From Polk Today: A Cedartown man died this morning after he was struck running a stop sign at the intersection of Chestnut Street and West Girard Avenue, according to preliminary investigations completed by the Georgia State Patrol. GSP reported that George Wheeler, 65, of Cedartown, failed to stop long enoughContinue Reading

MEDIA RELEASE: The Polk County Drug Task Force arrested 11 people after an investigation revealed that THC gummy “candy” and THC vapes were being sold at three Cedartown convenience store locations. The investigation and arrests came after school administrators and local parents expressed concern to DTF agents that several studentsContinue Reading

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation released additional information about a GSP officer-involved shooting in Taylorsville that occurred during a chase that began in an Aragon Police traffic stop late Friday night and ended back in Polk County. According to a press release, the late Friday night chase began around 11Continue Reading

From Polk Today: A local man remains in critical condition with traumatic brain injuries following a wreck in southern Polk County that saw a suspect in a Floyd County shooting incident who has threatened judges locally as well taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. The story of Thomas CodyContinue Reading

Cedartown, Ga. – May 11, 2021– The Cedartown Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are working an investigation surrounding a suspected shooting death on Central Street. At approximately 11:30 p.m. on May 10, Cedartown Police responded to Central Street. Upon arrival, officers found an individual lying on theContinue Reading