A boil water advisory has been put into place by the City of Cedartown Water Treatment Plant for a certain segment of its customers. Customers affected by the boil water advisory have been notified via hand-delivered official written notice. The area affected includes East Girard Avenue (from Main Street eastward),Continue Reading

The Rome/Floyd SWAT team was called in Thursday following a suspect who barricaded himself inside an apartment and allegedly threatened to burn it down. Floyd County Police originally responded to the call of a woman who had been cut by an assailant’s knife at the Ashton Ridge apartments on CallierContinue Reading

Cedartown Police, Fire, and Redmond EMS responded to a single vehicle accident Thursday afternoon where a Chevy HHR had lost control on College Drive and slammed into numerous mailboxes. According to reports, the driver told police that she heard a loud pop as if a tire had busted.  She thenContinue Reading

The unemployment rate in Polk County rose slightly last month when compared to May’s numbers, according to State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler. “In Polk County, we saw the unemployment rate rise to 7.6 percent in June, which is an increase of 0.3 percent since the last month,” said Butler. “However,Continue Reading

PRESS RELEASE Drivers traveling through the Cave Spring Road/Girard Avenue intersection will soon find their commute a little less bumpy and gravely. According to Kelvin Garmon, Public Works Director, workers are out right now setting concrete in that intersection, filling up the narrow ditch created when a new sewer lineContinue Reading

An Adairsville Police Officer is on paid administrative leave after he fatally shot a suspect around 12:40 a.m. on Tuesday. The officer stopped a suspicious vehicle on the entrance ramp to I-75 north at Highway 140. The officer checked the license plate of the driver, 29-year-old Charles Leon Johnson, II,Continue Reading

Polk County Police are investigating a number of vehicle break-ins on Cedar Creek Crossing that have occurred over the last several days. According to reports, items missing from those vehicles include sunglasses, an iPhone 5C, and other items. A designer purse was taken from another vehicle, was emptied, and thenContinue Reading