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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
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
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.
Do you know her? Woman's remains found in Georgia landfill, has distinctive tattoos
Officials say she is white, between 18 and 35 years old, anywhere from 5'2" to 5'6" tall, and has brown or red hair.
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.
Three People Found With Drugs
Elizabeth Morrow, 35, Israel Terry, 20, and Kaiden Morrow, 17, all of Rome were arrested Tuesday for possession of drugs.
Rome Man Fights with Deputies at Floyd County Courthouse
Calvin Lamar Prater, 59 of Rome, was arrested this week at the Floyd County Courthouse after he allegedly got into a physical altercation with deputies.
Calhoun Man Found with Meth After Shoplifting, Sneaks Marijuana into Jail
Joshua Wilson Crabtree, 26 of Calhoun, was jailed in Rome on numerous felonies after he was caught allegedly stealing a $140 pair of work boots from Tractor Supply.
Mother asks help after daughter, 4, killed in Paulding rear-end collision
Alora Rose Sell, 4, died after the van in which she was riding was struck from behind Tuesday in the Union community of southwest Paulding County.Special - GoFundMe
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
Rome Woman Hits Man With Bat
Pamela Ferguson, 50, of Rome was arrested Tuesday for striking another person with a deadly weapon and cutting into two of the victim’s tires.
Goodwill celebrates National Thrift Shop Day beginning Aug. 17
The non-profit will celebrate with thrifty eventsATLANTA – Goodwill is celebrating National Thrift Shop Day from Aug. 17 - 19 with several planned shopping events. Goodwill of Calhoun, located at 261 Highway 53 in Calhoun will be participating in the event.“Thrift shoppers know what a great shopping
Silver Creek woman facing assault, obstruction charges
A Silver Creek woman accused of threatening an 83-year-old and fighting with police was in jail Tuesday pending a $3,500 bond.According to Floyd County Jail records:Holly Jena Farr, 55, of 5 Woodview Court in Silver Creek, was arrested about 1 a.m. Tuesday as she was screaming in the face of an elde
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,
BREAKING: Body found in landfill; GBI investigating
BARTOW COUNTY, Ga.- The GBI is investigating after a body was found at the Bartow County Landfill Monday afternoon.Authorities said the body was found on Allatoona Dam Road in Cartersville.Video fromNewsChopper 2shows a heavy police presence at the scene.GBI Spokeswoman Nelly Miles said the Barton C
Cobb Co. Restaurant Scores: 2 Spots Fail This Week
Higher points are taken for items with higher risk to cause illness, while repeat violations take even more points. Letter grades assigned are A for totals of 100 to 90 points, B for 89 to 80, C for 79 to 70, and U for less than 70.
Multi-county police chase comes to deadly end
Police said the crash stemmed from a Paulding County Police chase.COBB COUNTY, Ga. - A multi-county police chase turned deadly late Tuesday night.Just before midnight Tuesday, Cobb County Police said a motorcycle and a pickup truck crashed at CH James Parkway at Oglesby Road in Powder Springs.Police
Police: Man in wig robs two Walmarts in 15 minutes
Cobb Police are searching for a man they saw robbed two Walmarts Tuesday morning in a span of 15 minutes.The suspect, described as a black man in a wig and sunglasses, entered the Walmart at 6520 Barrett Parkway near Powder Springs Road at 10:59 a.m., according to Sgt. Wayne Delk, spokesman for Cobb
Opioid overdose leads to wild chase
The first officer arrived Sunday night and discovered a man, later identified as Trenton Dooley, asleep at the wheel in the drive-through lane. The car was slowly rolling, so the officer asked him to place the vehicle in park. Dooley struggled to find the gear shift, missing it twice before finally
Body found in Bartow County landfill
According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, at around 12:30 p.m. Monday, a sanitation worker located a dismembered body part while dumping a compactor container at the landfill, located at 40 Allatoona Dam Road near Emerson. Deputies and investigators responded along with assistance from several GBI Investi