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Police: Calhoun officer shot during traffic stop, 1 suspect killed
CALHOUN, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A police officer has been shot during a traffic stop in Calhoun, Georgia. Calhoun Police Chief Tony Pyle said the officer stopped a vehicle at a BP gas station at the intersection of North Wall Street and East Line Street Tuesday afternoon.
GBI: Officer shot by passenger of woman he'd just helped
CALHOUN, Ga. -- Police confirm an officer was shot and a woman killed after a confrontation in north Georgia. The incident happened in front of a gas station in Calhoun at the corner of Wall and E Line streets. The officer's injuries aren't believed to be life-threatening.
Woman dies after officer-involved shooting in Calhoun, Georgia
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced that a woman died today in an officer-involved shooting in Calhoun, Ga. The officer was injured but is expected to survive. The GBI was asked to investigate the shooting earlier today, according to a tweet from a GBI spokesperson.
Area Arrests for Dec. 12
Editor’s note: The Daily Citizen-News will upon request print a notice about anyone found not guilty of the charges listed in Area Arrests, or if the charges have been dropped. Call (706) 272-7723 and be prepared to provide documentation.
Calhoun teen flown to Tennessee hospital after Friday night wreck
Floyd County police said a Calhoun teenager, Madison Wiseman, 19, was transported by helicopter to Erlanger Hospital in Tennessee from the scene of a one-vehicle wreck on Old Dalton Road Friday night.
Officer shot while investigating smell of marijuana at gas station
CALHOUN, GA. - An officer has been rushed to the hospital after he was shot at a gas station in Calhoun. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says Officer Joe Yother, a 25-year veteran of law enforcement, was inside the BP gas station at the corner of East Line and North Wall streets. The woman in fr
Woman Accused Of Vandalizing Adairsville Homes
ADAIRSVILLE, GA — An Adairsville woman has been charged in connection to a string of incidents that left several homes in the city riddled with damage. Officers were altered to various types of destruction inflicted upon these residences during the early morning hours of Saturday, Dec. 8. Several ho
Special election to be held for House District 5 after death of John Meadows
Gordon County will have a special election on Jan. 8, 2019 for Georgia House District 5 after the death of State Rep. John Meadows. If needed, a runoff be held on February 5, 2019.
Adairsville Woman Charged in Property Damage Spree
Adairsville Police arrested a woman on numerous counts of theft and criminal damage to property. Reports said that the Adairsville Police Department began working on a property damage spree that encompassed several residences around the city.
Arrest records from the Saturday, Dec. 8, edition of the Calhoun Times
The following information concerning recent arrests was taken directly from Gordon County Jail records. Arrests were made by the Gordon County Sheriff's Office except where otherwise indicated. All people are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.
Rome Woman Arrested for Failing to Send Child to School
Angela Dawn Kelly, 38 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports stated that she failed to send her 11 year-old daughter to school. Reports stated that her daughter, who is a student at Pepperell Elementary, has missed 12 unexcused days of school this year. Reports added that Kelly had been previ
Rome Man Found Driving Stolen Vehicle
Daryl Wayne Stamey, 27 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he was found to be in possession of a stolen vehicle at the intersection of Maple Street and East 16th.
Elementary school students perform for Singing for Toys event
The longtime tradition that is the Singing for Toys event once again filled the Calhoun Walmart with the youthful voices of local elementary school students singing the songs of the season.
Man Arrested After Threats and Racial Slurs in Bartow County
Bartow County deputies were dispatched to Cassville Road at Jordan Road earlier this week in reference to an irate subject stopped in the middle of the road. Upon arrival, they asked Matthew Henderson of Marietta, who was parked with his truck there, to move out of the roadway and he complied.
Possibility for black ice to form on roads overnight, Gordon schools delay opening Tuesday
Gordon County Schools will delay opening schools Tuesday morning by two hours due to the possibility of black ice forming on local roads overnight. "Families should plan to arrive at school two hours later than they would on a normal school day, and (buses) will make stops two hours later than norma
Area Arrests for Dec. 11
Editor's note: The Daily Citizen-News will upon request print a notice about anyone found not guilty of the charges listed in Area Arrests, or if the charges have been dropped. Call (706) 272-7723 and be prepared to provide documentation.
Murray jury finds man guilty in molestation case
A Chatsworth man was found guilty Friday of aggravated child molestation and 11 other charges relating to two victims under the age of 16. Randall Troy Harris, 65, of 218 Blankenship Road, was convicted of two counts of aggravated sexual battery, four counts of child molestation, two counts of influ
Estimated $2,000 in damages done to park restrooms
The restrooms at the Black and Yellow Playground were damaged earlier this week, with toilets, sinks and mirrors in both the men's and women's bathrooms being broken. The incident at 10 Recreation Drive is believed to have taken place sometime between Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Calhoun Re
Rome Man Arrested for Trying to Murder his Father
Michael Wade Hastings, 29 of Rome, was arrested at his home on Manning Lake Road this week after reports said he stabbed his 49 year-old father in the stomach, with the “intent to commit murder”.
Possibility for black ice to form on roads overnight; Calhoun, Gordon schools delay opening Tuesday
3:46 p.m. -- Gordon County Schools will delay opening schools Tuesday morning by two hours due to the possibility of black ice forming on local roads overnight. "Families should plan to arrive at school two hours later than they would on a normal school day, and (buses) will make stops two hours lat