CEDARTOWN — A Cedartown woman was pronounced dead on the scene in a wreck on North Main Street on Friday night, according to Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier.
The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of the June 4th shooting on Bells Ferry Road in Bartow County as a 17-year-old East Point man.
The first steel is going up on the north wing of the new Adairsville Elementary School, at King Street and Franklin Street in Adairsville. The site was home to Adairsville High for decades before the Bartow school district built the new Adairsville High several years ago off old U.S. 41 Sout…
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A woman recently found living in a homeless camp in Georgia has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the slaying of a man in Delaware more than 30 years ago.
Bartow County Manager Peter Olson was named to the Local Government 911 Advisory Board, over a new state agency that will help coordinate the needs, standards and operations of 911 centers statewide.
A double death investigation is underway in Catoosa County after two bodies were found in a house on Post Oak Road in Ringgold Sunday morning, June 4, authorities say.
FORT PAYNE, Ala. — For the second time in a week, an untimely death has been reported at a nearby recreation spot. According to a news release from Little River Canyon National Preserve Park Ranger Larry Beane, around 1:45 p.m. Friday, a park visitor drowned at Little River Falls at Little R…
According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, on Thursday, May 25, Gordon County Tax Commissioner Scott Clements notified the Sheriff’s Office of discrepancies in the issuance of automobile titles and tags within his Office.
According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Sheriff’s Office investigators apprehended a convicted sex offender wanted from Georgia for violation of sex offender registration requirements. Chief Investigator Josh Summerford and Investigator Tony Monroy arrested Arthur R. Brookshire, 56…
Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site is marking the 153rd anniversary of the battle this weekend with history hikes and Civil War re-enactors this weekend.
Late in the morning of May 30, a Rome, Georgia man fell to his death from the Little River Falls Boardwalk at Little River Canyon National Preserve.
This is the seventh in a series of articles reported in Northwest Georgia, an area rich in stories about unmet health needs and about people and programs making a difference. Georgia Health News and the health and medical journalism graduate program at UGA Grady College of Journalism and Mas…
Cherokee County Sheriff's investigators, recently arrested four people in connection to a burglary and theft in the Ferrill Community.
According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, investigators with the Sheriff’s Office recently closed a 2013 murder investigation involving the apparent shooting death of 52 year-old Vincent Hughes of Chattooga County, Ga.
Polk County Commissioner Jason Ward is soon to be relocating out of the state and is off to the sunny east coast of Florida after finally being able to announce a new job after months of contemplation and work.
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 …
Dekalb County law enforcement agents arrested a Chattanooga, Tenn. man on drug charges following a routine traffic violation stop on Dherokee County Road 155 in Flat Rock Saturday, May 13.
According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, 41 year-old Sheldon Williams of Fort Payne was taken into custody in connection with an assault and robbery that occurred on Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Sand Rock.
CEDARTOWN — The investigation continues into the murder of a Cedartown woman found at Polk Memory Gardens in early May, and now police have a man in custody who might be tied to the case.
According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, an investigation spanning three months resulted in two arrests Tuesday afternoon, May 2, involving drug trafficking, child pornography and other charges.
Three people have been arrested in connection with a burglary and vehicle theft that occurred at Premier Auto Locators on Highway 41 in Cartersville on April 30.
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…
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…
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…
A fire Wednesday night at the Gordon County Animal Shelter resulted in a total structure loss. While the cause of the fire is still under investigation, according to Gordon County Fire & Rescue Chief Doug Ralston, the fire appears to have started in the attic of the shelter building.
On April 9, Dekalb County deputies pulled over a vehicle on Highway 35 in Rainsville for a traffic violation. Deputies observed a strong marijuana smell coming from the vehicle driven by Darius Trevon Cottrell, 19, of Fort Payne. With a search of the vehicle marijuana was found in the driver…
The Polk County Board of Education announced their decision that assistant superintendent Greg Teems will be getting a temporary promotion at the Polk School District central office.
The Adairsville Police Department is planning a memorial service for their K-9 officer Nero, who died over the weekend after he was struck by a car in the Cedartown area.
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.
Local law enforcement agents arrested a Gadsden man following a theft from the Centre Wal Mart store and a pursuit which followed this past Thursday, March 16.
ELMORE, Ala. – A state inmate is a suspect in stabbing a correctional officer and two inmates early Friday at the Draper Correctional Facility in Elmore.
Law enforcement agents arrested two people on drug charges following execution of a search warrant in the Ellisville Community Thursday, March 16. The search took place at a residence on Cherokee County Road 14.
Local law enforcement agents, on Tuesday, March 14, arrested a Grove Oak man who allegedly attempted to pass counterfeit money. Arrested was Todd O. Jackson, 41.
A hearing to determine the fate of a temporary protection order filed against former Polk School District Superintendent Darrell Wetherington was pushed back to May this past week.