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Tip Line Set Up To ID Body Found In Bartow Landfill

CARTERSVILLE, GA — The Bartow County Sheriff's Office is stepping up its efforts to solve the homicide case of an unidentified woman whose remains were found Monday in the county landfill. On Friday, the office announced that it has opened a special telephone tip line for anyone with information on

PATCH - 2018-08-17 19:41:07

Gas station selling fuel for .76 today

"As part of the fun, the first 100 attendees at the noon hour will be able to fill up their tanks with regular unleaded gas at the discounted price of $0.76 per gallon," according to theCherokee County Chamber of Commerce.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-17 15:31:27

Accused 'wedding crasher' tried to steal thousands in gift cards, police say

“Initially, she was very nervous. She was shaking as I was questioning her and very agitated,” Baber told Petchenik.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-16 23:07:14

Two arrested in alleged father-daughter drug operation

Authorities have arrested two people in connection with what they are calling a “father-daughter drug operation” that allegedly supplied large amounts of marijuana and MDMA to the north Forsyth area.Daniel McGregor Williams III, 51, and Morgan Christina Williams, 17, both of Cumming, were arrested l

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2018-08-17 12:29:00

Fireball streaks across Georgia sky; captured in amazing videos

If you happened to be outside overnight, you might have spotted something fiery in the sky!Dozens of people reported seeing a fireball gleaming in the sky.Lawrenceville resident Dan Kent said his Ring doorbell camera captured it on video around 1:18 a.m. In the video, you can see something circular

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-17 18:04:39

Massive Copperhead Found in Georgia Right Outside the Back Door

Employees of theC&C Tree Servicein Canton, Georgia got the shock of their lives when they were removing some dead timber on the back of the company’s property. Two hugecopperhead snakeswere uncovered, one that turned out to be a pregnant female carrying nine eggs inside of her.


Men charged with attempt to blow up bank teller machine

Two men charged with trying to break into an automatic teller machine in Holly Springs last month were trying to blow it open, according to an indictment issued Tuesday by a Cherokee County grand jury.According to the indictment:The men, Jahkwe Aquart and Jackiern Hughes, had with them a crow bar, a

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2018-08-17 14:17:00

Bailey shines, but Marietta falls to Rome

ROME – Two quality high school quarterbacks dueled it out Thursday in the Corky Kell Classic as Marietta’s Harrison Bailey and Rome’s Knox Kadum threw early and often.Bailey had the better statistics, but Kadum got the only one that really counted, a 51-41 victory in the season opener at Rome’s Barr

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 05:25:00

Marietta man to serve 40 years on child molestation charges

A Marietta man is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted of molesting four young girls, the Cobb District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.After a weeklong trial, a Cobb jury convicted Gustodio Arellano, 65, of nine counts of child molestation on Monday, according t

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-16 18:40:00

Gas station outside Acworth to offer 76 cent per gallon to first 100 cars Friday

There isn’t much you can get for a dollar these days.Good luck buying a Coke or a candy bar at the corner store with just a buck in hand. Even a ride on Cobb’s bus system runs $2.50.For a lucky few on Friday, though, a gallon of gas will cost just 76 cents.


Body Found In Bartow Landfill Is Unidentified Woman: Sheriff

CARTERSVILLE, GA — Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap announced Wednesday that the human remains found this week at the county landfill were those of an unidentified woman, according to media reports. The woman's remains were cut into "numerous pieces," Millsap said, and were stuffed into bags and


Crime Spree Ends As Canton Man Arrested: Police

CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA — After a long chase, Cherokee sheriff's deputies on Monday apprehended a Canton man who had been on the run from law enforcement for more than a week, according to a police report. The deputies took Jacob Cole Henson, 25, into custody when a local resident held him at gunpoint,


Woodstock Motorcycle Rider Injured In Crash With SUV: Police

WOODSTOCK, GA — A Woodstock man is being treated at a local hospital for injuries he sustained early Wednesday morning when an SUV struck his motorcycle, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. William Lunsford, 48, was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta with serious injuri


Woodstock man seriously injured after motorcycle accident

A Woodstock man was transported to the hospital with serious injuries early this morning after a vehicle struck the motorcycle he was driving near Woodstock.The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office issued a release on the crash early Wednesday afternoon stating that William Lunsford, 48, was taken to WellStar


Alleged rapist who followed 14-year-old girl to hotel room thought it was ‘OK’ to sexually assault her because they had exchanged glances earlier: Report

According to News 6 Orlando, Authorities announced Monday that Nelson Hernandez-Garcia, of Woodstock, Georgia is charged with sexual battery of a victim 12 years or older in the case.


$1Million Powerball ticket sold in Cumming

One winning ticket worth $1,000,000 was sold in Cumming for the Aug. 11 Powerball drawing.


Cherokee Sheriff's Video: Don't Touch Phone When You Drive

CANTON, GA — A lip-sync video released this week by the Cherokee Sheriff's Office pays tribute to a 16-year-old driver who lost her life last year in a traffic accident. As young motorists return to school this month, the video cautions them and all drivers to avoid distracted driving by staying off


Dogs attack 79-year-old woman in Cartersville

CARTERSVILLE, Ga.- Neighbors are on edge in Cartersville after they say three dogs attacked a 79-year-old woman.The neighbors tell FOX 5 the woman was outside her home in her front yard when the three pit bull mix dogs approached her and began biting her.The woman fell and suffered a fractured spine


The 14 best hospitals in Georgia, according to US News

To determine the top Georgia hospitals, part of its “Best Regional Hospitals” breakdown, U.S. News analysts identified the institutions that were either nationally ranked in one of 12 specialties, had three or more high-performing ratings in a specialty or three or more ratings in the nine procedure


Multiple children transported to hospitals after falling ill at Johns Creek gym pool

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Officials say several people had to go to the hospital after falling ill at a north metro Atlanta gym pool.It happened at the Lifetime Fitness off Johns Creek Parkway.According to the Johns Creek Fire Marshal Chad McGibbony, an automated system that mixes Chlorine and muriatic aci