Police/Fire

Gordon County Grand Jury returned indictments on the following people on April 7. This process formally charges the individual, but the individual remains innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced Wednesday that two people were killed in a Bartow County fire.

The following indictments were handed down by a grand jury in Gordon County Superior Court for March. This process formally charges the individual, but they remain innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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The City of Calhoun's first Black police officer was recognized this week by the department. Preston Aker Sr. began with the Calhoun Police Department in 1960, according to the letter. "It required great courage for a person of color to come into law enforcement prior to the Civil Rights Act…

Gordon County 911 Cpl. Misty Gurnee, center, receives this year’s Kathy Cox Guardian Angel Award, given annually to a local public safety worker. The award was presented by Kenny Cox, left, and Donald Bowen, right, at Tuesday’s Gordon County Board of Commissioners meeting. The award is named…

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Investigators with both the Calhoun and Dalton police departments are looking into a shooting that occurred in Dalton during the early morning hours of Thursday, Dec. 24. The victim, 22-year-old Jordan McDougle of Cassville, died at AdventHealth Gordon as the result of a gunshot wound to the…

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Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston announced Friday marked the last day of service for Gordon County Sheriff Office (GCSO) veteran K9 EROS, a specially trained canine asset at the sheriff’s office. EROS served for five years on patrol with his handler Deputy F.D. (Dale) Pullen.

The following indictments were handed down by a grand jury in Gordon County Superior Court on Wednesday, Dec. 9. This process formally charges the individuals, but they remain innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.