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Officials: 7-year-old killed in fire; adults injured

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - State officials said a child is dead and several adults were injured after a house fire in Douglas County Thursday afternoon. It happened at the N Sweetwater Road at the intersection of Old Douglasville Road. A spokesperson with Georgia Insurance Commissioner's Office said a 7-

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-22 22:52:00

Woman added to Atlanta police 'most wanted' list for alleged robbery

A woman was recently added to the Atlanta Police Department's "most wanted" list on a robbery charge related to an alleged confrontation with another woman last year. The victim told APD that her vehicle and purse had been taken by her child's father's new girlfriend after a physical dispute, accor


New tornado confirmed in far North Georgia

The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-1 tornado hit far North Georgia days before Monday's severe storms left a path of destruction in south Fulton and Haralson counties. TORNADO CONFIRMED IN WHITE CO FROM SATURDAY NIGHT (3/17). @NWSAtlanta confirmed an EF-1 w/ winds of 105 mph, path len


Canton expedition to feature Cherokee's historic sites

Those who live in Cherokee County know that Canton and surrounding areas have a rich history, but this weekend that history will be on display for residents and visitors to the area on the Georgia Trust Canton Expedition Saturday. Held by the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and sponsored by

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 19:53:00

Woman charged with possession of meth

A Rome woman has been arrested after being caught with meth and drug relat-ed items, reports stated. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Audrey Lynn Cochran, 47, of 215 Hasty Road, was arrested at her home Tuesday night where police found a glass pipe with meth residue, bags used to package drug

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 18:26:00

Restaurant Inspections: Black Mold, Slime, Expired Food

BURGER KING (Cass White Road) (Food Service Inspections)* 981 CASS WHITE RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 View inspections: March 19, 2018 Score: 87, Grade: B COUNTRY PRIDE (Food Service Inspections)* 981 CASS WHITE RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 View inspections: March 19, 2018 Score: 100, Grade: A DOMINOS PIZ

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

Sandy Springs 'aiming' to open new City Hall on May 7

Sandy Springs is "aiming" to open its new City Hall at City Springs on May 7, a city spokesperson said following reports of that date from the mayor and a City Council member. City Communications Director Sharon Kraun, who is directly involved in the massive government relocation planning, said she

REPORTERNEWSPAPERS.NET - 2018-03-22 01:37:33

Man failed to register as a sex offender

A Rome man who was jailed on other charges earlier in the month now faces an additional felony violation after failure to register his address as a sex offend-er, reports stated. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Trenton Tyrice Williamson, 27, of 18 North Fourth Street, who was arrested on cri

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 18:23:00

Family arrested after bedridden woman found decomposing and crawling with maggots, cockroaches

SUGAR HILL, Ga. -- A woman was found alive in her bed, her legs decomposing and covered in maggots and cockroaches. Now, he caretakers are under investigation. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire was dispatched to the 4600 block of Pine Tree Circle to an apartment complex for a woman that was uncon


Toddler found dead in Cartersville; police investigating

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Police in Cartersville are investigating after learning of a small child's death early Monday morning. Officers arrived at the 300 block of Old Mill Road around 6:50 a.m. after a call of a cardiac arrest. There they found an unresponsive 2-year-old girl. The child was later conf


2 Charged After False Report Of Kidnapping In Canton

CANTON, GA - Canton police detectives have charged a man and woman after an initial report of a kidnapping turned out to be false. Officers were initially dispatched to a call of a burglary in progress around 11 p.m. Sunday, March 18 at an apartment unit on Tiffany Lane. The woman who called 9-1-1 d


Break-in call leads to two arrests

A Fairmount man and a Canton woman have been arrested after a series of events following a reported burglary-in-progress in Canton Sunday night. In an incident under investigation by Canton Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Calvin Elliott, 32, was charged with fleeing or attempting to


Job Openings: Northside Hospital, Southeast Restoration, UPS

CANTON, GA - Businesses across the region are looking for new employees and Patch and Zip Recruiter have listed tons of openings on our searchable jobs board. Here are recent job postings in the area. Click on the job title for complete info. See hundreds of openings at our Canton-Sixes Patch Jobs B


Gwinnett man tied up, shot in deadly home invasion

A man and two others were tied up during a deadly home invasion in Gwinnett County. When the man tried to break free, an intruder shot him, according to Channel 2 Action News. The incident was reported Sunday on Scholar Drive, Gwinnett police spokesman Jacob Albright said. No other details have bee


Woman allegedly kidnapped by ex-boyfriend has been found

CANTON, Ga. - Police have confirmed that both a woman and her ex-boyfriend who allegedly kidnapped her have been found. Police say that the suspect and the victim were found in separate locations. Calvin Elliot, the ex-boyfriend, is in custody and Brittany Young, the victim, is being interviewed at


Cancellations in Cherokee County due to weather

Schools and government organizations have announced changes to Monday plans due to anticipated severe weather: Cherokee County School District canceled all after school activities beginning after 6 p.m. Reinhardt University canceled evening classes after 6 p.m. The City of Waleska canceled their cou


Cartersville Rite-Aid Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested

CARTERSVILLE, GA - Two men have been arrested in connection with the February armed robbery of a Rite Aid pharmacy in Cartersville. The two suspects, identified as Indiana residents Rakim Coleman and David Yeakey, were arrested with the help of the FBI, the Cartersville Police Department said Friday


Drive-by shooters terrorize Atlanta street

ATLANTA - A series of random drive-by shootings have Atlanta police searching for a suspect. Authorities are looking for the person who they say shot at least three innocent people in just the last month. One of the victims, 61-year-old Sylvester Dixon, was shot in the head. He thankfully survived a


Atlanta federal inmate who made Facebook video hit with new charge

Scheduled to be released from prison May 16, an Atlanta federal inmate faces a new charge after he posted a video to his Facebook page from inside the prison. Joe Fletcher, who appeared to admit his involvement in a deadly 2010 shooting in Ohio in the 49-minute video, was indicted on a charge of ill


Plainville woman arrested for meth trafficking

According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, on Thursday afternoon,March 15, Sheriff's detectives received a confidential tip that a Plainville woman was engaged in trafficking methamphetamine. Acting swiftly, detectives conducted a search of the home of Mary Louise Elmore, age 49, at 302 Brick