Rockmart Police have arrested and Aragon man on child molestation charges. According to Polk County Jail Docket reports, 29 year old Derrick Keith Lentz of 327 New Prospect Road in Aragon was arrested back on December 9 and faces charges of aggravated child molestation and rape. Police say that aContinue Reading

The man arrested for his alleged involvement in an armed robbery has been released from Polk County Jail on a property bond. According to docket reports, 18 year old James Andrew Crawford of 210 Laurel Place in Cedartown was arrested back on December 2 and is facing an armed robberyContinue Reading

A major 4-wheeler theft ring has been busted in Haralson County. Haralson County Sheriff Eddie Mixon says they’ve made 11 arrests, and are trying to match stolen ATVs to their owners. Mixon says he is trying to match VIN numbers to rightful owners. There was even a motorcycle stashed awayContinue Reading

Well another major road closure in Cedartown today. This time it’s a portion of College Drive in the north end of town. According to city officials, a section of College Drive between Georgia Lane and the stop sign at John Hand Road will be closed for at least 24 hours.Continue Reading

More bad news for the local economy as a Rome area store will be closing its doors and leaving the Mount Berry Square Mall. According to a company spokesman, the Rome GAP stores in Mount Berry will close in mid-January due to factors such as store location, store performance andContinue Reading

According to new U.S. Census figures Georgia’s population placed ninth in the country with a population at 9,829,211. The number shows a growth in the state of 131,373 compared to the 2000 Census. In 2000 Georgia’s population was listed at 8,186,781. The growth was substantially lower than the estimated increaseContinue Reading

The 2010 Cedartown Little League baseball sign-ups will begin on Jan. 4. Walk-in registration will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 4-7 and Jan. 11-14 at the Cedartown Recreation Department gym for kids ages 12-and-under. On Jan. 23 and Jan. 30 from 10 a.m. until 1Continue Reading

Bring One for the Chipper, the state’s annual Christmas tree recycling program, invites Georgia residents to bring their trees to local drop-off centers. For Polk County: any of the 6 convenience centers plus Home Depot in Cedartown. In Polk County, residents will receive a coupon which can be exchanged onContinue Reading