Toyota is recalling more than 1 million vehicles over faulty airbags and windshield wipers. The airbag control issue affects about 752,000 Corolla and Corolla Matrix cars sold in 2003 and 2004. The windshield wiper issue affects some 270,000 Lexus IS models sold between 2006 and early 2012.Continue Reading

The Cedartown Recreation Department girls fast-pitch softball sign-ups will begin on Feb. 4. Registration will be held Feb. 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12 and 14. Sign-ups during the weekdays will be from 5-8 p.m. and sign-ups on Saturday, Feb. 9 will be from 10 a.m. until noon at theContinue Reading

A strong cold front will pass through Georgia tomorrow; as it approaches, instability and wind shear will be sufficient to support the development of scattered to numerous thunderstorms, particularly in the afternoon and evening hours. Some storms may be severe. The primary threats will be damaging winds, frequent lightning, andContinue Reading

A corrections officer and a sergeant were stabbed during a fight around 1:00 a.m. Sunday involving an inmate at Hays State Prison, Trion. One of the officers was stabbed with a home made knife “shank” outside the dormitory. The other was stabbed while he came to help. Over the pastContinue Reading

Al Qaeda’s number 2 man in Yemen died from wounds sustained in a U.S. drone attack. Saeed al-Shihri, a Saudi national, who fought in Afghanistan and spent six years in the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay was wounded then fell into a coma. Officials say it is not clearContinue Reading

The Tennessee Aquarium is being sued for $1.5 million. William Lloyd Graham and Rebekah Condra said they were riding a waverunner when the River Gorge Explorer caused them to capsize. The accident happened in August when the boat approached them at a high speed causing them to capsize. They receivedContinue Reading

Cherokee County Sheriff Roger Garrison joined a number of sheriffs across the nation who are against President Barack Obama’s stricter gun control measures. Garrison said in a letter that his job is to enforce state laws and the president has no authority to order the county sheriff to do anything.Continue Reading

Two inmates at Hays State Prison near Trion have been charged with the murder of an inmate killed Friday. Nathaniel Reynolds, 30, was killed Friday outside in the prison’s courtyard. This is the third inmate killed in a month. Derrick Stubbs was found dead in protective custody on December 19thContinue Reading

ATLANTA — Georgia’s top-ranking legislative leaders have backed a plan by Gov. Nathan Deal to preserve some $450 million in federal Medicaid funding. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston effectively endorsed a plan Wednesday that would empower the state Board of Community Health to establish assessments onContinue Reading