A second man sought in the alleged assault of a Rockmart man is now in custody. According to Polk County Police, 17 year old Elijah Joseph Ingram of 215 Cochran Ridge Road in Dallas is accused of aiding 21 year old William Harings of 85 Floyd Mountain Circle in RockmartContinue Reading

A former Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy who pleaded guilty to mail fraud in November was sentenced in federal court Thursday. According to reports, 43 year old Kenneth Lane Gravett of Cedartown will serve five years probation for falsifying an insurance claim in order to pay off a debt. Gravett willContinue Reading

A Rockmart man who suffered a gunshot wound from a domestic dispute with his wife has been moved out of the intensive care unit and into a regular hospital room. According to reports, 35 year old Brenda Lee Craig of an Elm Street address in Rockmart allegedly shot her husbandContinue Reading

The Polk School District’s Career, Technical, and Agricultural Department held their second annual “Reality Fair” for Polk County’s 8th grade students. Students were given a paystub representing a month’s wages from a job. They then visited booths depicting housing, insurance, groceries, utilities, and other living expenses. The students would haveContinue Reading

Several inches of rain have fallen over the past 48 hours in Cedartown and several area streams and creeks are flooding. According to reports, areas of Cedar Creek in Cedartown have crested and spilled over into yards, roadways, and driveways. Early this morning, Furnace Street was still covered in waterContinue Reading

A Cedartown Police officer arrests a Cedartown man on drug possession charges. Reports indicate that 20 year old Jonathan Deffal Davis of an East Ellawood Avenue address was walking down Davenport Street when a police officer drove up and detected the smell of marijuana. When the officer began to questionContinue Reading

A Cedartown woman was arrested after trying to take something from Wal-Mart without paying for it. According to reports, 26 year old Chrystal Yvonne Graham of a Collard Valley Road address in Cedartown allegedly took items from the store totaling $163. Loss prevention employees observed Graham hiding several jewelry itemsContinue Reading

A Buchanan man was injured Wednesday after several teenagers assaulted him. According to reports, 19 year old Jesse Lee Hicks of Buchanan was waiting to pick up a female friend from an Olive Street address, when three juveniles came to the home and verbally confronted him and then began toContinue Reading

More details have been released regarding a middle school teacher in Paulding County accused of molesting a 14 year old male student. According to the Paulding County School District, 40 year old Shanna Detweiler, a science teacher at Austin Middle School in Dallas, is charged with child molestation and sexualContinue Reading

A Bartow County 911 dispatcher has been arrested on theft charges. According to officials, 26 year old Terri Hartness is under arrest and charged with one count of felony computer theft. Investigators from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation also say that 24 year old Timothy Allen Keown was also arrestedContinue Reading