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Man found not guilty of 'intent to murder'
“I’m pleased that Mr. Wallin’s name has been cleared in a public courtroom,” Tatem said in the press release. “Mr. Wallin will go home a free man because the jury believed, as I believe, that he is a truthful man.”
Anheuser-Busch halts Cartersville beer production to replenish emergency water supplies
The demand for clean, safe drinking water exhausted existing stocks the company donates to the American Red Cross during times of natural disasters, company officials said.Special Photo
Adairsville zoning board OKs variance for proposed hotel
Bhathi Development, LLC, asked the board to reduce the proposed front building setbacknear Princeton Boulevard from the city zoning code's required buffer of 40 feet to fivefeet.
Cartersville Price Tag-Swapping Suspects Arrested
CARTERSVILLE, GA — The man and woman accused of scanning the price tags of Kool-Aid packets in place of the actual items they "purchased" from Walmart have been arrested. That's according to the Bartow County Sheriff's Office, which on Monday announced the arrest of Zachary Onassis Holmes, 41, and T
1 dead, 2 in critical condition after shooting at Popeyes restaurant
DeKalb police told Channel 2 Action News three people were shot and were all initially listed in critical condition. Police confirmed around 11:30 p.m. that one person died. We're talking to investigators about what led up to the shooting for live updates on Channel 2 Action News This Morning. TREN
Officials confirm earthquake in Walker County Tuesday morning
Officials with the United States Geological Survey confirm a magnitude 2.6 earthquake struck southern Walker County early Tuesday morning. According to their website, the quake happened at 5:48 a.m. ET 13 kilometers northwest of Trion, GA, near Pigeon Mountain. You might not have felt much shaking,
Jamious Griffin Recognized at by the Touchdown Club of Atlanta
Rome Football has been making a lot of noise around the state this season. John Reid, Head Football Coach and Athletic Director for Rome City Schools, and the Wolves are now nine games into the regular season. Just this past weekend, they secured the Region 7-AAAAA title with an impressive 58-0, vic
Accused Child Molester Found Dead In Jail Cell
ROSWELL, GA — The Roswell piano teacher accused of molesting at least two of his students was found dead in his jail cell over the weekend, authorities have confirmed. Troy Lawrence Palmer, who was 55 at the time of his Sept. 13 arrest, was found unresponsive in his cell around 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct.
Adairsville seeks home win to keep slim playoff chances alive
“They’ve responded really well,” Adairsville head coach Eric Bishop said of his players. “They know what our playoff situation is. It’s really beyond our control at this point. Some crazy things have to happen. What we’ve basically talked about as a team is that we’ve got to seize the moment. We hav
Bartow Authorities Make “Tag-Swap” Arrest
According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, Walmart of Cartersville Asset Protection Officers requested assistance from BCSO investigators for several shoplifting incidents involving the use of a Georgia EBT Food Stamp card. These incidents were reported to have taken place starting July 21st, and occurring
Man Found Dead on Church Steps
The body of 42-year-old Bradley Scott Roberts was found dead on the steps of Trinity United Methodist Church Sunday morning.Reports said that Robert’s body was found as church members began to arrive for service. According to Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor Roberets died from natural causes.Repo
Couple arrested for alleged shoplifting scheme
A man and a woman have been arrested in what police call a "tag-swap" shoplifting scheme.Bartow Deputies say Terra Saaed, 38, and Zachary Holmes, 41, were arrested on Sunday. The two are accused of scanning Kool-Aid packets during checkout for larger, more expensive items. Deputies also say the Holm
Report: Man almost hit by car had synthetic marijuana
A Lindale man was arrested Sunday evening after police say he was almost struck by a vehicle in downtown Rome.Anthony Michael Rule, 29, of 3404 Maple Ave., was almost struck by a vehicle at Second Ave. and Broad Street around 6:40 p.m., according to a witness.When contacted by police, Rule couldn’t
Coroner: Man found dead at church had medical problems
Bradley Scot Roberts, 42, lived on the streets, Proctor said, and had chosen the church property at 416 N. Fifth Ave. to spend the night. He was found there about 7:30 a.m. by people who came to set up for services.
Things to do in and around Atlanta for Thursday, Oct. 18
Anothercool, dry day is upon us, with temperatures in the low 70s. Celebrate the arrival of autumn (finally) by getting out of the house, for some music, some theater, and a lesson in making your own glass pumpkin.‘SCHOOL OF ROCK’ AT THE FOX THEATRE
Police execute search warrant on home of 'associate' of suspect wanted in officer's murder
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - There's still no sign of where a wanted suspect could be hiding out, a day after a Gwinnett County police officer died in the line of duty. Officer Antwan Toney responded Oct. 20 to the area of Crumps Landing and White Road near Shiloh Middle School in Snellville for reports o
Police relying on tips to bring escaped accused cop killer into custody
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A day after a Gwinnett County police officer died in the line of duty, the search for a suspect involved, still on the run, is being scaled back. Officer Antwan Toney responded Oct. 20 to the area of Crumps Landing and White Road near Shiloh Middle School in Snellville for rep
Floyd County Jail report for Sunday October 21 - 8 a.m.
The Floyd County Jail issues intake reports twice each day- at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. These are the 8 a.m. reports for Sunday Oct. 21.
BREAKING: 1 suspect in custody in officer's shooting death
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Gwinnett County police announced early Sunday morning that one suspect is in custody in the shooting death of a Gwinnett County police officer Saturday. Another suspect is still on the run. Isaiah Pretlow is in custody.Tafahree Maynard, who they believe shot and killed office
Rome Teen Shots and Kills Another
Justin Lee Neal, 17 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he shot a 17 year-old male in the chest at a home on Bollen Court.