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Calhoun man accused of possessing drugs

A man was arrested following a standard traffic stop when an officer found the passenger to be in possession of methamphetamine and marijuana, reports stated. Ryan Todd Gragg, 34, of 225 Hood St., Apt. B, Calhoun, was arrested by Calhoun police and charged with probation violation, possession of met


Man reportedly blocking traffic charged with DUI

After police found his car in the middle of the intersection of Ga. 53 and U.S. 41, a man was arrested on drug and traffic charges. Anthony Samuel Story Jr., 21, of 141 Starks Road, Zebulon, was arrested by Calhoun police and charged with driving under the influence of marijuana, possession of less


Sheriff: Georgia firefighter stole from burning home

COWETA COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Deputies in Coweta County have arrested a firefighter after they say he went into a burning house to steal from the homeowner. According to the Coweta County deputy's report, fire crews were called to a home on Cannon Road in Sharpsburg, Georgia the night of Jan.


WEATHER-TRAFFIC UPDATE: Flash flood watch issued for metro Atlanta

» For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page. A flood watch for northwest Georgia was replaced with a flash flood watch at noon, and it now includes all of metro Atlanta.


Arrest records from the Wednesday, Feb. 20, 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.


Concert honors famous musician from Gordon County

A concert and reception will be held at the Harris Arts Center this weekend in honor of Roland Hayes and his career as a musician from Gordon County, with Indra Thomas and Timothy Miller performing as musical guests.


Georgia food stamp recipients will get March benefits in two parts

The 1.6 million Georgia residents who receive food stamps will get their benefits in two parts next month. Georgia’s Division of Family and Children Services announced the change to the normal timing of food stamp distribution as a way to make sure recipients won’t have to wait too long between gett


Keep America Beautiful branch comes to Calhoun

“We’re running out of landfill space. At which point do you contaminate all of the ground?” Calhoun Middle School teacher Donny Robertson asked. “At what point do we say enough’s enough?”


Authorities seize 140 pounds of marijuana in south Georgia

VALDOSTA, Ga. - A man is accused of transporting 140 pounds of marijuana when he was pulled over last week in south Georgia, the Valdosta Daily Times reported. Armondo Padron-Ramirez is charged with felony trafficking, Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk told the newspaper.


Georgia Senate committee approves Gov. Kemp's Medicaid waiver proposal

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A proposal to allow Gov. Brian Kemp to pursue Medicaid waivers from the federal government was approved by a Georgia Senate committee Tuesday. The Senate Health & Human Services Committee voted 9-4 to approve a bill authorizing Kemp's office to pursue the waivers after lawm


Cartersville Woman Jailed for Stealing from Rome Business

Elise Rachele Potter, 50 of Cartersville, ,was jailed this week in Rome after report said she stole over $900 in cash and close to $30 in hair products from Great Clips on Hicks Drive.


Rome Woman Arrested After Not Sending Child to School

Christina Michelle Pugh, 25 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he failed to properly send her child to school. Reports stated that Pugh’s child accumulated 15 unexcused absences, as well as 21 unexcused tardies during the 2018-19 school year.


Trees down, roads closed, thousands without power across Georgia

PICKENS COUNTY, Ga. - Rain and storms caused major problems across parts of north Georgia Tuesday – and the issues are continuing Wednesday morning. Strong winds caused trees to come down, bringing power lines with them. There are more than 5,300 Georgia Power customers without power as of 6 a.m. We


Bartow Restaurant Inspections: Raw Eggs Stored Warm

BARTOW COUNTY, GA — The Bartow County Environmental Health Department conducted food service inspections Feb. 14 to 20 at the below establishments. Any establishments with grades below an A have the inspector's notes listed.


Teen arrested following mass shooting threat against South Georgia preschool

MOULTRIE, Ga. (WCTV) - Investigators say a 16-year-old student at Colquitt County High School has been arrested after he threatened to carry out a shooting spree at an unidentified preschool.


Movie Company in Georgia Cited by U.S. Dept of Labor for

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Eye Productions Inc. for failing to protect employees from hazards while filming a television show in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. Proposed penalties total $9,472.


Wife of deceased dog trainer wanted for animal cruelty

The wife of a local dog trainer accused of animal cruelty is also now wanted by Dalton police for the same offense. Morgan Kinder, 26, is wanted on six counts of aggravated cruelty to animals and 16 counts of cruelty to animals, according to the Dalton Police Department. Warrants have been issued fo


Ready, set, consign!

The time of year that young parents plan for all year is almost upon us. Three well-known area consignment sales will once again gear up to offer gently used clothing, toys and household items to the public.


Three Georgia residents arrested on preliminary charges of theft

Three Georgia residents have been arrested on preliminary charges of theft as the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department continues an investigation into other multiple theft reports around Indiana and other states.


Man charged after pics of juvenile found on devices

A 45-year-old Chatsworth man is being held without bond after he was accused of molesting a juvenile and the man’s wife found nude pictures of a juvenile on his phone, according to a report from the Murray County Sheriff’s Office.