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A man who appeared to have passed out behind the steering wheel of his vehicle in the Wendy’s parking lot Friday night was arrested after police found cocaine, pills and a gun, according to Calhoun Police Department records.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Crime Laboratory has positively identified the body discovered on the evening of Sunday, Feb. 2, as that of Caleb Nathaniel Smith, 21, of 4673 Old Federal Road, Chatsworth, according to a press release from the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office.

ATLANTA - Gov. Brian Kemp unveiled legislation Thursday aimed at toughening Georgia’s anti-gang laws by lengthening prison sentences, extending the reach of law enforcement agencies across county lines and adding the death penalty as an option for gang-related murder convictions.

The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce and its Drugs Don’t Work Committee have found a new way to fight drugs and drug abuse in the Calhoun-Gordon County community this year. Part of the funds typically put toward Red Ribbon Week were instead used to purchase vests for drug dogs working with …

Authorities are searching for a 21-year-old man who has been reported missing by family members after last being seen at about 2 a.m. Thursday at a truck stop in Resaca. 

The following indictments were handed down by a grand jury in Gordon County Superior Court on Monday, Jan. 6. This process formally charges the individual, but they remain innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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