Both Rockmart and Cedartown High School graduation ceremonies this past weekend went over without a cinch with blue skies and smiling faces as the Polk County class of 2009 received their diplomas. Rockmart High School held their commencement exercises Friday evening at 7 p.m. as family and friends saw 180Continue Reading

A former sergeant at the Polk County Jail has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a felony charge of using excessive force against an inmate. 25 year old Joshua David Lowe of Aragon is slated to appear before Judge Walter E. Johnson in U.S. District Court in RomeContinue Reading

Fugitive investigators in a joint effort between the Southeast Fugitive task force and the Floyd County prison have recaptured 41-year-old Jack Belcher, the escaped inmate who made off in a Rome city water truck Tuesday from the water treatment plant on Blossom Hill in North Rome. According to Floyd CountyContinue Reading