Three arrests have been made in an alleged organized prescription drug ring in Polk County. One of those arrested worked at a local pharmacy. According to arrest reports, 30 year old Walter Presley was arrested on Friday of last week and charged with conspiracy to possess schedule II hydrocodone. ThisContinue Reading

An apartment complex in Cedartown was damaged by a fire over the weekend. According to fire department officials, the building at 121 Clyde Dr. in Cedartown was fully involved Sunday evening and all off duty firefighters had to be recalled to battle the flames. Police, fire, and EMS were onContinue Reading

Ethics charges levied against two Cedartown City Commissioners have been dismissed by the City of Cedartown ethics committee. George Anderson of Ethics in Government, filed a series of complaints against the commission. The ethics committee found no evidence to support any of Anderson’s complaints and unanimously decided to dismiss theContinue Reading

A Cedartown man who already is facing several child molestation charges in Polk County now is in trouble with Floyd County Police after being arrested again on similar charges last week. According to arrest reports, James William Hood of a Shiloh Road address in Cedartown was arrested and charged possessionContinue Reading

In an ongoing effort to rid the city of condemned properties and improve the appearance of the city, the city of Cedartown has demolished another property. A vacant house at 305 Stubbs St. was destroyed Tuesday after being left to deteriorate for more than five years. The lot is expectedContinue Reading

Police and fire department officials responded to a tractor trailer wreck Sunday evening at the intersection of Lee’s Chapel Road and Friendly Baptist Church Road, just off of the Cedartown Bypass. Apparently, the tractor trailer attempted to turn around and its load jack-knifed and overturned his trailer. The accident completelyContinue Reading

Georgia authorities have arrested a 43 year old Graham, Alabama man in connection with a Friday stabbing which resulted in the death of a Georgia man and the wounding of 2 women at a residence in Bowdon Georgia. Carroll County Sheriff Terry Langley says 43-yaer old Duane Clough of Graham,Continue Reading

Rockmart police have taken a Cedartown man into custody after he allegedly stole financial cards and identification from a purse. Rockmart Police Detective David Gowens said that 24 year old Anthony Wilson of a Cedartown address was served the warrants earlier in the week. Wilson is charged with theft byContinue Reading