mart on Friday night, police said.
Cedartown police say a Westside Elementary School special-education teacher accused of abusing a student in the classroom was in the Polk County Jail without bond Thursday night after being taken into custody in Alabama.
The Dekalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit and Dekalb County Sheriff's deputies arrested nine people on drug charges following execution of a search warrant on Cherokee County Road 155 in Higdon Tuesday, Feb. 7.
Following a lengthy investigation, the Dekalb County Sheriff's Office, on Tuesday, Jan. 31, arrested a Pisgah woman on a burglary charge. Arrested was Patsy Goins Dodd, 53, who was charged with burglary in the third degree.
The Walker County Sheriff's Department, in a press release sent out Monday, Jan. 23, confirmed that the 29-year-old LaFayette woman murdered by her live-in boyfriend last week was pregnant. The press release also said the woman was strangled to death.
According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Sheriffâ's Office investigators, Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agents, and Deputy U.S. Marshals, executed warrants on three individuals from the Ellisville community on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.