BARTOW COUNTY, GA (AP) – Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap says a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man in the back yard of a home in Cartersville. The shooting happened Sunday night after a homeowner called authorities to complain about a man in her front yard. Millsap says deputiesContinue Reading

Two arrests have been made in reference to a burglary that occurred at a local Rockmart business. On Sunday, March 14th, entry was made into Moates Plumbing located at 210 Cherry Street in Rockmart and several items were stolen. Reports indicate that 29 year old Weldon Lee Easterwood and 28Continue Reading

A fight in the Lindale area resulted in the arrest of a Silver Creek man on several charges. According to Floyd County Jail records, 23 year old Christopher Paul Chipman of 825 Burkhalter Road in Floyd County was taken into custody on a felony charge of terroristic threats and acts.Continue Reading

A long awaited road project for the city of Cedartown has begun as Davis Road will be resurfaced. According to Bob Worthington of the city road department, the road will be closed from the railroad tracks down east to the intersection at North Park Boulevard. Worthington advises motorists to takeContinue Reading

A Cartersville teen has been arrested and charged in the March 13 shooting death of an older teen. According to arrest records, 14 year old Leondris Tyree Jackson has been charged with as an adult for the murder of a 19 year-old Norman Moore Jr., of Cartersville. Jackson was arrestedContinue Reading

An Aragon couple was arrested late Tuesday night on several charges including drug and weapons charges. According to reports, Barry Crumley and Tracy Crumley of 26 Crumley Road in Aragon were taken into custody by members of the Polk County Narcotics Enforcement Team and charged with methamphetamine possession, possession ofContinue Reading

A Rockmart man arrested on drug charges earlier this month has been re-booked into the Polk County Jail after new charges are filed on him in the case. According to jail docket reports, 65 year old Thomas Cochran of 1483 Prospect Road in Rockmart now faces charges of possession ofContinue Reading