The chief clerk of the Polk County Probate Court is on administrative leave following his arrest last week for DUI and a traffic violation after a wreck in Rome.
Members of the Polk County Volunteer Fire Department turned in their gear last week, protesting the recent dismissal of Randy Lacey as county emergency management director and fire chief following a review from the Georgia Firefighters’ Pension Fund that the department falsified information …
A Polk County Jail inmate died in a local hospital early Thursday morning after being found hanging in his cell by his bed sheet during a routine cell check.
A resolution introduced in the final days of Georgia’s 2021 legislative session would dedicate a well-known intersection in Rockmart to the memory of Polk County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Barry Henderson.
Crews worked through the week last week to remove downed trees and continue the process of helping those affected by the March 25 storm that swept through Polk County.
A traffic stop and cooperation between two Polk County law enforcement agencies uncovered an amount of methamphetamine, paraphernalia and money in Rockmart last week.
No foul play is suspected in the death of a Cedartown man who was being held in the Polk County Jail, according to local authorities.
Representatives from law enforcement agencies around the region attended the funeral of Polk County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Barry Henderson on Saturday, honoring the man who helped so many during his time as a public servant.