A Cedartown woman was arrested Tuesday near Crossville, AL in DeKalb County and charged with padding her bra – with methamphetamine. 37 year old Oralia Ramirez is charged with trafficking in a controlled substance. She was in the DeKalb County jail Wednesday, waiting for bond to be set. DeKalb CountyContinue Reading

Law enforcement agencies in Northwest Georgia are receiving a share of the $1 billion dollar federal stimulus money designated nationwide Tuesday. Two officers will be added to the Cedartown Police Department with an allocation of more than $366,000 in federal stimulus money. The Calhoun Police Force will be able toContinue Reading

A four vehicle wreck on Highway 278 close to Old Cedartown Road in Fish Creek has resulted in major injuries to three people and an Emory LifeFlight being called to the scene. According to scanner reports, police were dispatched at approximately 2:40 Tuesday afternoon to a wreck involving a tractor-trailerContinue Reading

The state Board of Education has approved flexibility for Georgia’s school districts, paving the way for systems to furlough teachers and other employees. The board voted Tuesday morning to allow districts to fall short of the number of days the state requires educators to work each year. Gov. Sonny PerdueContinue Reading

A Bartow County man was murdered early Sunday morning at a Glade Road address in Cartersville. Reports state that 19 year old Lann Gann was shot in the chest, according to Bartow County deputy coroner Brandon Duncan. He was taken to Cartersville Medical Center by Bartow EMS, where he wasContinue Reading

In compliance with the No Child Left Behind act, Cedartown High School, Cedartown Middle School and Van Wert Elementary School will give parents a choice of schools this year. A letter was recently sent to parents after the schools failed to make Annual Yearly Progress (AYP). Beginning with the 2009-2010Continue Reading

The two former Model High School teachers, 28 year old Matthew Blanton 30 year old and Daniel Brown, who are charged with sexual assault will appear in front Floyd County Superior Court Judge J. Bryant Durham on August 14. The two former basketball coaches are accused of having relations withContinue Reading

WGAA has learned from Ponders Funeral Home in Dalton details about the funeral for Specialist Raymundo Morales, who died Tuesday while serving in Operation Enduring Freedom. According to defense department officials, Morales died Tuesday as a result of injuries sustained when the vehicle he was riding experienced a roll-over nearContinue Reading

Authorities are investigating a domestic murder-suicide in Dallas. Police said 35-year-old Brad Armstrong shot and killed his 22-year-old ex-girlfriend Heather McCarthy Thursday afternoon after the couple had broken up. Then Armstrong fatally shot himself. Police spokesman Sgt. Bill Gorman said the couple had been together for about a year untilContinue Reading